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After 21 seasons, native-plant propagator Mary-Stuart Sierra prepares for one final harvest

 

Volunteers hoof it across the country, picking up litter and lecturing on waste

 

A little boy gives you a big chance to fight childhood cancer

 

After nine years, Don Hooker compiles the Bay Blues Festival’s greatest hits and biggest catastrophes

 

Ed Sparks never left the land of rock and roll

 

Ensemble Galilei’s June 13 concert promotes their Walter Reed music

 

Senior ShowStoppers dance circles around stereotypes

Sultry women draped in gossamer, adorned with trinkets and coins, shimmy their hips on the main stage. All the women gyrating are over 70; some are in their early 80s. These members of Joanne DeWilde’s belly dancing troupe are just a fraction of the elite entertainment group called The Senior ShowStoppers.  

Celebrating Labor Day

Where oh where did summertime go? Even though the weather will likely remain warm for at least another month, the calendar tells us it’s the end of summer — marked by the arrival of Labor Day.

A Bay Weekly conversation with the captains of Deadliest Catch, Sig Hansen and brothers Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand

For six seasons, the Discovery Channel’s reality show Deadliest Catch has followed Bering Sea crab boats on their quest to find king and opilio crab. The conditions are dangerous: Freezing temperatures adding dangerously heavy ice to over-laden boats, mountainous waves careening across the decks and heavy machinery swinging overhead. This is a job where men are men and women are nearly non-existent.

Within the Order of the Eastern Star, jewelry store owner Jean Chance wields power to do good

For 40 years, Jean Chance has been the grand dame of W. R. Chance Jewelers on Main Street, Annapolis, the family business started by her husband’s father more than 60 years ago.