January 18, 2018
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    • Jane Ferguson has published three books about the humorous situations her dogs get into.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Jane Ferguson has published three books about the humorous situations her dogs get into.

    Arnold Artist Creates Children’s Books

    By Maya Pottiger
    Jane Ferguson Authored And Illustrated A Book Series About Her Dogs, Izzie And Maxie

     

    Most known for her note cards and paintings, Arnold artist Jane Ferguson is now focused on a new project: her children’s book series.

     

    The series centers on Ferguson...

    • Changfu ChangPhoto Provided
      Changfu Chang
    • Changfu Chang’s documentary “The Return” highlighted Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents, who abandoned her at a vegetable market in 1995 to escape punishment from the Chinese government.Photo Provided
      Changfu Chang’s documentary “The Return” highlighted Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents, who abandoned her at a vegetable market in 1995 to escape punishment from the Chinese government.
    • Changfu Chang’s documentary “The Return” highlighted Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents, who abandoned her at a vegetable market in 1995 to escape punishment from the Chinese government.Photo Provided
      Changfu Chang’s documentary “The Return” highlighted Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents, who abandoned her at a vegetable market in 1995 to escape punishment from the Chinese government.
    • Changfu Chang’s documentary “The Return” highlighted Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents, who abandoned her at a vegetable market in 1995 to escape punishment from the Chinese government.Photo Provided
      Changfu Chang’s documentary “The Return” highlighted Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents, who abandoned her at a vegetable market in 1995 to escape punishment from the Chinese government.
    • The Broken Bridge in Hangzhou served as the site of Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents.Photo Provided
      The Broken Bridge in Hangzhou served as the site of Kati Pohler’s reunion with her birth parents.
    • Independent filmmaker Changfu Chang lives in Severna Park with his wife, Anne Arundel Community College computer science teacher Ruimin Hu, and their daughter, Allison Chang, a sophomore at Severna Park High School.Photo Provided
      Independent filmmaker Changfu Chang lives in Severna Park with his wife, Anne Arundel Community College computer science teacher Ruimin Hu, and their daughter, Allison Chang, a sophomore at Severna Park High School.

    Severna Park Filmmaker Chronicles Woman’s Return To China

    By Zach Sparks
    With BBC Documentary, Changfu Chang Spotlights Social Issues

    Twenty years after abandoning their newborn daughter at a vegetable market to ensure that she didn’t become another victim of China’s one-child policy, Xu Lida and Qian Fenxiang stood on the Broken Bridge in Hangzhou...

    • The rocky shrimp were large and succulent, tucked under a crispy breading and doused generously with a sauce that was thick and sweet with a kick of spice.Photo by Shelley Allen
      The rocky shrimp were large and succulent, tucked under a crispy breading and doused generously with a sauce that was thick and sweet with a kick of spice.
    • The sweetheart roll was very sweet but also smoky-tasting with a lot of texture. Crunchy mango, creamy avocado, smoked salmon and sticky rice together made this a great combo.Photo by Shelley Allen
      The sweetheart roll was very sweet but also smoky-tasting with a lot of texture. Crunchy mango, creamy avocado, smoked salmon and sticky rice together made this a great combo.
    • The crème brulee was ultra-soft and smooth with a crunchy, caramelized top.Photo by Shelley Allen
      The crème brulee was ultra-soft and smooth with a crunchy, caramelized top.

    Ginza Sushi Offers Outstanding Food In A Chic Setting

    By Shelley Allen
    There’s a new restaurant in Severna Park, ladies and gentlemen, and you’re going to want to check it out on your next hot date or ladies night out. Ginza Sushi, located in the new Magothy Gateway Shopping Center, offers a sleek setting, a friendly and capable staff, and out-of-this-...
    • Deborah Hines, a Severna Park resident and glass artist, recently hosted an open house for people to come purchase her artwork, including her specialty holiday pieces.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Deborah Hines, a Severna Park resident and glass artist, recently hosted an open house for people to come purchase her artwork, including her specialty holiday pieces.
    • Deborah Hines, a Severna Park resident and glass artist, recently hosted an open house for people to come purchase her artwork, including her specialty holiday pieces.Photo by Maya Pottiger
      Deborah Hines, a Severna Park resident and glass artist, recently hosted an open house for people to come purchase her artwork, including her specialty holiday pieces.

