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Gaithersburg, MD (June 28, 2022) The City of Gaithersburg presents works by the Gaithersburg Camera Club as part of the “Photography Across the City” exhibitions. The exhibit is on display July 1 through August 21, 2022, at Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Road. Viewing is by appointment o…

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Since 1990, the Billboard Music Award show has been celebrating top artists and their accomplishments throughout the year. Finalists are based on fundamental interactions with music fans, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement, each tracked by B…

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The official launch party as a public charity is a cocktail attire ticketed event with heavy hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, dancing, a high end silent auction and tons of fun! Come show your support for glioblastoma on the rooftop and indoor portion of Tommy Joe’s @ 6PM.

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Please see the attached pdf of this article for the details of the fundraiser, or check out their website here. They have so far raised over $20,000 for the Ukraine. Check out the fundraiser and contribute to charity today.

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Gaithersburg, MD (January 31, 2022) The winners of the 19th Annual Young Artist Award Competition will be presented virtually in a pre-recorded concert free of charge on Vimeo on Friday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. Administered by the City of Gaithersburg and supported by the Kentlands Communit…

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Enjoy this video about black history within hockey. There is also an accompanying photo gallery that you can view here.

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Bakeries  1)Curate West Street currently you should try chocolate orange shortbread  2) Bakers and Co Eastport  they are open at the end of the  weekFine Dining 1) Preserve Main St 2) Olearys  Eastport Shopping 1) Annabeths for Food and Wine 2) Kachunk  Records  Coffee house  49 west

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GLEN ECHO: Adventure’s newest Story Time will feature Vicky Fang author-illustrator of Friendbots. Vicky is excited to introduce I Can Read Comics, a brand-new early reader line that familiarizes children with the world of graphic novel storytelling and encourages visual literacy in emerging…

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BOWIE, MD— A Prince George’s County based nonprofit organization, In Reach, Inc, is giving local teens an opportunity to address community issues in a fun and creative way. Teens Talk Television (TTTV), launched in 2020 and has already reached thousands of viewers.

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GLEN ECHO: Adventure unveils the second episode of Artistically Black. Host Dannielle Hutchinson will be joined by ATMTC Academy’s very own Tony Thomas, illustrious dancer, director, teaching artist and architect. What doesn't he do? Dannielle and Tony will talk about Tony's journey as an ar…

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GLEN ECHO: Peek behind the curtain of Adventure’s first in-theatre show since the beginning of the pandemic, Luchadora!. Written by Alvaro Saar Rios, the discovery of a worn pink wrestling mask prompts Nana Lupita, a Wisconsin grandmother, to share her tale about growing up in 1960s Texas. F…

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The popular Kensington Train Show, which features model trains and fun for all ages, is back for 2021. The event at Kensington Town Hall (3710 Mitchell St., Kensington MD) will be open for visitors on Sept. 11 and 12, 2021. 

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GLEN ECHO: This week, Adventure Theatre MTC’s Sunday digital productions will feature a digital reading of an original work entitled The Truth About Krampus by Charlotte La Nasa. Adventure Theatre MTC’s digital productions are Sundays at 3PM ET (note new time) free on Facebook-Live.

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At hearing the word “story,” it is easy to picture a mere book. But the role and nature of stories goes far beyond paper and pen. Storytelling is a trait unique to humans, and from the beginning, it has been an important thread of reality.

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Rough  Trade Records Brooklyn store and Concert Venue where  shows were coproduced with The Bowery Presents has closed  and they are  now located  in Rockefeller Center. You can also make purchases online.Support independent  stores.

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Rachel Brook is cantor at Park Avenue Synagogue and was the Cantorial Soloist at Temple Beth Ami for 2 years. Last week she participated in the Songs of Hope program

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As Netflix adds new shows and movies to their library, they remove others when their license agreements are over. The removal of certain movies and shows has been controversial across Netflix viewers. Viewers are not happy when their favorite show or movie gets removed.

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PROVIDENCE, RI (January 12, 2021) – The Wilbury Theatre Group presents the world premiere of The Race by Mark Binder, directed by Brien Lang. This challenging new play, done in an emerging new performance medium, examines the common, and sometimes uncommon, obstacles of a high-pressure corpo…

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All In: The Fight for Democracy, which was officially released to the public on Sept. 18 through Amazon Prime Video, is a captivating film that not only leaves audiences more knowledgeable in regards to the prevalent issue of voter suppression, but inspired as well.

