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April 2013

Eleemosynary at Compass Rose


Six destinations to remind you we are not meant to live on land alone

These are six of 99 stops in Simarski and husband Guy Guthridge’s six-year voyage of Chesapeake discovery aboard Bright Pleiades. Other journeys appeared in Bay Weekly between 2007 and 2008 under the title Voyages of Discovery.  

Twin Players’ Rumors


Colonial Players’ 1776


John Maounis marked the trail for you

The Chesapeake Bay is not any old park. When is the last time you saw a park that was entirely on the water?     When John Maounis started work as superintendent at the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay office seven years ago, he had never seen such a thing either. His job was to find the best way for the National Park Service to be a part of Bay protection.

Maryland Ballet Performs

  Ballet Theatre of Maryland, the state’s premier professional ballet company, dances Antony Tudor’s Continuo, a mix of classical and contemporary, for April’s directors’ choice performance. FSa 7pm; Su 2pm at Maryland Hall, Annapolis. $34.50; rsvp: 410-280-5640; 

30-year-old Bay-built has no fear of “young and modern boats”

The brotherhood of Dickerson sailboats stretches far and wide.     Built on the Eastern Shore under three owners from 1946 to 1987, Dickersons became so beloved that afficionados compete in the Find a Lost Dickerson Sailboat contest to complete the registry of every Dickerson ever built.

Master Class and Concert

  Classical guitarist Troy King and soprano Leneida Crawford polish musicians’ skills one by one at a master class (free), followed by a performance by the duo. Class 4-6pm; show 8pm at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold. $15 w/discounts: 410-777-2457; 

Get Heady at St. John’s College • free

  All welcome to hear Philip LeCuyer talk intellectual sin. 8pm at St. John’s College’s Key Auditorium, Annapolis: 410-626-2539;

Side-by-Side Concert • free

  Anne Arundel County students play alongside the Naval Academy Band in the annual Side-By-Side Concert, including American composers of the last two centuries. 7:30pm at Severna Park High School: 410-293-1262;