December 19, 2011
For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of state legislators, and holding well-intended Wednesday meetings to spread the gospel. He would not be distressed to be credited with a Leninist capacity for political organization. He has, to a large extent - as demonstrated by the supercommittee debacle - been successful.
February 14, 2012
Calling all beauties and all beasts. The Artistic Children's Theater is holding auditions for ages 5 to adult on March 28, 29 and April 2, 3 and 4 for its production of "Beauty and the Beast" The performances will be held at St. James Academy, in Monkton, on Oct. 19, 20 and 21. Auditions on all five days will be held at the home of ACT's director and founder, Chris Ginder, 19908 York Road, Parkton, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Auditions at...
December 2, 2011
The schedule for next weekend's girls basketball Beast of the East Showcase has been revised after a few teams dropped out. The event features some of the best local teams -- Archbishop Spalding, Aberdeen, Digital Harbor, Fallston, McDonogh, Roland Park, St. Vincent Pallotti, South River, Meade and host St. Frances -- as well as teams from Virginia, Pennsylvania, Washington, New York, New Jersey and Colorado. Following is the revised schedule: Beast of the East Showcase Friday, Dec. 9 At St. Frances Meade vs. Woodlawn, 5 Aberdeen vs. Peddie, NJ, 6:45 MATHS vs. Oak Hill, Va., 8:15 Riverdale Baptist vs. Regis Jesuit, Col., 9:45 At Carmelo Anthony Center Hill School, Pa. vs. Princeton Day, 6:30 Coolidge, DC vs. West Branch, Va., 8 Germantown Academy, Pa. vs. Grassfield, Va., 9:30 Saturday, Dec. 10 At St. Frances Elizabeth Seton vs. Grassfield, Va., 8:30 a.m. Archbishop Carroll, D.C. vs. Damascus, Va., 10 a.m. Holy Cross vs. Robert E. Lee, Va., 11:30 a.m. Forest Park, Va. vs. St. John's-CP, 1 Frederick vs. Regis Jesuit, Col., 2:30 Oak Hill, Va. vs. H.D. Woodson, D.C., 4 Digital Harbor vs. Riverdale Baptist, 5:30 At Carmelo Anthony Center MATHS vs. Hill School, Pa., 9 a.m. South River vs. John Carroll, 11 a.m. City vs. West Branch, Va., 1 Fallston vs. Princeton Day, 3 National Christian vs. Peddie,...
February 24, 2012
This is the third installment of the fourth Grammarnoir serial. The final installment will be posted on National Grammar Day, March 4, a Sunday, because grammar never takes the day off. You can read Part 1, "A Belle in the Night," here . Part 2, "The Mission," is here. Part 3: The belly of the beast The Greyhound bus nosed through a darkened landscape as flat and barren as a corporate vice president's conscience.
November 30, 1992
Starting today, as a holiday treat for the younger readers of the Today pages, we will be publishing daily excerpts of a never-before-told story featuring the characters from disney's "Beauty and the Beast."Especially created for young newspaper readers (and for parents who wish to read aloud to those too young to read), this enchanting holiday story will be found in the "For Kids Only" section of our comic pages.The story will conclude on Christmas Day.
March 24, 2012
Don't miss the cast of 60 local skaters from ages 3 to 55 in "Beauty and the Beast On Ice," presented by the Gardens Figure Skating Club Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 at 1 and 3:30 p.m at the Gardens Ice House Patrick Arena, 13800 Old Gunpowder Road. This figure skating portrayal of the classic French fairy tale features music from the 1991 Disney hit movie and the Broadway musical depicting a prince transformed into a beast who risks staying a beast forever unless he receives reciprocated love from a young woman named Belle.