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Flyin’ West at Bowie Community Theatre

Flyin’ West at Bowie Community Theatre

| February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Following the end of the Civil War, many former slaves, took advantage of The Homestead Act and went West to build new lives for themselves and their families. Many of these homesteaders were black women who overcame tremendous odds to work their own land and make a place for themselves in an often harsh and forbidding environment. We […]

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Puppy love at the Baysox

Puppy love at the Baysox

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced a tail-wagging good time for dog-owners who love bringing their pups out to the ballpark. The Four-Legged Friend Ticket Package is the perfect option for all the Baysox dog-loving fans whose pooches enjoy tagging along to Baysox games. The ticket package features a box seat ticket for owner and dog for […]

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Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

| February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy Youth Hockey Association is hosting the second annual Hockey for Heroes to honor and celebrate our American heroes — our veterans — at the USNA McMullen Ice Arena, Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 14. The opening ceremony is Friday, March 13 at 7:00 pm. Hockey for Heroes is a 24-hour, around-the-clock hockey tournament to raise […]

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Few tickets remain for Irish rockers, Scythian

Few tickets remain for Irish rockers, Scythian

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Scythian is coming to town on March 7th!  You loved then at the Annapolis Irish Festival, now see them up close and personal in a full-on concert at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis.  Tickets are selling fast, so the word of warning is — but now while you still can! Rousing and raucous, Scythian […]

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Galway Bay plans several events in conjunction with Irish Week

Galway Bay plans several events in conjunction with Irish Week

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub is pleased to announce Irish Week in Annapolis. Galway Bay co-owner Anthony Clarke and John O’Leary, founder of the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Warrior Events, have together encouraged local businesses and organizations to plan events in celebration of Irish history and culture in the week leading up […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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Brian Ganz brings Chopin to Annapolis

Brian Ganz brings Chopin to Annapolis

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 27 at 8 pm Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, will present “A Chopin Celebration.” Fresh from his fifth sold out Strathmore “Extreme Chopin” recital, Ganz will take Chopin requests from the audience and play some of his own favorite Chopin pieces. The concert will […]

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Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

A man was robbed at gunpoint early this morning as he was walking to his car in the 100 block of Quiet Waters Place adjacent to the Quiet Waters Park. According to Annapolis Police, they received the call at 4:56am this morning and said that the adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his […]

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13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and authors Jim Dwyer, Michael Moss, Boog Powell, and Martin Goldsmith are among many distinguished speakers already scheduled to appear at the 2015 Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 25, at The Key School. The Annapolis Book Festival is a free community event that features a full day of discussions […]

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ASO to perform at The Music Center at Strathmore on March 1

ASO to perform at The Music Center at Strathmore on March 1

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will travel to North Bethesda on Sunday March 1, 2015 to perform at The Music Center at Strathmore.  ASO Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct a program that includes The Garden of Fand by Sir Arnold Bax, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) by Richard Strauss, and the Piano Concerto in […]

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Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Central Services Office employee Joanne Jackson will be honored this week as a “Black History Hero” during the Maryland Live Casino’s February 24th Black History Month Celebration. Jackson currently serves as the Minority/Small Business Enterprise Coordinator for the county.  Each year, Maryland Live Casino honors “Black History Heroes” who have made a […]

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Institutional architecture in Annapolis, a discussion and tour

Institutional architecture in Annapolis, a discussion and tour

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The upcoming lecture, “20th Century: Institutional Architecture,” will be held […]

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Traffic stops yield drug arrests in Anne Arundel

Traffic stops yield drug arrests in Anne Arundel

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two separate traffic stops yesterday in Anne Arundel County resulted in the arrest of 9 suspects and the seizure of vehicles, and drugs. Crownsville On February 23, 2015, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Western District Tactical Patrol Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Waterbury Road in Crownsville in reference to ongoing drug […]

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Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. will be holding a spectacular fundraising event to raise funds to ensure the future preservation of the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.  Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. is dedicated to reviving the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival so people can be enlightened to the rich African American history of Annapolis. African Threads: Kunta Kinte […]

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Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 23rd just before 8:30 p.m. firefighters were dispatched for the report of tires on fire at K and K Tires located at 816 Oregon Avenue in the Oregon Business Park. Units arrived to find several large piles of tires and several vehicles on fire to the rear of the business. The equivalent of […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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In Vino Veritas returns for fifth year to St. John’s College

In Vino Veritas returns for fifth year to St. John’s College

| February 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

Celebrate great American winemaking at this year’s In Vino Veritas, a much anticipated, two-day wine event at St. John’s College. The event opens with a dinner and wine tasting featuring special guest Warren Winiarski (St. John’s College, Class of 1952), founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. He joins a panel of notable winemakers and connoisseurs […]

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Cuban Nights raised $40K for Arts Council

Cuban Nights raised $40K for Arts Council

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two hundred and fifty guests gathered to support the arts and historic preservation at the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Gala fundraiser, Carnival Around the World “Cuban Nights. The 17th annual gala took place on January 3lst and raised approximately $40,000 for nonprofit and educational arts and cultural programs in Anne Arundel County. Held […]

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Deadline for Arts Council spring show is February 23rd

Deadline for Arts Council spring show is February 23rd

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Red Winter, Pink Spring and all the Colors in Between” is the theme and title of the upcoming spring exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is Tuesday, February 23rd. […]

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Key School open house this Thursday

Key School open house this Thursday

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Is your middle school child intrigued by ideas, inspired by shared discoveries, motivated to ask questions, and actively engaged in the process of really learning? Key School students are! Discover Key and learn why. The Key School will hold an Open House on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Parents interested in learning more about what Key’s program […]

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Bar owner accused recording customers in bathroom

Bar owner accused recording customers in bathroom

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The owner of the Ramshead restaurant in Savage Mills, Howard County, has been charged with recording female customers  the restroom. Kyle Mulhauser has been charges with 6 counts of visual surveillance with prurient intent. According to police, there are six women depicted in a video recording obtained when the camera fell from the ceiling. Investigators have […]

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Drugged and drunk, Pasadena man attempts multiple burglaries

Drugged and drunk, Pasadena man attempts multiple burglaries

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 21, 2015, at approximately 3:36 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 900 block of Duvall Highway in Pasadena for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the male victim, who stated that a suspect broke a window and entered his residence without permission. The suspect was gone from […]

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