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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2014
At Anne Arundel Community College, spring is a major entertainment season at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater stage at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts. The AACC Symphony Orchestra scheduled its "Made in America" concert for Saturday, April 26, at 8 p.m., and the AACC Concert Choir and Chamber Singers are to perform Sunday, April 27, at 6 p.m. And next weekend, the AACC Dance Company will host three evening performances of "Spring Migrations. " An alumni concert will also be offered at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3. For the "Made in America" show, Anna Binneweg was scheduled to conduct a program featuring two vintage 20th   century Americana works - Aaron Copland's “Appalachian Spring” (full orchestral version)
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By Mary Johnson, For The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2014
At Anne Arundel Community College, spring is a major entertainment season at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater stage at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts. The AACC Symphony Orchestra scheduled its "Made in America" concert for Saturday, April 26, at 8 p.m., and the AACC Concert Choir and Chamber Singers are to perform Sunday, April 27, at 6 p.m. And next weekend, the AACC Dance Company will host three evening performances of "Spring Migrations. " An alumni concert will also be offered at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3. For the "Made in America" show, Anna Binneweg was scheduled to conduct a program featuring two vintage 20th   century Americana works - Aaron Copland's “Appalachian Spring” (full orchestral version)
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By New York Times News Service | November 6, 1992
NEW YORK CITY -- Hanya Holm, a major choreographer of modern dance and Broadway musicals, died of pneumonia Tuesday at St. Vincent's Hospital here at age 99.To theatergoers, Miss Holm was known as the choreographer of musicals that included Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate" and "Out of This World" and Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's "My Fair Lady" and "Camelot."To modern-dance aficionados, Miss Holm was the most significant choreographer and dancer to have come out of the Central European Expressionist dance tradition in Germany.
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By Allison Brickell and For The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2013
When Sokoja Kondorka reflects on the violence and death he saw in his home of Darfur, Sudan, he struggles to articulate it. "You never think that a hundred people are all dead in front of your eyes," he said. "If that's your village and people have been kidnapped from your village … you cannot describe that to any person. " Today, Kondorka lives in Northeast Baltimore, the city he resettled to 10 months ago after years in a refugee camp and a long journey through Chad, Libya and Egypt.
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By J. Wynn Rousuck and J. Wynn Rousuck,SUN THEATER CRITIC | November 29, 1998
Riverdance" seems to have been around forever - especially in public television fund-raisers.In fact, the hit show is only 4 years old, and Tuesday's opening at the Lyric Opera House will mark its first-ever visit to Baltimore - reason enough to provide a primer on the Irish dance extravaganza.First, however, a few words on the show's megahit status.Kevin McCormack, dance captain of the company coming to the Lyric, has been with "Riverdance" since its earliest incarnation in 1994. He admits its success took him somewhat by surprise.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 9, 1993
The Filipino American Cultural Arts Society will present music and dance tomorrow at 8:15 p.m. at Towson State University. The date of the event was incorrect in the April 9 issue of Maryland Live.The Sun regrets the error.
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By Karin Remesch | October 28, 1999
Music and Dance in Colonial MarylandMaryland's history is brought to life through music and dance when Towson University's Early Music Ensemble and Goucher College's Choregraphie Antique present "Music and Dance in Colonial Maryland" at 3 p.m. Sunday in Towson University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Osler and Cross Campus drives. Admission is free. Call 410-830-2787.'Spirit'The power of contemporary music, the wisdom of ancient culture and the energy of more than 60 performers are combined to make the spirit soar Tuesday through Nov. 7 at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. Hours for "Spirit -- A Journey in Dance, Drums and Songs" are 8 p.m. Tuesday through Nov. 6; 2 p.m. Nov. 6-7; and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Ticket prices for the multicultural rock and dance spectacular range from $15 to $49. Call 410-481-SEAT.
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March 14, 2006
Music and Dance Ghanaians perform Anansegromma of Ghana, featuring native Ghanaians who will tell traditional stories, sing and dance, perform tonight at 5:30. The show is in the Gil denhorn Recital Hall at Univer sity of Maryland's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, near Route 193 and Stadium Drive in College Park. Admission is free. Call 301-405-ARTS or go to clarice smithcenter.umd.edu.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | August 2, 1992
Music and dance will become just as important as math and science at a private Columbia school, thanks to the Peabody Preparatory of Johns Hopkins University.The preparatory, an out-reach program of the Peabody Conservatory of Music, will offer music and dance lessons this fall at Columbia Academy, a private school for 2- through 9-year-olds in Columbia on Route 108 east of Route 29."It's just an outstanding complement to our program," said Raymond Chapman, who founded the academy last September with his wife, Gayle.
