Music Center at Strathmore

December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Council Take Oaths of Office

Marc Elrich pledged not to raise taxes, improve early childhood education and told Gov. Larry Hogan he opposed widening the Capital Beltway in his remarks Monday morning shortly after being sworn in as the county’s seventh county executive. Elrich and the nine County Council members took the oaths of office Monday morning inside the Music […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

More Than $1.6 Million in Scholarships Raised During Leggett Legacy Event

More than $1.6 million in scholarship money was raised for students within Montgomery County Public Schools during a special ceremony titled, “Leggett Legacy Forward”  to honor Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Montgomery County First Lady, Catherine Leggett. In one of his final acts of service before leaving office,  Leggett joined other county leaders and […]

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January 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Behind the Scenes: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Rehearses for Jan. 21 Strathmore Step Afrika!

The Music Center at Strathmore presents the fourth annual showcase of stepping with Step Afrika! Sunday, January 21 at 5 p.m. Percussive dance styles practiced by African American fraternities and sororities plus African traditional dance and art forms from around the world come together as Step Afrika! integrates songs, storytelling, and humor into a highly entertaining, interactive […]

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January 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 12-14: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s MLK Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 5-7: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 5  The Reluctant Dragon Montgomery Playhouse, in partnership with Arts on the Green present the Reluctant Dragon. This play, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Ed Monk, and directed by Loretto McNally, is about the village […]

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December 5, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Interfaith Works and Strathmore Invite Community to Participate in Annual Coat Drive

Interfaith Works and Strathmore are asking for your help to keep those in need warm this winter through Share the Warmth, a coat drive for arts patrons and music lovers to give back to their community.  Strathmore will collect gently used and new coats, as well as hats, gloves and other cold weather gear at all […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Whoopi Goldberg Coming to Strathmore May 27

Actress and pop culture icon Whoopi Goldberg will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore, May 27. The award-winning performer will present an evening of storytelling to include a question and answer session with the audience. On her Facebook page, Goldberg is requesting interesting questions for her performances at the London Palladium in February. Born and […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Unveils $10 Million Expansion Plan (PHOTOS)

Strathmore released image renderings of its $10 million expansion project that will add 5,000 square feet of glass enclosed space to the venue, on Monday. According to a news release, the expanded space will add 200 seats to address much needed space for pre-concert dining and also presents possibilities for rentals, meetings, and performances. “This project will […]

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November 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents Estampas Porteñas Tango Company Nov. 28 (VIDEO)

Buenos Aires based company Estampas Porteñas performs “Deseos…Stories of Longing and Desire told through Argentine Tango and Music” at the Music Center at Strathmore on Nov. 28.  Estampas tells the love story of Charlo and Margot with dance as Margot travels from her rural Argentine village to the big city. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at the […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Comedian John Cleese to Appear at Strathmore on Jan. 27th

British comedy legend John Cleese is scheduled to appear at the Music Center at Strathmore at 8 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2017. Cleese will share personal stories and answer audience questions following a screening of the iconic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Cleese first made his mark as a member of the legendary […]

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