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By Lois Szymanski and Lois Szymanski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 6, 1995
ON NOV. 13, the Westminster High School Instrumental Boosters will present the internationally known big-band leader, trumpeter and jazz legend Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band.A performance by the Westminster High School Jazz Ensemble will add to the enjoyment of the evening. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. at the high school, 1225 Washington Road (Route 32) in Westminster.Mr. Ferguson did something few jazz musicians have done when he crossed from the jazz charts to pop charts with the song "Gonna Fly Now" from the movie "Rocky."
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November 15, 2001
The Howard County Celestial Searchers, a club for young astronomers in kindergarten through 12th grade, will co-sponsor a Leonid Meteor Watch at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the old Carrs Mill Landfill in Woodbine. The public is welcome. The landfill is the official viewing site of the Celestial Searchers' new partner, the Howard Astronomical League, a group of adult amateur astronomers dedicated to exploring the cosmos and sharing the experience. Joel Goodman will give a presentation, "What's a Meteor Shower and What's the Best Way to Observe One," at 8 p.m. Participants should dress warmly and can bring binoculars, chaises lounges, blankets and something hot to drink and eat. Information: 410-531-6600, or send e-mail to Stardoc@Good teeth.
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NEWS
April 26, 1993
Maynard Ferguson, his band to perform concert WednesdayMaynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band will be featured at Westminster High School's spring concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday t the school, 1225 Washington Road.Sponsored by the Westminster High School Music Boosters, this event is the major fund-raising effort of the year to benefit instrumental music programs at the school.Tickets cost $10 and are available at Stu's Music or Coffey's Music stores. Information: 833-5583.Local holding company trading on NASDAQMason-Dixon Bancshares Inc., a Westminster-based holding company, began trading in the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, the nation's major over-the-counter stock market, under the symbol MSDX on April 1.Carroll County Bank and Trust Co. is Mason-Dixon's principal subsidiary.
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May 9, 2001
The student: Nick Gallas, 16 School: Atholton High School Special achievement: An accomplished clarinetist, Nick won the Fuchs Concerto Competition and is scheduled to play a solo with the Metropolitan Wind Symphony at the German Embassy in Washington on May 17. He also won the Concerto Competition at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan last summer and was selected as principal chair for the All Eastern Honors Orchestra. In March, he was featured on Public Radio International's program "From the Top."
NEWS
May 9, 2001
The student: Nick Gallas, 16 School: Atholton High School Special achievement: An accomplished clarinetist, Nick won the Fuchs Concerto Competition and is scheduled to play a solo with the Metropolitan Wind Symphony at the German Embassy in Washington on May 17. He also won the Concerto Competition at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan last summer and was selected as principal chair for the All Eastern Honors Orchestra. In March, he was featured on Public Radio International's program "From the Top."
NEWS
November 15, 2001
The Howard County Celestial Searchers, a club for young astronomers in kindergarten through 12th grade, will co-sponsor a Leonid Meteor Watch at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the old Carrs Mill Landfill in Woodbine. The public is welcome. The landfill is the official viewing site of the Celestial Searchers' new partner, the Howard Astronomical League, a group of adult amateur astronomers dedicated to exploring the cosmos and sharing the experience. Joel Goodman will give a presentation, "What's a Meteor Shower and What's the Best Way to Observe One," at 8 p.m. Participants should dress warmly and can bring binoculars, chaises lounges, blankets and something hot to drink and eat. Information: 410-531-6600, or send e-mail to Stardoc@Good teeth.
NEWS
By SALLY BUCKLER | January 6, 1994
Happy New Year! I hope your new year is off to a strong start.Glenelg High School's Band Director Barry Enzman received good news at the beginning of the new year.The Washington District Football Officials Association announced Monday that the officials voted the GHS Marching Unit the 1993 award for the Best Halftime Show in the region, which includes Montgomery, Queen Anne's, Prince George's, Anne Arundel and Howard counties, along with parts of the District of Columbia.WDFOA President Frank Puleo visited Glenelg High School Monday to present the award to the students and Mr. Enzman.
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By LAURA CHARLES | January 8, 1992
WE HEAR Rob Tregenza's movie, "Talking to Strangers," was a big hit in the Big Apple over the holiday season. Vincent Canby of the New York Times called the Baltimore-made film a "stylistic tour de force" and "a nearly perfect antidote to today's jazzy conception of montage."The movie's star -- Ken Gruz -- recently returned home to the Big Crab from L.A. and is currently, ah, talking to new strangers for the Kennedy Center screenings of "Talking to Strangers" and Tregenza's latest feature, "The Arc," on Jan. 20.*MEGA DEVELOPER Erwin Greenberg held a "Jambalaya Jam" kick-off bash at his posh harborview high-rise condo last night for the Baltimore Opera.
