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Welcome to the HALL At Live!

Are you a fan of big-name concerts, stand-up comedy, or sporting events like boxing? Then you’ll be glad to know that there is a new venue in Anne Arundel County, designed just for that. The newest attraction at Live! Casino and Hotel in Hanover, The HALL at Live! officially opened on February…

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Welcome Winter with the Performing Arts!

Though there’s never a bad time to enjoy the wide-ranging performing arts scene in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, winter is hard to beat. It is also a time when turning the calendar to 2022 might inspire you to expand your cultural horizons. Luckily, three of the region’s leading performing…

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July 4th Celebrations Return from the City of Annapolis

It has been two years since the people of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County celebrated Independence Day in our usual exuberant style. In year’s past we celebrated with parades, festivals, fireworks, crab feasts and plenty of family fun centered around our historic waterfront town and its role in…

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The Music Never Stopped

Oh, how I’ve missed live music. That has certainly been a side effect of Covid-19 that has left an unanticipated emptiness in its wake. Throughout this pandemic, we have been faced with so much uncertainty and loss. We have had to distance from those we love. Important moments and life events have…

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KA-CHUNK!! Records

The music scene in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is a well-established, seemingly low-key but intense amalgam of devoted musicians, music-lovers, and genre adventurers. One store in downtown Annapolis is an example of how deeply this passion is embedded. KA-CHUNK!! Records is for those who…

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Falling for Fall at Annapolis Town Center

Sketch Night is just one of the Fall events you'll find this season at Annapolis Town Center. Photo courtesy of ArtFarm Studios. Annapolis Town Center is one of many local businesses this year that has shown it knows how to pivot. The shopping center known as much for its fun events as it is known…

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Annapolis Music in April

Spring brings great Annapolis music, with legends in jazz, country and classic rock appearing around town. On the lighter side, catch some great retro cover bands and a one-man-show from J. Peterman himself. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts April 1: Singer-songwriter Jon Anderson celebrates the…

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Carrying the Tune: An Interview With Peter Brice

I was sitting at Galway Bay after just finishing the final touches on my last article, A Brief History of Irish Pubs in Annapolis, when I was introduced to traditional Irish musician and Annapolis resident, Peter Brice. The Wednesday night session started a few moments later, and I heard Peter…

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Five Reasons to Visit Annapolis Arts Week

June 1 – 10 marks the Second Annual Annapolis Arts Week. This week-long celebration of the arts encompasses a wide range of artistic creativity that makes up this historic city. Here are our top five reasons to visit Arts Week in Annapolis. Paint Annapolis Attendees can escape the ordinary and…

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