Glen Burnie High students to present variety show

Neighbors

March 05, 1997|By Bonita Formwalt | Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

I WOULD HAVE come over earlier, but I just assumed the new car belonged to someone else," my friend said as she hurried into my house. "I mean, who would have thought you would buy a trendy sport utility vehicle. You're not the type."

Excuse me? Not the type?

"I don't mean that in a negative way. But face it, vehicle-wise, you're less the Jeep type and more the. " Her voice trailed off.

What? The 1986 Yugo two-door sedan type? The El Camino with an eight-track tape player and vanity license plates that read "ELVIS 1" type?

"You always take my insights the wrong way," she said with a pout. "I only wanted to help you develop a Jeep-like persona -- natural fiber clothes from Eddie Bauer, a jaunty headband, National Public Radio preset on one of the stereo station selectors. I want you to be a regular on L.L. Bean's mailing list.

"Remember, your car is a mobile calling card to the world," she said as she left.

Later that afternoon, as I hauled myself into the front seat of my four-wheel-drive monster truck, I caught sight of my reflection in the mirror. Cotton-polyester blend sweat shirt. Eyeglasses a little askew from when I inadvertently knocked them across the room while relating a rather amusing story to my boss. Closer inspection revealed I had plucked only one eyebrow.

Where's a Yugo when you need one?

Variety show

A group of Glen Burnie High School students will be demonstrating their style and talent at a variety show at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school's auditorium, 7550 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. Admission is $3 at the door.

The show is sponsored by the school's Band Parents Association. Proceeds will be used to pay for competition in Orlando, Fla., next month, said coordinator Carol Wick.

After weeks of auditions, practices and staging, these acts will be presented:

Dance routines by Demetria Stallings and Chardeb Rochester; Tiffany Watson, Chemalle Patton and Lenny Jones; Christine DeGuzman and Missy Jordan; Jamie Newman and Tammy Noe; Patrice Smith.

Performances by four bands: "Without a Trace," with Alan Epperson, Jason Cantrell, Justin Day, Billy Dixon and Nicki Bounelis; "One Night Stand," with Ed Middlebrooks, Andy Ragusa, Matt Schanne and Jordana Segreti; "Counter Clockwise," including Epperson, along with Jason Stagno, Jeff Andrews and Colin Campbell; and "Ludaveco Treatment," with Corey Fleming, Gregory Cohen and Marc Stephan.

Vocal solos by Pat Owens, Jonelle Kennedy, Tiffany Watson and Sherry Fields.

Piano solo by Alicia Wick.

Two groups of singers -- Pat Owens, Shawn Ditch, Jim Prince and Tiffany Watson, Janelle Hodges, Quanique Vaughn, Stephanie Faulkner.

Original routines by Kathleen Brooks and Jen Rohrback; Billy Fisher, Wendy Robinson and Jim Taylor; Justine/Justin Fox and Freda/Fred Kirschner.

For additional information, call the school office at 761-8950.

Crafts display

More than 100 local artisans and crafts people will display their work at the Spring Splendor craft show, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Arthur Slade Regional Catholic School, 120 Dorsey Road.

Organizer Mary Alice Clark promised a selection of decorating and gift ideas for Easter and Mother's Day.

Refreshments will be sold throughout the day.

For information, call the school office at 766-8614.

Music at meeting

The musical troupe Pascal Go Getters will entertain at the monthly meeting of the Glen Burnie Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, which will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Holy Trinity Church, 7434 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

Retired federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend.

For information, call Dave Burke at 761-2934.

Coin Club meets

Members of the South Glen Burnie Coin Club will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday at the VFW Post 160 hall on Dorsey Road.

The doors will open at 6: 30 p.m. to allow members to preview what's being sold in the monthly auction.

For information, call Tim Schisler at 760-6569.

Pub Date: 3/05/97

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