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Learn About the Dark Side of Online Degrees

Jan 07, 2011 ● By Anonymous

The demand for higher education has not only sparked a rise in students, but also a rise in scams. Online “diploma mills” or “degree mills” are fraudulent businesses disguised as legitimate colleges that award fake college degrees. Diploma mills attract two types of people: 1) Individuals who are genuinely trying to earn a college degree and are unaware that they are enrolling in a scam and; 2) Individuals who are aware that they are committing fraud, but are only concerned with getting a fake college degree.

Distance Education: Is it for you?

Jan 07, 2011 ● By Anonymous

For those of you who prefer hardware to hard copies, tech-savvy distance education alternatives are just for you. Online classes and satellite campuses were created for students who cannot travel far for their education because of family responsibilities, work conflicts, financial limitations, or other factors. And although the exaggerated tales of hiking uphill both ways to get to school goes away, you can still brag about perfect attendance.

Splash-ercise!

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

Andrea Terry was determined to run the Chestertown Tea Party 5K race at the end of May. Jogging was taking a toll on her knees, but she still needed a way to increase her endurance and her strength.

Make It Go Away | Dealing with the minor and major pains of life.

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

We have all experienced the sensation of pain. For some it was simply a mild, temporary annoyance, for o thers a debilitating condition. The sensation itself may be unpleasant, but the effect can be beneficial. Pain acts as a major part of our body's diagnostic and defense systems. Pain can be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. It can also be a terrific deterrent. When we feel pain it triggers a reflex to retract from hurtful stimulus, and adjusts our behavior so that, in the future, we will not go near that which causes pain. For most of us, short-term discomfort can be dealt with by using acetaminophen, ibuprofen, an ice pack, or a heating pad.

Turn Back the Clock: Twelve Ways to Boost Your Energy and Stay Young

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

1) Clean up the Clutter Too much junk in your life drains away your energy. Start the year right by identi fying five areas you want to clear away. Maybe it’s a messy desk, garage, or attic— but physical clutter is a good place to start. Then move on to emotional clutter. Is there someone in your life you’ve neglected to thank, a challenge you’ve avoided, someone you’ve never made peace with in your family? Sit down and write that long overdue letter, finish the project, or make the phone call. Your psyche will feel relieved and you’ll feel renewed.

Yoga For Beginners

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

One of the first things I learned in vinyasa yoga class (also called yoga flow) was that each of my toes can move individually. Apparently they’re supposed to, though mine seemed determined to limit themselves to moving just up or down—more like camel hooves than wiggly pinkies. “With the toes spread wide,” our instructor told us, “you have a broader foundation for poses that require balance—and that’s most of them.”

Cibu Pho Finish Spray Product Review

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

To say I’m obsessed with hair care would be an understatement—I have two backup blow dryers, my hairstylist’s number on speed dial, and order specialty shampoo from Sweden. So, when the What’s Up? office was asked to review a product of international hair care provider, Cibu, I gladly accepted.

Add Last Minute Fashion Glamour

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

The holidays are just around the corner and with busy schedules sometimes it can be a fashion challenge to make the transition from work to party time. But wait, it’s not as hard as you may think. With a few simple tricks, work day attire can be easily transformed!

Lush Silk Stockings Product Review

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

Here at the What’s Up? office, we are often sent books and other products to review. One of the latest products we received was Lush’s silk stockings body tint. As a former cosmetics retailer and proponent of stocking-less legs, I jumped at the chance to try it out.

Durable Color for Nails—New alternative to traditional polish

Nov 22, 2010 ● By Anonymous

A few months ago to cheer myself up while my broken wrist was immobilized in a cast, I treated myself to a manicure that included an application of beautiful dark pink nail polish. The hand in the cast continued to look perfect for almost a month (because I wasn’t using it) while the polish on the other hand quickly chipped away as a result of everyday living.
  • Mini Masters at the Academy Art Museum

    01/27/2018
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mini Masters Academy introduces young children (ages 2-4) to new ideas through a thematic approac...


  • Her Stories: A Women’s Art Show

    01/27/2018
    08:00AM — 04:30PM

    Local women artists of all experience levels, from first time exhibitors to veteran professionals...


  • Winter Group Show

    01/27/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    A rotating group show featuring an eclectic mix of artwork including oil paintings, pastels, orna...


  • The U.S. Naval Academy museum welcomes more than 100,000 visitors annually from all over the work...


  • 1967: Civil Rights at 50

    01/27/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    1967: Civil Rights at 50 tells the dramatic story of the growing militancy of the struggle for ra...


  • Indoor Mini Golf at Linvilla Orchards

    01/27/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Linvilla Orchard’s ‘Fore! The Planet’ is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created ...


