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Josiah Henson Park is a Montgomery County historical asset hidden in plain sight. Fortunately, occasions such as Black History Month shine a light on such treasures, sharing them in a way that combines learning with a celebration of the area’s rich cultural resources.
Song, dance and a bit of poetry bring to life a fairytale world of magic spells, good and evil, and love and betrayal in the world premiere musical, “Ella Enchanted,” on stage at Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park.
For artist Winston Harris, time is of the essence. “A couple of my mentors died and something just hit me,” said Harris, whose exhibit, “Winston Harris: Time Tradition and American-Made Series” is at the Sandy Spring Museum through April 1. “You’ve got to think about all the time that these guys spent with you, and the fact that you’ve got to show View more
Montgomery College’s Bioscience Education Center in Germantown plays host to the 2017 Montgomery County History Conference on Saturday. Civil War tales and and dusty book collections, this is not. This event celebrates the many bygone enclaves, narratives and treasures right in our own backyard.
Olde Towne Gaithersburg is home to three small museums that loom large in local history. The Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Fire Museum, the Gaithersburg Community Museum and the Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory, located within a mile of each other, are historical sites that show off Gaithersburg’s past.
Julia Dzikiewicz was one of the first artists to move into a studio at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Va. in 2008. While in her studio one day, the political painter noticed tour groups going past the facility, which used to be a prison. Her research revealed that the jail housed the 1917 suffragists who blocked the sidewalk in front of The W View more
More than a clever name for an art exhibit, “Two for the Road: A Photographic Journey” unites two artists’ mutual passion for travel. Kate Stillwell’s and Wil Scott’s first joint show together at the Waverly Street Gallery in Bethesda offers a first-class ticket to see the world through a pair of powerful lenses.
Juggler Sean Gandini may make a living by throwing things, but he’s on a far more conservative path than his parents, “’60s idealists” who made their way to Cuba to live in a socialist society. By most standards, though, the co-founder and co-artistic director of Gandini Juggling (with his wife, Kati Ylä-Hokkala) is living in an artistic utopia of View more
Ford is one of several child performers in Metro region professional who balance the demands of the theater alongside adolescence and schoolwork. The commitments sometimes require them to leave school early and do additional assignments outside of education hours. "I get everything done sooner or later," Ford said.
“We have a superb regional music center, among the best in the nation,” said Brewer. “The physical aspects of the building are stellar, the acoustics are tremendous and the educational component makes it a universally accessible building and grounds for all the artistic partners—a great collaboration.” But even in a building as iconic as the Music View more
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