Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Anne Arundel County Great Give kicks off Wednesday night. Nonprofits participating including the Arundel Instrumental Music Association
Several local nonprofits have signed up to receive donations through the GreatGive of Anne Arundel County, which kicks off Wednesday evening. Beginning at 7 p.m., anyone can hop online and donate money to a wide range of causes. The GreatGiveAAC runs for 24 hours. The program is being run by Razoo, an online movement allowing groups to set up online fundraising. The group claims to have helped raise more than $150 million for various nonprofits. Here's a look at the organizations in the Odenton and Severn area seeking donations through the GreatGiveAAC. Arundel Instrumental Music Association - The music program at Arundel High School is seeking funds for instruments. The group is about 20 instruments shy of what it needs for the 2013-14 …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The new show "Intelligence" features a member of the U.S. Cyber Command with a special microchip in his brain.
They've done shows based on police departments, crime scene investigation units, the FBI and Navy detectives. Now television producers are using U.S. Cyber Command as inspiration. The network CBS announced that it will have a new show this fall, Intelligence, based on a worker at the agency with unique powers. According to USA Today, actor Josh Holloway will play a man who has "a microchip in his brain that lets him access the electromagnetic spectrum." The show will also star Marg Helgenberger of CSI fame. This is, of course, a fictional show. But Holloway is expected to be a big draw due to his performance as James "Sawyer" Ford in the hit show Lost. There is no evidence that the show will actually be filmed at the new agency at Fort …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Adan Rodriguez of Arundel High and Phylesia Fralin of Meade High were recognized by the National Achievement Scholarship Program.
Two students from the Odenton area have received $2,500 college scholarships as part of a national program targeting talented African-American students. Adan Rodriguez of Arundel High School will use the award to pursue film production in college, while Phylesia Fralin of Meade High School will pursue accounting. The pair were selected out of about 800 students nationwide as part of the National Achievement Scholarship Program. The award is based on performance on the PSAT. Last June, Odenton-Severn Patch profiled Rodriguez after he finished first in the student division at the Frederick Film Festival.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The Arundel High color guard performed along with several other groups Saturday at the Arundel Indoor Spectacular.
The Arundel High color guard hosted groups from all around the region Saturday at the first-ever Arundel Indoor Spectacular. The show featured a total of seven groups performing dance, percussion and color guard routines. Highlights included: The Arundel color guard capped off the afternoon with its performance of "Be Yourself," which tells the story of a young girl whose dolls come to life. The award-winning performance features a rousing routine set to the song "Barbie Girl" by Aqua. See also:
A look at the events happening this week in the Odenton-Severn area.
As we head into spring, we start to see an increase in community events. Check out these happening this week. Piney Orchard Annual Meeting When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Where: Piney Orchard Community Center Details: The residents of Piney Orchard will cast their votes for board of directors, and will get a general update on what's happening in the community. Arundel at Severna Park Baseball When: Wednesday, 4 p.m. Where: Severna Park High School Details: The Wildcats and Falcons have always been among the best baseball teams in the county. Both teams view this game as a key to landing a county title. Western District Police-Community Relations Council When: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Western District Police Station, 8273 Telegraph Rd., Odenton …
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Patriot Players Theatre Company will perform shows this weekend and next.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Color guard, dance, and percussion groups from all over the state will perform on April 6.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Aliyah Miller, a student at Old Mill Middle School North, will have her work appear in a special anthology from the World Artists Experience. She has been invited to the Chinese embassy next month.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A mixed martial arts studio is the latest to get goofy with the popular dance craze.
It begins with a man dancing around while wearing a costume head of Bert from Sesame Street. Then we see girls with pink boxing gloves. There's a guy in some sort of cowboy hat. There's a gorilla. And a chicken. Just another video set to the "Harlem Shake." This video was created by the folks at Conquest BJJ, a mixed martial arts and fitness gym in Millersville. See also:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Rams Head Center Stage will have three country concerts in April and May.
Country music fans can hit the concert stage at Maryland Live! for three shows in April and May. The Rams Head Center Stage will host country music artists Randy Houser, Lee Brice and Chris Cagle. Houser is well known for his debut single, “Anything Goes" from 2008, and his latest single, "How Country Feels,” is in the Billboard Country top 30. Cagle has two #1 albums and 12 charted songs, including his latest single, "Let There Be Cowgirls." Lee Brice is a four-time Academy of Country Music Award nominee and his current single, “I Drive Your Truck" is in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot Country chart. Here are the details of the shows. All tickets are available at Marylandlivecasino.com.