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October 16, 2020 | Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Ed.D.

Blog: Choreographer Turned Arts Administrator C. Lorenzo Evans III Talks Dance and Pivoting as an Artist During COVID-19

C. Lorenzo “goLo” Evans III is a dancer/choreographer from the Washington DC metropolitan area. He is best known for his work with Fantasia Barrino and the iconic Godfather of Soul, go-go artist Chuck Brown. Following many years of training in Philadelphia at Temple University, Koresh Dance and Freedom Theatre, Evans began goLoworld Dance Company in […]

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July 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery County Recreation Opens Registration For Virtual Summer Programs

Montgomery County Recreation announced in a June 30 press release that they have opened registration for virtual summer programs and classes. All programs will begin the week of July 6. Have you heard? Registration is open for @MoCoRec's virtual summer programs for all ages. Programs will begin next week. Take a look at the activities […]

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June 30, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery County Recreation Hosting Virtual Ballet Class For Adults

Beginning Thursday, July 9, Montgomery County Recreation will host a five week virtual ballet class for adults.  During the program, participants will practice improving their posture and flexibility. According to the Active Montgomery website, “Students will focus on developing a basic understanding of the foundations of ballet with exercises at the barre, in the center […]

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January 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Wheaton Community Rec Center Offers Much for Many

Friday marked the opening of the new Wheaton Community Recreation Center located on Georgia Avenue at the intersection of Arcola Avenue. County Executive Marc Elrich was on hand for the ceremony. The Wheaton Senior Center and the Wheaton Library are conveniently housed inside the center which is a multi-generational, environmentally-friendly facility which offers a variety […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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January 10, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Paint Branch High School Eclectic Steppers To Perform at Strathmore

The Paint Branch High School Eclectic Steppers will be performing at the Music Center at Strathmore this weekend as part of a dedication to the African American tradition of stepping. The step team creates their own routines and makes music with their voices, hands, and feet. Paint Branch High School alumni, Eniayo Olawoye and some […]

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March 8, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Dance Education is Blossoming in Gaithersburg

Dancers are given an encouraging environment to grow and excel their dance education at Impact Performing Arts, LLC. The Impact team “supports dancers to grow artistically and academically, and develop them into well-rounded individuals”. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Impact Performing Arts, LLC on the grand opening of their new dance studio on […]

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February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Montgomery County

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to start […]

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October 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Second MBT Location Opens in Clarksburg

If you are looking for a ballet studio in Montgomery County, then you’re in luck; Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy’s (MBT) Clarksburg location is currently enrolling students. “We are excited to expand into the Upcounty region with MBT’s well-known, exceptional dance education programs and outreach,” says Anita Anderson, President of MBT’s Board of Directors. “Our […]

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October 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Harvest Moon Festival Celebrated Downtown Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Hundreds gathered in Downtown Silver Spring Sunday for the fifth annual Harvest Moon Festival. The Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest to the start of fall or the autumnal equinox, according to the The Old Farmer’s Almanac. During this season, the moon will rise after sunset which causes bright moonlight early in the evening. Traditionally, […]

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