Arts

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2016 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Mitch Adolph of Lutherville for his excellent action photo of sparring egrets on Assateague Island. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2017 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a five-year subscription...
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The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, for the first time in Calvert County, the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (Friends of JPPM) will host a Beatles musical event with the nationally known, Hard Day’s Night, a Beatles tribute band. The fundraising event known as the Affair at Point Farm, A Hard Day’s Night,...
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Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

  Summer is here and Annmarie Garden announces an exciting community art project entitled, Inflatable – Images & Inspirations. The project will continue throughout the summer and will be led by artist-in-residence, Hannah Jeremiah. Visitors are invited to participate in something bigger than themselves with the creation of this work of art that will...
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Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Eight-time Grammy nominee, Train, will appear live at the PNC Waterside Pavilion in Solomons, Maryland on Friday, August 19. Opening up the show is platinum-selling recording artist, Andy Grammer. Tickets are $56 for reserved seats and $68 for premium seats (additional fees apply) and go on sale to museum members on Tuesday, June 21...
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R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

The St. Charles Companies welcomes R&B classic soul singer, Marguerite, along with NexXzit at a free lakefront concert on Thursday evening, June 23rd at 7 PM. Meaningful lyrics and heartfelt vocals have made DC native, Marguerite, a favorite with her fans. She has lent her powerful voice to numerous bands as a featured vocalist...
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Celebrate International Mud Day at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Come Get Muddy!

Celebrate International Mud Day at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Come Get Muddy!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Dowell (Solomons), Maryland, is hosting its second annual Mud Day on Sunday, June 26 from Noon to 4pm. International Mud Day celebrates the joy of childhood, nature, and our deep connection to the earth. Join us for this family-friendly event where families are encouraged to stomp, splash...
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Upcoming Summer Events at Annmarie Garden!

Upcoming Summer Events at Annmarie Garden!

  FOR KIDS! Yoga in the Garden – June 11, Ages 3-5; 10:00-10:30 am; Ages 6 and up from 10:45-11:45am Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, Maryland. Let’s get outside and enjoy the benefits of yoga! This class is filled with yoga postures, partner poses, yoga games, breath and relaxation techniques, and lots...
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Newtowne Players to Hold Auditions for Fall Production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Newtowne Players to Hold Auditions for Fall Production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Newtowne Players will hold auditions for its fall production of Anita Loos’ “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” on Friday, June 17 and Sunday, June 19. Both will be 6:30-8 p.m. at Three Notch Theatre, 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park (near the Post Office). Age ranges for both male and female parts are from 15...
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Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Blues musician, Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark, returns to the St. Charles waterfront stage on Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 PM. Anthony Clark is a world class musician who has performed and recorded with some of the best local and national blues acts. He started out playing the drums at the age of five, and...
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Auditions set for New Direction’s Production of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite”

Auditions set for New Direction’s Production of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite”

New Direction Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall production of Neil Simon’s smash Broadway hit comedy “Plaza Suite” in all three sections of Calvert County. Auditions will be held Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-noon at the Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane in Lusby Monday, June 13, 7-9 p.m. at the Fairview...
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US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble to Play Outdoors in Leonardtown Square

US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble to Play Outdoors in Leonardtown Square

Back by popular demand! Join The US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble live in the Leonardtown Square! Bring a blanket, bring a chair – bring a friend! – and celebrate Armed Services Day listening to big band favorites, jazz classics and swing hits! Weather permitting, the US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble will be...
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ArtsFest 2016 is Coming!

ArtsFest 2016 is Coming!

