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Hopkins Student’s Yiddish/English Play Debuts

April 6, 2012
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Hopkins Student’s Yiddish/English Play Debuts

Inspired by the erotic story “Teibele And Hurmizah” by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Johns Hopkins University student Tamar Nachmany has adapted the story into a play that incorporates a congruous mix of English and Yiddish. Aided by a grant from the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship at Johns Hopkins, Nachmany embarked on a journey to research the...
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A Very Hungry Caterpillar, This Weekend at the Lyric

April 4, 2012
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A Very Hungry Caterpillar, This Weekend at the Lyric

Children’s book illustrator and writer Eric Carle has more than 40 books in print, and some of his most beloved, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, will come to life at the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at...
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Gen. Stanley McChrystal Speaks at Stevenson University, Meyerhoff

March 23, 2012
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Gen. Stanley McChrystal Speaks at Stevenson University, Meyerhoff

Every year the Baltimore Speaker Series boasts an itinerary of stimulating, if not distinguished, individuals to discuss their experiences on a wide range of topics. This season, U.S. Army retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal will give a preview of his BSS presentation at Stevenson University; later that evening he will give the full presentation...
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Arena Players Present Sphere: The Thelonious Monk Story

March 8, 2012
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Arena Players Present Sphere: The Thelonious Monk Story

Thelonious Sphere Monk, despite being largely self-taught, is one of the seminal figures in the history of jazz. His innovations once earned him a spot on the cover of Time magazine. Now he’s getting some recognition on the local level: Baltimore playwright Max Garner took a shine to the work and life of the notable...
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Walters Art Museum Director Steps Down

March 7, 2012
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Walters Art Museum Director Steps Down

A knight in shining armor, Gary Vikan, the director of the Walters Art Museum, plans to relinquish his position in 2013 after 18 years of leadership. As director of the museum, Vikan has accumulated an impressive resume of recognition and honors for his work. Vikan is the man to thank for the elimination of...
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