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Good Second Half

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Conrad Birdie (Slava Yun), Sweet Apple adults, boys and teens sing “Honestly Sincere” in the Quince Orchard High School production of “Bye Bye Birdie.”

The arts and athletics have a great deal in common. It takes a lot of time and effort to mount a successful team and for leaders to emerge. Games and performances develop rhythms of their own, and a strong effort…

Arts & Entertainment

Kentlands Acoustic Jam April 1 and April 22, 6-9 p.m. Kentlands Clubhouse Kentlands Acoustic Jam meets on the first and fourth Tuesday of every month. Jam sessions are open to the public. Bring your acoustic instrument, a dish, dessert or…

Wedding Planner

The wedding of my firstborn child, Jacqueline, is approaching, and I have no idea what I am doing. Fortunately, this turns out to be fine, since Jackie is the one getting married. Also, she is an organized, capable and determined…

Passover Food Done Right

Here I share my favorites from best-selling author Tina Wasserman’s latest book, “Entrée to Judaism: A Culinary Exploration of the Jewish Diaspora,” and the newly released “Entrée to Judaism for Families: Cooking and Kitchen Conversations with Children.” Wasserman hosts www.cookingandmore.com…

Mike at the Movies

The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) **** This is one weird, funny, audacious and wonderful piece of filmmaking. It is not to be watched while fatigued or in an inattentive manner: You’ll lose track. Briefly, the story is the history of…

Quince Orchard Lacrosse Opens Strong

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

On March 22 at Montgomery Blair High School, Quince Orchard boys’ lacrosse won against Blair, 13-4. Junior goalie Paul Brott made this save in his first varsity game.

The Quince Orchard boys and girls lacrosse teams opened their seasons with victories almost two weeks ago, but weather has cancelled all of their games since then. “This weather is no fun,” said girls coach Jennifer Holliday Mohr. Mohr’s girls…

Play Ball!

Opening Day for the Cougars was supposed to be at Whitman, but the Vikings’ field was a quagmire and the two teams faced off at Quince Orchard to start the baseball season. Jason Gasaway, the Cougars’ longtime coach, was encouraged.…