Eye On Annapolis » LIFE IN THE AREA http://www.eyeonannapolis.net ...it's about the quality of life! Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:57:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Rams Head and Indigo Girls sell out Maryland Hallhttp://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/rams-head-and-indigo-girls-sell-out-maryland-hall/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rams-head-and-indigo-girls-sell-out-maryland-hall http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/rams-head-and-indigo-girls-sell-out-maryland-hall/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:44:05 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=76995 Rams Head On Stage is batting one thousand. Just before the Christmas holidays, they produced a Michael Bolton show at Maryland Hall. It sold out. Shortly thereafter, Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam nearly sold out. And tonight, not a seat was to be had when Shirlette Ammons and the Indigo Girls took the stage at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis.

Shirlette Ammons

Shirlette Ammons is a poet/musician whose second collection of poetry will be published by Carolina Wren Press. She is also vocalist for Durham, NC-based, Mosadi Music and author of Stumphole Aunthology of Backwoods Blood (Big Drum Press, Chapel Hill, NC). She recently completed a collaborative project called And Lover’s Like, with Chapel Hill-based rock band, The Dynamite Brothers.

Tonight, her poetry featured raps from her recent album Twilight For Gladys Bentley, a tribute of sorts to the blazing blues singer. Her set was hard delivered in a hard rap and to many in the audience, seemed to be at odds with the headlining Indigo Girls. And maybe that was on purpose–the Indigo Girls have never shied away from non-conformance.

Indigo Girls

After a brief intermission (and refills on wine and beer), Amy Ray and Emily Saliers took the stage to thunderous applause.

The duo’s constant touring, as well as staunch dedication to a number of social and environmental causes, has earned them a fervidly devoted following over the years. So many artists who launched their careers in the late 1980s have slipped from our collective memory. In contrast, the Indigo Girls stand tall, having earned the lasting respect and devotion of a multi-generational audience which continues to experience their creative evolution in the studio and on stage.

This tour, for the Grammy winning duo supports their 14th studio album, Beauty Queen Sister which delivers a beautifully crafted batch of songs that revel in spirited simplicity. Alternating richly textured storytelling with moody ruminations on modern-world worries.

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Amy and Emily had the audience laughing between songs as they chided Annapolis for their wealth. Their hotel featured an “Easter Tea” for the children

which they thought was amusing; and recollected their childhood with Emily discussing her fondness for the black jellybeans and her tenacity for putting things in her mouth.

In all, the crowd was thrilled with the performance! Judge for yourself.

And continuing their streak–Rams Head On Stage will be bringing Martin Short to Maryland Hall next month for a sold out show and then Rams Head Promotions will be presenting the Silopanna Music Festival in August–stay tuned for lineup and ticket information!

Upcoming Local Shows at Rams Head On Stage
April 19
April 19Idlewheel Acoustic feat. Jack Sundrud (from Poco) & Craig Bickhardt
April 20Hotel California: A Salute to The Eagles
April 21Marshall Crenshaw
April 22Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys
April 23Edwin McCain Trio w. Mark Bryan
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New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/new-horizons-supported-services-golf-tournament-may-2-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-horizons-supported-services-golf-tournament-may-2-2014 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/new-horizons-supported-services-golf-tournament-may-2-2014/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:32:48 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=74523 golfNew Horizons Supported Services, Inc. and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce are jointly hosting “A Fairway to Help” Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Bowie Golf & Country Club, 7420 Laurel-Bowie Road, Bowie, MD. The cost is $125 per player and $450 per foursome. Registration is at 8:00 am with a Shot-Gun Start for best ball at 9:00 am. There will be a picnic and awards program immediately following the tournament. Sponsorships are still available.

Proceeds from this fundraising golf tournament will benefit New Horizons job training and employment services for individuals with developmental disabilities. For the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce, proceeds will benefit the Youth Leadership Bowie and the Women in Business Scholarship Funds.

New Horizons is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving over 150 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is through New Horizons’ extensive training programs and supports that these individuals gain and develop the necessary skills and resources to maximize their potential for independence and inclusion in their community, both vocationally and socially.

The Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 organization with over 255 members serving as the voice of the business community in the Bowie region. Its mission is to stay connected with federal, state, county and local elected officials through numerous networking events and business forums.

