February 22, 2007
JERRY GARCIA'S OTHER ART Music fans know Jerry Garcia for the music he made with the Grateful Dead, but Garcia was also a painter. He attended the San Francisco Art Institute before joining the band that eventually became the Dead, and his works have been described as realist, as surrealist and as geometric abstraction. See for yourself when Image Makers Art and 100.7 The Bay bring Jerry Garcia: A Visual Journey to Baltimore this weekend. This traveling exhibition includes lithographs, etchings, silk-screens and five original watercolors by Garcia.
February 20, 2007
ELIZABETH K. HAMILTON (BETTY) wife of Frederick J. Hamilton (Ted) died February 18, 2007 in Danbury, CT with her family by her side. Betty was born in Baltimore, MD on July 2, 1929 as the youngest of five children born to James and Adelle Kennedy. In addition to her husband, Betty is survived by six children and their families: Bob and Susan Hamilton of Orinda, CA, Joe and Loryn Hamilton of Rutland, VT, Mary Ann and her husband Jeffrey Haines of Bethesda, MD, Meg and Jim Barlow of Fairfield, Beth and Rick Davis of Newtown, CT, Patty and Mark Robinson of Roseville, CA; 16 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
January 31, 2007
The art of landscape is by definition poetic and symbolical. We respond to pictures of field and forest, mountain and sea because the varied moods of nature somehow seem to echo our innermost thoughts and feelings. Landscape as metaphor is a recurring motif in Terra Incognito/Terra Cognito, an exhibition of recent works by painter Ruth Pettus and photographer Michela Caudill at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Pettus' atmospheric ink drawings and Caudill's spare, black-and-white photographs are mounted on opposing walls, where they activate a subtle visual dialog between the two media.
December 20, 2006
Jean P. Passarelli, a retired college library worker, died of breast cancer Friday at Heart Homes, a Linthicum assisted-living facility. The Roland Park resident was 72. Born Jean Prince in Cape Town, South Africa, she moved with her family to Hammersmith, England. After her 1957 marriage to Paul Parish, the couple moved to Owensboro, Ky., and then to Baltimore in the 1960s. They were later divorced. Her husband of 27 years, John Passarelli, former construction manager for the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died in 2003.
July 18, 2006
On July 10, 2006, JENNIE L. MILLER (nee Pohorence) (formerly Sister Ruzena, SSND), age 89, of Clarksburg, WVA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 10, 2006 following an extended illness. She was born in Bridgeport, CT on October 13, 1916. She was preceded in death by husbands Charles Perks and John Miller. Jennie was a gradute of Notre Dame HIgh School in Bridgeport, CT and the college of Notre Dame of Maryland, where she became a Nun and served as such for 27 years. She was also a teacher for 34 years.
July 16, 2006
Accelerated College program has event College of Notre Dame of Maryland will hold an Accelerated College information session at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Higher Education & Conference Center at HEAT. The program will focus on Accelerated College's three programs of study: nursing, business and the newly launched elementary education program, which starts this fall. Accelerated College allows participants to complete a bachelor's degree in business or nursing, part time, in two-and-a-half years, or the elementary education degree in about three years.
June 16, 2006
Regina Soria, a retired College of Notre Dame of Maryland professor and author who co-founded a cultural organization, died of a stroke June 6 in her native Rome, where she had lived for the past three years. The former Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 95. Born Regina Rosa Enrica Levi, she earned a doctorate in literature at the University of Rome in 1933 and a certificate from the University of London the same year. She wrote her dissertation on writer John Galsworthy. "My husband and I left around the time of Dunkirk, not because of the war, but for racial reasons.
May 1, 2006
Host College of Notre Dame women's lacrosse team set the tone from the start. Tina Money controlled the opening draw out of midair and raced to score the goal nine seconds into the game at Alumnae Field. The Gators went on to beat Chestnut Hill, 17-7, to capture their 11th straight Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference Championship. College of Notre Dame (12-4) has never lost an AWCC game, winning 63 consecutive regular season and tournament games. Money finished with three goals and a career-high 10 draw controls.