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Monica Harwood enjoys the challenges of a complex professional life. The City of Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green community arts program coordinator for the Arts Barn has two other jobs. Since 2009, she has been Poolesville Presbyterian Church’s music director and accompanist, and since 2012, she has given private music and voice lessons in her own View more
For the most part, neither man nor woman cannot live by music alone, and this is true even before the proposed budget cuts that threaten our nation. Both performers in the March 31 Washington Musica Viva (WMV) concert—pianist (and WMV cofounder) Carl Banner and cellist Bonnie Thron—have lived that fact—as has Dr. Bill Robinson, composer of one of t View more
A day without a woman? Not at Forum Theatre. Amid its Season 13, the Silver Spring theater presents its #NastyWomenRep, reclaiming the epithet then-candidate Donald Trump hurled at Hillary Clinton mid-debate with a pair of young-women-centric stories that are written, directed, designed and (mostly) performed by an all-female creative team.
Looking for a night out that’s different from the usual? Something to do while Mother Nature decides what season it is? An excuse to laugh with friends and strangers? The City of Rockville’s Wine and Improv Series could be just the thing.
Dawe spent a year re-watching, taking notes and transcribing parts of dialogue of all 94 episodes. He asked New York-based actress Kerry Ipema to co-write the script and star in “One Woman Sex and the City: A Parody of Love, Friendships and Shoes.”
Every trip to the earthy yet elegant Glenstone Museum in Potomac is thought-provoking. But the newly installed--by the artist herself--Roni Horn exhibit creates a multitude of conversations as delightful as they are profound. Room after room presents four decades of sculpture, photographs and mixed media pieces.
Director Dana Robinson was invited to helm the production, and Eric Jones auditioned for the role of Eddie. He had never heard of the play, but decided to listen to its score. "I was in tears about halfway through the soundtrack," he said. "This music is so gorgeous--so many great harmonies. I knew it would be an immense challenge and I always like View more
Think three minutes. Within those critical 180 seconds, filmmakers must entice viewers or they will disappear in one quick click of the mouse or TV remote. While reviewing the entries for the fifth annual Bethesda Film Fest, juror Sam Hampton always considered that unwritten rule of thumb.
The desire in the eyes of the dancers in Companhia Urbana de Dança fuels the creativity of its Brazilian choreographer and artistic director. “We definitely are not an ordinary dance company,” Sonia Destri Lie (known as Destri) said of the ensemble she co-founded in 2005, its members recruited from Rio de Janeiro’s poor suburbs and favelas (mostly View more
There’s something funny going on at Olney Theatre Center— “Fickle: A Fancy French Farce.” It’s glitzy and goofy, a modern-day amuse-bouche of a comedy. And it’s based on a classic Commedia dell’ Arte -inspired 18th century satire “The Double Inconstancy” by Pierre De Marivaux.
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