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TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to stand up for the Chesapeake Bay

By Arden Haley, Mar 07, 2017, Categories: Community, Today

Sign the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's petition right now to ask Congress to preserve funding for the Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts Hosts Free Performances by Bumper Jacksons and All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis for Maryland Day March 25, 2017

By Arden Haley, Mar 07, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community, Today

Attendees can also enjoy complementary activities by Oyster Recovery Partnership and food by Azure at The Westin Annapolis

Now Accepting Nominations: YWCA’s 32nd Annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN)

By Arden Haley, Mar 07, 2017, Categories: Community

For 32 years, the YWCA has been honoring women who have made significant contributions to both their organizations and the community. Deadline for submissions is March 30th.

Chesapeake Farm-to-Fork: Know Good, Do Good — An Inside Look at Sustainable Farming Practices, Part One

By Arden Haley, Mar 07, 2017, Categories: Today, Eat+Drink+Shop

We explore Know Good Farm and sustainable farming practices.

First Home Sweet-Home to Last: Economic considerations for various consumers and investors eyeballing the real estate market in 2017

By James Houck, Mar 06, 2017, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

Recent economic indicators offer hope, but should keep us well-grounded with our expectations for significant improvement.

Getting Back in the Game: How prevention protocols, recovery plans, and mental support are helping athletes overcome physical and emotional injury

By Nicole Gould, Mar 06, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community, Today

A new era of athlete safety, recently ushered in by several professional sports leagues, has trickled down to the collegiate, high school, and instructional levels.

Home of the Week: 3012 Holly St., Edgewater

By Arden Haley, Mar 06, 2017, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

Waterfront home on Beards Creek off South River with breathtaking views.

Towne Salute: Sally Mastroberti of Positive Strides

By Arden Haley, Mar 03, 2017, Categories: Community, Today

Jumping in feet first, Mastroberti has become a valued volunteer at Positive Strides, being an integral part of their Injury Prevention & Nutrition seminars.

"Maryland Heritage: East of the Bay Bridge" Meet the Artist Reception

By Arden Haley, Mar 03, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community

Announcing What's Up? Media's 2nd Art Show! “Maryland Heritage: East of the Bay Bridge” Featuring original artwork from Anne Arundel County residents

Best of Party 2017

By Arden Haley, Mar 03, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community, Eat+Drink+Shop, Towne Social

The Ultimate Best of Party: Celebrate What’s Up? Media’s 20th Anniversary and our Best of Winners with a champagne toast, award-winning food, and live entertainment!


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  • Entering its 26th year, the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail Marathon and Half Marathon will take plac...


  • Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics

    03/26/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and soci...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio in Stevensville brings in the best artists in the country to prese...


  • Maryland Day

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:30PM

    Costumed interpreters represent a century of early Maryland History. Kids can even dress up in c...


  • Jazz Brunch at Blackwall Hitch

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us Sunday, March 26th for brunch and a live performance from Sly 45. Brunch and music start ...


  • Helen Delich Bentley Tribute

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    A display of select dresses and hats bequeathed to the BMI by Congresswoman Bentley. Known as mu...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the Uni...


  • June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    June Schwarcz (1918–2015) is considered one of the most innovative enamelists working in the late...


  • 2017 Flower Show: Modern HOMEsteading

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    For over 25 years, Homestead Gardens has presented a themed flower show every March to celebrate ...


  • Synergies

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than t...


  • Transcendent Musings

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    “Transcendent Musings” features artists Christian McCarroll and Colin Lacey of the Open Eye Galle...


  • Game on! Learn how to create a video game. This interactive exhibition allows visitors to immerse...


  • Jonathan Stone

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 01:30PM

    Bossa Nova Jazz brunch!


  • Paper Dreams

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM

    A fun, interactive story of two delightful creatures who live inside a wastepaper basket. Can our...


  • Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Althoug...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Contemporary American Marine Art highlights the works of marine artists recognized as the best in...


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gen...


  • Maryland Day Celebration

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:30PM

    Costumed interpreters represent a century of early Maryland History. You can try your hand at mak...


  • Learn about the impact that land development has on all animals and their environment. Become an ...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • Front Room: Adam Pendleton

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Adam Pendleton (American, b. 1984) is a New York-based artist whose work examines and questions t...


  • HERE. a pop-up shop ~ Made in Maryland

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    HERE. a pop-up shop will celebrate their 5th year in business and their 20th pop-up shop in the A...


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    03/26/2017
    10:30AM — 12:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Buddhist Service

    03/26/2017
    10:30AM — 12:00PM

    Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche or one of his senior students presents methods for how to approach an ...


  • The BMA presents more than 100 rarely shown artists’ books and related prints by more than 50 ren...


  • Harbor Queen Cruises

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 06:00PM

    Watermark immerses people in the history, culture and fun of the Chesapeake Bay region and Harbor...