    Severna Park Artist Creates Glass Pieces Out Of Home Studio

    By Maya Pottiger
    Deborah Hines Opened Her River Rock Glass Studio Nearly Eight Years Ago

    From a young age, Deborah Hines has been fascinated by glass.
    As a young woman, she collected Depression glass. Now, she runs a studio and teaches classes out of her home-based River Rock Glass Studio.
    “Working...

    • SPHS senior Elizabeth Kiely (right) was recognized by Maryland’s first lady, Yumi Hogan, for her charcoal piece titled “Gramps” in the art exhibit at the Maryland House of Delegates.Photo courtesy of Joe Andrucyk
      SPHS senior Elizabeth Kiely (right) was recognized by Maryland’s first lady, Yumi Hogan, for her charcoal piece titled “Gramps” in the art exhibit at the Maryland House of Delegates.

    Teen Artist’s Portrait Is On Display At House Of Delegates

    By Judy Tacyn
    Since 2015, Maryland’s first lady, Yumi Hogan, a world-class professional artist and instructor, through partnership with the Maryland State Arts Council, the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Art Education Association, has curated some of the best artwork from every...
    • “Get Out” tells the story of a young black man who is dating a white woman, and visits her parent’s house for the weekend. Initially, her family seems well meaning, if not a little tone deaf, but soon, a more insidious plot is revealed.Photo Courtesy of Universal Pictures
      “Get Out” tells the story of a young black man who is dating a white woman, and visits her parent’s house for the weekend. Initially, her family seems well meaning, if not a little tone deaf, but soon, a more insidious plot is revealed.

    The Best And Worst Films Of 2017Exclusive

    By Audrey Ruppert
    It’s that time of year again when we make New Year’s resolutions and, in my case, reflect on the films made in the past year. These were my personal favorites and least favorites.
    Five Favorite Films of the Year
    1. Best Film of the Year: Get Out
    “Get Out” was a near-...
    • After an audition in Baltimore, the Cassillys were flown to Atlanta to compete alongside comedian and host Steve Harvey. The taped episodes appeared on WBFF FOX45 on November 13 and 14.Photo Provided
      After an audition in Baltimore, the Cassillys were flown to Atlanta to compete alongside comedian and host Steve Harvey. The taped episodes appeared on WBFF FOX45 on November 13 and 14.
    • To prepare for their big day, the Cassillys watched hours of “Family Feud” episodes and practiced using the “Family Feud” board game. They also selected matching outfits — bright blue and orange — to stand out.Photo Provided
      To prepare for their big day, the Cassillys watched hours of “Family Feud” episodes and practiced using the “Family Feud” board game. They also selected matching outfits — bright blue and orange — to stand out.
    • To prepare for their big day, the Cassillys watched hours of “Family Feud” episodes and practiced using the “Family Feud” board game. They also selected matching outfits — bright blue and orange — to stand out.Photo Provided
      To prepare for their big day, the Cassillys watched hours of “Family Feud” episodes and practiced using the “Family Feud” board game. They also selected matching outfits — bright blue and orange — to stand out.

    Survey Says: Cassilly Family Shines On “Family Feud”

    By Judy Tacyn
    Scrolling through her Facebook page one day, Marian Cassilly Baxter saw an ad looking for top-rated “Family Feud” game show contestants and thought she had just the exuberant family in mind — her own.
    “I thought it would be a fun experience, so I rallied the troops,”...
  • “Justice League” Is Mediocre At Best

    By Audrey Ruppert
    If I had to describe “Justice League” in one word, it would be “mediocre.” It wasn’t terrible, but it really wasn’t that great, and there was absolutely nothing memorable about it.
    Full disclosure: I don’t have the nerd credentials to properly review...
    • Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.
    • Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.
    • Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.
    • Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.Photo by Judy Tacyn
      Julie Banks Antinucci makes memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from a person’s life.

    Local Quilter Crafts Tangible Remembrance In Memorial Quilts

    By Judy Tacyn
    To help people commemorate the lives of loved ones, Arnold resident Julie Banks Antinucci has been making memorial quilts using clothing or other meaningful fabrics from that person’s life. The process is an emotional yet joyful one for Antinucci.
    “Memorial quilts are more difficult to...
    • Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.Photo Provided
      Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.
    • Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.Photo Provided
      Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.
    • Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.Photo Provided
      Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.
    • Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.Photo Provided
      Spencer Humm and Duncan Pace have taken some of the classic material from the last 15 years, remixed it and added new pieces, all of which will stick to the themes of hope, charity, love, togetherness and wonder.