Please contact New Horizons Supported Services, Inc. at 310-249-0206 or visit www.nhssi.org for the registration brochure and to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

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Les Miserables to benefit teen suicide awarenesshttp://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/les-miserables-to-benefit-teen-suicide-awareness/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=les-miserables-to-benefit-teen-suicide-awareness http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/les-miserables-to-benefit-teen-suicide-awareness/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:53:49 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=76614 Les-Mis-PosterBroadneck High School will be presenting Les Miserables on Thursday, April 24th. The student produced program will directly benefit a local sucice awareness group–Youth Suicide Awareness Action Team.  The performance will be at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park at 7pm.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door.

In 2008, in the wake of a devastating string of youth suicides the Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth & Families spearheaded the founding of a community-based collaborative of citizens, county agencies and other child-serving organizations to address this issue on a broad scale.

This group, now known as the Youth Suicide Awareness (YSA) Action Team, meets monthly and is over 90 individuals strong with representation from over 37 county and community agencies and organizations.

The YSA’s vision is to educate and empower the community to prevent youth suicide and eliminate its stigma by providing support, services and resources that promote optimal mental health and resiliency in children and families. To learn more, visit us at www.achoicetolive.org or contact our Chair, Alli Holstrom, at srhols44@aacounty.org.

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CBMM offers relief carving class (June 14-15, 2014)http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/cbmm-offers-relief-carving-class-june-14-15-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cbmm-offers-relief-carving-class-june-14-15-2014 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/19/cbmm-offers-relief-carving-class-june-14-15-2014/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:25:45 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=71496 CBMM relief carving

CBMM is offering a two-day relief carving class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 14 & 15, with participants creating a carving of a pineapple, similar to this example here. Craftsman John Garlick will lead the class, with participation limited and advanced registration needed. The cost for the weekend workshop is $85 for CBMM members and $100 for non-members. To register or for more information, email afad@cbmm.org or call 410-745-4980.

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering a two-day relief carving class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 with craftsman John Garlick. Basic tools and materials will be provided, with participation limited and advanced registration needed.

Each participant will create a pineapple wall piece, with Garlick teaching the techniques and artistry of relief carving while students develop the concepts and skills needed to complete the project. The pineapple has symbolized hospitality since colonial times, when sea captains sailing the Caribbean Islands returned to the colonies with fruits, spices, and rum. 

The cost for the weekend workshop is $85 for CBMM members and $100 for non-members. Children ages 12 and up are welcome to register with an adult chaperone. Pre-registration is required by contacting CBMM’s Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or by emailing afad@cbmm.org. For more information, visit www.cbmm.org.

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Nakamatsu to join ASO for Rachmaninov performance (May 2-3, 2014)http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/nakamatsu-to-join-aso-for-rachmaninov-performance-may-2-3-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nakamatsu-to-join-aso-for-rachmaninov-performance-may-2-3-2014 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/nakamatsu-to-join-aso-for-rachmaninov-performance-may-2-3-2014/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:55:12 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=71488 Annapolis Symphony OrchestraAward winning pianist Jon Nakamatsu will join the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) to perform Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will also lead the orchestra in performances of Jesús Guridi’s Diez Melodías Vascas (Ten Basque Melodies) and Maurice Ravel’s La Valse.

Jon Nakamatsu continues to draw unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, whose playing combines elegance, clarity, and electrifying power.  A native of California, Mr. Nakamatsu came to international attention in 1997 when he was named Gold Medalist of the Tenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the only American to have achieved this distinction since 1981.  Mr. Nakamatsu has performed widely in North America, Europe and the Far East, collaborating with such conductors as James Conlon, Marek Janowski, Raymond Leppard, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Osmo Vänskä and Hans Vonk.  He also performed at a White House concert hosted by President and Mrs. Clinton.

Rachmaninov composed his Piano Concerto No. 3 in 1909 for a long-planned first tour of the United States.  The tour and the Concerto were an artistic and financial success.  The Concerto gained immediate and enduring popularity with audiences and performers alike.  It requires immense stamina from the soloist and attests to the composer’s melodic inventiveness and to his outstanding pianistic abilities.

Born in Vitoria in northwestern Spain, Basque composer and organist Jesús Guridi came from a musical family and showed his musical talent at an early age.  He was an avid proponent of Basque folk music and incorporated its melodies into many of his works.  The Diez Melodías Vascas were composed in 1941 and became his most popular orchestral work.

Before the outbreak of World War I, Ravel had begun work on a symphonic poem that he tentatively called “Vienna,” but in light of the spreading hostilities, he refrained from working on the project and did not return to it until 1919.  Ravel is said to have appraised La Valse as “a fantastic and fatefully inescapable whirlpool.”  La Valse was premiered as an orchestral work in 1920 to great success.

