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Friday, March 7, 2008

From Annapolis Alive!!

Friday, March 7, 2008

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the great gatsby

Dance the night away to live music 1920s style and kick off the Annapolis Big Read, the spirit of the jazz age and The Great Gatsby!

Saturday, March 29
7 - 10 p.m.
Historic Sarles Boatyard & Marina

Read more and buy your ticket today!

Here is a reminder of just some of the Annapolis Alive! activities coming up:

Tuesday, March 11
Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation Lecture Series -
Interpreting the Archival Evidence: The "Original " 1708 Charters of Annapolis, then and now

anne arundel county trust for preservationFeaturing Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse, Maryland State Archivist and Commissioner of Land Patents

7:30 p.m., St John’s College's Key Auditorium
Information: Anne Zolkower 410 626-2507

Thursday, March 13
9th Semi-Annual St. Clair Wright
Historic Preservation Lecture

Mayor Ellen Moyer and the Wright Family cordially invite you to attend the 9th Semi-Annual St. Clair Wright Historic Preservation Lecture featuring Nellie L. Longsworth, Founder and Past President of Preservation Action, Inc., a grassroots lobbying organization with coordinators in all 50 States, and recent winner of the Louise Dupont Crowninshield Award. Introductory Remarks by Ann Fligsten, Past President of Historic Annapolis Foundation.

7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Duke of Gloucester at Conduit Street

Thursday, March 13
Annapolis Maritime Museum Winter Maritime Seminar Series

Shuckin' and Tongin': A Day's Work at McNasby's

annapolis maritime museumAs part of an oral history project for the Museum, Remember Inc. is collecting interviews with people who worked at McNasby Oyster Company. Their colorful memories are transformed into theatrical presentations. Two first person narratives debuted in the Grand Ole Osprey presentation in December. Combining some details of gathered history and oral history, Artistic Director Shari Valerio will bring to life this special time and place.

7 - 8:30 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum's Barge House, Second Street at Back Creek
For information and tickets see or call 410 295-0104.

Saturday, March 15
Discussion of The Great Gatsby

big readThe Great Gatsby is one of the great North American novels of the 20th Century. It explores issues of new-found wealth and materialism and perceptions of our life's goals – all relevant to Annapolis today. Take part in The Big Read and join in a spirited discussion of this modern classic.

2 p.m., Annapolis Area Public Library, 1410 West Street
Please register at the Library Information Desk. For teens and adults.
Information: 410 222-1750.

Week of March 15 - 19
enVISIONing Annapolis” Conversations Series Design Charrette

envisioning annapolisTeams of professionals, professors, experts and students from five regional universities have been invited to gather in Annapolis. For five days of intensive work, the groups will illustrate future scenarios of the city of Annapolis - imagining future, long-term economic, ecological, and demographic pressures and solutions facing the city today and tomorrow. Presentation of findings is scheduled for June 6 & 7 at St. John’s College. Free.

Leading up to the Charrette, groups and individuals will have the opportunity to make presentations to all of the charrette team members immediately before their work begins. The “Open Mike” Public Input Session will be held on Saturday, March 15, 4:30 - 7 p.m., in the Conference Room at the Maryland Inn. You may reserve a time slot for your presentation or you may speak without a reserved time slot on a “time-available” basis. PowerPoint projection equipment will be available.
For information and to reserve a time slot, email Greg Stiverson or call 443 370-3236.

chuck weikelDetails about these events and the entire Annapolis Alive! celebration calendar are available to you 24/7 at our website: Don't forget our radio show every Tuesday at 2 p.m. on 1430 WNAV to stay up to date.

Chuck Weikel
Annapolis Alive! Executive Director


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