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The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era. (John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Tall Ships, Blue Angels & More: Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner

Wednesday marks the beginning of the star-spangled spectacular in Baltimore, celebrating the 200th anniversary of our National Anthem.

09/07/2014

Photo credit: United States Coast Guard

Baltimore Gears Up for Star-Spangled Spectacular

Tall ships, a Blue Angels air show and musical performances will be among the highlights of a weeklong celebration of the 200th anniversary of writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.

08/12/2014

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Aquarium to Host ‘Star-Spangled Friday Night’ Event

The National Aquarium in Baltimore is launching a new series of events on Friday nights to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore in 1812 that inspired the words for the national anthem.

07/11/2014

(Credit: @Nationals)

Washington Nationals Held National Anthem Auditions

The Washington Nationals are hosting auditions for people who want to sing the national anthem during baseball season.

03/08/2014

Beyonce admitted her Inauguration Day performance of the National Anthem was lip-synched and recorded the day before. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

‘Perfectionist’ Beyonce Admits She Pre-Recorded Inauguration Day National Anthem Performance

Beyonce faced the music at a news conference Thursday before the Super Bowl, admitting that she sang along to a pre-recorded track when she performed the national anthem on Inauguration Day.

01/31/2013

Singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of US President Barack Obama at the US Capitol on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Beyonce Reportedly Lip-Synced National Anthem at Inauguration

Beyonce’s rousing rendition of the American national anthem, lauded by many, may not have been left up to chance, if new reports are to be believed.

01/22/2013

Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Beyoncé Lip Synced National Anthem at Inauguration

Beyoncé’s rendition of the national anthem at Monday’s presidential inauguration created quite the buzz and drew comparisons to Whitney Houston.

01/22/2013

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