    Spencer Humm Is “Home For Christmas” In Annual Holiday Performance

    By Judy Tacyn
    Get ready for a rousing holiday spectacular like none other when Spencer Humm’s annual Christmas special comes to the Chesapeake Arts Center from December 9 through 17. Audiences can expect an intimate show in the charming 100-seat black-box theater, with plenty of live music, comedy and...
  • Take A Holiday Excursion To Baltimore Or D.C.

    By Jane Seiss
    Anne Arundel County features some beautiful lights displays and engaging activities, but what if you just want to hit the road and try something new? Enjoy these festivities just a short ride away in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., this holiday season.
    It’s Happening in Baltimore, Hon!
    Ice...
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    • The sampler included an assortment of the restaurant's offerings. Our favorite was the stuffed jalapeno peppers.Photo by Sharon Mager
      The sampler included an assortment of the restaurant's offerings. Our favorite was the stuffed jalapeno peppers.
    • The arroz con mariscos' grilled shrimp and scallops were plentiful, pleasing, plump and grilled to perfection.Photo by Sharon Mager
      The arroz con mariscos' grilled shrimp and scallops were plentiful, pleasing, plump and grilled to perfection.
    • The pollo ranchero's grilled chicken, covered with cheese and cooked with caramelized onions and mushrooms, was satisfyingly savory.Photo by Sharon Mager
      The pollo ranchero's grilled chicken, covered with cheese and cooked with caramelized onions and mushrooms, was satisfyingly savory.
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      The tres leches white cake, topped with a nice layer of icing, was soft and sweet.
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      The fried ice cream was topped with honey, sprinkled with cinnamon and served in a baked shell.

    Plaza Garibaldi Offers Mexican Fare At Reasonable Prices

    By Sharon Mager
    With its bright colors, décor and Mexican music, Plaza Garibaldi (located at 7917 Ritchie Highway across from Marley Station Mall) has established itself as a local favorite.
    My dining companion and I visited just as the lunch crowd was heading out. We were seated promptly, and our waiter...
    • In Changfu Chang’s “The Return,” one set of parents waits in the place Kati has always called home as she goes to a bridge in Hangzhou to meet another set of parents who wait for her in the home left long ago.
      In Changfu Chang’s “The Return,” one set of parents waits in the place Kati has always called home as she goes to a bridge in Hangzhou to meet another set of parents who wait for her in the home left long ago.
    • Lida and his wife, Fenxiang, sought to reunite with their daughter after they were forced to abandon her in a vegetable market due to threats from the Chinese government.
      Lida and his wife, Fenxiang, sought to reunite with their daughter after they were forced to abandon her in a vegetable market due to threats from the Chinese government.
    • In Changfu Chang’s “The Return,” one set of parents waits in the place Kati has always called home as she goes to a bridge in Hangzhou to meet another set of parents who wait for her in the home left long ago.
      In Changfu Chang’s “The Return,” one set of parents waits in the place Kati has always called home as she goes to a bridge in Hangzhou to meet another set of parents who wait for her in the home left long ago.
    • In Changfu Chang’s “The Return,” one set of parents waits in the place Kati has always called home as she goes to a bridge in Hangzhou to meet another set of parents who wait for her in the home left long ago.
      In Changfu Chang’s “The Return,” one set of parents waits in the place Kati has always called home as she goes to a bridge in Hangzhou to meet another set of parents who wait for her in the home left long ago.

    Documentary “The Return” Makes Debut On BBCExclusive

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    Severna Park Filmmaker Shares Story Of Separated Families
    Independent filmmaker Changfu Chang moved to Severna Park in 2016 and already he has big news to share with the community: His documentary “The Return” is coming to BBC.
    Steeped in romantic folklore, the Broken Bridge in...
    • Pasadena Theatre Company’s “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”
      Pasadena Theatre Company’s “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”
    • Talent Machine Company’s “Jingle All The Way”
      Talent Machine Company’s “Jingle All The Way”
    • Talent Machine Company’s “Jingle All The Way”
      Talent Machine Company’s “Jingle All The Way”
    • Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s “The Nutcracker”
      Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s “The Nutcracker”

    Awaken Your Christmas Spirit With Live Entertainment

    By Dylan Roche
    You can admit it — you’ve got Christmas music playing on repeat all throughout your house, when you’re driving around in your car, even on your phone when you’re working out.
    But if you’re looking to mix it up a little bit, why not meet up with some friends or family...


