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Southwest Airlines boost summer flights from BWI

Southwest Airlines boost summer flights from BWI

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southwest Airlines has announced that it would add one daily roundtrip flight to a number of markets served from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The additions will be part of a summer schedule update from the airline, starting June 5. From Sunday through Friday, Southwest will add BWI Marshall flights to: Denver, CO; Hartford, CT; Manchester, […]

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Why the Annapolis Film Festival is just as exciting as The Oscars

Why the Annapolis Film Festival is just as exciting as The Oscars

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Oscars might be over but people are still raving over the events. Whether it be the Girl Scout cookie scandal or the fact Leonardo DiCaprio now has a host of new memes, the Oscars are the most talked about film event of the year. Yet there is an event just as exciting about to […]

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Hospice will welcome Viet Nam Vets in welcome home event

Hospice will welcome Viet Nam Vets in welcome home event

| March 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

Wednesday, March 30, will be a day for Vietnam Veterans to be honored and thanked like they probably have never been before. In celebration of the official State of Maryland designated Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, Hospice of the Chesapeake has planned an evening brimming with memories, tributes and honors to the men and women […]

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New show opening tomorrow at McBride Galley

New show opening tomorrow at McBride Galley

| March 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

 McBride Gallery is hosting a solo show, “Travels Here and Abroad” for noted Maryland artist, Michael Godfrey. Following trips to France, Switzerland and Ireland with stone fences, thatched cottages, winding roads and rolling green hills dotted with grazing sheep, he found it picturesque with more scenes than he had time to paint. The exhibit will […]

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Schooner Woodwind releases ever-popular special cruise schedule

Schooner Woodwind releases ever-popular special cruise schedule

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

If last season is any indication, this years’ special sailings of the Schooners Woodwind will be selling out soon. Only a few weeks remain until the season begins, but the captains and crew have been busy coming up with an incredible lineup of special sails. Beer tasting…Wednesday Night racing…Blue Angel sails…Mother’s Day brunch and much […]

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Bayside Bash to benefit Light House

Bayside Bash to benefit Light House

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 4 pm to 8 pm, The Friends of The Light House will host Bayside Bash at Bay Ridge Marina, 80 East Lake Drive, Annapolis, MD. Bayside Bash will feature live music by local bands, corn hole games, raffles, picnic food and refreshments. Tickets for Bayside Bash will be sold […]

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Severn School announces several April events

Severn School announces several April events

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Severn School in Severna Park has announced several events for April including a free college admission forum and journalist Kelsey Timmerman. College Admission Forum Sunday, April 10 @ 4:00p  The event is open to the public. No cost. Parents and students are invited to attend the annual Severn/Key School College Admission Forum on Sunday, April […]

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Faust, by the Annapolis Opera coming to Maryland Hall this week

Faust, by the Annapolis Opera coming to Maryland Hall this week

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Opera will be presenting Faust this week at Maryland Hall. Faust Loosely based on Goethe’s epic drama, Gounod’s Faust was conceived at the height of the French Grand Opera era. This fully-staged production presents timeless human themes of longing for love, the desire for salvation and redemption, and the costs of making a bargain with the […]

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Londontowne Symphony Orchestra to hold Gala next weekend

Londontowne Symphony Orchestra to hold Gala next weekend

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will host its Annual Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at The Byzantium (Greek Orthodox Church) in Annapolis. The theme for this year’s event is Masquerade, and it will be hosted by Bill Lusby of WNAV Radio. This festive evening of […]

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Faust, by the Annapolis Opera coming to Maryland Hall next week

Faust, by the Annapolis Opera coming to Maryland Hall next week

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Opera will be presenting Faust next weekend at Maryland Hall. Faust Loosely based on Goethe’s epic drama, Gounod’s Faust was conceived at the height of the French Grand Opera era. This fully-staged production presents timeless human themes of longing for love, the desire for salvation and redemption, and the costs of making a bargain […]

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11th Annual All That Art scheduled for April 29th

11th Annual All That Art scheduled for April 29th

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will host its 11th annual All That Art auction fundraising event on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 6-9 pm.  The event features live and silent auctions of nearly 50 pieces of art with proceeds from the event benefitting the artists who have contributed the artwork and Maryland Hall. […]

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AACC names new Dean of Student Services

