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To the Rescue Retired racehorses are granted a rare chance at redemption thanks to devoted Maryland equestrians.

  Walk into the stables at Kimberly Godwin Clark’s Leighton Farm and the latest works-in-progress pop their heads over their stall doors, ears pricked, eyes kind. There’s Two Punch Willy, a breathtaking gray who raced twice, didn’t earn a cent, and wants to be a dressage horse. There’s Scotty, a …

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Voices from Home Beautiful prose and haunting stories captivate in this trio of novels from writers with Maryland connections or whom we just admire.

There is no shortage of novels to savor this fall from writers connected to our state’s vibrant community of prose. Here are three we highly recommend. In Behind the Moon by Madison Smartt Bell (City Lights Books, 280 pages, $21.95) Julie cuts school to explore the Badlands with her girlfriend …

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Minding Manners Etiquette is back in fashion for corporates and casuals who want to make an impression.

Think etiquette has gone the way of the dodo? Think again. Learning to mimic Kate Middleton’s grace and style is on the upswing. The Plaza Hotel in New York City recently introduced etiquette classes with topics ranging from networking to dining and social skills. It seems the casual culture of …

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In Concert Competing musicians collaborate so audiences can take note of a favorite venue, Linehan Hall.

Asgerdur Sigurdardottir greets her competition with an impressive spread: an array of cheeses, gourmet crackers, hummus, caprese salad kabobs and a sheet of nametags. Any moment now, the other women will arrive. Nervous energy practically crackles off her. Tonight’s guest list includes Catherine Cochran of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, …

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Weekend Plans: What to Do 10/20-10/22

FRIDAY 20 Comedy: Chris Rock Enjoy an evening of comedy royalty at Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour. The unapologetic, inventive winner of four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards is a comedy wildcard, never backing down from controversy (even when it makes his audience a little uncomfortable). The result? An unpredictable, laugh-til-your-stomach-hurts …

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