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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Giveaway! "Bugs Bunny on Broadway" at the Merriweather Post Pavilion

Sure I get a kick out of Phineas and Ferb, have a little cartoon crush on Handy Manny and have a love/hate relationship with Elmo (aka toddler crack). But, they don't really hold a candle to characters like Bugs, Daffy and Elmer. You know, that whole Looney Tunes crew.

I can't think of a better way to introduce your kids to first-class classical music and the great cartoons of yesterday than Bugs Bunny on Broadway, performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 11.

According to the press release:
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is going “Looney” on July 11, 2009 with “Bugs Bunny On Broadway,” the critically-acclaimed concert which showcases the world’s most beloved classic Warner Bros. Studios cartoons projected on the big screen overhead, while their original film scores are performed live, in perfect synchronization by The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Emmy Award-winning conductor George Daugherty will lead the orchestra as they take the stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Saturday July 11, 2009 at 8:30pm.

This unique concert will feature musical masterpieces of Wagner, Rossini, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, and others, as interpreted through the “hare-raising” cartoon scores of legendary Warner Bros. Studios composers Carl Stalling and Milt Franklyn, in such iconic Looney Tunes as “What's Opera, Doc?,” “The Rabbit of Seville,” “Corny Concerto,” “Baton Bunny,” “Long-Haired Hare,” “High Note,” and many more.

Could it get any better? Why yes, yes it could! I've got 4 lawn tickets (an $80 value!) to give away to one lucky Out by Ten reader. Here's how to enter:

1) Leave a comment on this post by Thursday, July 2 at 5pm eastern time. To be a valid entry, you must include your e-mail address in the comment form (for my eyes only) or in your comment (public).

2) Earn an additional entry by leaving me a comment to let me know that you are a subscriber or follower of Out by Ten.

3) Earn yet another entry by tweeting about this contest and linking to your tweet in a comment. Sample tweet: Win 4 tickets to Bugs Bunny on Broadway at the Merriweather Post Pavilion! Enter here:

I'll use to choose a winner from all valid entries. Good luck!

Congratulations to Kim of Passion and Art! Her comment was chosen as the winner by

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  1. Sounds like a lot of fun! What a great way to introduce kids to the symphony!

  2. LOVE the title of this blog and your mother's sage advice is sooo true! This sounds like a terrific contest! -- this is the first time I've entered a comment using Open Id, so not sure if you are seeing my email address -- if not, I can be reached via my site or twitter - @caffandaprayer

  3. I tweeted:

  4. This sounds like so much fun! My daughter loves classical music. I've never exposed her to Bugs Bunny, so we'll see how she'd like it.

  5. Just tweeted it!

  6. That sounds like a really fun night out!


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