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By Ernest F. Imhoff and Ernest F. Imhoff,Evening Sun Staff | January 16, 1991
THE BALTIMORE SYMPHONY Orchestra today announced a restructured 1991-92 Pops program with eight separate "higher quality" artists instead of 16 as this year, a new Thursday series, only one Saturday series instead of two, and the same Sunday series of five concerts. The total number of concerts remains unchanged at 27.Scheduled are singer Johnny Mathis, Oct. 3, 4, 5 and 6; singer Tony Bennett, Oct. 24, 25 and 26; Cole Porter's 100th Anniversary Celebration with the BSO Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1; Gershwin, Broadway and the BSO Jan. 2, 3 and 4.Also, the Artie Shaw Orchestra led by Dick Johnson Jan. 23, 24 and 25; the Canadian Brass March 12, 13, 14 and 15; David Zinman leading a Pops program for the first time with the BSO playing Leonard Bernstein April 23, 24, 25 and 26; and Hal Linden May 15, 16 and 17."
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,Sun reporter | June 24, 2008
Bonnie Ashley has grouped together all seven of her ex-husbands. The Bethany Beach resident scanned their images on a sheet of paper that she often shows folks eager to know how she managed to get married and divorced 11 times - tying and severing the knot with two of the men three times each - and why the unions lasted anywhere from 45 days to just under five years. To hear the author of the self-published book Ex-Husband in Freezer describe each man is to know that she can reallllly pick 'em. Her marriage to husband No. 1 - she says as she pointed to the man in the upper left-hand corner - was doomed to fail.
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July 13, 1999
Helen Forrest, 82, who sang with the big bands of Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman, died Sunday of heart failure. She was "the most famous of all the big band singers" and recorded more than 500 songs, said Alan Eichler, her publicist.Born Helen Fogel in Atlantic City, N.J., she had several well-known recordings, including "All the Things You Are" with Shaw, "The Man I Love," with Goodman, and "I Don't Want to Walk Without You" and "I Had the Craziest Dream," with Harry James.Joel Baker Sr., 94, who designed several surgical techniques and was chief of surgery at the Virginia Mason Medical Center for more than 30 years, died July 4.Pub Date: 7/13/99
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December 16, 2006
CATHERINE POLLARD, 88 Fought Scouts for equality Catherine Pollard, whose 14-year legal battle helped open the doors for women to become Scoutmasters and other leaders within the Boy Scouts of America, died Wednesday in Seminole, Fla. Mrs. Pollard's battle with the organization began after her application for a leadership position in Connecticut was denied in 1974 and 1976. She was rejected even though she had run a Milford, Conn., troop from 1973 to 1975 when no men volunteered. The Boy Scouts contended that a woman was not a good role model for young boys in Scouting.
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September 18, 1993
Willie MosconiBilliard world championHADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Willie Mosconi, 80, a world champion billiards player for nearly two decades, died Thursday of a heart attack at his home here.An inductee in the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame, he won the world title 15 times between 1940 and 1957. Among the Haddon Heights resident's career highlights was his 1941 world championship title in the longest billiard tournament event in the game's history, according to Pool & Billiard Magazine's June issue.
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December 31, 2004
WORLD Report of wave panics South Asia As the death toll from Sunday's tsunami and earthquake rose past 117,000, thousands of panic-stricken people across South Asia fled their homes yesterday amid unfounded reports that another giant wave was about to strike the area. [Page 1a] Aid groups scramble to help out In what would normally be a quiet holiday season, Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services and other international aid groups are scrambling to mobilize a major global relief campaign.
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By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 26, 2000
Phones have been ringing constantly at the Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts as the facility nears completion and schedules of coming shows and "mini-mester" course samplers were mailed, board member Joan Maynard said. Maynard, who is also chairwoman of the opening gala in January, anticipated that the center will be "a focal point of the community that will reach out to the whole county." She noted that with a staff of three, everything is being pulled together largely through the efforts of "a cadre of volunteers that is unequaled."
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December 16, 2006
CATHERINE POLLARD, 88 Fought Scouts for equality Catherine Pollard, whose 14-year legal battle helped open the doors for women to become Scoutmasters and other leaders within the Boy Scouts of America, died Wednesday in Seminole, Fla. Mrs. Pollard's battle with the organization began after her application for a leadership position in Connecticut was denied in 1974 and 1976. She was rejected even though she had run a Milford, Conn., troop from 1973 to 1975 when no men volunteered. The Boy Scouts contended that a woman was not a good role model for young boys in Scouting.
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,Sun reporter | June 24, 2008
Bonnie Ashley has grouped together all seven of her ex-husbands. The Bethany Beach resident scanned their images on a sheet of paper that she often shows folks eager to know how she managed to get married and divorced 11 times - tying and severing the knot with two of the men three times each - and why the unions lasted anywhere from 45 days to just under five years. To hear the author of the self-published book Ex-Husband in Freezer describe each man is to know that she can reallllly pick 'em. Her marriage to husband No. 1 - she says as she pointed to the man in the upper left-hand corner - was doomed to fail.
