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By Sam Sessa and Sam Sessa,SUN STAFF | November 18, 2004
Cindy Marvell's job keeps her constantly in touch with her inner child. Marvell performs with Lazer Vaudeville, a three-person troupe that combines traditional vaudeville tricks such as juggling with new forms of technology, such as laser lights. The group will perform at the Gordon Center on Sunday afternoon. A seasoned juggler, Marvell has performed with Lazer Vaudeville for about a decade, touring around the world. What started as an offhand childhood hobby became a passion and then a livelihood that she says keeps her young at heart.
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March 14, 2014
Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited to masquerade as their favorite character on the hit television series, 500 people showed up at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, dressed from haute to humble. On a wintry afternoon in February, Randi Benesch sat in her office at the Jewish Community Center Owings Mills and talked about the event.
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By Elizabeth L. Piccirillo and Elizabeth L. Piccirillo,SUN STAFF | March 25, 2004
The little engine that could is still going. And after nearly 75 years of being a bedtime regular and master of the steep hill, she has become the star of her own Broadway-style musical coming to the Gordon Center in Owings Mills Sunday. Performance group ArtsPower of New Jersey has adapted the 1930s classic The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper into a colorful stage version called The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle. The ArtsPower national touring theater has been bringing children's books to life on stage for nearly 20 years, including favorites such as Anne of Green Gables and The Rainbow Fish.
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By Andrea Grossman | November 8, 2007
Follow the yellow-brick road to the Gordon Center for Performing Arts on Sunday for the performance of The Magical Wizard of Oz. The off-Broadway show, a comic takeoff of Oz that stars Arnie Kolodner and Crystal Scott, involves the participation of the audience, especially children. The show, although appropriate for all ages, is geared toward ages 4 to 10. Members of the audience will be captivated by the disappearance and levitation of objects as well as have the opportunity to dress up on stage.
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November 17, 2005
John McCutcheon Folk singer John McCutcheon hits the Gordon Center for Performing Arts on Saturday at 8 p.m. The influential singer-songwriter has written, produced and released a number of albums. Some of those who attend his concert Saturday can return to the Gordon Center on Sunday morning for a songwriting workshop with the artist. The Gordon Center is at 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. Tickets for Saturday night's show are $18. The fee for Sunday's 11 a.m. workshop is $10. Spaces are limited for the workshop.
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By Stephen Wigler | March 7, 1996
The Summit Brass consists of some of this country's best brass players, culled from such orchestras as the Chicago Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony and the Baltimore Symphony. All 14 of these musicians will be blowing their horns Saturday at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts.The program includes works by Handel, Mussorgsky, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and others.The concert is at 8: 15 p.m. Saturday at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave. Admission is $15. Call (410)
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By SAM SESSA | November 3, 2005
For about 30 years, artist Greg Otto has interpreted scenes from around the city using wild colors. His latest show, Baltimore Views, opens today and runs through Dec. 18 at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Baltimore Views includes about 50 paintings and drawings of the city's storefronts, street scenes and architecture. There will be opening receptions from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and Nov. 17. The Gordon Center is at 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave. in Owings Mills. Call 410-356-SHOW.
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By J. Wynn Rousuck | February 3, 2000
The national touring production of the off-Broadway hit "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" comes to the Gordon Center this weekend, for three performances only. A musical revue about modern romance, the show has a book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. The production's four members play more than 40 characters, ranging from a perpetual bridesmaid to pair of old codgers at a funeral home. Show times at the Gordon Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills, are 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday.
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January 31, 2007
Concert Music comes with strings attached Acoustic guitarists, including Brian Gore, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Sylvain Luc and Andrew York, perform at 7:30 tonight for the eighth annual International Guitar Night at the Gordon Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. Call 410-547- SEAT or go to ticketmaster .com.
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August 22, 1995
The theater calendar in Friday's Maryland Live and Sunday's Arts & Entertainment sections of The Sun incorrectly listed a performance at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Starting Aug. 26, it will show "Romeo and Juliet."For details on performance times and tickets, call (410) 356-7469.The Sun regrets the error.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,Sun reporter | October 26, 2007
Leave it to Baltimore's Imaginative Cinema Society to do Halloween right. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, the group's monthly meeting will culminate with an all-night Halloween movie marathon. No word on which films will be shown; that depends on what the members bring. A potluck dinner and trivia contest are included, and costumes are optional but encouraged. First-timers can visit for free; after that, visitors are invited to join (annual dues are $20 per person, $30 per couple). The marathon is in the fellowship hall at Perry Hall Presbyterian Church, 8848 Belair Road.
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By Tim Smith and Tim Smith,Sun music critic | June 14, 2007
"My mother told me that I started entertaining people when I was 18 months old," says Peter Schickele. If You Go "P.D.Q. Bach: The Jekyll and Hyde Tour" is 8 p.m. Saturday at the Gordon Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. $10. 800-830-3976, ext. 108, or mooreatix.com.
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By [SAM SESSA] | February 1, 2007
Skatepark The lowdown -- Support a local cause and head to the Skatepark of Baltimore Benefit Show at the Sidebar Tavern on Saturday. The entertainment includes Evancipation from the Washington-based drum 'n' bass/electronica group Robot Death Squad, ODJ of Dirtbox Radio, local reggae and drum 'n' bass outfit Riddim Ryderz and Alpha DJ. If you go -- Doors open at 9 p.m. The venue is at 218 E. Lexington St. For more information, call 410-659-4130 or...
FEATURES
January 31, 2007
Concert Music comes with strings attached Acoustic guitarists, including Brian Gore, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Sylvain Luc and Andrew York, perform at 7:30 tonight for the eighth annual International Guitar Night at the Gordon Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. Call 410-547- SEAT or go to ticketmaster .com.
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August 18, 2006
Campaign finance information that became available this week shows how much Baltimore County Council candidates have available to spend on their campaigns. In the council's 1st District, incumbent Stephen G. Samuel Moxley, a Catonsville Democrat, reported having $83,600 cash on hand, while Republican challenger George T. Kapusinski has $7,200. In the 2nd District, Councilman Kevin Kamenetz, a Pikesville-Ruxton Democrat, has more than $360,000. Republican challenger Tim Thompson reported having a negative balance, while campaign finance information for Republican Lisa Marquardt was not available from the state elections board yesterday.
FEATURES
November 14, 2005
Tonight at 7:30, check out the 2004 German film Go for Zucker, part of the Jewish Cinema Festival. Billed as "an unorthodox comedy," the plot centers on a young Jewish journalist in 1989 Germany who must meet with his estranged brother after their mother's death. The screening takes place at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 410-542-4900, ext. 239.
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May 5, 1995
Culture in the suburbs: An oxymoron or a trend? Scanning media coverage of the recent openings of the Bibelot "super bookstore" in Pikesville and the Peggy and Yale Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills, a reader might get the impression these events parallel the arrival of Christopher Columbus and European sensibilities in the savage New World.Fact is, the suburbs have long been home to the most regular patrons of local -- read: city-based -- cultural institutions, such as the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Walters Art Gallery, the Baltimore Zoo and the National Aquarium.
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