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Steven I. Platt: Lessons learned from violent, tragic acts

As I watched the violent reality unleashed on innocent moviegoers who sought diversion or perhaps refuge from the routines of their daily lives by attending the newest Batman movie at its midnight premiere in Aurora, Colo., I couldn’t help but flash back to the previous senseless violent tragedies I have witnessed on television during my 65 years on this earth.

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Md. theater group focuses on gay marriage issue

ANNAPOLIS — Is “8” enough to gain people’s support for gay marriage in Maryland? Mickey Lund, founder of the Annapolis theater troupe Dignity Players, certainly hopes so. He’s arranged for a staged reading of the play “8” on Sunday, July ...

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A homecoming for Loeschke, Towson’s new president

Towson University’s newly appointed president, Maravene S. Loeschke, said Monday she plans to focus on workforce development and ensuring academic excellence once she begins work Jan. 1. Loeschke, 64, has been president of Mansfield University, a small liberal arts college ...

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Hippodrome’s debt restructured in deal with Md. Stadium Authority

The Maryland Stadium Authority is restructuring its deal with Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre to keep the underperforming venue running and able to compete for shows and events. Lagging ticket sales had forced theater and state officials to find new ways to ...

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Kennedy Center opens 3-week India arts festival

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center in Washington has been converted into a palace to showcase India’s arts, precious gems and diverse culture over the next three weeks. The $7 million “Maximum India” festival opened Tuesday night and runs through March ...

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