June 16, 1994
The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore announced last night that its 1994 campaign has raised $22,566,000 -- the most ever through the annual collection of funds for Jewish educational, development and charitable projects here and abroad.The record total was announced at the annual meeting of what its supporters usually refer to as "the Associated."The meeting, held at Center Stage, began with a reception for contributors and included a tribute to Baltimore's Pearlstone family, major benefactors of the theater on Calvert Street among other local cultural institutions.
February 22, 2007
Theater Racism on stage Go see Trouble in Mind, starring E. Faye Butler in the 1955 Alice Childress play that looks at the pervasiveness of racism in the world of theater and beyond, and in the mid-1950s and beyond. The 8 p.m. show is at Center Stage's Pearlstone Theater, 700 N. Calvert St. Tickets are $10-$60. Call 410-332-0033 or go to centerstage.org.
September 14, 1990
Center Stage's new upstairs theater is still in the dusty construction phase, but theatergoers can get a sneak preview of the facility at two open houses, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m to 7:30 p.m. Monday.At open houses -- billed as "Seat Yourself" -- potential subscribers can select their own seat locations in the downstairs theater, recently named in honor of Richard Pearlstone, his wife Esther and his late mother, Peggy Meyerhoff Pearlstone. Available seats will be identified by color-coded markings, and Center Stage staff will be present to assist in selection.
February 17, 2007
Some of Baltimore's best amateur boxers will compete tonight against their counterparts from Washington, New Jersey and Philadelphia at the Upton Boxing Center, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., in what has been dubbed "Baltimore's Boxing Bash." The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and will feature Upton's 2006 Boxer of the Year, Angelo Ward. Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for children under 12. Information: 410-396-7900. Baltimore: Education Forums are set in CEO search The Baltimore school board will hold four community forums next week to gather public input as it conducts a search for a permanent chief executive officer.
April 24, 1991
"Those Were the Days," an English-Yiddish musical revue, will be presented at Center Stage's Pearlstone Theater from June 4 to 16. Compiled by Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld, the show played a 19-week run at New York's Edison Theatre earlier this season.The first act takes place in the European shtetl, or small Jewish community, and the second in an American music hall, according to Philadelphia-based producer Moe Septee. The revue features five actors and a five-piece klezmer band. Dialogue is in English with songs in English and Yiddish.
May 8, 1991
Prominent theologians will participate in a discussion of "the interfaith encounter" at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 3300 Old Court Road, Pikesville.The Rev. Martin E. Marty, a University of Chicago professor called "the most influential interpreter of religion in the U.S." by Time magazine, and Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz, who teaches at Hebrew Union College in New York, will take part in a program entitled "From Disputation to Dialogue: Stories of the Interfaith Encounter."The event is sponsored by the Institute for Christian-Jewish Studies, a local interfaith coalition of lay and religious leaders, and the Jack Pearlstone Institute for Living Judaism, an endowment of the Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.