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


  • Free Ballet Classes for Beginners

    01/27/2018
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Free Trial Ballet Classes for beginning students. Ages 3 - 6 Saturday, January 27th 9:30 - 10:...


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


  • Backyard Birds & Birdhouses

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM

    Opening reception May 20 in conjunction with the Delmarvalous Festival The beauty of nature is j...


  • Reinvention: The Work of Chris Bathgate

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Featuring 28 works of art, Reinvention: The Work of Chris Bathgate explores how modern and tradit...


  • Annet Couwenberg: From Digital to Damask

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This intimate exhibition of approximately 11 works by Maryland-based artist Annet Couwenberg reve...


  • Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Acclaimed Russian-born American artists, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, have been working collaborative...


  • Edvard Munch: Color in Context

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    In the second half of the 19th century, advances in physics, electromagnetic radiation theory, an...


  • Black Box: Kara Walker & Hank Willis Thomas

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Salvation by Kara Walker, one of the most significant works in the BMA’s contemporary collection,...


  • Parallax Gap

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Parallax Gap transforms the Renwick Gallery’s Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon into a visual puzzle....


  • Tomás Saraceno

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Tomás Saraceno is creating an ambitious, site-specific installation that will be suspended across...


  • In the Tower: Anne Truitt

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    The studio life of Anne Truitt (1921–2004) is explored in the first major presentation of her wor...


  • A Soothsayer is a person who predicts the future by magical, intuitive, or more rational means; s...


  • Spiral Play: Loving in the ‘80s

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    For 40 years, Al Loving experimented with materials and process to expand the definition of moder...


  • After Faberge

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM

    After Fabergé, an exhibition of five digital prints by artist Jonathan Monaghan, runs concurrentl...


  • The Message: New Media Works

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    The Message: New Media Works is a transformative journey through five contemporary film and video...


  • Mural

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    A special installation in the Gallery’s East Building features Mural (1943) by Jackson Pollock, o...


  • Crossing Borders: Mexican Modernist Prints

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This is the BMA’s first exhibition to highlight the Museum’s rarely shown collection of prints an...


  • This exhibition explores the Russian crafts tradition that culminated with the world-renowned Hou...


  • Dressed for Work

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    The way we dress for work can offer clues about what we do for a living, where we are employed an...


  • Renowned artist, H.C. Porter, lives part-time in Annapolis when she’s not residing in Mississippi...


  • Second Wind

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM

    Second Wind will feature the artwork of Anne Arundel County Public School retired art teachers. I...


  • Baltimore Boat Show

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 08:00PM

    The Baltimore Boat Show, held at the Baltimore Convention Center is the ultimate stop if you're l...


  • Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake is a photography exhibition featuring both black and white a...


  • Annual RiverArts Members’ Show

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    The annual RiverArts Members’ Show highlights the quality and diversity of the Chestertown arts c...


  • Freedom: Emancipation Quilted & Stitched

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Freedom: Emancipation Quilted & Stitched is an exhibition of documentary-style story quilts that ...


  • Beth van Hoesen: Prints

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM

    Beth Van Hoesen (1926–2010) was an American artist who was born in Boise, ID. She earned a BA fro...


  • Delmarva Visions: The Works of Patrick Henry

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Patrick Henry is a painter and photographer who has been living and working on the Eastern Shore ...


  • The Great Mystery Show

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Welcome All Ye Passionately Curious! The Great Mystery Show beckons you – each the star of your o...


  • Winter Splendor

    01/27/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    McBride Gallery is hosting its annual winter-themed show, Winter Splendor. Pennsylvania painter L...


  • Saturday Wine Tasting

    01/27/2018
    11:00AM — 04:00PM

    Join us every Saturday at The Wine Cellars of Annapolis for our free wine tasting! New theme ever...


  • Polar Bear Plunge

    01/27/2018
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    More than 10,000 people from across the state will plunge into the chilly Chesapeake Bay at Sandy...


  • Billy Goats Gruff

    01/27/2018
    11:00AM

    This exciting adaptation of a classic fairy tale, set to favorite opera arias, is the perfect way...


  • Claymation Animation Ages: 9 to 15, Limit 8 Instructor: Cher Pizzi Length: 8 Weeks Saturday...


  • Tamayo: The New York Years

    01/27/2018
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Tamayo: The New York Years is the first exhibition to explore the influences between this major M...


  • Stanley William Hayter (1901–1988), a preeminent, influential printmaker, and founder of Atelier ...


  • GUIDED HIKE

    01/27/2018
    01:00PM

    Join us for a guided hike on CBEC’s 510 acre peninsula for this unique opportunity to discover so...


  • Open House

    01/27/2018
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    School of the Incarnation is a fully-accredited Catholic school that educates over 800 students i...