Adult tickets for the upcoming concerts start at $25, and student tickets are $10.  Single tickets can be purchased through the ASO website at www.annapolissymphony.org, by calling 410-263-0907, or by stopping by the ASO Box Office in room 204 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, Monday through Friday, 9:30am – 5:30pm.

All ticket holders are invited to attend a free pre-concert lecture in the auditorium at 6:45pm.  Led by British pianist and lecturer Dr. Rachel Franklin, these entertaining talks enhance the concert experience by providing historical and insightful perspectives on that evening’s repertoire.

Season support for the ASO is generously provided by Elizabeth Richebourg Rea, Baltimore / Annapolis Lexus Dealers, Maryland State Arts Council, Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, and the Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

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Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescuehttp://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/local-teen-raised-800-for-cats-r-us-feline-rescue/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=local-teen-raised-800-for-cats-r-us-feline-rescue http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/local-teen-raised-800-for-cats-r-us-feline-rescue/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:08:20 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=71320 Cats R Us

Gary Schwerzler, Josalyn’s project mentor and owner of FSDS, Josalyn Bonney, Robin Steward, CRU Riva Shelter Caretaker, Dick Wilkinson, CRU Acting President, and Ariana Giles, CRU Fundraising & Outreach Coordinator

Earlier this month, Annapolis teen, Josalyn Bonney (14) announced the winners in a month long raffle in support of area feline rescue Cats R Us. The raffle raised $812 to purchase a microchip scanner and 100 chips through Chip FurKeeps, a collaborative effort between PetFinder and Home Again to provide microchips to shelters around the country. Exceeding their initial goal of $600, the additional funds will be put toward Cats R Us’s Spay/Neuter Program.

Despite her age, Josalyn is no newcomer to fundraising. Eight years ago, Josalyn began a lemonade stand to raise money for the Rainforest Foundation (See Capital Gazette article 2012 and Patch article 2013).

Josalyn began volunteering at Cats R Us’s Riva shelter in January for a community service project at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis.  After she reached her 10 hour community service objective, she realized she wanted to provide a lasting legacy, and made Cats R Us the benefactor of her Girl Scouts Silver Award.

Working with Cats R Us’s Fundraising and Outreach Coordinator, she came up with the idea to raise money for a microchip scanner and microchips for the shelter’s cats.  They utilized rafflecreator.com to host the raffle and Josalyn persuaded the website’s owner to waive the usual fees.

Josalyn went to local businesses and gathered 5 prize packages, including a grand prize valued at over $400 which includes a stay at Loews Annapolis Hotel and a grooming service at Grand Paws Pet Salon.

Lastly, Cats R Us and Josalyn would like to thank everyone who participated! Congratulations to our 5 lucky winners!! A very big thank you to our other sponsors for their support:

  • Inn at Horn Point
  • Fieldstone Animal Inn
  • Paws Annapolis Boutique
  • Sam’s Club of Annapolis
  • Pet Valu
  • Petco
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Spring sailing weekend coming to Annapolis (April 25-27, 2014)http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/spring-sailing-weekend-coming-to-annapolis-april-25-27-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=spring-sailing-weekend-coming-to-annapolis-april-25-27-2014 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/spring-sailing-weekend-coming-to-annapolis-april-25-27-2014/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:10:21 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=75438 Rolex Miami OCR SailingAnnapolis Sailing Industry Association members will host multiple events revolving around sailing the weekend of April 25 – 27 to make Annapolis, MD, a weekend destination for sailors and those looking to get into sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and its many rivers.

The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, held Friday through Sunday, costs only $12 (free for children under 12) and gives sailors of all levels the chance to walk the docks, climb aboard new boats, and learn how they can get out on the water this season. The event unfolds in the heart of America’s Sailing Capital’s Historic District on City Dock.

