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  • Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'

    Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'
    Expecting the usual entertaining evening delivered by talented players at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, I found instead a life-affirming, near-religious experience watching "The Color Purple" — a musical epic tracing one woman's journey from abject subjugation in youth to love, power and nobility in later life.
  • Marshall C. 'Marsh' Anders Jr., retired music teacher

    Marshall C. 'Marsh' Anders Jr., retired music teacher
    Marshall C. "Marsh" Anders Jr., a retired music teacher, pianist and church organist who headed the music department at McDonogh School for nearly 50 years, died Nov. 15 of a stroke at the Brightview Mays Chapel retirement community. He was 90. "Marsh...

    Gustav "Gus" Baer, Nordstrom pianist

    Gustav "Gus" Baer, Nordstrom pianist
    Gustav "Gus" Baer, a retired executive and certified public accountant who had a second career as a pianist entertaining Nordstrom shoppers with his spirited renditions of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin classics, died Oct. 9 of a...

    Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'

    Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'
    It's a kind of a musical homecoming. "Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...

    Sol Goodman, auto executive

    Sol Goodman, auto executive
    Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88. Born in Baltimore...