  • No Limits! Monster Trucks

    01/27/2018
    01:00PM

    JANUARY 26 & 27 - Three shows in two days! FRIDAY 7:30 P.M., SATURDAY 1 P.M., SATURDAY 7:30 P.M...


  • Open House at School of the Incarnation

    01/27/2018
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Come see the opportunities that are waiting for your child at School of the Incarnation where lea...


  • Fiddler on the Roof

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM

    Winner of nine Tony awards, this musical play tells the story of the village of Anatevka, a Jewis...


  • Blithe Spirit

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM

    The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from the playwr...


  • Take an enlightening journey through 5,000 years! Shen Yun’s unique artistic vision expands theat...


  • Cloud 9

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM

    A comedy of manners that spans centuries, Cloud 9 is a smart, satirical look at gender politics a...


  • Sovereignty

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM

    Some wounds refuse to heal. Mary Kathryn Nagle’s daring new work, which debuts as the fourth prod...


  • Beauty and the Beast

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM

    Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents the beloved musical Disney's Beauty and the Beast at its...


  • The Humans

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM

    Stephen Karam’s The Humans is an uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place ove...


  • Science Saturdays

    01/27/2018
    02:00PM — 03:00PM

    Amazing Air is a fun, interactive workshop that uses hands-on experiments to help kids learn abo...


  • Frank Brennan Solo Show

    01/27/2018
    02:30PM

    Frank Brennan, award-winning photographer and AAA Board member, has an exhibit and sale of his wo...


  • Register now for Creative Clay- Kid's Pottery Classes in Chester Springs, Chester County! Regi...


  • Looking for the perfect gift for a creative child? Kids love working with clay! Registration n...


  • Does your child enjoy art? Give the gift of creativity! Kids learn drawing and painting as they t...


  • German Saturday: Heidi & The Heimat Echo

    01/27/2018
    05:00PM — 09:00PM

    Enjoy live music by Heidi & The Heimat Echor at Old Stein Inn!


  • Beauty and the Beast

    01/27/2018
    07:00PM

    Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents the beloved musical Disney's Beauty and the Beast at its...


  • Take an enlightening journey through 5,000 years! Shen Yun’s unique artistic vision expands theat...


  • On Your Feet!

    01/27/2018
    07:30PM

    From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke throu...


  • On Your Feet!

    01/27/2018
    07:30PM

    From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke throu...


  • With the football season near a close, keep your Navy spirit alive and head over to the McMullen ...


  • No Limits! Monster Trucks

    01/27/2018
    07:30PM

    JANUARY 26 & 27 - Three shows in two days! FRIDAY 7:30 P.M., SATURDAY 1 P.M., SATURDAY 7:30 P.M...


  • Rising Stars

    01/27/2018
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    Londontowne Symphony Orchestra and Arundel Vocal Arts Society Rising Stars Anna Binneweg,...


  • Beethoven and Brahms

    01/27/2018
    07:30PM

    If ever there was a perfect partner to Beethoven’s moody and dramatic C Minor Piano Concerto, it’...


  • The Concert Band of the U.S. Army Field Band’s elite 65-member instrumental ensemble has performe...


  • The Trial at Synetic Theater

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    “It’s in the nature of this judicial system that one is condemned not only in innocence but also ...


  • The Trial at Synetic Theater

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    “It’s in the nature of this judicial system that one is condemned not only in innocence but also ...


  • Fiddler on the Roof

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    Winner of nine Tony awards, this musical play tells the story of the village of Anatevka, a Jewis...


  • Cloud 9

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    A comedy of manners that spans centuries, Cloud 9 is a smart, satirical look at gender politics a...


  • Sovereignty

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    Some wounds refuse to heal. Mary Kathryn Nagle’s daring new work, which debuts as the fourth prod...


  • Christoph Eschenbach conducts Brahms's Variations on a Theme by Haydn and Schumann's "Rhenish" Sy...


  • Quartet

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred reside in a home for retired opera singers in Kent, England. Each yea...


  • Blithe Spirit

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from the playwr...


  • Multi-Platinum selling Broadway star Ann Hampton Callaway fuses a unique blend of jazz and pop th...


  • The Humans

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    Stephen Karam’s The Humans is an uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place ove...


  • Tartuffe :: Presented by Perisphere Theater

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    From the 17th century, this Moliere farce employs witty rhyming couplets and classic characters i...


  • Love-Nothing

    01/27/2018
    08:00PM

    "Love-Nothing" examines the ideals of faith, hope, and love as foundations for three different co...


  • The Shatners

    01/27/2018
    10:00PM

    Enjoy live music by The Shatners at Middleton Tavern!


