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We are currently in a Droughtlander. That's the term fans of the television show “Outlander” have coined to define the timeframe between when a season ends and when the next batch of new episodes begins. The Starz show, based on the popular book series by Diana Gabaldon, follows Claire Beauchamp Randall, a World War II nurse who accidentally travel View more
All around Montgomery County, celebrations are being held for all of us to learn from and enjoy.
Before Match.com, nightclubs and happy hours, singles congregated at community dance halls for a shot at catching Cupid’s arrow. Dance halls were particularly popular in western states — Texas had the most — in the early 20th century, but one of the most spectacular specimens remains right here at Glen Echo Park.
"Global music" doesn't always mean music from around the world. Sometimes, it refers to music created right in the United States, but with roots in other cultures. One example is Latin music, as written and performed by the Mexican-American communities of Arizona and California, who are merging styles that reflect the shared cultural identities bet View more
Most of the time, the best way to see superstars at Strathmore is to go to the Music Center and buy a ticket. This winter, though, a pair of famous faces can be found—for free—on the gallery walls of Strathmore’s Mansion, surrounded by an unprecedented display of…glitter!
Michele Vicino just wants middle schoolers to have fun. Staging the one-hour Young Performer’s Edition of “Anything Goes,” the 1934 Cole Porter musical comedy offers the First Act director the opportunity to achieve that goal.
Science is science and art is art, and never the twain shall meet. At least that’s the perception of many people – that the two are not antithetical, they occupy two different spheres. That is certainly not the case with “Cosmic Designs,” a two-day multimedia event at The Music Center of Strathmore that features two identical concerts by the Nation View more
The JCC is hosting a curated exhibit called “Na’aseh v’nishma” in which 25 artists express their own responses two-dimensionally. Although in its original historic-religious context, the phrase relates to a specific faith group, the JCC saw it as universal and welcomed submissions from non-Jewish artists. “It’s a phrase that every Jew, Christian an View more
Jauvon Gilliam and James Wyman are important players in the small world of symphonic music. Gilliam is principal timpanist for the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), while Wyman holds the same position at Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO).
Sit with Kensington author Paul Sleman Clark for a while and be prepared to hear lots of stories--stories about growing up in Montgomery County, stories about his love of sports and stories about his lifelong interest in history.
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