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By Scott Dance | March 5, 2012
Take a glimpse of the heavens Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Space Telescope Science Institute is holding its monthly public lecture, and afterward visitors can get a chance to look through the Bloomberg telescope. The opportunity is also open on any Friday night with clear skies, but on the first Tuesday of the month visitors get the opportunity to learn from a scientist, as well. The institute is on Johns Hopkins University's campus at 3799 San Martin Dr.
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By Scott Ponemone and For The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
When Homewood was completed around 1808, the house was one of the most stylish examples of Federal domestic architecture in America. No wonder Charles Carroll Jr., its owner, wanted the most fashionable furniture to fill it. And Baltimore was just the place for producing some of the most elegant and sophisticated furniture in the fledgling United States. The resulting union was a perfect marriage of architecture and furnishings. That marriage is regularly on view at Homewood Museum, located on the Johns Hopkins University campus.
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SPORTS
By Edward Lee | October 26, 2011
Ravens coach John Harbaugh has been nearly perfect at challenging plays this season, winning five of six challenges - including two in Monday night's 12-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. During his weekly news conference Tuesday, Harbaugh shared what went into the process of succeeding at challenges. “Well, sometimes it depends on what you chose to challenge,” he said. “This year, the way it's turned out is that the things we've chosen to challenge have been critical-type plays that we've had pretty clear looks at, for the most part.
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By Arthur Hirsch and The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2014
The clouds didn't exactly part for the Blue Angels, but they lifted just enough Saturday afternoon, the rain stopped, and suddenly three F/A-18 Hornets soared past in tight formation over the southeast edge of the Inner Harbor — the show was on for the Star-Spangled Spectacular. Thousands of people gathered at the Inner Harbor to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem waited nearly two hours for a glimpse of the team, as the rain sprinkled on and off, clouds lowered and lifted again, and the Blue Angels waited for safe flying conditions.
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June 7, 2006
The Hammond-Harwood House Secret Garden Tour offered visitors a glimpse of 17 gardens in downtown Annapolis on Sunday. According to the organization's Web site, most of the gardens are privately owned and are thus seldom able to be seen by the public. The sites ranged in size from container gardens to a private park. A tour of the Colonial Hammond-Harwood House and garden were included.
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By Dana Kinker and Dana Kinker,SUN REPORTER | September 20, 2007
The movement and expression of two different worlds, the Western world and India, will converge in a unique and kaleidoscopic celebration of differences and similarities in Margaret Jenkins' A Slipping Glimpse. This cross-cultural show is an 85-minute modern dance production featuring nine performers from the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company and four performers from the Tanusree Shankar Dance Company in Kolkata, India. The show's name comes from the abstract-expressionist painter Willem de Kooning's observation that "reality is a slipping glimpse."
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By RICHARD HUFF and RICHARD HUFF,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | June 21, 2006
CBS' all-star edition of Big Brother gets under way tonight at 8 p.m. with a casting special in which America gets its first glimpse at the 20 contestants trying for a slot on the all-star version. Viewers will then be able to vote on which of the 20 get to be among the 12 in the house. "These are the people you love, the people you hate, they are the best gamers, they are the most controversial," said executive producer Allison Grodner. "It's a nice mix." On TV Big Brother All-Star edition premieres at 8 p.m. tonight on CBS.
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By Nicole Fuller and Nicole Fuller,Sun reporter | August 14, 2007
Cloudy, rainy foggy - not the best conditions for star gazing. Yesterday morning at 1 o'clock was supposed to be the peak of a gorgeous glow of shooting stars, known more precisely as the Perseid shower - an annual meteor shower that occurs when the Earth passes through dust left by the comet Swift-Tuttle. Named for the constellation Perseus, the Perseid shower typically produces between 50 and 100 meteors per hour at its peak. But yesterday's show was diminished because of overcast skies.
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By From staff reports | October 17, 1995
Schmoke's speech is a rouser, even if unscheduledStanding on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke was so inspired by the crowd that he clasped the hand of the man next to him and in an emotional, rousing speech urged all to work hand-in-hand toward a better future.He did not come to the march to speak, but Mr. Schmoke joined Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and Washington Mayor Marion Barry in addressing the masses of men. Mr. Schmoke described it as "one of the most uplifting experiences I've ever had."
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By Sloane Brown and Special to The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2009
For Chris Davison, art isn't limited to what you might see on the walls of Maryland Art Place, where she is a board member. Art is also what she wears. "I was a buyer for Macy's forever ago. I worked in the garment industry in New York for years. ... I look at fashion as an art form." Davison's fashion background was evident when we "Glimpsed" the 43-year-old Owings Mills resident at MAP's Vanity Affair gala. The look: Champagne silk Prada dress. Black footless tights. Black patent leather peep-toe Gucci platforms.
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By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | August 23, 2014
Maryland health exchange officials have been saying for months that everything is on track for a smooth launch of their new website, where residents can buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The thousands who had trouble enrolling on the last dysfunctional website may be skeptical, but they have no choice but to take the officials' word for it. Exchange officials have declined to release a new audit of their preparation, despite requests from...
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | June 20, 2014
Here is the final installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended. Thursday's visit  was with Washington College. Friday's visit is with Salisbury. REVIEW The good: A year removed from sitting out the NCAA tournament final for only second time in 11 years, the Sea Gulls (21-2 overall and 6-1 in the Capital Athletic Conference)
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By Sloane Brown and Special to The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2010
Mike Gordon-Tennant has very different clothes for work and for play. The 30-year-old Pigtown resident spends six months out of the year on a ship for his work as a marine engineer for the Waterman Steamship Corporation. "I wear work jeans and clothes like a mechanic would wear," he explains. But on his own time, Gordon-Tennant is a swing enthusiast, and spends many Monday nights at the Charm City Swing events at Club Baltimore on Pulaski Highway. That's when his "fairly modern with just a splash of retro" style comes out. The look : White button-down Ralph Lauren Chaps shirt.
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