Mrs. Maryland 2014 to Cheer on Local Youth Performers on Feb. 7 at CA’s Starlicious Talent Show


Columbia Association’s 2nd annual Starlicious Talent Show will feature 11 great youth acts — with 29 kids between the ages of 7 and 13 performing dance, music and poetry.

And these performers will not only have the support of their family and friends, but also will be cheered on by Mrs. Maryland 2014, Columbia’s own Zereana Jess-Huff._51K6007flat

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the KidSpace locations at Columbia Athletic Club (5435 Beaverkill Road), Columbia Gym and Supreme Sports Club (7080 Deepage Drive). Tickets will also be available at the door. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids and $25 for a family of four.This year’s Starlicious Talent Show will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, at Columbia Gym’s Youth Arena. Columbia Gym is located at 6151 Daylong Lane, near the River Hill Village Center in Clarksville.

Doors open at 6 p.m., though those with early bird tickets can get Backstage Pass access at 5:30 p.m. The show officially begins at 6:15 p.m.

The first set of performances starts at 6:20 p.m. and includes:

  • Peacock Dance by the GinaLing Dance Chamber (Margaret Fang, Kailee Suess, Jessica Wang, Nicole Zhang and Victoria Zhang).

  • Singing/pop music by Brooke Berlin and Natalie Lubitz.

  • Poetry by Sydney Barnes.

  • Bollywood Dance by Sara Jain.

  • Singing/pop music by Kian Mostoufi.

  • Music by Christina Zhang.

The halftime show will be at 7 p.m., and will include a magic show with Pravin, and Zumba with CA’s Megan Cooperman.

The second set of performances begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes:

  • Lucky Gold Fish by the GinaLing Dance Chamber (Elizabeth Bai, Madeline Carter, Heidi Herschbach, Gwendolyn Ho, Claire Huang, Leslie Lin, Christina Liu, Anna Tzeng, Steven Tzeng, Claire Wang, Krystal Wu, Molly Xu, Amanda Zhang and Dora Zhou).

  • Singing/Broadway music by Susanna Hoffman.

  • Hip Hop Dance by Brayden Walker.

  • Singing/pop music by Khalisah Omar-Johnson.

  • Traditional Indian Dance by Kasturi Vedantham.

Mrs. Maryland 2014, Zereana Jess-Huff, will then present awards and prizes at 8 p.m. A grand finale will take place at 8:15 p.m., followed by a meet and greet with the Shining Stars of 2014.

For more information, please contact Melissa Capo at or 410-715-3169.

About Columbia Association

Columbia Association (CA) is a nonprofit service corporation that manages Columbia, MD, a planned community that is home to approximately 100,000 people and several thousand businesses. Additional information about CA is available at


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