If you're considering a trip to Italy — and you have deep reserves of patience — Sicily's tourism office will pay for a chunk of your stay to include the dreamy Mediterranean island in your plans.
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Joseph O'Connor's latest novel, "My Father's House," begins with a potent blend of excitement, suspense and intrigue. After making his mark with his grand entrance, O'Connor's priest goes on to steal many more scenes by showing not just the courage of his convictions but also courage under fire. The result is a gripping World War II-set drama featuring the unlikeliest of heroes, one whom the reader roots for every step of the way.
￼EW YORK — Countless artists have taken inspiration from “The Starry Night” since Vincent Van Gogh painted the swirling scene in 1889.
Norah Candito had never gone on an overnight hiking trip. Nor was she aware of an organization that took young people like her, grieving the death of a loved one, on extended hiking trips along the Appalachian Trail. And even though Candito was mourning the recent loss of her father, she mig…
Frederick-based artist Nicole Abuhamada describes her oil paintings in her first solo show as “magical realism.” The exhibition, “Notional Ekphrasis,” features 13 paintings and accompanying poems.
In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands talks with Wylie McDade and Brian Halbert, cofounders of Devil’s Due Distillery in Kearneysville, West Virginia, about the history of the distillery and what they have planned for the future. Here is an excerpt of their talk.
Staff at Memories Charcoal House in Mount Airy is like a family, co-owner Andrea Stup said. And customers can easily become a part of the family, too.
Get ready for a weekend of live music throughout Frederick during the two-day Fire in Ice event.
Beer and spirits releases this week in Frederick County and beyond.
Find out where all your favorite food trucks will be parked this week.
In his most recent book, “The Rebels of Frederick County,” Gary Dyson separates the men of Frederick who served in the Confederate military into three categories: those who joined early in the war, those who joined late in the war and those who never lived in Frederick until after the war.
There’s a video on chef Iliana Regan’s Milkweed Inn TikTok account. She’s driving in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and sharing the view from her Jeep. Paper birch and jack pines pass in a blur, and light shimmers as the sun rises. The slide guitar and banjo twang of Neko Case’s “Magpie to the M…
The Doo Wop Project, a supergroup of Broadway stars who transform influential hits from the American pop songbook, will hit the Weinberg Center for the Arts stage at 8 p.m. Feb. 3.
Fire in Ice has grown to become the most popular First Saturday event each year, offering the town a bit of a bright spot in the dead of winter, with ice sculptures and live music throughout downtown Frederick.
Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner and Ryan Smith will be on the road for a string of acoustic dates this winter, performing stripped-down versions of their classics and new songs. Catch them when they perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg, Virginia.
The Independent Music Network recently announced that Walkersville-based country music singer-songwriter Mike Kuster has been named 2022 Country Impact Artist of the Year.
The Film Lovers in Carroll County’s (FLICC) will present its 20th annual Foreign Film Festival at the Carroll Arts Center in February with a slate of contemporary international films that expand cinematic horizons. This year’s films immerse audiences in new cultures and locales, from a rehea…
TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature their associate members — Luc Fiedler, Gillian Collins, Donna Quesada, Christine Mayo and Sandra Fritter — in the exhibit “Reflections” in February.
On a hot and languid afternoon in this tourist town on the Caribbean Sea, a Mexican band dressed in Wrangler jeans and black cowboy hats performed poolside at Hotel Xcaret Arte, an all-inclusive resort. While guests sipped frosty drinks, the quintet sang about a guy who fell for a girl who crushed his heart. Booze, that sly temptress, showed up to soothe his pain.
Asma Naeem, a Pakistan-born, former New York prosecutor turned museum curator, was named Tuesday as director of the Baltimore Museum of Art — the first person of color to lead the institution in its 109-year history.
In the process of creating art, people are conditioned to follow certain rules. Stay inside the lines when completing a coloring page. Follow the contours already formed on the ceramics. Paint certain items their traditional colors. But imagine a space where there are no rules when it comes …
In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands talks with Nepenthe Brewing Co. cofounder Brendan Kirlin and head brewer Dan Rowe about how they got into craft beer, how their business started as a home brew shop and the evolution of the brewery. Here is an excerpt of their talk.
At the end of World War II, thousands of Nazis fled Europe to several South American countries to hide from prosecution for their war crimes. In Phil Blattenberger’s sophomore film, “Condor’s Nest,” he shows how far one American soldier will go to enact revenge for the heinous crimes he witnessed.
Pork Is Good Stuff, according to P.I.G.S. BBQ Restaurant and Catering in Frederick.
Though Marielle Kraft loved to play music from time to time, she ultimately hit a point in her life when she decided to make a life-changing call to pick up music full-time and leave behind her career as a school teacher. The decision has paid off so far, as she’s moved to Nashville, recorde…
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