January 22, 2009
Alice Smith's way was the only way it was all going to work. The singer-songwriter wasn't always sure about the sound she wanted for her debut album, 2006's For Lovers, Dreamers & Me. But she knew one thing: Whatever came out wouldn't sound like anything she heard around her. "I had to deal with having people involved in my business, which is my music," says Smith, who headlines Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Monday night. "I had to deal with people wanting me to be R&B; people telling me to make this, make that.
October 19, 1990
Make what you will of the fact that southeastern Baltimore County is home to several go-go clubs, but let the record state that there also are plenty of bars down there where the women keep their clothes on.The nightclub Dreamers, which, incidentally, used to be a go-go bar, straightened up its act a couple of years ago. That's when Kitty McNeill says she and her husband bought the place, gave it a new name and a new image. Still, old customer habits die hard."Jeepers creepers, we've been a nightclub for a while now, but sometimes guys will still come in, stand at the door like they're looking for the go-go girls, and then they'll walk out at that point," says Ms. McNeill.
January 21, 2002
When they weren't sliding, running up and down stairs, swinging through the air or gluing something together, the children visiting the Inner Harbor's Port Discovery - dubbed "little dreamers" by staff - took a moment yesterday to remember the life and work of a big dreamer - Martin Luther King Jr. The salute to King, whose birthday will be celebrated today with a parade in Baltimore and with tributes across the country, occurred as part of the museum's...
October 15, 1999
His work on "The Blair Witch Project" has given Neal Fredericks' name some notoriety. Now he's hoping his latest film, "Dreamers," will do the same for his skills."
August 26, 2008
The Redeem Team obviously wasn't as glamorous as its Dream Team predecessors; neither did it enjoy what amounted to the wire-to-wire triumphal procession that Michael Jordan and company had in Barcelona 16 years ago. But, as shocking as the suggestion might be, the 2008 version of the U.S. national basketball team would have beaten the 1992 squad that has been canonized over the years - at least in the international arena. Where the Dream Team had advantages are obvious. The Dreamers had two 7-footers (Patrick Ewing and David Robinson)
February 12, 1991
In this temple of sound,the sounds are speechless speech,the sounds are feeling tones that feel,joined choirs of sound that singtheir messagesinto hushed faces, into the insides oflistening flesh, touched motionlessby sound:within these rhyming walls,inside this shell that rolls in curvingeloquence,beneath the forceful thrust of circlingline on line.To hear such themes as dreamersdream,or clutch wild, giant seas,or smell clean, tumbling air,or laugh at crashing waterfalls,or scream at silent night,inspires the new, allows the old to be.Hearing such themes, we meltin ecstasy.