David Cassidy to perform at Max's with TV sidekick


October 06, 1991|By LAURA CHARLES

"PARTRIDGE FAMILY" fans won't want to miss singer David Cassidy when he performs tomorrow night at Max's on Broadway in Fells Point.

Cassidy, who played the mop-headed Keith Partridge on the show, will be preceded by his former TV clan member, Danny Bonaduce, now a radio disc jockey, who'll perform a comedy routine. We hear Shirley Jones was unavailable.

MARYLAND PUBLIC Television's Dick George is delighting in his latest venture -- humorous commentaries for National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." Dick's pieces have been heard throughout the world by 7 million people.

"I haven't had this much fun since "Crabs" won seven Emmys," he laughs. . . .

Sportscaster Charlie Eckman is back home in Glen Burnie after a stay at St. Joseph Hospital. We hear Charlie's doing great. You'll probably see him at the track soon.

THE BALTIMORE Chamber Group Trio, with Vladimir Svoysky, George London and Helen Collison, will perform three centuries of music at Coldstream Elementary School tomorrow . . . Sloane Brown, Marty Bass and Eddie Applefeld will participate in a celebrity volleyball tournament and bull roast Tuesday at HarborView Marina to benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Center.

A HARVEST MOON sock hop featuring the fabulous Platters is slated Oct. 19 at the Owings Mills New Town as part of its "Hometown Harvest Weekend" to benefit educational programs at area schools.

Other weekend festivities include a performance by folk singer Maura O'Connell and a free presentation of fine foods by some of the area's best chefs including Nancy Longo and Michael Gettier. Call 377-1111 for info.

TABLE HOPPING: Wayne Storm, former exec chef at Something Fishy and the Tremont Plaza Hotel, has joined Churchill's Seafood Restaurant. Storm has introduced lower priced entrees and a more health-conscious menu. . . . Larry Wilhelm, president of Friendly Farms Inc., has been named Restaurateur of the Year for 1991 by the Restaurant Association of Maryland. A gala awards banquet will be held Dec. 2 at the Hyatt, by the way, with former Colt Bert Jones as keynote speaker. . . .

And Da Mimmo's owners Mary Ann and Mimmo Cricchio celebrated the christening of their son, Mimmo Jr., with a posh party last Sunday at Harbor Court Hotel. Little Mimmo was born on July 14.

ACTOR LEVAR BURTON, star of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," made his first convention appearance this weekend the Star Trek Convention at Marriott's Hunt Valley, which winds up today.

Also on hand was Howard Weinstein, local author of science fiction and Star Trek novels. . . . Hall of Famer Jim Palmer began shooting the pilot for his TV show, "Living Today," at various locations throughout the Big Crab last week. In one segment, we hear, Jimbo appears in his jockeys.

IF THIS WEEKEND'S Fells Point Festival is a bit too frenzied for your taste, listen up. On Oct. 19, B104 is sponsoring a crab feast on the square in Fells Point. Besides all kinds of food and music, an added attraction will be a performance by Smokey Robinson. The action kicks off at noon. Call 563-7334 for info.

LOCAL BUSINESS DYNAMO Elizabeth Haynes recently celebrated her 53rd year at the helm of the Baltimore Riggin Co. with a trip to the Homestead, the famed West Virginia resort. . . . Baltimore native Barry Feldman has just released a heartfelt cassette single titled "Stadium Memorial" on Required Records of D.C.

rTC NAME DROPPING: Baltimore native and author of "Diner Guys" Chip Silverman has been inducted into the Morgan State University's Athletic Hall of Fame. . . . Some new faces spied at Lifesongs '91 last weekend were Fox 45's Lisa Willis and Lisa Matricardi, a gorgeous new violinist with the BSO.

FINALLY, Ike Rasbury of Associated Managers Inc. tells us they expect close to 1,300 people at the seventh annual scholarship fund-raiser Oct. 20 at Martin's West. Co-hosts for the benefit, which aids African-American colleges and universities, are WMAR-TV's Stan Stovall and Beverly Burke.

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