Category: Entertainment

Flying V Theatre Company Joins Theatre Consortium

Flying V Theatre has joined the Theatre Consortium of Silver Spring, taking the place of Forum Theatre, which folded at the end of July. “We had been performing about once a year for the last couple of years at the Silver Spring Black Box, and I think we always hoped that if there had been a spot that opened up, the we might be able to make that a home of ours,” said Jason Schlafstein, the producing artistic director and a founder. “It’s a really amazing building and we love it. “The hope was never that a company would...

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Upcoming Events, Dec. 5-13

Wednesday, Dec. 5 Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Josiah Henson Park & Museum Talk, Holy Cross Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., 1-3 p.m. Art Journaling for Stress Reduction (first session), CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $90, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 Jump Start Family Fun Night Out with The Jelly Roll Mortals!, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., $5, 5:45 and 6:45 p.m. “Celebrate the Solstice” Collage Workshop, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $50, 7-9 p.m. Building Community Celebration with Montgomery Renters...

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Upcoming Events, Nov. 28-Dec. 6

Wednesday, Nov. 28 Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10-11 a.m. “From Minimum Wage to #MeToo—The Role of the Press in State and Local Politics,” Astro Lab Brewing, 8216 Georgia Ave., 5:30 p.m. An Evening with Herb Simmens, author of “A Climate Vocabulary of the Future,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Community Meeting: Pepco’sSligo to Linden Underground Line Project, Yeshiva School of Greater Washington, 2010 Linden Lane, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 U.S. 29 Mobility and Reliability Study...

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Thanksgiving Parade in Photos

If you missed the county’s annual Thanksgiving parade on Saturday, please enjoy some photos from the day. Alternatively, you can watch the entire parade today in a rebroadcast on Newschannel 8 (recently renamed WJLA 24/7 News). Check listings for times. Happy Thanksgiving! (Top photo, Maryland Youth Ballet performs a bit of The Nutcracker to open the parade. All photos by Mike Diegel. Click to enlarge.) Visitors could take photos with holiday-themed props before or during the parade. New this year: Champion twirler Laney Puhalla. The official parade turkey sponsored by the Silver Spring Urban District. Happy Thanksgiving float. Happy Hanukkah...

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Upcoming Events, Nov. 21-29

Wednesday, Nov. 21 Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Long Branch Book Discussion: Faceless Killers, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m. Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Family & Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Day Common Unity Dinner, Silver Spring Civic Building, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 Small Business Saturday Sunday, Nov. 25 Azalea City Recordings Holiday Show, Allyworld, 7014-C Westmoreland Ave., $10 suggested 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 Explore Tech for Seniors: Protecting Your Personal Information...

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