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February 14, 2002
The Balalaika & Domra Music Makers and the Washington Balalaika Society Orchestra will come together for a concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at Jim Rouse Theatre for the Performing Arts at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, as part of Candlelight Concerts' Discovery Series. The musicians have appeared at Washington-area venues such as the Kennedy Center, Lisner Auditorium, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Ford's Theatre and the Russian Embassy. The Lyman Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, based in Baltimore, and vocalists Nikita Wells and Anya Titova will join the Music Makers and orchestra for an evening of traditional Russian music and dance.
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By Janene Holzberg, Special to The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2011
With the first beat of the opening number from "Jukebox," the audience roars its approval, as it does for virtually everything that unfolds onstage when Marriotts Ridge High School puts on its zany music and dance revue every October. At least that's what's happened each of the last six years that the original, student-produced extravaganza has been performed, ever since the Marriottsville school opened its doors in 2005. The unconditional love that explodes from the crowd during the opening number flows freely all evening long, organizers say, making "Jukebox" one of the school's most highly anticipated shows.
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June 24, 2007
Common Ground on the Hill will present its 10th annual Roots Music & Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 7 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8 at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. Headline acts include guitar legend Doc Watson at 7 p.m. July 7, Appalachian balladeer Jean Ritchie at 6 p.m. July 7 and 3 p.m. July 8, and Grammy Award winner Tom Chapin at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. July 8. The festival features blues, folk, bluegrass, Native American, Celtic, Appalachian music and dance, gospel, African drumming and dance, world percussion, storytelling, poetry, performance art, juried arts & crafts, ethnic foods and a Family World Village.
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By SLOANE BROWN | April 29, 2007
IT WAS BACK TO SCHOOL for several hundred grown-ups at the Baltimore School for the Arts. More commonly known as "Expressions," the school's annual fundraising party gives its guests a chance to take a class with some of the BSA's students as their teachers. Party chairs Teri Alexander, Nathalie Beatty, Elizabeth Linehan, Mary-Ann Pinkard and Krissie Verbic welcomed the new "students" as they filed into the school. Many bolstered their confidence and energy with a stop at the bar and at the hors d'oeuvres tables - and then decided which subject they wanted to give a whirl.
NEWS
July 2, 2006
Common Ground on the Hill will present its ninth annual Music & Arts Festival on Saturday and July 9 at the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster. Headline acts include Woodstock star Richie Havens on Saturday and folk musician and Grammy Award winner Tom Chapin, along with blues artist and W.C. Handy Award winner Guy Davis on July 9. The event is a "roots" music, dance and arts festival for all ages, celebrating the common ground found in traditional arts. The two-day festival is held in conjunction with the 12th annual Common Ground on the Hill Traditions Workshops & Concerts at McDaniel College.
FEATURES
March 14, 2006
Music and Dance Ghanaians perform Anansegromma of Ghana, featuring native Ghanaians who will tell traditional stories, sing and dance, perform tonight at 5:30. The show is in the Gil denhorn Recital Hall at Univer sity of Maryland's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, near Route 193 and Stadium Drive in College Park. Admission is free. Call 301-405-ARTS or go to clarice smithcenter.umd.edu.
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By FRANK D. ROYLANCE and FRANK D. ROYLANCE,SUN REPORTER | November 15, 2005
Katherine Charles, a former teacher at the Waldorf School in Baltimore who was active in the local folk music and dance community, died Nov. 6 of early-onset Alzheimer's disease at the Ruxton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pikesville. The Waverly resident was 55. Born and raised in Roslyn Heights, N.Y., Miss Charles was known to her friends as Kate. She graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City, N.Y., in 1968, then earned a bachelor's degree from Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., and a master's degree from Adelphi University in Garden City.
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By Jill L. Kubatko and Jill L. Kubatko,Contributing Writer | May 12, 1995
The fifth annual International Festival, featuring the theme "A Circle of Friends," will offer the sights, sounds and tastes of many countries.The festivities will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Brethren Service Center, 500 Main St., New Windsor.The center hopes to promote multicultural appreciation through educational and interactive performances at the festival, said Kathleen Campanella, coordinator of public information for Brethren Service Center, the event's sponsor.Admission is free.
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