Ballet and Celtic music combine for a medieval world premier; by Carrie Steele
Prizes and prepping for Baltimore; by Kat Bennett
• Through the Dark, Spring Light Breaks; by Helena Mann-Melnitchenko
• Go Out of Your Mind in the Swamp; by Joany Nazdin
Selling tickets in the popcorn and soda business; by Matt Makowski
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Editorial • Reflection • Letters to the Editor
Dr. Gouin’s Bay Gardener ~ Seeds are ready to grow: Now is the time to sow seeds of cool-loving plants.
Earthjournal ~ Why does the servicetree bloom? As the shadbush flowers, few of its namesake travel our waters; by Gary Pendleton.
Bill Burton ~ We’re Crowding out the Bay: The way things are going, the only thing that will be left unpaved and uncluttered will be the Chesapeake itself.
Earthtalk ~ Lawnmowers and air pollution; Small motors have big impact
The Sporting Life ~ Anglers get ready, spring is here: There is adventure in the air, and you want to be ready; by Dennis Doyle.
Curtain Call ~
Tidelog® • Sky Watch ~ Pop go the Pleiades: Lunar occultation of Seven Sisters a sight to behold; by J. Alex Knoll.
8 Days a Week ~ Bay Weekly’s guide to good times; by Carrie Steele
Way Downstream ~ The Bay gave us more oysters last year, and more blue crabs, too, may be crawling up from the mud to our pots and tables … Flush Tax wins prestigious Harvard prize … Will your car and truck run on Southern Maryland soybeans? … In Maryland Senate race, Prof. Lichtman calls U.S. Rep. Cardin on the carpet … Maryland Senate lets Dorchester County have its way on sprawling up to Blackwater Wildlife Refuge … Dogs, cats, kids: it’s all in the family … Plus, last but not least, this week’s Creature Feature: In Borneo, orangutans may be dying for cookies literally.