The Charles County Arts Alliance is pleased to announce our 24th annual ArtsFest, to be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, on the beautiful grounds of the La Plata Town Hall, in La Plata. ArtsFest is the largest arts festival in Charles County, and one of the largest...
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Lineup Is Complete for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

Lineup Is Complete for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

With the addition of The Robert Cray Band as the Saturday closer for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF), the lineup is now complete. This will be Robert Cray’s second appearance at CBBF, his first being in 2000. Joe Bonamassa will be closing the festival on Sunday. In just over 40 years Cray...
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May Programs at Annmarie

May Programs at Annmarie

Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly – Sunday, May 14, 1:00-9:00pm Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Solomons, Maryland, presents a special all-day musical event! Join us for a day of song circles and acoustic jamming, followed by an evening concert, dinner, and contra dancing. It’s an opportunity to play, sing, dance, and hear...
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Chili In The Garden Date Change

Chili In The Garden Date Change

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center’s popular annual event, Chili In the Garden – Chili Cookoff & Classic Car Show,  has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00am to 3:00pm. The event is typically held in early June, but due to a scheduling conflict, the event has been postponed to October. Chili in...
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Port of Leonardtown Winery Wins Gold in International Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery Wins Gold in International Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery receives worldwide recognition taking home both Gold and Silver in the esteemed Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (FLIWC). FLIWC, held this year March 18-20 in Rochester NY, is known as the “world’s largest charitable wine competition” with over 900 wineries from 26 countries, 6 Canadian provinces and 50 United States...
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New nights have been added to the “Manga Otaku Artist Nights” program at Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch

New nights have been added to the “Manga Otaku Artist Nights” program at Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch

Starting in May, due to its huge popularity, the program “Manga Otaku Artist Nights” will expand to twice a month! We will meet both on the first Tuesday and on the third Monday of each month at Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch. Events go from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Come on in to draw,...
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The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, for the first time in Calvert County, the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (Friends of JPPM) will host a Beatles musical event with the nationally known, Hard Day’s Night, a Beatles tribute band. The fundraising event known as the Affair at Point Farm, A Hard Day’s Night,...
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CSM Presents Annual Latin Music Festival, April 15-16

CSM Presents Annual Latin Music Festival, April 15-16

The College of Southern Maryland’s Annual Latin Music Festival will give area residents a taste of Latin American culture April 15-16 with performances at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Center. At 8 p.m., April 15, CSM’s Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché director Dr. Stephen Johnson will lead the group in Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban,...
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Goo Goo Dolls Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Goo Goo Dolls Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road in July for an extensive summer headlining tour, stopping to perform at the PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, August 26. Also on the bill is Collective Soul. The Goo Goo Dolls — made up of vocalist-guitarist John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac, will be...
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Bluegrass for Hospice-2016 to feature TLC Network Reality TV Stars

Bluegrass for Hospice-2016 to feature TLC Network Reality TV Stars

The much anticipated annual Bluegrass for Hospice is set for Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills. To headline the 1 day event this year will be the Willis Family who star in their own TV show on the TLC network each week. They are a strong Tennessee family,...
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Looking to Old-Hollywood to Guide New Acting Career

Looking to Old-Hollywood to Guide New Acting Career

At a young age, College of Southern Maryland alumna Victoria Anastasi knew she wanted to be an actress. She had been told that she was a distant relative of Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn and felt that with such lineage, she should explore the craft to see if she had a similar talent....
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Pulling Back the Curtain on Spring Productions

Pulling Back the Curtain on Spring Productions

Magic, motor oil and moxie will be featured on high school stages this season. Student actors and backstage techs are rehearsing and preparing spring plays and musicals. The following is a list of the productions, as well as ticket information for each high school. St. Charles High School’s theater program will stage “Grease” 7...
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Southern Maryland Portrait Studio Brings Home Award of Above Excellence at Maryland Conference

Southern Maryland Portrait Studio Brings Home Award of Above Excellence at Maryland Conference

Davis’ work included a portrait of her father wearing Chief’s turn out gear titled “A Lifetime of Dedication, a portrait of a personal trainer titled “Fit over Fifty”, an Illustrative Print of the Washington Cathedral titled “Transcendental Path,” an image of a pink flamingo “A Feather Out of Place” and a twenty page storybook...
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Charles County Arts Alliance 2016 Scholarship Program Deadline Approaching

Charles County Arts Alliance 2016 Scholarship Program Deadline Approaching

Each year the Charles County Arts Alliance awards $1,000 scholarships to one outstanding graduating senior from each high school in Charles County who plans to continue studying the arts (performing, visual or literary) at a four-year college or university. The completed application and all required documentation must be mailed to the CCAA office at...
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