AACC names new Dean of Student Services

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has named Tiffany Boykin, Ph.D., J.D., as the new assistant dean of student services, effective March 1. She will be part of AACC’s Student Services team in the Learner Support Services Division that focuses on helping students achieve their academic goals. Boykin comes to AACC from Morgan State University where she […]

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A sneak peek at some of the Annapolis Film Festival highlights

A sneak peek at some of the Annapolis Film Festival highlights

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Film Festival will be rolling into town later this month and with it comes your chance to see some pretty awesome movies, interact with actors, directors, producers, and simply have a great time strolling Annapolis and experiencing something pretty special that has been going on for four years now! Here is a sneak […]

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Acclaimed Syrian group to play Francis Scott Key Auditorium

Acclaimed Syrian group to play Francis Scott Key Auditorium

| March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The accomplished and renowned Syrian musical trio Hewar and other Syrian Artists will present a free concert entitled Peace to Syria at 7:00 p.m., April 6, in Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College, 60 College Avenue, in Annapolis.  Hewar, which means dialogue in Arabic, transcends barriers of musical disparities and misconceptions by drawing […]

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“The Pace of My Consideration” to open at Maryland Hall

“The Pace of My Consideration” to open at Maryland Hall

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is featuring the thesis project of Jennifer Melvin of Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, titled “The Pace of My Consideration”  The curatorial thesis project features the works of Don Cook, who died suddenly in 2010.  Mr. Cook lived and worked in Annapolis for many years.. Don Cook […]

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Faust, by the Annapolis Opera coming to Maryland Hall on the 18th!

Faust, by the Annapolis Opera coming to Maryland Hall on the 18th!

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Opera will be presenting Faust later this month at Maryland Hall. Faust Loosely based on Goethe’s epic drama, Gounod’s Faust was conceived at the height of the French Grand Opera era. This fully-staged production presents timeless human themes of longing for love, the desire for salvation and redemption, and the costs of making […]

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YWCA seeking nominees for TWIN Awards

YWCA seeking nominees for TWIN Awards

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

For over 30 years, the YWCA has been honoring women who have made significant contributions to both their corporations and the community. The awards ceremony also recognizes corporations whose policies and practices encourage the professional advancement of women. A TWIN Honoree exemplifies the following: Ten or more years in a professional capacity and/or area of […]

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Annapolis firm taps into growing cannabis market with Brand Joint

Annapolis firm taps into growing cannabis market with Brand Joint

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

To celebrate their launch, Brand Joint, a branding agency designing exclusively for the cannabis industry announces “Win A Brand” — a contest exclusively for entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. Brand Joint is excited to give away $10,000 worth of branding strategy and design to a visionary owner of a dispensary, processing or cultivation center, or […]

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Key School to host 14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival

Key School to host 14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival

| February 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Radio talk show host Diane Rehm of WAMU’s the Diane Rehm Show, Pulitzer Prize-winners David E. Hoffman, Amy Ellis Nutt and Tim Weiner, as well as former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening, D. Watkins and Evan Thomas, are among many distinguished speakers already scheduled to appear at the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 16, […]

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Annapolis Film Festival announces slate of movies

Annapolis Film Festival announces slate of movies

| February 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

The fourth annual Annapolis Film Festival, March 31-April 3, 2016, will present a critically acclaimed lineup of narrative and documentary feature and short films from 22 countries, including an Academy Award nominee and selections fresh from Sundance and SXSW. The venues for the 70+ films are all in downtown Annapolis and within walking distance of […]

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Crime rates climbing in Annapolis, reported rapes up 200%

Crime rates climbing in Annapolis, reported rapes up 200%

| February 23, 2016 | 3 Comments

In 2015 crime in Annapolis increased by two percent.  Violent crime dropped by three percent compared to 2014, but property crime increased by three percent.  The Annapolis Police Department follows the reporting rules established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).  The crimes reported are classified as Part One Crime, […]

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Parking may get easier in Annapolis with new parking management contract

Parking may get easier in Annapolis with new parking management contract

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that SP+ Municipal Services has been chosen to manage the city’s comprehensive parking initiative. Under a ten year contract, all city parking services will be managed by SP+ and will offer modern options benefiting city residents, local businesses, and visitors. The scope of services includes: Mobile apps to locate and pay for […]

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