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Chesapeake Conservancy needs votes for grant award

Chesapeake Conservancy needs votes for grant award

| March 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Conservancy is competing to win a grant from the BoatU.S. Foundation.  The grant process is now in the final stage, and it is left to the public to vote which organization will receive support from BoatU.S.  If Chesapeake Conservancy is awarded the grant, funds will be used to convert the Conservancy’s print publication, […]

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Maryland Hall welcomes new sponsors

Maryland Hall welcomes new sponsors

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is pleased to announce several new corporate sponsors who will provide valuable operating support for Maryland Hall’s mission-based artistic programs. New sponsors include the following: Charles Schwab (Annapolis Branch) and DoubleTree by Hilton Annapolis Hotel will provide general support for Maryland Hall’s performing arts, education and visual arts programming. […]

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Shania Twain to play Verizon Center on July 21st

Shania Twain to play Verizon Center on July 21st

| March 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

One of the world’s best-selling female artists in history, Shania Twain, has announced her first North American tour in more than 11 years entitled ROCK THIS COUNTRY. The 48 date run comes hot on the heels of her hit two-year residency in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. She will be at the Verizon Center […]

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Kneseth Israel to present <em>Moments of Clarity</em> concert

Kneseth Israel to present Moments of Clarity concert

| March 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday March 22, 2015, Congregation Kneseth Israel presents the next performance in their concert series entitled Moments of Clarity.  The program features sopranos Katherine Riddle and Melanie Anderson accompanied by Diane Kinsley on piano.  Selections from musical theatre and operatic repertoire including Sondheim, Mozart, and Verdi to name a few will be performed.  There […]

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J. Ernest Green to conduct the Annapolis Chorale in JS Bach’s St. John Passion

J. Ernest Green to conduct the Annapolis Chorale in JS Bach’s St. John Passion

| March 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

J. Ernest Green and the Annapolis Chorale Chamber Chorus perform JS Bach’s St. John Passion on March 20 (7:30 pm) and 21 (8 pm) at St. Anne’s Church.   The St. John Passion is one of the most riveting and influential works in all of Western music.   Mr. Green and company will make the most of […]

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Free workshops at AACC to overcome math anxiety

Free workshops at AACC to overcome math anxiety

| March 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This spring, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The two-hour workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college. Some of the topics covered […]

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“Boats, Boats & more Boats”  opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum March 19th

“Boats, Boats & more Boats” opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum March 19th

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Boats, Boats and more Boats” is a visually exciting art show to be unveiled at the Annapolis Maritime Museum on March 19, showcasing local artists and local boats. Everything from simple Dorys to Skipjacks to ocean going Freighters will adorn the walls of the Museum’s Bay Room during the run of the show, through April 12.  […]

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Pasadena man shot after pointing gun at police, barricade

Pasadena man shot after pointing gun at police, barricade

| March 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, March 15, 2015, at approximately 12:55 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 900 block of 9th Street, Pasadena, Maryland for a report of a possible intoxicated person armed with a handgun. Several officers converged on the area and immediately began searching for the suspect. Officers eventually located a male […]

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CBMM blessing of the fleet scheduled for April 22nd

CBMM blessing of the fleet scheduled for April 22nd

| March 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Celebrate the beginning of this year’s boating season by joining the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for an April 22 Blessing of the Fleet ceremony. The ceremony honors the museum’s floating fleet as well as other Chesapeake Bay working vessels and pleasure craft, with prayers offered for a safe and bountiful season. The event is free […]

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AACC only college in MD to be honored for community outreach

AACC only college in MD to be honored for community outreach

| March 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College is the only community college in Maryland and one of only 20 community colleges in the nation to be chosen for the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Two other Maryland colleges also were chosen among the 361 institutions that hold the classification. […]

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Special menu for March at Miss Shirley’s

Special menu for March at Miss Shirley’s

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month, Miss Shirley’s Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team are featuring specialty Pancakes, French Toasts, and Omelets inspired by St. Patrick’s Day! When we think of St. Patrick’s Day, we think GREEN! This month, Miss Shirley’s, Roland Park is serving up Grasshopper Pancakes, with Two Green Mint & Two Chocolate Pancakes, drizzled with […]

