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Tamar came to Charm City as a child prodigy violinist to study with Daniel Heifetz at the Peabody Conservatory. Musically, she accomplished the gamut from being Concertmistress of the now-defunct Annapolis Theater Orchestra to founding and conducting the Goucher/Johns Hopkins Russian Chorus. However, after earning her BA in Political Science from Goucher, her JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and membership in the Maryland Bar, she discovered there was a whole world out there beyond classical music.
Or, perhaps it was when appearing on tv with celebrities such as Bill Maher, Greta Van Susteren, and Peter Frampton. Possibly, it was after she judged the Roadkill Cookoff, the International Water Tasting Fest, or the Mason-Dixon Chef Tournament.
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The jury comes back 8 to 4 in favor of the death penalty; the judge declares a mistrial.
Moore, Oklahoma responders reunite loved ones and begin the massive clean up after the third powerful storm in 14 years devastates the area.
Doctor could face execution in the deaths of three babies delivered alive, then killed with scissors at the "house of horrors."
Journalists, past and present, have had their phone records subpoenaed by the Department of Justice
A collection of reader guest articles, thoughts and opinions by Communities writers and breaking news and information.
Covering the world of soccer, including the World Cup, Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the English Premier League and other interesting sporting events.
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Published 10:52 p.m. May 15, 2013
Canada's smallest province has some of the tastiest food -- and you can even learn to make it!
Published 11:07 a.m. April 22, 2013
Talbot County proves there is a sophisticated side to Maryland's Eastern Shore
Published 10:18 a.m. March 20, 2013
While people know the bright lights and rip-roaring fun of places like Gatlinburg, they don't always know about its elegant side.
Published 7:03 p.m. February 19, 2013
You'll have to make a special trip to the Upper East Side of NYC for fine Indian cuisine.
Published 11:46 p.m. February 18, 2013
Chattanooga has culture, history and fun in a beautiful setting.
Published 9:12 p.m. January 16, 2013
Once the estate of Thomas Jefferson's son-in-law, Virginia's Clifton Inn offers a gracious getaway.
Published 4:09 p.m. December 26, 2012
Why not join the legion of royalty, tennis champions and rock stars who love vacationing in Helsingborg?
Published 12:56 p.m. November 21, 2012
Sweden's second largest city has first-rate fun: gourmet food, islands, fashion.
Published 5:37 p.m. October 28, 2012
Pittsburgh is much more than its famous sandwich and their football team. Visit their funky, artsy and burgeoning foodie neighborhoods.
Published 3:22 p.m. October 15, 2012
Even as adults, we're programmed to want to be more active, explore new things in the Fall. NYC's FireBird adds just the right amount of exoticism and newness to your palate.
Published 11:18 a.m. September 25, 2012
No matter how many times you've been to the Lehigh Valley, there are still hidden gems to tempt your tastebuds.
Published 6:15 p.m. September 17, 2012
A hotel should be more than a place to close your eyes at night. Check out these amazing places to stay while in Taiwan!
Published 10:28 p.m. August 27, 2012
See one of the finest orchestras in the world, indie music, eat pierogies and pate' in Cleveland.
Published 5:45 p.m. July 16, 2012
For nearly 400 years, Cecil County, Maryland has charmed visitors with its beauty, seafood and variety of things to do.
Published 12:58 p.m. June 18, 2012
Arts and crafts in every medium, music of all genres, local delicacies to eat and a beautiful setting: an arts fest that has it all