  • In the Tower: Theaster Gates

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 06:00PM

    Over the past decade, American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) has explored the built environment...


  • Jazz Brunch

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    Enjoy the tasty sounds at Jazz Brunch every Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


  • On Paper: Finding Form

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 06:00PM

    This exhibition celebrates one of the strengths of the BMA’s collection: contemporary drawings th...


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    03/26/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he f...


  • Inspired by 1930s cartoons and popular culture, Ronald Markman explores intellectual and artistic...


  • Dinosaur Revolution

    03/26/2017
    12:00PM — 04:30PM

    Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experie...


  • Border Crossing

    03/26/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    Border Crossing presents recent work by Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara (b. 1969), who ...


  • Camelot

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM

    One of the most beloved musicals in Broadway history CAMELOT, with book and lyrics by Moss Hart a...


  • Navy Baseball vs. Princeton

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM

    The Midshipmen take on the Princeton Tigers in the last game of an intense weekend-long series! E...


  • Avoid costly errors by choosing the right plant for the right place based on environmental condit...


  • Home Landscaping Basics

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Avoid costly errors by choosing the right plant for the right place based on environmental condit...


  • Emergent III Opening Reception

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Collaborating with Southern High School for the third year in a row, Captain Avery Museum present...


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    03/26/2017
    01:30PM — 03:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Pottercon

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Join your fellow Harry Potter fans across the country for PotterCon, the best day-drinking and mi...


  • Bowie Community Theatre Presents "Night Watch"

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM — 04:30PM

    Night Watch By Lucille Fletcher Unable to sleep, Elaine Wheeler paces the living room of her ...


  • Witness for the Prosecution

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Get ready for countless twists and turns - Agatha Christie’s most celebrated court-room drama is ...


  • Los Otros

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    From Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party/Giant) and Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind/P...


  • A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs seamlessly transforms itself from the bistro...


  • Three Sisters

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Stuck in a backwater town, three sisters and their brother search for meaning amidst missed oppor...


  • The Taming of the Shrew

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    In The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare puts Kate and Petruchio’s marital power struggles under a...


  • Mind and Meditation Session

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM — 03:30PM

    A “Mind and Meditation” session will be led by Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche or one of his students....


  • Internationally acclaimed Kuwaiti writer/director Sulayman Al Bassam returns to the Kennedy Cente...


  • Oysters and Wine on the Bay

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM — 05:00PM

    Crabs and Old Bay. Rockfish and lemon butter. Crab cakes and tartar sauce. The bounty of the Bay ...


  • Meet students, parents, alumni, staff. Tours, slideshows, panel discussion. Refreshments and limi...


  • Hogwarts Professors Visit Flourish & Blotts

    03/26/2017
    02:30PM — 04:00PM

    Prospective Hogwarts students are invited to meet some of their professors Sunday, March 26, from...


  • Stravinsky's Petrushka

    03/26/2017
    03:00PM

    A superb music colorist and BSO favorite, Tortelier has conjured up an enchanting French-inspired...


  • Shear Madness

    03/26/2017
    03:00PM

    Shear Madness is the comedy whodunit that lets the audience solve the crime! Set in present-da...


  • 18th ANNUAL Spring Art Show Delaware Foundation of the Visual Arts Date: Fri.,Sat.,...


  • 18th ANNUAL Spring Art Show Delaware Foundation of the Visual Arts Date: Fri.,Sat.,...


  • TANGO'Brien's Practilonga (Argentine Tango)

    03/26/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Annapolis tango is a group passionate about traditional Argentine tango as found in the dance hal...


  • Los Otros

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    From Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party/Giant) and Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind/P...


  • Trentemøller

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    Copenhagen based musician Anders Trentemøller´s talent for heart wrenching melodic moments and ex...


  • Stevie Nicks

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    Due to huge ticket demands and stellar reviews for the 24 Karat Gold Tour, the legendary gold dus...


  • Shear Madness

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    Shear Madness is the comedy whodunit that lets the audience solve the crime! Set in present-da...


  • Come one, come all to AHS Drama Company’s most recent musical adventure. Chronicling the twisted ...


  • Three Sisters

    03/26/2017
    07:30PM

    Stuck in a backwater town, three sisters and their brother search for meaning amidst missed oppor...


  • Art Sherrod Jr.

    03/26/2017
    07:30PM

    After attending the Naval Academy, Art set sail and began his solo career as a performer and reco...


  • Ann Wilson of Heart

    03/26/2017
    08:00PM

    Wilson says fans can expect: "A beautiful, classy set with an elegant, artistic production … The ...


  • Skribe

    03/26/2017
    10:00PM — 01:00AM

    Enjoy music from Skribe every Sunday at 10 p.m.


 

 

 

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