February 24, 2002
With 13 Grammy nominations going to a pair of rookie soul singers, India.Arie and Alicia Keys, soul music is industry-certified as the latest big thing. The fast rise of these two performers and the general acclaim flowing toward their peers -- including Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Angie Stone, D'Angelo and Eric Benet -- have the feel of a movement gathering force and demanding attention. This surge of artists who share ideas and influences even has a name: neo-soul. But let's be real. Of the 100 tunes on Billboard's latest tally of "Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks," only a handful could be called soul -- the strain of R&B that prizes melody and songcraft as much as rhythm, and brings the fervor of gospel music to matters of the heart as well as wider social concerns.
March 27, 2013
Joan D'Angelo, a homemaker and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died of complications from pneumonia March 15 at Bay Woods in Annapolis. She was 90. Born Joan Shumaker in Allentown, Pa., she attended school in Lancaster and was a 1941 graduate of Catonsville High School. She also attended the Bard Avon School in downtown Baltimore. In 1945, she married E. Gordon Leatherman, an insurance business owner. He died in 1995. She raised her family in a house at the corner of Malvern Avenue and Army Road in Ruxton.
March 11, 2008
On March 5, 2008, ANTHONY D'ANGELO, SR. Survived by his wife Alice (nee Windrove), one son Anthony, Jr. and one daughter Gertrude Agrminau. The family will receive friends at the family owned and operated Howell Funeral Home of East Baltimore, 3331 Brehms Lane, on Tuesday, March 11, from 2 to 8 P.M. The Wake will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 10:30 A.M. with the funeral service to follow at 11 A.M. at the Howell Funeral Home of East Baltimore, 3331...
November 21, 2012
Over the past few weeks, the dinner conversation sometimes got a little overheated at Jack and Will D'Angelo's Reisterstown home. With Jack playing for Calvert Hall's football team and younger brother Will playing for Loyola's, there wasn't much to agree upon when talk turned to the Turkey Bowl coming up at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday morning. For the 93rd time, Calvert Hall and Loyola will meet on Thanksgiving Day, but this will be the first time that Jack, a senior starting lineman, and Will, a sophomore reserve receiver, square off. Athletes since they were little, both brothers have strong competitive streaks and, of course, that comes out in everything from pick-up basketball games in the driveway to video games in the basement to conversations about the Turkey Bowl at the dinner table.
August 22, 2012
College lacrosse Towson women to celebrate CAA title Oct. 26 Towson will hold its Colonial Athletic Association title celebration Oct. 26 at the Sheraton Baltimore North. Hosted by Towson Athletics and the Tiger Club, the "Night of Champions" will include the presentation of the CAA championship rings. The social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and awards at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased for $50. A portion of the ticket cost will be credited as a tax-deductible gift to the women's lacrosse program.
January 27, 2002
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig sparked a lot of excitement in Washington and Northern Virginia recently when he labeled the area "the prime candidate" for a relocated franchise. So why did his remarks generate such a muted response from the Orioles' front office? To hear the Orioles tell it, a second major-league team in the region would do serious harm to one of the American League's soundest franchises, but club vice chairman Joe Foss countered Selig's surprising comments with a very polite recitation of the Orioles' objection to a Washington franchise.
December 3, 2004
If people in this city had an inkling before Van Brooks got so terribly hurt playing football about what's so special about Baltimore and the sports played and beloved here, the truth has been clearly revealed by now. Brooks, 16, a Loyola Blakefield junior, is everybody's child. He is everybody's son. He's everybody's brother. That's the way everyone is fighting with him to recover, fighting for him. Tomorrow, the gym at Loyola will be packed by 6:30 p.m. Twelve hundred people, at least.
August 31, 2000
Lately, a funny thing has begun to happen whenever Dawn Robinson walks into a room - people keep wanting to call her Lucy. "People think she's Lucy all the time," says band mate Ali Shaheed Muhammad. "It's so funny." He understands the mistake. After all, the group Robinson formed with Muhammad and Raphael Saadiq is called Lucy Pearl, and Robinson looks more like a Lucy than either Muhammad or Saadiq. Even so, whenever somebody greets Robinson with a cheery "Hey, Lucy!" Muhammad says, "We just sit there and giggle."
November 15, 2012
A slew of area senior athletes made official college commitments Nov. 14 at their respective schools. Included in the list are Roland Park Country School's Emma Guarino (University of Michigan), Erika Brager (Jacksonville University) and Haley Hauser (Bucknell University). Towson High's Sam Stark (Millersville University), Hannah Hicklen (University of Cinncinatti) and Sara Beach (Michigan) are also among the elite. As are Calvert Hall's Stephen Kelly (University of North Carolina)
January 13, 2004
On January 11, 2004, JENNIE (neeD'Angelo), beloved mother of Mario J. Teresi, Sr. and wife Merle, dear grandmother of Maria Lasek and Mario J. Teresi, Jr., devoted great grandmother of Maria Lena and Gabriella Nicole Lasek. Funeral services at the family owned JOSEPH N. ZANNINO, JR. FUNERAL HOME, 263 S. Conkling Street (at Gough), on Wednesday at 11 A.M. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.