Halloween Fun in Annapolis 2010 Costume Current Events

Today is officially Halloween, but I celebrated what has become one of my favorite holidays, last night with my husband Peter Crilly and friends Catherine and Eric Davidson. What fun to see all the crazy and creative costumes folks had created in an attempt to win a prize at one of the downtown Annapolis bars.Continue reading “Halloween Fun in Annapolis 2010 Costume Current Events”

Big Storm in Annapolis Calls for Creative Rainwear

What do you do when you’re sitting in a restaurant realizing it is time to get back to the office and you realize that a heavy rainstorm is raging outside and you and your colleague forgot their umbrellas? In my case, I left my raincoat and umbrella in the office. Veronica, our publisher and CEOContinue reading “Big Storm in Annapolis Calls for Creative Rainwear”

Annapolis Opera Star Concert Launches Promising Season

I would be hard pressed to say, which was my favorite song performed last night by Metropoliltan Opera baritone Jason Stearns, soprano Colleen Daley, tenor Jonathan Burton, and mezzo soprano Carla Dirlikov at St. John’s College Key Auditorium last night. Was it Parle-ma Mere! from Carmen or the Act III Trio and Addio fiorito asilContinue reading “Annapolis Opera Star Concert Launches Promising Season”

Arts Council Annie Awards Start New Decade

The Eleventh Annual Annie Awards took place last night at the Severn School in Severna Park. Created and produced by the Anne Arundel County Arts Council, the awards endeavor to highlight and support the achievements of local arts patrons, educators, performers, writers, and artists. One category sadly missing, is one to credit the work ofContinue reading “Arts Council Annie Awards Start New Decade”

Virtual Passport visits Vietnam

If someone told me 30 years ago I would someday be sitting at a sidewalk cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam drinking beer and having my nails done; I would have told them they were “out of their mind.” I grew up in the generation that heard the horror stories of the Vietnam War– napalm, agent orange,Continue reading “Virtual Passport visits Vietnam”

Annapolis First Sunday Fest Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage

Today was the last “First Sunday Festival” of 2010 for Upper West Street in Annapolis. Despite the threatening rain clouds, folks were out in full force enjoying the autumn weather, the variety of craft displays, and outside dining options as they listened to the sounds of flamenco guitar and watched Spanish dancers performing on aContinue reading “Annapolis First Sunday Fest Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage”