Glen Echo

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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February 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 8-Feb. 10

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 arts and entertainment around the county this weekend.   Friday, Feb. 8 Christian Sands:  Five-time Grammy nominee, […]

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January 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 1-Feb. 3

Visual artist Sandra Davis creates art from discarded materials. Her solo exhibition, “Strength, Beauty and Sisterhood,” is on display through March 11 at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. Learn more about Sandra Davis and the exhibit, here. Here are some additional suggestions for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend.   […]

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January 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service’s flood watch continues through the afternoon. Here are five things to know Thursday, Jan. 24, in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Board of Education Meets: The Board of Education meets today for a work session on the operating budget. The agenda may be found here. 2. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets today […]

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January 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 25-Jan. 27

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is offering discounts and free activities to furloughed federal workers. Here are some additional suggestions for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 25 Angelina Ballerina:  Angelina Ballerina brings to life the beloved storybook about a fictional mouse who is training to become a ballerina. […]

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January 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park Offers Discounts and Free Activities for Furloughed Workers

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is offering discounts and free activities to furloughed federal workers for the week of Jan. 21 through Jan. 27. The announcement came on Tuesday in a statement of support for federal workers. The statement on the website says, “We know this is a difficult time for so many, […]

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January 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 4, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Bethesda’s Jaleo responds to shutdown: Chef José Andrés has pledged to feed furloughed federal workers at his six D.C. area restaurants, including Jaleo in Bethesda, until the government shutdown ends. 2. We Love Weekends:  Not sure what to do this weekend? Check […]

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