October 12, 2012
Sunday, Oct. 14 Festival The Department of Recreation and Parks' annual Arts and Music Festival concludes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. The event features various exhibitors offering goods in leather, pottery, textiles and other media. There will also be food, demonstrations, musical performances and antique appraisals. Admission is $6 per car per day. Free parking. Information: 410-222-1777. Monday, Oct. 15 Political forum The American Association of University Women, the League of Women Voters and the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of Maryland are co-sponsoring a Congressional Candidates Forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.
October 3, 2012
- The 2002 Maryland basketball season could hardly have arrived quickly enough for Juan Dixon. The guard and his teammates had lost a 22-point lead to Duke in the 2001 Final Four. "We had a bad taste in our mouths the whole offseason," said Dixon, who is part of an eight-member class being inducted into the Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday. "Losing that game to Duke, we knew for sure going into that final season that we had a great chance of winning. We knew that (forward)
September 26, 2012
Live Arts Maryland music director J. Ernest Green opened the 2012-2013 season on a new high last weekend at Maryland Hall with a fabulous production of "Guys and Dolls" in which Annapolis Chorale members and stellar soloists brought sparkle to classic Broadway. With the first notes of the overture, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra produced a full sound to underscore the importance of music at Green's "Broadway in Concert" performances. Further brightening this production were several surprises by soloists playing the Damon Runyon characters from the 1950 favorite.
June 22, 2012
For years, one group of arts lovers has dreamed of building a "world-class" performance hall in Annapolis. And for just as long, a second group has wanted to renovate and expand the performing arts center the city already has. The future of those dreams may depend on the findings of a feasibility study that the Maryland Stadium Authority is launching this summer. Seeking the best way to support a thriving arts community in Annapolis, state officials have asked Crossroads Consulting Services LLC of Tampa, Fla., to look at options for accommodating local performing groups and their patrons.
May 11, 2012
Phillips paintings Portrait and still-life oil paintings by Pamela Phillips will be on exhibit from Wednesday, May 16, through June 10 at Main Street Gallery, 216A Main St. in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com. 'Bright New Day' An exhibition featuring the works of photographer Melissa Kangas is on display through May 26 at Wimsey Cove Framing & Art, 3141 Solomon's Island Road in Edgewater.