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ROCKVILLE GOES PURPLE: Academy-Award Winning Director to Discuss HBO Documentary, “The Crime of the Century” (VIRTUAL)

An exclusive virtual conversation with the director and contributors to the HBO documentary, “The Crime of the Century,” as part of Rockville Goes Purple, the city's monthlong September campaign to bring awareness to the national impact of opioid addiction and signal hope for recovery. Academy-Award Winning Director to Discuss HBO...
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Journal & Sunday Journal

Unwritten, Episode 10: Steve Stolipher

Head to this weekend to check out the latest episode of The Journal's chat show, "Unwritten." Hosted by Journal reporters Jess Wilt and Colin McGuire, the weekly series features conversations with some of the most interesting people throughout the Eastern Panhandle. This week's episode features a conversation with Jefferson...
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Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Visits Her Old Schools Back Home

Katie Ledecky was back home Thursday and Friday visiting current students of her old schools – Little Flower and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart – in Bethesda. Ledecky wore the four medals (two gold, two silver) that she won last month at the Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, 24, has...

Railroad Earth Announces Halloween Weekend Run In Virginia

Railroad Earth announced plans for Halloween Weekend. The jamgrass act will deliver a three-night run October 29 – 31 at B Chord Brewing in Round Hill, Virginia. RRE’s Halloween Weekend run will come on the heels of the band’s annual Hangtown Music Festival in California, celebrating 10 years in 2021 and taking place October 21 – 24. RRE then hops out to Virginia for their Halloween Weekend run.

News: Ballet Theatre of Maryland Announces 2021-2022 Season

ANNAPOLIS, MD – For the 2021-2022 season, Ballet Theatre of Maryland announces its return to live, in-theater performances with joy and thanks. This season features An Afternoon of Romance in September followed by the Romantic classic, Giselle, in October. Other mainstage works include holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, a mixed repertory of works in Momentum, and the family friendly classic, Coppélia.
Frederick News-Post

Sky Stage Presents: Jack Funk with The Dirty Middle

An evening of blues-rock tinged with Americana from The Dirty Middle, and high-energy grunge-funk from Jack Funk--live under the stars at the Frederick Arts Council's Sky Stage!. All-ages, $10 (under 12 free) at the door, cash or cards. Doors 7:30. Beer/wine with ID, other small concessions available, carry-in food OK...

Hudson River Line brings the music of Billy Joel to Rams Head on Stage

ANNAPOLIS — Hudson River Line brings the music of Billy Joel to Rams Head on Stage on Saturday, Sept. 25. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show opens at 8 p.m. Hudson River Line is based in Rockville, Maryland. The band was formed in 2019 by a group of experienced musicians who are all fans of Billy Joel and his music. Many of the musicians have played together before either at churchor in other bands. They have done shows at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg, Virginia, Running Hare Winery in Prince Frederick, Maryland, and at private gigs around the region.
Inside Nova

Local Captain America brings hope

Purcellville’s personal Captain America can be seen handing out smiles all while bringing awareness to important non-profit organizations. Ryan White’s quest to superhero stardom began when he and his wife raised money for brand new books for the Inova Loudoun children’s department while living in Leesburg several years ago. Years...
So Md

Glenstone Museum to present multidisciplinary installation of artworks

POTOMAC, Md. — Glenstone Museum on Sept. 16 opened an installation by Arthur Jafa consisting of recent video, sculpture, and photography. The multidisciplinary ensemble, selected by the artist and presented in Room 6 of the Pavilions, is the first solo museum exhibition of Jafa’s work in the Washington, D.C., area.

Limoncello Featured on The Real Housewives of Potomac

Locust Point restaurant Limoncello was featured last week on Season 6, Episode 9 of The Real Housewives of Potomac (RHOP) on Bravo. The scene was filmed in March. In the scene, cast member Mia Thornton came to Baltimore to visit her mother Veronica. The two enter Limoncello along Lawrence St. and are seated by General Manager Vincenzo Schiano.

Ashburn Magazine announces creative writing contest for high schoolers

Any budding Stephen Kings, Brit Bennetts or Margaret Atwoods in Ashburn, here’s a story for you. The folks at our partner publication, Ashburn Magazine, have announced the return of their creative writing contest for local high schoolers. The 2021 Winter Short Story contest is underway. They’re looking for a short...

Dennis Quaid announces new fall tour

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Dennis Quaid will be returning to the road this fall starting on October 30 at the Ausherman Theatre in Frederick, Maryland. WDVM’s evening anchor, Joseph Olmo, speaks with Quaid on what people can expect. Click on the video for the full conversation.

News: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Changes to the Fall Program Schedule

BALTIMORE (September 15, 2021) – The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announced today a series of scheduling changes for its 2021-22 Season of Discovery. The first two weeks of subscription concerts previously scheduled for The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda will be relocated to the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.

Art talk and demo at TAG

TAG/The Artists Gallery will host a talk and demo at 2 p.m. Sept. 19. Tom Semmes will discuss inspiration and techniques that bring his recent oil paintings to life. The works in his show, “Sunlight & Water,” reflect his long-term interest in the nuances of light and the changing seasons of both urban and rural settings.
Journal & Sunday Journal

Shepherd Salon Series to resume in-person performances tonight

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Beginning tonight, the 2021-2022 Shepherd University Music Salon Series, sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank, returns to live performances, beginning with a free concert featuring music by saxophonist John Coltrane in celebration of what would have been Coltrane’s 95th birthday. The series features several free concerts for the community.

News: Olney Theatre Returns to Indoor Performance with Larissa Fasthorse’s Satire, ‘The Thanksgiving Play’

— Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse’s (Sicangu Lakota) comedy The Thanksgiving Play makes its DC premiere as Olney Theatre’s season opener. Directed by Raymond O. Caldwell, performances begin September 29, 2021 and run through Sunday, October 31, 2021. A gala celebrating the re-opening of the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab will mark Opening Night on Saturday, October 2.

Red Rock Films, based in Silver Spring, wins Emmy

The Disney+ / National Geographic series “Secrets of the Whales,” produced by Silver Spring-based Red Rock Films, has been awarded the Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. [Source of the Spring]. Leaders tour Gaithersburg outpatient clinic, discuss mental health issues. U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough joined...