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By Judith Green | February 19, 1998
"The Secret Garden" is one of the loveliest books ever written for children, and Oakland Ballet has made a ballet of it that's just as beautiful. The California company will bring its full-length production to the Gordon Center in Owings Mills this weekend.Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, written in 1911, tells the story of Mary Lennox, a selfish, spoiled girl who is orphaned by a cholera epidemic that kills her parents in India. She is sent to live with a reclusive uncle whose vast estate is on the windy, stormy moors of Yorkshire.
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By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 1, 2005
This weekend, American Dance Artists returns with its spring show to its favorite near-home venue in Brooklyn Park. The major work will be choreographed to John Lennon's 1971 hit "Imagine" and features the company in solo, duets and ensemble work. The show opens tonight at 8 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, with additional performances at 8 p.m. tomorrow and at 3 p.m. Sunday. American Dance Artists is an exuberant, young company formed in spring 2002 by Linthicum-based artistic director Adrienne Canterna, 22, recipient of the 1998 gold medal in the USA International Ballet Competition, and her sister Ashley Canterna, also a national medalist.
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By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 1, 2005
This weekend, American Dance Artists returns with its spring show to its favorite near-home venue in Brooklyn Park. The major work will be choreographed to John Lennon's 1971 hit "Imagine" and features the company in solo, duets and ensemble work. The show opens tonight at 8 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, with additional performances at 8 p.m. tomorrow and at 3 p.m. Sunday. American Dance Artists is an exuberant, young company formed in spring 2002 by Linthicum-based artistic director Adrienne Canterna, 22, recipient of the 1998 gold medal in the USA International Ballet Competition, and her sister Ashley Canterna, also a national medalist.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Judith Green | February 19, 1998
"The Secret Garden" is one of the loveliest books ever written for children, and Oakland Ballet has made a ballet of it that's just as beautiful. The California company will bring its full-length production to the Gordon Center in Owings Mills this weekend.Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, written in 1911, tells the story of Mary Lennox, a selfish, spoiled girl who is orphaned by a cholera epidemic that kills her parents in India. She is sent to live with a reclusive uncle whose vast estate is on the windy, stormy moors of Yorkshire.
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By J. L. Conklin and J. L. Conklin,Contributing Writer | April 9, 1992
Like corn flakes and cotton sheets, often it's the basics that satisfy the most. Last night the Martha Graham School Ensemble ably confirmed that sentiment in a one-time performance at the UMBC theater.This internationally flavored and talented company of young dancers under the artistic direction of Yuriko, a longtime principal dancer with Ms. Graham's company, performed a gratifying program of three of the late choreographer's dances with all the fundamentals of Ms. Graham's rigorous choreography intact.
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By Christy Kruhm and Christy Kruhm,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 24, 1997
FOR SEVERAL young dancers from Mount Airy, a recent trip to Los Angeles to compete at the World Champion- ships of the Performing Arts proved to be a success.The girls returned home with 24 gold, silver and bronze medals, as well as the experience of participating in an international competition.The girls are members of Abstract Emotion Dance Company and study at Ta Dah Dance Studio in Mount Airy under the direction of Gabrielle Schriefer, studio owner. The girls were members of the U.S. dance team that performed at the competition Oct. 8-12.
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By J. L. Conklin and J. L. Conklin,Contributing Writer | April 9, 1992
Like corn flakes and cotton sheets, often it's the basics that satisfy the most. Last night the Martha Graham School Ensemble ably confirmed that sentiment in a one-time performance at the UMBC theater.This internationally flavored and talented company of young dancers under the artistic direction of Yuriko, a longtime pricipal dancer with Ms. Graham's company, performed a gratifying program of three of the late choreographer's dances with all the fundamentals of Ms. Graham's rigorous choreography intact.
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March 30, 2008
Miss Northern Maryland crowned Keia Brown, 22, of Abingdon recently won the Miss Northern Maryland title from the Miss America organization. She competed against nine other contestants in interview, talent, swimsuit, evening gown and on-stage question categories. Brown performed a lyrical dance to Fantasia Barrino's I Believe for her talent portion. Her platform was "Enough Is Enough: Cyber Safe Our Youth." She is a senior at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., where she expects to graduate in May, with a degree in fashion merchandising.
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By SUE HALLER | February 15, 1994
'Fess up. Which one of you made Mother Nature angry?I don't know how much more I can stand having my two kids at home with me. How many games can one play? How many cookies can one bake? I don't want to find out.So a plea to whomever annoyed Mother Nature: kiss and make up, please.*The snow and ice put the skids on the Crofton Athletic Council's final walk-in registration for spring sports last Saturday.Don't fret, though, because the council has rescheduled registration for Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Crofton Elementary School.
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By MAUREEN RICE | February 2, 1993
I was in the library the other day minding my own business, trying to find a book by a favorite author. Two teen-aged girls were chatting nearby. I didn't mean to hear them, but I was riveted by a comment I overheard."
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By Christy Kruhm and Christy Kruhm,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 24, 1997
FOR SEVERAL young dancers from Mount Airy, a recent trip to Los Angeles to compete at the World Champion- ships of the Performing Arts proved to be a success.The girls returned home with 24 gold, silver and bronze medals, as well as the experience of participating in an international competition.The girls are members of Abstract Emotion Dance Company and study at Ta Dah Dance Studio in Mount Airy under the direction of Gabrielle Schriefer, studio owner. The girls were members of the U.S. dance team that performed at the competition Oct. 8-12.
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By J. L. Conklin and J. L. Conklin,Contributing Writer | April 9, 1992
Like corn flakes and cotton sheets, often it's the basics that satisfy the most. Last night the Martha Graham School Ensemble ably confirmed that sentiment in a one-time performance at the UMBC theater.This internationally flavored and talented company of young dancers under the artistic direction of Yuriko, a longtime pricipal dancer with Ms. Graham's company, performed a gratifying program of three of the late choreographer's dances with all the fundamentals of Ms. Graham's rigorous choreography intact.
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By J. L. Conklin and J. L. Conklin,Contributing Writer | April 9, 1992
Like corn flakes and cotton sheets, often it's the basics that satisfy the most. Last night the Martha Graham School Ensemble ably confirmed that sentiment in a one-time performance at the UMBC theater.This internationally flavored and talented company of young dancers under the artistic direction of Yuriko, a longtime principal dancer with Ms. Graham's company, performed a gratifying program of three of the late choreographer's dances with all the fundamentals of Ms. Graham's rigorous choreography intact.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | April 5, 1993
Toni Loiselle has been dancing since she was 3 1/2 , and now it's paying off for the 17-year-old Mount Hebron senior.The Ellicott City teen recently won first place in the National Cheerleading Association Superstar Miss Capital City Dance Team Competition. Toni earned a $200 college scholarship and a chance to apply for a coveted dance instructor position at the association's summer camp at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.Toni defeated 42 girls from along the East Coast to win the title "Miss Capital City Dance 1993."
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