SpinSheet Magazine’s Crew Party on Sunday at 4 p.m. brings together skippers seeking crew and sailors seeking boats to sail on this upcoming season. Party goers enjoy live music, free beverages, and a lot of upbeat sailing talk with welcoming club members and sailing school pros. New sailors are welcome to attend a Start Sailing Now Q&A with local experts one hour before party time on Sunday at 3 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

Events will be held all over town. Find more events listed below. For more information, or for an interview with SpinSheet and Start Sailing Now editor Molly Winans, please call (410) 216-9309 or email allison@spinsheet.com
Events for Spring Sailing Weekend in Annapolis
April 25-27

• Friday thru Sunday: Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.
• Thursday thru Sunday: Cruisers University.
• Friday: Start of Cocktail Cruising Season on the Bay, Schooner Woodwind. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. $59. (410) 263-7837.
• Saturday: Live Life Raft Deployment. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. West Marine Hillsmere. Jeff Cox will be deploying a live Viking life raft and covering EPIRB and safety gear. (410) 268-0129.
• Saturday thru Sunday: Annapolis Yacht Club Overnight Race, Annapolis YC.
• Saturday thru Sunday: Winefest, St. Michaels. Watermark will be running a brunch cruise from Annapolis to St. Michaels.
• Saturday thru Sunday: Annapolis Performance Sailing Factory Sale.
• Saturday: Practical Marine Radar. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Annapolis Elks Lodge #622 in Edgewater, MD. Offered by CAPCA.
• Sunday: SpinSheet’s World-Famous Crew Party. 4 to 6 p.m. Annapolis Maritime Museum. Don’t miss our “Start Sailing Now” Q&A an hour before the party at 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.
• Sunday: Voyage Planning and Electronic Charting. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Annapolis Elks Lodge #622 in Edgewater, MD. Offered by CAPCA.
• Sunday: Sails & Tails. 1 to 5 p.m. Annapolis Marriott Waterfront. $75. Hosted by the Capital Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence.
• Sunday: MSSA Annapolis Chapter 5th annual “Rock On Warriors,” Fleet Reserve Club, Annapolis City Dock.

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CBMM offering 2 day admission programhttp://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/cbmm-offering-2-day-admission-program/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cbmm-offering-2-day-admission-program http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/18/cbmm-offering-2-day-admission-program/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:03:33 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=71317 The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) has announced its general admission has been extended to cover a two-day visit to the museum’s waterfront campus and exhibits. The museum features twelve exhibit buildings situated over 18-acres of Miles River waterfront in St. Michaels, MD.


The new admission structure went into effect March 1, and is priced at $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students with ID, and $6 for children ages 6-17. CBMM members and children under five receive free general admission. Festival admission is excluded.

“Admission rates have been the same since 2007, when the museum had much less to offer,” said CBMM President Langley Shook. “Today, our visitors often tell us they need more than a single day to experience everything that’s out here. I think our new two-day admission gives them an opportunity to explore it all.”

CBMM began in 1965 in a single historic house along St. Michaels harbor, before acquiring its iconic landmark, the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, in 1966. Since then, the museum has expanded its property along Fogg’s Cove, with its permanent exhibit buildings now including the Steamboat Building, Bay History, Waterfowling, At Play on the Bay, Small Boat Shed, Boat Shop, Oystering on the Chesapeake, Watermen’s Wharf, Mitchell House, and more.

With a mission to preserve and explore the history, environment, and people of the Chesapeake Bay, CBMM offers changing exhibits, demonstrations, boat rides on the Miles River, and annual festivals celebrating Chesapeake Bay culture, boats, seafood, and history. For hours and more information, visit www.cbmm.org.

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In Vino Veritas returns to St. John’s College (April 25-26, 2014)http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/17/in-vino-veritas-returns-to-st-johns-college-april-25-26-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=in-vino-veritas-returns-to-st-johns-college-april-25-26-2014 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/17/in-vino-veritas-returns-to-st-johns-college-april-25-26-2014/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:42:14 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=71502 In Vino VeritasThe Friends of St. John’s College, in conjunction with Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits, welcome the community to the fourth annual wine event and fundraiser, “In Vino Veritas.” This two-day event is full of activities that will appeal to the both the connoisseur and the curious. With more than 100 wines, this year’s Grand Tasting takes participants on a tasting tour around the globe as well as to our own backyard, to visit the world’s premier wine growing regions and producers. Participants meet the vintners and sample the featured wines. An array of hors d’oeuvres rounds out the sampling. Throughout the afternoon, participants who want to learn more about the world of wine may attend workshops. A panel of St. John’s College alumni winemakers will discuss the trials, tribulations, and rewards of winemaking on the East Coast verses the West Coast. Music by Paul Cullen, former bassist for Bad Company, a silent auction, and sales of wine-related books and merchandise complement the tasting.

Tastings will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Saturday, April 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $75 for general admission. Workshops will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets are $45 to $110 for each workshop. To purchase tickets, and for a complete schedule of events: http://invinoveritasannapolis.com. Proceeds fund scholarships for St. John’s undergraduate students.

