The exhibit will run from April 25 to June 7 in the Arundel Center Lobby.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Michael Mattera, formally of Riva and Annapolis, will star in the movie “Camp,” which opens locally on Friday.
Camp, a movie that tells the story of an abused and neglected child, will debut at Bow Tie Cinemas in Annapolis on Friday, and a familiar face will be among the stars of the movie. Michael Mattera, formally of Annapolis and Riva, stars in the movie, which is his first feature film. And while Mattera is excited to be landing his first lead role, it's the subject of the movie that really inspires him. Camp is based on director Jacob Roebuck experiences during his involvement in a program called Royal Family Kids Camp. The program offers a camp for abused and neglected kids. In the film, Mattera plays Ken Matthews, a self-absorbed investment banker who volunteers at one of the camps to impress a potential new client. Mattera’s character is …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Principal Kay Panagopulos was named one of three principals in the state to win the art leadership award.
Kay Panagopulos, principal at Riviera Beach Elementary School, was one of three principals in the state to receive the 2013 Alvin and Louise Myerberg Arts Leadership Recognition Award from the Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) Alliance. The award recognizes educators who incorporate arts into schoolwide curricula, enhancing the student experience and increasing engagement in the classroom. Panagopulos, since becoming principal at Riviera Beach in 2006, has made sure that students learn more than just art in class, according to a statement from Anne Arundel County Public Schools. "The arts provide the skills and knowledge that is needed to develop the creativity, discipline, and intellectual capacities necessary for success in …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The county executive said the gallery is part of a "fresh start" for the county.
Folk artwork from elementary students across Anne Arundel County is on display at the county government's office in downtown Annapolis. The gallery shows off the talents of students, who employ a variety of styles. One of the art pieces features birds depicted through yarn, a style inspired by Mexican Huichol yarn paintings. There is also art inspired by cave paintings and Japanese calligraphy. Some artwork goes beyond the canvas, including tiny hand-crafted figures, and traditional Mexican weavings. Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell worked together in getting the gallery in front of the public's eyes. “This artwork will delight and also inspire us to look to the future,” Neuman said. “As …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The irreverent musical-theater troupe from Washington, DC, will perform in a fundraiser in Annapolis to benefit student financial aid.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are encouraged to submit up to three original works.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
This year's Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival is set to kick off on May 18 at Sandy Point State Park. The festival is a two-day event to raise money for four local charities.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Twelve bands from Anne Arundel County schools will perform at the live event on Saturday.
The 15th annual Anne Arundel County Battle of the Bands competition is set to kick off Saturday night at Maryland Hall. The Capital Gazette recently provided profiles on each of the 12 bands performing, of which 11 will be in competition for the best of show. The winner of the competition will get studio time to record one of their songs professionally in Studio A of Wright Way Studios. Proceeds from the event going to the music departments of the top four bands. The following bands are set to perform Saturday: Video performances of several of these local bands can be found on YouTube, including Keyboard Comrade, Floozie, and August in One. Check out Patch's coverage from last year's Battle of the Bands competition:
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Meet a young artist and stop by the Mountain Road library in Pasadena to see her artwork this month.
Katy Dombrausky is the December Featured Artist at the Mountain Road public library in Pasadena. The art display can be viewed by the public until Dec. 28, and a reception in her honor will be held at the library from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 18. Dombrausky is a 2008 graduate of Chesapeake High and is from the Pasadena Longpoint Community. She is currently a full-time art education major at Towson University. Anne Arundel Patch: What inspires you as an artist? Katy Dombrausky: What a hard question. Everything! My work is always changing but I guess my biggest inspirations have a lot to do with human behaviors and the struggles we face everyday between being primitive and intelligent beings. One of the bigger pieces I have made is a sculpture…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
During a special concert on Thursday, highly talented students will get to experience the chance of a lifetime while learning from some of the world's best musicians.
Twenty-nine highly talented students from eight county high schools are slated to perform alongside the world-class musicians from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in a special one-day concert on Thursday. According to an Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) press release, the opportunity is the result of a long-standing collaboration between the school system and the BSO. Over the last 28 years, the county and the renowned symphony orchestra have worked together to encourage and cultivate musical talent at local schools. Many of the students who participate in the partnership go on to become professional orchestral musicians and teachers themselves, AACPS said. Known as the “Side-by-Side experience,” the 29 county high school …