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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Pairing up
    Host Cat Deeley starts the show by telling us that six dancers are in danger and two will go home at the end of the evening. It's a Broadway group number to "New York, New York" from "On the Town" - the guys are sailors, baseball players, a cop, and...
  • Richard Walton brings his smooth jazz combo to Columbia lakefront

    Richard Walton brings his smooth jazz combo to Columbia lakefront
    Among the changes guitarist/bassist Richard Walton has seen over the decades he's been involved in the area music scene, some of the more recent ones have taken wind from his sails. When WTMD, the Towson University station, changed its format from...
  • Patterson Mill graduate receives $5,000 Humbert scholarship

    Patterson Mill graduate receives $5,000 Humbert scholarship
    Bel Air resident Ryan Parks has received the 2014 William A. Humbert Memorial Scholarship for $5,000, the Community Foundation of Harford County announced. The scholarship is named in memory of William "Bill" Humbert, a charter member of the Bel Air...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, L.A. callbacks

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, L.A. callbacks
    Callbacks in Los Angeles (actually Pasadena), where 157 hopefuls will be winnowed down to 20 finalists. There will be tears, injuries and mental breakdowns, one assumes. Joining Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe at the judges' table are Adam Shankman...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Atlanta auditions

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Atlanta auditions
    Here we are in Atlanta. You can tell the auditions were in winter, as there is only a narrow window for wearing scarves in Georgia. Joining Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy is Lil Buck, a Memphis-based dancer known for a style called "jookin." Mariah...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 8 Community fair The Israel Peace Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Event features nonprofits which support peace, social justice and environmental issues in...
  • Local jazz musician Mike Pope performing June 9 [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The towns of Marriottsville, Sykesville and Woodstock all span the Patapsco River and thus are in two or more counties. Although this column focuses on Howard County, our day-to-day lives do not stop at the county line. Sometimes I like to include...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, the auditions continue

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, the auditions continue
    Episode 2 of auditions has us in Chicago and Los Angeles. Last week there weren't any joke auditions - some that were clearly not going to make it, but still had an interesting or heart warming story. And silly dad dancing is fine and not exploitative....
  • Mother's Day Flower Sale at St. Andrew's Episcopal [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11, and, if you haven't already found something for the special women in your life, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glenwood has some ideas for you. On Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, St. Andrew's will hold a Flower...
  • National recognition for artist Ally Schito [Ellicott City]

    Congratulations to Ally Schito! The Centennial High School senior won a silver medal for her mixed media painting titled, "Adding a Dimension" in the renowned Scholastic Art and Writing competition, a national art contest sponsored by the Alliance for...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, 'American Icons' night

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap, 'American Icons' night
    It's "American Icons" night for the Semifinals. Choreographer and director Kenny Ortega is the guest judge tonight. Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas, Viennese Waltz Candace's frame is pretty good during this, with her head laid back like they like....
  • River Hill choir masterful at heritage music festival [Clarksville]

    Springtime brings music in the air with the songs of birds and the sounds of student musicians. The River Hill choir participated recently in the World Strides Heritage Festival at George Mason University along with students throughout the region from...