This year’s Judgment of Annapolis will feature a blind tasting and a discussion of terroir in America with David White, whose wine blog www.terroirist.com was voted 2013 Best Overall Wine Blog, and St. John’s College winemakers. Issues of sustainability and the pursuit of quality in winemaking will be addressed. St. John’s alumni winemakers include August Deimel (Keuka Spring Vineyards); Abe Schoener (The Scholium Project); Zach Rasmusen (Goldeneye); Rory Williams (Calder Wine Company); and Paul Speck (Henry of Pelham, Ontario). Following the Judgment of Annapolis, there will be dinner and wine in the spirit of the La Paulée de Meursault. The event will be held in McDowell Hall on Friday, April 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $225 per person. Limited to 60 participants. To purchase tickets: http://invinoveritasannapolis.com.

“In Vino Veritas” is sponsored by Advance, Alt Breeding Schwarz, Annapolis Painting Services, Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Chef’s Expressions, Georgie Berkinshaw, Hansen Architects, Houser Ford Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Liljenquist & Beckstead, Lowes Hotel, Louis Vuitton—Moet Hennessy, Minuteman Press, PNC, Quintain Marketing, The Capital, Towne Transport, Whole Foods Market Annapolis. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 25

  • 5 to 9 p.m.  The Judgment of Annapolis. A blind tasting and a discussion of terroir in America with David White and St. John’s College winemakers. Issues of sustainability and the pursuit of quality in winemaking will be addressed. A dinner and wine in the spirit of the La Paulée de Meursault will follow.

Saturday, April 26

  • 1 to 5 p.m. Grand Tasting. Sample more than 100 wines from around the globe, as well as from our own backyard.
  • Noon to 4 p.m. Workshops.
  • Noon to 1 p.m. The World’s Greatest Wine & Cheese Pairings. Join American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Mia Jones, specialty department manager of Annapolis’ Whole Foods Market, and wine expert Katie Harper from Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits to sample classic wine-and-cheese pairings.
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Grillin’ & Swillin’ Competition-Style BBQ meets Ultimate BBQ Wines. Join barbeque genius Chef Andrew Evans, of The BBQ Joint and the award winning BBQ competition team Walk the Swine, as he leads your tastebuds on an all-American journey into the world of Competition-Style Barbecue – beef brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs, picked chicken, rubs and sauces.
  • 2 to 2:30 p.m. St. John’s Alumni Winemaker Discussion: East Coast vs. West Coast Wine-Making. Join St. John’s College alumni winemakers Abe Schoener, August Deimel, Rory Williams, Zach Rasmuson, Christina Turley and Paul Speck, as they discuss the trials, tribulations and rewards of winemaking on the East Coast verses The West Coast.
  • 3 to 4 p.m. Champagne: Tasting the “Stars.” Join Belinda Chang, James Beard Award-winning sommelier and Moet Hennessy Brand Educator as she explains the vineyards, wines and traditions of France’s famous Champagne region.
  • 3 to 4 p.m. Cocktail Craze: The American Still Life Collection. Learn the tricks of the trade from America’s leading portfolio of fine, craft distilled spirits, The American Still Life Collection.
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Kevin Costner and Modern West kill it at Rams Head On Stagehttp://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/17/kevin-costner-and-modern-west-kill-it-at-rams-head-on-stage/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kevin-costner-and-modern-west-kill-it-at-rams-head-on-stage http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/2014/04/17/kevin-costner-and-modern-west-kill-it-at-rams-head-on-stage/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:24:25 +0000 http://www.eyeonannapolis.net/?p=74689 Annapolis has it’s share of celebrities that roll into town; but few are here to play music (OK, so Kevin Bacon is the exception) and none can sell out a room like Rams Head On Stage as fast as Kevin Costner and Modern West.

The ever gracious Costner greeted guests in his bus as his daughter, Lily (who rocked it in her own right)  opened up the show for him and then Modern West did not disappoint. Costner and crew also get points for being generally cool around town–reports from the waitstaff at the undisclosed hotel and restaurants are telling me they get a big thumbs up!  We can’t wait to have him back, but until then, we will have to live with the photos from the show earlier this week.

Images © 2014 Glenn A. Miller Photography for Eye On Annapolis.

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Upcoming Local Shows at Rams Head On Stage
April 19
April 19Idlewheel Acoustic feat. Jack Sundrud (from Poco) & Craig Bickhardt
April 20Hotel California: A Salute to The Eagles
April 21Marshall Crenshaw
April 22Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys
April 23Edwin McCain Trio w. Mark Bryan
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