Glen Echo

June 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

U.S. Marine Latin Jazz Ensemble Performs at Glen Echo

The U.S. Marine Latin Jazz Ensemble performed at the Glen Echo summer concert on Thursday night. Related Posts Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

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June 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere and considered the first day of summer. Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 21, in Montgomery County 1. Germantown in the News: FOX 5 continues their Zip Trip series with a visit to Germantown Friday morning. […]

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June 20, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Glen Echo’s Popular Dentzel Carousel Closing For Repairs

Glen Echo Park’s most treasured attraction is due for repairs and will close for the remainder of the season on June 30. The Dentzel Carousel was restored throughout the years of 1983 to 2003, but its housing and a couple of other structures are now due for an update. The multi-colored building the carousel sits […]

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June 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 21 – June 23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 21 – June 23. Amplify US! Using the Arts to Build Cultural Bridges:  Artists Regie Cabico and Vijay Nathan will share their lives through documentary film, storytelling, slam poetry and visual art. Local performers, trained through Amplify US workshops will also take the stage, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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May 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Drag Performance and Other Pride Events Set for June

Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass, the council’s first LGBTQ member, will be hosting a series of events around the county during June to celebrate Pride.   Pride Month Kick-off with County Executive Marc Elrich Monday, June 10, 2019  Join Glass and County Executive Marc Elrich for a proclamation recognizing LGBTQ activists of Montgomery County. The […]

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March 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Michael Bobbitt to Leave Adventure Theatre

Michael Bobbitt, artistic director for the Glen Echo-based Adventure Theatre, will take a new position in the Boston area on August 1st. Learn about his 12-year journey with Adventure Theatre, the health of the institution, and Bobbitt’s plans for the future – on this episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff.   Available Now […]

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March 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre’s Michael Bobbitt To Become Artistic Director at Boston Area Theater Company

New Repertory Theatre announced Thursday that Michael Bobbitt will serve as Artistic Director, beginning Aug. 1. Bobbitt joins New Rep after twelve years as Artistic Director of Adventure Theatre-MTC (Musical Theatre Center) in Rockville, where he led the organization to be one of the most respected theatre and training companies in the DC region, as […]

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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 22-Feb. 24

The annual theatrical event, Play in a Day, challenges six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies to write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays in only 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the 15th annual Play in a Day Saturday, February 23 at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Here are some additional suggestions for […]

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February 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 15-Feb. 17

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize the contributions African Americans have made to our nation throughout its history. Several Montgomery County organizations have planned events, see our event guide for details. Here are some additional suggestions for entertainment around the county this weekend.   Friday, Feb. 15 Latin Passion:  Grammy-nominated singer Luisito Rosario and […]

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