Spring Fling '91 Arriving At Wmc

Music And Comedy Highlight College's Annual Three-day Event

April 17, 1991|By Staff report

WESTMINSTER — Spring Fling '91, the annual three-day fun-fest presented by WesternMaryland College for the local community, will be on campus Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27.

Featured performers includecomedian Phil Nee, the a capella quartet JQ and the Bandits, the reggae band Mama Jama, and novelty magician Steve Trash.

There also will be food and game booths run by student organizations. All events are free and open to the public.

Please note that all outdoor events listed below have a rain location:

* Thursday, April 25, Spring Fling Kick-Off -- Contemporary folk singer/musician Teresa, appearing in the Decker College Center Pub, 9:30 p.m.

* Friday, April 26 -- Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, screened outside Winslow Center, 9 p.m. The Loft, five-piece progressive dance band,in the Decker College Center Forum, 10:30 p.m.

* Saturday, April 27, Spring Fling -- All events are scheduled to take place in The Quadrangle between the Daniel MacLea and Albert Norman Ward residence halls, with a rain location in the lower level of Decker College Center. Wilma Carroll, nationally known palm reader and numerologist, 1 p.m. Jazz Workshop, directed by music lecturer Steven "Bo" Eckard, featuring a number of jazz musicians from the Western Maryland student body, 1 p.m. Food, game booths, featuring a pie-throwing contest, all open at 1 p.m. Steve Trash, novelty magician from Los Angeles who uses humorous props found in everyday garbage to encourage recycling and environmentally protective behavior, 2 p.m.

Mama Jama, six-member reggae band combining the rhythmic excitement of African, Caribbean, and New Orleans music with fresh, tuneful melodies, 3 p.m. Phil Nee, the New York City-born comedian who has appeared on Arts & Entertainment's Caroline's Comedy Hour, HBO's Comedy Channel, The MTV Half-Hour Comedy Hour, and twice on "It's Showtime at the Apollo," 4:30 p.m.

Dinner served for $6.50, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. JQ and the Bandits, the acapella group who won the MTV Basement Tapes competition, did two Levi's 501 Blues commercials, and have appeared live at the White House, the 1989 Super Bowl, and at college campuses across the country, 6 p.m.

Information: 857-2265.

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