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By Ernest F. Imhoff and Ernest F. Imhoff,Evening Sun Staff | January 17, 1991
Like singers Johnny Mathis and Tony Bennett? Or the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Leonard Bernstein? Or Hal Linden, The Canadian Brass, Artie Shaw Orchestra or the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra doing pops?That's what the BSO is serving up next season at increased prices in a restructured 1991-92 Pops schedule with eight separate "higher quality" artists instead of 16 of varied quality as this year.Other changes are a new Thursday series and only one Saturday series instead of two. But the Sunday series stays at five concerts and the total number of concerts remains at 27.Scheduled next season are: Mathis, Oct. 3,4,5 and 6; Bennett, Oct. 24, 25 and 26; Cole Porter's 100th Anniversary Celebration with the BSO Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1; Gershwin, Broadway and the BSO Jan. 2,3 and 4.Also, The Artie Shaw Orchestra led by Dick Johnson Jan. 23, 24 and 25; the Canadian Brass March 12, 13, 14 and 15; David Zinman leading a Pops program for the first time with the BSO playing Bernstein April 23, 24, 25 and 26; and Hal Linden May 15, 16 and 17.Prices are $15 to $43 instead of this year's $11 to $37. Thursday, Friday and Saturday series will cost $15-$29 with $40 boxes.
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December 31, 2004
WORLD Report of wave panics South Asia As the death toll from Sunday's tsunami and earthquake rose past 117,000, thousands of panic-stricken people across South Asia fled their homes yesterday amid unfounded reports that another giant wave was about to strike the area. [Page 1a] Aid groups scramble to help out In what would normally be a quiet holiday season, Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services and other international aid groups are scrambling to mobilize a major global relief campaign.
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By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 26, 2000
Phones have been ringing constantly at the Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts as the facility nears completion and schedules of coming shows and "mini-mester" course samplers were mailed, board member Joan Maynard said. Maynard, who is also chairwoman of the opening gala in January, anticipated that the center will be "a focal point of the community that will reach out to the whole county." She noted that with a staff of three, everything is being pulled together largely through the efforts of "a cadre of volunteers that is unequaled."
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July 13, 1999
Helen Forrest, 82, who sang with the big bands of Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman, died Sunday of heart failure. She was "the most famous of all the big band singers" and recorded more than 500 songs, said Alan Eichler, her publicist.Born Helen Fogel in Atlantic City, N.J., she had several well-known recordings, including "All the Things You Are" with Shaw, "The Man I Love," with Goodman, and "I Don't Want to Walk Without You" and "I Had the Craziest Dream," with Harry James.Joel Baker Sr., 94, who designed several surgical techniques and was chief of surgery at the Virginia Mason Medical Center for more than 30 years, died July 4.Pub Date: 7/13/99
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September 18, 1993
Willie MosconiBilliard world championHADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Willie Mosconi, 80, a world champion billiards player for nearly two decades, died Thursday of a heart attack at his home here.An inductee in the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame, he won the world title 15 times between 1940 and 1957. Among the Haddon Heights resident's career highlights was his 1941 world championship title in the longest billiard tournament event in the game's history, according to Pool & Billiard Magazine's June issue.
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By Ernest F. Imhoff and Ernest F. Imhoff,Evening Sun Staff | January 16, 1991
THE BALTIMORE SYMPHONY Orchestra today announced a restructured 1991-92 Pops program with eight separate "higher quality" artists instead of 16 as this year, a new Thursday series, only one Saturday series instead of two, and the same Sunday series of five concerts. The total number of concerts remains unchanged at 27.Scheduled are singer Johnny Mathis, Oct. 3, 4, 5 and 6; singer Tony Bennett, Oct. 24, 25 and 26; Cole Porter's 100th Anniversary Celebration with the BSO Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1; Gershwin, Broadway and the BSO Jan. 2, 3 and 4.Also, the Artie Shaw Orchestra led by Dick Johnson Jan. 23, 24 and 25; the Canadian Brass March 12, 13, 14 and 15; David Zinman leading a Pops program for the first time with the BSO playing Leonard Bernstein April 23, 24, 25 and 26; and Hal Linden May 15, 16 and 17."
NEWS
May 9, 2004
Barney Kessel, 80, a jazz guitarist who performed with Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and Art Tatum and backed other music greats, died of brain cancer Thursday at his San Diego home. His early style was heavily influenced by electric guitarist Charlie Christian, but he branched out in his early 20s, working with the big bands of Artie Shaw, Charlie Barnet and Benny Goodman. He was the only white musician in the 1944 jazz film Jammin' the Blues produced by Norman Granz. He served as a music ambassador during the Carter administration, becoming only the third person to be named to that office, along with Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie.
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February 26, 1993
Toy CaldwellMarshall Tucker BandSPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Toy T. Caldwell Jr., former lead guitar player and singer for the Marshall Tucker Band, died yesterday, and the cause was under investigation, a coroner said.Mr. Caldwell's body was found by his wife, Abbie Good Caldwell, at their home in Moore, about 80 miles northwest of Columbia, said Bill Doble, vice president of music for Cabin Fever Entertainment, for whom Mr. Caldwell recorded. Mr. Doble said Mr. Caldwell, 45, had been ill with influenza and bronchitis.
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