Several organizations and institutions recognize the significant contributions of African-Americans during February, Black History Month. According to Lisa MacLeman of Montgomery County Parks, here is what Montgomery County has planned this month. More information can be found online at www.montgomeryparks.org.
BETHESDA – Local musicians are set to perform at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club Friday in the first annual Thanks for the Memories concert to honor 67 world-famous musicians who died in 2015.Gone but never forgotten is the theme of the tribute, as top musical artists in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area come together to pay homage to these artists.
ROCKVILLE - At Meryl Hathaway’s fifth-grade graduation from Luxmanor Elementary School, she told the class she wanted to be in a movie. Years later, Hathaway is achieving part of her dream as a cast member on Fox’s “Riot”, a show that Hathaway describes as a mix of ABC’s “Wipe Out” and improvisational comedy. The show is produced by actor/comedian Steve Carell and will feature a celebrity host every week.
BETHESDA- Theater enthusiasts who want to attend the world premiere of a provocative new play have no need to travel to Broadway this month. From March 20-April 12, the Writer’s Center in Bethesda will host the Doorway Arts Ensemble’s production of the new play Morning, Miranda.