About the Author

After studying theatre and music at the University of Maryland, Natasha Joyce spent the last few years traveling, writing about the arts, and working for the Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. Raised in Annapolis, Natasha enjoys a good crab cake, sailing on the Severn, and shows at one of the excellent music venues and theatres downtown. Some of her favorite experiences include studying West African drumming and dance in Ghana, climbing volcanoes in Nicaragua, and performing in community theatre around Annapolis.

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Your Guide to Annapolis Summer Arts Camps

From the arts and crafts festivals and outdoor concerts to the galleries and theatres, summer in Annapolis buzzes with artistic life. The season is especially exciting for kids, who have a wealth of arts camps to choose from. Many camp directors and counselors are talented local artists dedicated to teaching the next generations. Whether your […]

May 24, 2018


Magic Circle Mime Company Visits Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

A foolish duck, a clever cat, a menacing wolf and a brave boy named Peter. If these characters give you a twinge of nostalgia, you’re not alone. I remember listening to a recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf in elementary school, and being enchanted by the story. The symphony is performed regularly by […]

May 07, 2018


2018 Annapolis Film Festival Preview

Last spring, 15,000 filmgoers and artists descended on Annapolis for the annual Annapolis Film Festival. Visitors and locals were seen mingling in the Mitchell Gallery’s elegant entryway, grabbing a bite at one of Annapolis’ many cafes and restaurants, or lining up outside the doors of Maryland Hall for a film premiere. On March 22nd, the Festival […]

March 14, 2018


Art and Culture this Holiday Season

Baby it’s (getting) cold outside, which means lights will soon be strung, menorahs lit, carols rehearsed and presents wrapped. Annapolis has always been a festive city, and this holiday season is no different. If you’re looking for a way to escape the cold, check out these holiday events, which range from theatre to music, and […]

December 04, 2017


Get Ready for “Little Women” at Annapolis Opera

Crisp Autumn days like these remind me of the New England of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women. If you enjoy this story, you’ll be thrilled to hear that Annapolis Opera is producing the opera version in early November at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Written and composed by Mark Adamo, Little Women […]

November 01, 2017


Annapolis Theater Heats up in August

It’s August, which means many theatre companies are winding down their summer programming and revving up for their 2017-2018 season. Whether you’re looking for dinner and a show with friends, new and adventurous theatre, or an evening under the stars, Annapolis theater has it all! Here are three must-see shows in August. The Complete Works […]

August 07, 2017


Behind the Scenes with The Colonial Players of Annapolis

It’s a dreary, rainy Saturday in Annapolis, but inside The Colonial Players of Annapolis (108 East St., Annapolis, MD), lights shine brightly as actors rehearse Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Playwright Christopher Durang’s Chekhov-infused comedy is the final full-length play in Colonial’s 68th season. Crew members hang cherry blossoms and test sound clips. […]

May 23, 2017


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