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Dixie Longate brings her comedy to benefit Equality Maryland

Dixie Longate brings her comedy to benefit Equality Maryland

| October 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

This ain’t your momma’s Tupperware party. Join international celebrity comedienne Dixie Longate for an evening of comedy, laughter, and interlocking lids. Whether you need something to store those Thanksgiving leftovers or are just looking for a howling good show, Dixie never disappoints! Tickets are limited in each location, so get yours before they sell out. […]

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CBMM offers intermediate carving workshop

CBMM offers intermediate carving workshop

| October 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a four-session intermediate carving workshop with craftsman John Garlick from 5-9 pm. beginning on Tuesday, October 28, and continuing on October 30, November 4 and November 6. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Participants will learn the techniques and artistry necessary to produce a carved eagle with […]

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Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

| October 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music are featured in the award-winning Golden Dragon Acrobats family show at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Sunday, November 16 at 4 pm. Tickets are $21 for non-members, $16 for Maryland Hall members and $12 for children (plus ticket fees).  The Golden Dragons […]

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Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

| October 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky.”  – Kahlil Gibran West Annapolis Artworks presents an exhibit of art work that reflects the splendor and poetry of trees.  This all media exhibit includes paintings, jewelry, wood turnings and ceramics by more than 15 artists from Annapolis, Baltimore, the Eastern Shore, Washington D.C. and Virginia.  […]

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Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Nancy Hammond is back in Annapolis with her 2015 Limited Edition Annual Poster Opening on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The new poster opening will be held at the location of her new gallery, Nancy Hammond Editions, at 192 West Street, Annapolis, MD. The poster, Rookery for Two,  was unveiled this afternoon. Since the new gallery is still […]

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Austrian strings come to Key Auditorium at St. John’s

Austrian strings come to Key Auditorium at St. John’s

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

A concert of classical music by the Austrian string trio, ALEA-Ensemble, will be presented free of charge at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College. The musical group, composed of Sigrid Praesent and Igmar Jenner, violinists and Tobias Stosiek, cello, will combine traditional and contemporary selections in a […]

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Chesapeake Life Center offers holiday grief counseling

Chesapeake Life Center offers holiday grief counseling

| October 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Life Center is offering two Hope Full Holidays seminars to offer support to those in the community who are experiencing grief during the holidays. Led by hospice bereavement counselors, the Hope Full Holidays seminars are for adults, ages 18 and older and will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22 […]

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Sustainafest – October 25th

Sustainafest – October 25th

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Join an ongoing celebration – and conversation – around what we can all do to create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable Chesapeake Bay region. Through a regular and on-going series of events and activities culminating in an annual film festival, SustainaFest leverages the power of art and entertainment to spark dialogue and drive direct […]

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Carrie Weedon Science Center gala scheduled for November 1

Carrie Weedon Science Center gala scheduled for November 1

| October 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Carrie Weedon Science Center of southern Anne Arundel County is raising funds to support ongoing operations and local scholarships. Please join your neighbors for a Gala and Auction of a range of items donated by businesses and friends and supporters in the local community. Tickets:       $35 in advance, or $40 at the door Ticket price covers […]

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Full November calendar at AACC

Full November calendar at AACC

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. Mondays – 7-8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Student Union building Room 102, AACC Arnold […]

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National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

David Ferry, winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry, will present a reading and translation of his poetry at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Ferry if a professor emeritus […]

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Angela Cheng joins ASO for opening night

Angela Cheng joins ASO for opening night

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

The pyrotechnics will be strictly musical when Canadian pianist Angela Cheng joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2014-15 season entitled “Opening Night Fireworks.”  On October 17 and 18, Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra’s first performances in the newly renovated auditorium at Maryland Hall for the Creative […]

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Junior League scheduled workshop

Junior League scheduled workshop

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) invites local Anne Arundel County organizations and governmental agencies, interested in applying to partner with JLA, to attend its three-hour workshop on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9 A.M. in the Community Room located at 130 Lubrano Drive, Lower Level, Annapolis, Maryland. JLA currently focuses on the issue areas […]

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Google names Annapolis as Maryland’s 2014 eCity

Google names Annapolis as Maryland’s 2014 eCity

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google has named Annapolis as the 2014 eCity for the State of Maryland. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies. Annapolis joins the ranks of America’s leading cities in the […]

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AACC wants to know if numbers are in your future

AACC wants to know if numbers are in your future

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Discover if a career as a certified public accountant (CPA) would be right for you by listening to a panel of recent CPAs talk about their jobs on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the annual CPA Night sponsored by the Business Administration department of Anne Arundel Community College. A short reception for AACC graduates who have […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis names new director

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis names new director

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA) is proud to welcome its new executive director, Susan Baum, who joined the team in August and has since been hard at work using her skills and talents to serve the young people in the performing arts community of the greater Annapolis area. “I love theater and I love working […]

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Annapolis to celebrate Maryland’s Constitution of 1864

Annapolis to celebrate Maryland’s Constitution of 1864

| October 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites residents to support the numerous events offered this month, showcasing our history and the outstanding work being done by the Annapolis Commission on Maryland’s Constitution of 1864 and the Abolishment of Slavery. The City has been planning for this since 2011, when the Annapolis City Council unanimously adopted Resolution 59-11, which […]

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Six restaurants to compete in oyster stew cook-off

Six restaurants to compete in oyster stew cook-off

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Six restaurants will compete for best oyster stew bragging rights when festival-goers sip, sample and cast their votes at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s October 25 OysterFest. This year’s participating restaurants include 2013 first place winner Theo’s Steaks, Sides, & Spirits of St. Michaels;  2013 second place winner Roy’s Kwik Korner Seafood Carry Out of […]

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Tony Campolo to speak in Severna Park

Tony Campolo to speak in Severna Park

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leading author, preacher and activist, Dr. Tony Campolo will speak on Saturday and Sunday, October 18 -19 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146. Dr. Campolo will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 18 in the sanctuary and preaching at the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services […]

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Applications for 2015-16 Opera season available

Applications for 2015-16 Opera season available

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Auditions for the Annapolis Opera Company’s 2015-16 Season will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 9 & 10, 2015, at the Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) in Philadelphia, PA, and on Thursday and Friday, January 15 & 16, 2015, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) in Annapolis, MD. For the 2015-16 season […]

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Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland, which […]

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Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., travel writer Leslie Atkins will be at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store to meet the public and sign copies of her latest book, Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay. The event coincides with OysterFest at the museum’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. Backroads […]

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