Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The company said it has a loyal client base but is seeking a new long-term home, the Baltimore Sun reports.
The Bay Area Theatre Company held its final show for the forseeable future on Sunday, the Baltimore Sun reported. Officials from the company, which has operated in the West Garrett Building in Annapolis, said uncertainty over lease agreeements and finances forced them to hold off on selling subscriptions for next season. Sunday's performance of "The Price" was the company's last show of the season and it is unclear if and when performances will return. Company officials will continue to seek a new space and have sought assistance from economic development officials in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, the Sun said. Read the full report in the Baltimore Sun. See also:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The library boxes promote community reading and literacy.
Two tiny libraries were unveiled this month in two Annapolis communities—Hillsmere and Annapolis Roads. The “Little Free Libraries,” small, house-shaped boxes at the corners of streets, offer local residents a way to become more involved with their community through literacy. A national movement promoting the little libraries began in Wisconsin as a way to exchange books among areas that didn’t have local libraries. According to the organization, more than 6,000 Little Free Libraries have been opened across 36 countries. How does it work? Community members visit the library box, take a book and return it whenever they wish. There’s no security involved, just good will. The idea to open a little library in Annapolis started with Emily …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The board of directors have searched for a new home, but were unable to find one.
The Bay Theatre Company will suspend its operations in May after 12 years of plays in Annapolis. The company's board of directors has spent a year searching for a new home but were unable to find a suitable one, said board president Barbara Brown. “The Bay Theatre has had a tremendous 12-year run, winning many awards for excellence in theatre and setting the bar very high for theatre in Annapolis,” Brown said. “We have spent a year looking for appropriate space, but were unable to find it. We very much appreciate the public’s support over the past 12 years.” According to a press release issued Tuesday, the company could not accept subscriptions for next year's programs without having a long-term lease on their current space. And with no …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The sea anchor from the U.S.S. Constitution and other artifacts are on display in Annapolis.
A new exhibit on the War of 1812 kicked off this month at the U.S. Naval Academy to offer a historic collection of art, artifacts and ship models from the era. Seas, Lakes & Bay: The Naval War of 1812 Exhibit is free and open daily for the public to visit in Annapolis. William Marks from the Naval Academy spoke with Fox45 News this month about what makes the War of 1812 important to American history, including the formation of our national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner." Some of the historical pieces on display include a piece of a flag that was on board the U.S.S. Constitution, large portions of old ships, and several displays explaining the rich history of the era surrounding the war. "Come to Annapolis to see the sea anchor from the…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The seven-day event will highlight the selection of local beers and includes a comedy show, concerts and a 5K run.
Area beer enthusiasts will get a spring treat next week at the debut of the Annapolis Beer Week. The event's goals, according to ABC Promotions, include "creating fellowship, awareness of the varieties and high quality beer in the area, and to give back to our community." There are several events tied to beer week, with tickets available for each. Events include: There will also be opportunities to meet brewmasters, a special cruise on the Schooner Woodwind and a "Beer and Singles" night. A "Golden Ticket" gets you access to most of the festival events for $150. This event is not to be confused with the Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival, held in October, or the Maryland Craft Beer Festival in May in Frederick. See more:
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The event on April 13 will include discussions about fantasy novels, comic books and the War of 1812.
Just in time to build your list of beach reads, the Annapolis Book Festival will return on April 13, with an all-day roster of discussions and activities. The Key School in Annapolis will host the event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be dozens of speakers, including: Scheduled discussion sessions center around the war in Afghanistan, fantasy novels, comic books, the role of women in society and American politics.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The summer of 1776 comes alive in this musical featuring the seminal event in American history.
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Wednesday, April 3
Monday, April 1, 2013
Pride & Prejudice will debut at the Bowie Playhouse April 11, with shows running through April 27.
The Annapolis Shapespeare Company will be bringing Pride & Prejudice to the stage in Bowie later this month. The stage adaptation of the classic novel by Jane Austen stars Caitlin McWethy in the lead role as Elizabeth Bennet and Michael Ryan Neely as Mr. Darcy. A video of the duo together on stage was recently posted on YouTube. Pride & Prejudice will debut at the Bowie Playhouse April 11, with shows running through April 27. For more information visit the troupe's website.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Have you seen any celebrities around town?
The Annapolis Film Festival kicked off Thursday night and continues over the weekend at various venues around the city. We've already spotted some recognizable faces, including a star from the television show, "Law and Order," an Oscar-nominated, former girlfriend of Elvis Presley and a former mayor of Baltimore. Are you planning on attending any of the events? Tell us which films or panels you're most interested in attending. Visit www.annapolisfilmfestival.net for more information.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Explore all that Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts has to offer at ArtFest on March 24 from performances to demonstrations; hands-on projects and gallery events for all ages.
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Thursday, March 21