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County and City to celebrate Green Restaurant Week

County and City to celebrate Green Restaurant Week

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and City of Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides have announced that Green Restaurant Week will be held from March 16-20. Local residents are encouraged to visit restaurants that have been certified under the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Environmental Stewardship Program. This program certifies and recognizes “green” restaurants that use locally […]

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Madonna bringing Rebel Heart tour to DC in September

Madonna bringing Rebel Heart tour to DC in September

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The list of Madonna concert dates for her highly anticipated 35-city ‘Rebel Heart’ Tour were officially announced recently by Live Nation with the opening night scheduled for August 29th in Miami, Florida. Additional performances to follow include Washington, D.C., New York, LA, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Vancouver, Montreal and several other cities including San Juan, Puerto Rico. […]

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Go folk yourself at Maryland Hall with Birds of a Feather

Go folk yourself at Maryland Hall with Birds of a Feather

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall presents an evening of traditional and contemporary folk music at a performance titled “Birds of a Feather” featuring Magpie and Shenandoah Run on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $26 for Non-Members and $21 for Maryland Hall members. Noted folk music radio host Mary Cliff will be the emcee for the […]

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Watershed Stewards Academy offers free seedlings to AA County residents

Watershed Stewards Academy offers free seedlings to AA County residents

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy, located at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD, is offering free trees and shrubs to Anne Arundel County residents as part of the MD DNR Backyard Buffers program. Backyard Buffers can be planted near any area where rain water flows: near roadside ditches, downhill from hard surfaces […]

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Casting call for Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Casting call for Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (ASGT) will hold open auditions in March for its 50th performance season, which features the interactive musical murder mystery The Mystery of Edwin Drood (May 28-June 20), the jazzy criminal caper Catch Me If You Can (July 2-25), and a creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky musical TBA (August 6-September 6). The […]

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DC firefighter arrested after assaulting Anne Arundel police officer

DC firefighter arrested after assaulting Anne Arundel police officer

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

On March 7, 2015, at 8:39 p.m. Officers responded to the Irish Channel Pub located in the 1000 block of Route 3 North Gambrills for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers observed a large crowd at the front door. A male, later identified as Charles Ryan, was being restrained by three other people. […]

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St. Mary’s College vocal ensemble to perform free concert

St. Mary’s College vocal ensemble to perform free concert

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) will present the student vocal ensemble PING in concert with pianist and music faculty member Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, on Sunday, March 15, at 7:30 pm. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (UUCA), 333 Dubois Road. PING will perform […]

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AAMC hires new doctor for clinic at Morris Blum Apartments

AAMC hires new doctor for clinic at Morris Blum Apartments

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Kari Alperovitz-Bichell, MD, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group. She is a primary care doctor practicing at the Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Community Clinic at the Morris Blum Senior Apartments. Dr. Alperovitz-Bichell received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is passionate about improving access to high-quality healthcare for underserved communities. […]

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Del Signore appointed to US Travel Association board of directors

Del Signore appointed to US Travel Association board of directors

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Connie Del Signore will begin serving on the U.S. Travel Association’s (USTA) Board of Directors this spring. Ms. Del Signore is among nine individuals who will embark on their first two-year term as at-large directors when the USTA’s spring board meeting convenes at […]

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St. John’s College to host Shakespeare’s first folio exhibition in 2016

St. John’s College to host Shakespeare’s first folio exhibition in 2016

| March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Folger Shakespeare Library announces 52 host sites across the country for a traveling exhibit to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. St. John’s College has been selected as the host site for the state of Maryland for “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First […]

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Upcoming acts at Rams Head On Stage

Upcoming acts at Rams Head On Stage

| March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

03/10 Leo Kottke 03/11 Royal Southern Brotherhood feat. Devon Allman, Cyril Neville and Bart Walker 03/12 Angaleena Presley (of Pistol Annies) 03/13 Buckwheat Zydeco 03/14 Tinsley Ellis *All Ages Matinee 03/14 + 15 Los Lonely Boys w. The Coordinates 03/16 Richie Furay w. The Empty Pockets 03/17 The Barr Brothers 03/18 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy […]

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