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A Family Show at Gordon Center

Catch a show for the family at the Gordon Center in Owings Mills.

I think it's always important to introduce children to live entertainment.  Too often too many of them have their heads buried in video games.  Let them know there is actually a real live world out there.  This is something parents should do.

Toward that end, let me tell you about a show coming to the Gordon Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue in Owings Mills, Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 pm.

It is called Toon Tunes & Cartoon Capers featuring Baltimore actor Tim Marrone and Maestro Ed Polochick.

Both of these men perform an interactive story about a cartoon character, Mr. No.  This Mr. No lacks self confidence and self esteem so the conductor, the orchestra and the audience try to find a way to coax Mr. No into the world of music. 

Hopefully the influence of music will have the power to transform him into a strong, self assured person. This is made more difficult by an evil stagehand.

Prior to showtime patrons can participate in a musical 'Petting Zoo' featuring brass, percussion, string and woodwind instruments. The musicians will have the instruments available to explore and try.

Adult and senior ticket prices are $15, $8 for students and anyone under 10. For information call 410-625-3525.

The event is sponsored by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust.

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Barb Cox January 26, 2013 at 04:45 PM
This is going to be such fun for kids of all ages. We need more children's cultural programming in Baltimore - don't miss this opportunity to introduce your family to a wide variety of instruments prior to the concert through the petting zoo, then enjoy a fun, interactive experience in the concert hall. Concert Artists of Baltimore provide the music!

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