Creative Voices + Cultural Happeningsin Montgomery County, MD
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Circuses have been part of the cultural vernacular—and childhood—for hundreds of years. This unique form of entertainment is an ancient form of theater that dates to fifth century B.C. Greece and became popular in England in the 1700s. Circuses are awe-inspiring, charming with a dash of strange. They give us ringmasters, acrobats, tightropes, daredevils View more
Beatriz del Olmo-Fiddleman sets an example for teenage immigrants struggling to adapt to their new lives and opportunities. Primary among the factors that make this possible is her intimate understanding of their experience; born and reared in Mexico, she, too, resettled in the United States. “I identify with them, and that creates a bond,” said View more
Alive with love, magic and intrigue, “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” at Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) at Glen Echo Park offers a delightful look into Middle Eastern culture through retelling one of the traditional stories from the “One Thousand and One Nights.”
“Mirror to the World” is being celebrated as much for its opening as for its closing. Photographer Frank Van Riper, who initiated the Glen Echo Photoworks documentary photography exhibit in 2009, served as curator for its final run. Riper, a senior faculty member at Photoworks, author and award-winning photographer, conceived of the ongoing exhibit View more
While remixing songs is nothing new to our ears, the visual equivalent is on display at Glen Echo Park’s “Sculpture REMIX 2017: Craft/Technology/Art” exhibit. On display through April 30, the artists’ mandate was to take existing materials from their studios—lengths of wood, photos, aluminum scraps--and tweak them in some way to create something View more
This year, Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park is celebrating its 65th anniversary of offering professional shows for the young and young at heart. Since merging in 2012 with the Musical Theater Center---and changing its name to Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC)— the nonprofit expanded its mission to include training children aspiring to a life on the View more
“Tower in Three,” a sculpture by Barbara Liotta on display in the Glen Echo Park Stone Tower Gallery, more than lives up to the challenge of creating art inspired by space.
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.
In tune with the magic of the holiday season, Adventure Theatre (AT) is welcoming audiences into the fantasy world of Narnia. “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” the first volume of C.S. Lewis' “The Chronicles of Narnia,” will be onstage from Dec. 2 to 31 in Glen Echo Park.
Five will be the magic number on Wednesday, Dec. 7, when each of the county’s five Whole Foods Markets (WFM) locations will partner with five county-based arts organizations for a Community 5% Day to fund youth arts education. WFM will donate 5 percent of the day’s sales to the organizations--Strathmore, Imagination Stage, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, View more