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Britain’s Paul Johnson debunks Karl Marx, the Icon

Back in the 70s, the late author Tom Wolfe put out a hard- hitting, satirical piece entitled, “Radical Chic.” It was a put down of a ritzy party given by the famed composer, Leonard Bernstein, at his hi-rise temple in […]

Britain’s Paul Johnson debunks Karl Marx, the Icon

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Back in the 70s, the late author Tom Wolfe put out a hard- hitting, satirical piece entitled, “Radical Chic.” It was a put down of a ritzy party given by the famed composer, Leonard Bernstein, at his hi-rise temple in […]

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Dedication of Amy Sherald’s Mural: Equilibrium

Artist Amy Sherald’s mural, “Equilibrium,” was dedicated Tuesday afternoon inside the Parkway Theatre. Her mural hangs on the wall outside the theatre. Mayor Catherine Pugh of Baltimore spoke at the

Northern Vancouver Island, Bluewater Adventures & the Mighty Orcas

This year after our Mount Hood, Oregon family-related holiday, Ann and I took off for the wilds of Northern Vancouver Island, which included the blue, Inside-Passage waters of the

A lovey evening of poetry readings in Hampden (Hon)

Kathleen O’Toole, Madeleine Mysko, Ann LoLordo, Christine Higgins Saturday evening was, indeed, a delightful time to enjoy some poetry readings. The event was held at the “Art Gallery of Fells Point on the

‘Demon Suicide’ haunts our psyches

“There is but one serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.” - Albert Camus I recall stepping into a funeral parlor in my old neighborhood, Locust Point, located within walking

HONfest celebrates its 25th birthday

Before the skies opened up around 3 p.m.,with a showery 1/2 hour downpour, HONfest, in Hampden, was off to a pretty good start, on Saturday. It was mostly a

Anti-war movement film ‘1971’ at Charles Theatre

The anti-war film, “1971,” was shown Monday at the Charles Theatre before a large audience. The compelling documentary, which focused on a break-in by antiwar activists of an FBI

Activists protest MedStars’s policies at Union Memorial Hospital

A spirited protest action was held at MedStar’s Union Memorial Hospital on Thursday morning, May 10, 2018. The hospital is located at 3333 N. Calvert Street, at 33rd Street

Enjoyable ‘Double Header’ at the Maryland Film Festival

The 20th Maryland Film Festival (2018) runs from May 2 to May 6 this year. It is centered again in Baltimore’s up and coming Station North Arts and Entertainment District.

Tulips are finally blooming at Sherwood Gardens 

Mother Nature has been a wee bit contrary lately. Even though Spring has officially been here in Maryland, for a month, there was little evidence, tulip-blooming wise, to prove

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