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  • Good riddance to a disappointing year

    Good riddance to a disappointing year
    Dear Year 2011: Goodbye and good riddance. Don't let the door hit you in the behind on your way out. Or, rather, let it hit you. You deserve it. How bad have you been? Let me count the ways: •The economy has been a nightmare. For all the new...
  • On Theater: 'Can-Can' kicks up its heels at Playhouse

    Cole Porter wrote a plethora of hit songs in his day and also found time to score several Broadway shows, such as "Anything Goes" and "Kiss Me, Kate," which have been revived locally on occasion. One Porter musical that's been absent from local stages is...
  • Datebook

    Monday, Feb. 6 Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Joshua Taylor will give a presentation on "Behind the Garden Wall." All are welcome. Information: 410-267-0461 or...
  • Calendar

    TILL FEB. 18 'Centered on the Center' The Huntington Beach Art Center presents a non-juried exhibition at 538 Main St., Huntington Beach. Gallery hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more...
  • 'Anything Goes' brings Broadway classic to Arundel stages

    Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" is near the top of any short list of great Broadway musicals, and fans have a choice of four performances this weekend in Annapolis or Brooklyn Park. From what I heard from the cast of singer-actors rehearsing last Friday at...
  • Bookmark: Oh, the literary injustices

    You know the feeling. You're looking at the best-seller list and a title catches your eye. "What?!" you sputter. "That piece of (expletive deleted) is a hit, while (insert title of favorite obscure novel) is a flop? Ah, the injustice!" Life is not fair....
  • Marcus Gardley Named Aetna Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage

    Marcus Gardley Named Aetna Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage
    Playwright-poet Marcus Gardley will be the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage during the 2011-2012 season.  Gardley was awarded the 2011 PEN Laura Pels award for Mid-Career Playwright.  He was recently chosen as one of “50 writers to watch&...
  • Take Five: Moonbeams, misty rains and 'Anything Goes'

    ”Anything goes” says it all when speaking and writing about New York City. It is indeed a special place. If Chicago is the city of big shoulders, then New York City is the city of big — everything imaginable. My wife, Marilyn, her...
  • Theater review: 'Anything Cole!' from Winter Park Playhouse

     Theater review: 'Anything Cole!' from Winter Park Playhouse
    Is it possible to listen to the words of Cole Porter and not break out in a grin? This is the man, after all, who gave us the naughty innuendo of "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)": "Birds do it, bees do it, even over-educated fleas do it." Or the...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club at...
  • The Valley Line: Crowd turns out for Pops enchantment

    The Valley Line: Crowd turns out for Pops enchantment
    How is you summer going? I can hardly believe it is the end of July already. I guess that is what happens when you are having a good time — the days just fly by. I don't know if it is because I'm approaching my twilight years that days seem to pass...