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The major motion picture “Greenland” is what audience members get when the producers of “John Wick,” “The Town” and “Clash of the Titans” work with renowned director Ric Roman Waugh -- and I loved it.

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The television Perry Mason, as played by Raymond Burr in the 1950s and 1960s, is a cool, professional attorney. He is ever on the side of right and of having his wrongly-accused innocent clients acquitted. Aficionados of the show may be interested to learn that there is a new version of Mason, this time as […]

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International Children’s Book Day occurs this year on April 2, 2020, on the birthday of children’s storyteller Hans Christian Andersen, with National Children’s Book Week not far behind in May. In anticipation of these events, we recently came across a unique children’s book called “The Mouse Made of Dough,” written by Steven Thomas Oney. He […]

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The harsh treatment of women in Taliban-occupied Kabul is viewed through a dark lens in Arena Stage’s “A Thousand Splendid Suns” on stage at the Kreeger Theater through March 1. Based on Khaled Hosseini’s 2007 novel, the play explores the last 33 years of Afghanistan’s tumultuous history of war and oppression through the eyes of […]

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“By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs,” an exhibition of the lunar photos from the infancy of photography up to the human-crewed moon landing, is set to close after its final weekend on Jan. 5 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The exhibit contains stereoscopy albumen photographs […]

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Recorded some two decades ago, “A Stan Kenton Christmas” by Capitol Bones, an area “all brass” big band, is suddenly gaining traction: this unusual compact disc spent several weeks on the Roots Music Report Top 50 Holiday Chart, peaking at No. 3. The album is based on the simply-titled Capitol release “A Merry Christmas!” by […]

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) held its 27th Annual Gala on Nov. 4, raising a record $1.15 million for its extensive arts education and performance initiatives. Held at the Harman Center for the Arts with the theme, “A Journey Through Neverland,” the evening featured performances inspired by the upcoming 2020 season. Shows include J.M. Barrie’s […]

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“And the wild things roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes and showed their terrible claws.” This is a quote from Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are,” a book many of us remember from childhood, not least of all because of the dark, heavily stylized illustrations. Imagine such […]

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“The Drowsy Chaperone” is a musical of nostalgia for the 1920s with many songs using Roaring Twenties stylistics. What makes this show distinctive is the central character, the “Person in the Chair” (played by Eliot Malumuth). The Person is a middle-aged men  living in our own era of the early 21st century, and playing phonograph […]

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Across the country, Black playwrights have been having their voice heard in abundance, offering plays that honestly explore race without apologizing if they get under some folk’s skin. Theater Alliance continued this trend with its Season of Revolutions offering of Douglas Turner Ward’s “Day of Absence.” A satirical fantasy, the play is about a town […]

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Alumni of Strathmore’s Artist in Residence program took to the stage on Oct. 19 to benefit its mentorship programs for talented young musicians on the rise. Hosted by the Strathmore Cabaret series, the evening was a tribute to the music of legendary singer and musician Stevie Wonder, one of the most successful and creative musicians […]

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Those interested in the visual arts, and in paintings, might be interested to learn about an exhibit a stone’s throw from Prince George’s County. Currently, paper and canvas works by Stephen Lewis are on display at the Salve Regina Gallery at Catholic University. The works on paper are mixed media, mainly comprised of Sumi ink […]

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Tribute shows to the legendary acts of Motown have been held across the country recently, paying homage to the legendary R&B acts that formed the Motown sound. The 2019 Grammy Awards in March featured such artists as Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Lopez performed during the Motown Tribute segment. At the Kennedy Center this year, “Ain’t […]

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Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Tosca” is a tragic love story, but to limit the description to that would be to sell it short indeed. Fortunately, the current production of the Virginia Opera, directed by Lillian Groag, brings out so much more! The story is also a suspenseful political thriller with a very poetic text, as Ewa […]

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Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage recently kicked off its season-long celebration of playwright August Wilson with his award-winning “Jitney,” and the terrific acting is just one reason to run to see this outstanding show. Superbly directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the play won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play Revival. Written by Wilson as the first […]