    Get Out Of The Kitchen: Catering Options Are Available For Parties Big And Small

    By Dylan Roche
    If working away over a hot stovetop just makes you all sweaty and stressed out by the time your guests arrive, then don’t! Why cook for your crowd when you can have caterers take care of the hassle for you.
    You might have reservations about getting a caterer because you think your party isn...

    Sugar, Spice, Bitter Or Nice: Your Guide To Seasonal Beverages

    By Zach Sparks
    With New Year’s around the corner, the time for resolutions will soon be upon us. Why not get a head start and resolve to relax this holiday season while trying a new beverage or two? There are enough beers, wines, cocktails and spirits to satisfy both connoisseurs and occasional drinkers....
    • Skribe, led by Severna Park native Aaron Yealdhall, will perform at Metropolitan's Veterans Day concert.
      Skribe, led by Severna Park native Aaron Yealdhall, will perform at Metropolitan's Veterans Day concert.

    Metropolitan Veterans Day Concert To Raise Funds For Charity

    By Zach Sparks
    Severna Park Native Skribe And Singer Kristi Allen To Headline Event
    A basement – a place to unwind, a man cave for watching sports games, the setting of a Veterans Day charity concert? OK, the location may not be ideal, but David Ferragut was so intent on giving back to veterans that he...
    • In late October, six members of the Maasai tribe from Kenya came to Maryland to perform at Anne Arundel Community College, Severn School and Chartwell.
      In late October, six members of the Maasai tribe from Kenya came to Maryland to perform at Anne Arundel Community College, Severn School and Chartwell.
    • In late October, six members of the Maasai tribe from Kenya came to Maryland to perform at Anne Arundel Community College, Severn School and Chartwell.
      In late October, six members of the Maasai tribe from Kenya came to Maryland to perform at Anne Arundel Community College, Severn School and Chartwell.

    World Artists Experiences Brings Maasai Tribe To Severna Park

    By Judy Tacyn
    It started as an experiment 14 years ago by Arnold resident Betty McGinnis. In an effort to celebrate the creativity of worldwide cultures, showcase the arts and build bridges of understanding among people, McGinnis formed World Artists Experiences (WAE).
    “Mexico and Brazil were the first...
    • During a recent rehearsal, actor Joe Rose donned his Grinch makeup.
      During a recent rehearsal, actor Joe Rose donned his Grinch makeup.

    PTC’s “Grinch” Promises Not To Be A Cookie-Cutter Christmas Production

    By Judy Tacyn
    When your theater production is adapted from an iconic story written 62 years ago by Dr. Seuss, with numerous stage and film adaptations including the 2000 blockbuster starring comedic giant Jim Carrey, how in the name of Christmas do you make your version unique?
    “At its core, ‘How...
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      Bring the tissues: You might be dismayed to find out that the real-life Christopher Robin suffered neglect from his parents, who wanted to exploit him after the success of his father’s “Winnie the Pooh” books.

    “Goodbye Christopher Robin” Examines Sad Story Behind Creation Of Winnie The Pooh

    By Audrey Ruppert
    Do not watch “Goodbye Christopher Robin” unless you are ready to have “Winnie the Pooh” forever ruined for you. I walked away from the film feeling like much of my childhood had been a lie. That said, “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” is an insightful look into the...
    • Pete and Julie Garvey have gone from Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival standouts to entrepreneurs.
      Pete and Julie Garvey have gone from Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival standouts to entrepreneurs.

    Local Couple To Lift The Curtain On Performance And Production Studio

    By Judy Tacyn
    Severna Park acting duo Pete and Julie Garvey are eager to open Stage & Screen Studios, their new 4,500-square-foot performance space in Millersville. Local youth and teens who are interested in exploring onstage, on camera or behind-the-scenes creative expression in all aspects of theater and...

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