  • Mini Masters at the Academy Art Museum

    01/29/2018
    08:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mini Masters Academy introduces young children (ages 2-4) to new ideas through a thematic approac...


  • Crowns

    01/29/2018
    08:00AM — 06:00PM

    Crossing into motherhood is a monumental shift in a woman's life. In this time, artist mothers re...


  • Her Stories: A Women’s Art Show

    01/29/2018
    08:00AM — 04:30PM

    Local women artists of all experience levels, from first time exhibitors to veteran professionals...


  • Ensemble Exhibit

    01/29/2018
    08:30AM — 04:30PM

    Founder of the Art Department at Anne Arundel Community College which he headed up the for over 3...


  • The U.S. Naval Academy museum welcomes more than 100,000 visitors annually from all over the work...


  • Caprichos: Goya and Lombardo

    01/29/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Caprichos by Emily Lombardo is a series of etchings which are in direct conversation and homage t...


  • 1967: Civil Rights at 50

    01/29/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    1967: Civil Rights at 50 tells the dramatic story of the growing militancy of the struggle for ra...


  • Indoor Mini Golf at Linvilla Orchards

    01/29/2018
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Linvilla Orchard’s ‘Fore! The Planet’ is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created ...


  • SCHOOL'S OUT CAMP

    01/29/2018
    09:00AM — 03:30PM

    Need something for your kids to do when schools are out? Send them to CBEC for a day full of hand...


  • Backyard Birds & Birdhouses

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM

    Opening reception May 20 in conjunction with the Delmarvalous Festival The beauty of nature is j...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM

    Chesapeake Fine Art Studio offers top-quality art classes in a variety of media every week. Study...


  • Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Acclaimed Russian-born American artists, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, have been working collaborative...


  • Parallax Gap

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Parallax Gap transforms the Renwick Gallery’s Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon into a visual puzzle....


  • In the Tower: Anne Truitt

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    The studio life of Anne Truitt (1921–2004) is explored in the first major presentation of her wor...


  • A Soothsayer is a person who predicts the future by magical, intuitive, or more rational means; s...


  • The Message: New Media Works

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    The Message: New Media Works is a transformative journey through five contemporary film and video...


  • Mural

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    A special installation in the Gallery’s East Building features Mural (1943) by Jackson Pollock, o...


  • Second Wind

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM

    Second Wind will feature the artwork of Anne Arundel County Public School retired art teachers. I...


  • Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake is a photography exhibition featuring both black and white a...


  • Caprichos: Goya and Lombardo

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Caprichos by Emily Lombardo is a series of etchings which are in direct conversation and homage t...


  • Renowned artist, H.C. Porter, lives part-time in Annapolis when she’s not residing in Mississippi...


  • Beth van Hoesen: Prints

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM

    Beth Van Hoesen (1926–2010) was an American artist who was born in Boise, ID. She earned a BA fro...


  • Delmarva Visions: The Works of Patrick Henry

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Patrick Henry is a painter and photographer who has been living and working on the Eastern Shore ...


  • Winter Splendor

    01/29/2018
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    McBride Gallery is hosting its annual winter-themed show, Winter Splendor. Pennsylvania painter L...


  • Claymation Animation Ages: 9 to 15, Limit 8 Instructor: Cher Pizzi Length: 8 Weeks Saturday...


  • Tamayo: The New York Years

    01/29/2018
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Tamayo: The New York Years is the first exhibition to explore the influences between this major M...


  • Open Portrait Studio

    01/29/2018
    01:00PM — 03:30PM

    Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - noon The group meets weekly with a live model. Model fee collected weekly....


  • Frank Brennan Solo Show

    01/29/2018
    02:30PM

    Frank Brennan, award-winning photographer and AAA Board member, has an exhibit and sale of his wo...


  • Register now for Creative Clay- Kid's Pottery Classes in Chester Springs, Chester County! Regi...


  • Looking for the perfect gift for a creative child? Kids love working with clay! Registration n...


  • Does your child enjoy art? Give the gift of creativity! Kids learn drawing and painting as they t...


  • Ketogenic Lifestyle Class

    01/29/2018
    06:15PM — 08:00PM

    Come learn about this empowering way of life where eating the right diet can turn your body into ...


  • Black Label Society

    01/29/2018
    07:30PM

    Enjoy live music by Black Label Society at The Fillmore Silver Spring!


  • Open Mic Night

    01/29/2018
    09:00PM — 12:00AM

    Every Monday night at Stan and Joe's on West Street in Annapolis join Kevin "The Hurricane" Lebli...


  • Timmie Metz

    01/29/2018
    10:00PM — 01:00AM

    Enjoy music from Timmie Metz every Monday at 10 p.m.


 

 

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