Category: Entertainment

Silver Spring Comes Alive for Shark Week

Shark Week 2017, produced by Silver Spring’s Discovery Communications, starts this evening at 7pm. (Bloody Disgusting/Discovery Communications) The 29th Season of Shark Week, produced by Discovery Communications, begins this evening at 7pm ET. For the first time, it is premiering the same week in more than 220 countries and territories around the world. Several local businesses are getting in on the fun, starting with the Shark Week Family Fun Fest, held at the Downtown Silver Spring Fountain Plaza last Friday. Silver Spring’s Red Rock Films contributed 2 shows to this year’s slate: Return to the Isle of Jaws, which...

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Upcoming Events, July 19-27

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 19 Live online discussion with County Executive Isaiah Leggett, 1-2 p.m. Montgomery County Humane Society Yappy Hour benefit, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $15-$25, 6-9 p.m. WSSC Community Meeting, Colesville Road Transmission Water Main Project, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. East, 6:30-8 p.m. Soul Gravity concert at Sonny’s Green, The Blairs, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20 Long Branch-Wayne Local Park concept plan presentation to Planning Board, 8787 Georgia Ave., see agenda for time. Bubble Lady Margie Lynch, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.-noon Silver Spring downtown banners unveiling,...

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Arts show includes look at Silver Spring Blues Festival

Photo from Pexels The Silver Spring Blues Festival is featured in this month’s edition of Montgomery Arts Infusion, the second show of the program featuring arts and entertainment in the county. The show also features a local producer named Michael Bailey and his efforts to promote jazz, especially to a younger generation, through media including a show on Montgomery Community television. In addition, this edition takes a look at a program by Montgomery College to revive dinner theater in the area. These shows, in which actors also served dinner to attendees, were once popular locally but have fallen off...

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Growing theater organization expanding community outreach

Matthew Nicola, artistic director of The Highwood Theatre, with posters from recent productions. Photo by Mike Diegel. A Silver Spring-based theater organization that believes “anyone can do theater” has expanded into new spaces and is looking to increase its outreach to the community “The Highwood Theatre is all about building community through theater,” Artistic Director Matthew Nicola said of the organization, which is located at 914 Silver Spring Ave. Executive Director Kevin Kearney started the group in 2004 by when he was in high school. Its original location was the basement of his home on Highwood Drive in McLean,...

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Upcoming Events, July 5-12

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 5 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, July 6 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, noon-6 p.m. Jazz Jam, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., $5, 6-8 p.m. Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, MoCo’s Got Talent performers, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 7 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 8 Maryland Zoo presents Going, Going, Gone, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m. Sunday, July 9 Silver Spring...

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    July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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