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Poe, Vincent Price lovingly remembered at annual event

A capacity crowd listens as Victoria Price recounts the life of her late father, actor Vincent Price. (Stacy Atwell) The setting was perfect. With darkness descending and cold drizzle falling on the grave of America’s most famous horror writer, hundreds […]

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Poe, Vincent Price lovingly remembered at annual event

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A capacity crowd listens as Victoria Price recounts the life of her late father, actor Vincent Price. (Stacy Atwell) The setting was perfect. With darkness descending and cold drizzle falling on the grave of America’s most famous horror writer, hundreds […]

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Vincent Price: Behind the mustache with Victoria Price

When the curtain rises this Sunday afternoon at Baltimore’s Westminster Hall, for the annual Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Celebration, fans will have a chance to hear two very special

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Ravens vs Patriots: Which team would Poe root for?

For more than 150 years, the city of Baltimore has embraced the legacy (as well as the body) of Edgar Allan Poe. The house where he lived with his

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Boston statue tops Edgar Allan Poe popularity poll

Edgar Allan Poe statue with a Raven near the Boston Common. The statue of Edgar Allan Poe that was unveiled last month near the writer’s Boston birthplace scored a lopsided

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Was Edgar Allan Poe robbed?

On “The Airship” literary blog on Oct. 21, 2014, the writer Nicholas Laskin begins a story about the demise of Edgar Allan Poe as follows: “Even 165 years after

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Dead Poets Remembrance Day: A link to lyrical past

Memorial flowers adorn the grave of Edgar Allan Poe. (Anthony C. Hayes) Edgar Allan Poe is arguably the most famous poet in American history. Though Boston born, his ties to

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Was Edgar Allan Poe’s death predictable?

On June 30, 1849, the Boston newspaper “The Flag of Our Union” announced that a poem by Edgar Allan Poe called “To My Mother” would appear in its next

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Where did Edgar Allan Poe have his last drink?

In his authoritative 1941 biography of Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Hobson Quinn wrote that on October 3, 1849, an election day in Baltimore, when a printer named Joseph Walker

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Baltimore Magazine Best of Baltimore Party lives up to its name

Purloined pages complete a perfect Poetic display at the Birroteca table. (Anthony C. Hayes) Thursday night, the Hippodrome Theatre was alive with Baltimore Magazine’s annual Best of Baltimore Party. The once-a-year

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Edgar Allan Poe and the Fall of the House: The Tale of the Announced American Apocalypse

It was never clear what Edgar Allan Poe thought of slavery, although he grew up in Richmond (VA), a town with an important position in the slave trade. So

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