NEWS
By SALLY BUCKLER | January 27, 1994
A local man shivering in the cold last week was heard to say that if the weather didn't improve, he was going to need psychiatric help. Does that sum up your feelings about ice week, too? Now we need a little fun to keep our dispositions sunny and our hearts warm.*After a week of sledding and sliding, kids are back in school. None of the students at St. Louis School in Clarksville want to miss a day next week. That is when they're celebrating Catholic Schools Week.Sunday at 9:15 a.m. there will be a Catholic Schools Week Mass.
NEWS
November 11, 2005
Jazz -- Jazz legend Maynard Ferguson (above) will be live in concert at Glenelg High School at 7:30 Tuesday. Opening for Ferguson will be the award-winning Glenelg Jazz Ensemble. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 the day of the show. To purchase tickets: www.glenelgbands.com, and click on the InstantSeats logo. The school is at 14025 Burntwoods Road, Glenelg.
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By Lois Szymanski and Lois Szymanski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 6, 1995
ON NOV. 13, the Westminster High School Instrumental Boosters will present the internationally known big-band leader, trumpeter and jazz legend Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band.A performance by the Westminster High School Jazz Ensemble will add to the enjoyment of the evening. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. at the high school, 1225 Washington Road (Route 32) in Westminster.Mr. Ferguson did something few jazz musicians have done when he crossed from the jazz charts to pop charts with the song "Gonna Fly Now" from the movie "Rocky."
NEWS
By SALLY BUCKLER | January 27, 1994
A local man shivering in the cold last week was heard to say that if the weather didn't improve, he was going to need psychiatric help. Does that sum up your feelings about ice week, too? Now we need a little fun to keep our dispositions sunny and our hearts warm.*After a week of sledding and sliding, kids are back in school. None of the students at St. Louis School in Clarksville want to miss a day next week. That is when they're celebrating Catholic Schools Week.Sunday at 9:15 a.m. there will be a Catholic Schools Week Mass.
NEWS
By SALLY BUCKLER | January 6, 1994
Happy New Year! I hope your new year is off to a strong start.Glenelg High School's Band Director Barry Enzman received good news at the beginning of the new year.The Washington District Football Officials Association announced Monday that the officials voted the GHS Marching Unit the 1993 award for the Best Halftime Show in the region, which includes Montgomery, Queen Anne's, Prince George's, Anne Arundel and Howard counties, along with parts of the District of Columbia.WDFOA President Frank Puleo visited Glenelg High School Monday to present the award to the students and Mr. Enzman.
NEWS
April 26, 1993
Maynard Ferguson, his band to perform concert WednesdayMaynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band will be featured at Westminster High School's spring concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday t the school, 1225 Washington Road.Sponsored by the Westminster High School Music Boosters, this event is the major fund-raising effort of the year to benefit instrumental music programs at the school.Tickets cost $10 and are available at Stu's Music or Coffey's Music stores. Information: 833-5583.Local holding company trading on NASDAQMason-Dixon Bancshares Inc., a Westminster-based holding company, began trading in the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, the nation's major over-the-counter stock market, under the symbol MSDX on April 1.Carroll County Bank and Trust Co. is Mason-Dixon's principal subsidiary.
FEATURES
By LAURA CHARLES | January 8, 1992
WE HEAR Rob Tregenza's movie, "Talking to Strangers," was a big hit in the Big Apple over the holiday season. Vincent Canby of the New York Times called the Baltimore-made film a "stylistic tour de force" and "a nearly perfect antidote to today's jazzy conception of montage."The movie's star -- Ken Gruz -- recently returned home to the Big Crab from L.A. and is currently, ah, talking to new strangers for the Kennedy Center screenings of "Talking to Strangers" and Tregenza's latest feature, "The Arc," on Jan. 20.*MEGA DEVELOPER Erwin Greenberg held a "Jambalaya Jam" kick-off bash at his posh harborview high-rise condo last night for the Baltimore Opera.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 12, 2000
Just announced "Back to School" tour, featuring the Deftones, Incubus and Taproot, will be held Nov. 26 at the Patriot Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Call 410-481-SEAT. Ticket watch Tickets are still available for: Folk musicians David Grisman, John Hartford and Mike Seeger at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts Oct. 19. Call 410-356-7469. Alan Jackson and Clay Walker at the Baltimore Arena Oct. 21. Call 410-481-SEAT. Jazz saxophonist Gato Barbieri at the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre Oct. 26. Call 410-481-SEAT.
NEWS
April 12, 1996
The Rev. Edward James McCarthy,84, president of Villanova University from 1971 to 1975 and founder of Miami's St. Thomas University, died Monday of pneumonia in Pennsylvania. Until last month, he lived at the Augustinian Monastery at St. Thomas University in Miami.Father McCarthy was dean and professor of a Roman Catholic college in Havana in 1961 when he was expelled from Cuba after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.He then came to Miami to open Biscayne College, which was renamed St. Thomas in 1984.
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