The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices is excited to partner with the Alexandria Black History Museum to present the ensemble’s first-ever Juneteenth Celebration! Jubilee Voices will mark the date that slavery was fully abolished throughout the United States with music, stories, and cultural traditions reflected through the history of the African American experience locally and in … Read More
The county’s Planning Department staff identified four themes that will guide the next stage in the process of developing a new Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities sector plan. The four themes—diversity, resiliency, connectivity and community health—grew out of a series of online meetings and other conversations during the “visioning” portion of the planning process, which took place in the spring.
Join us on Tues, May 25 at 7:00 PM ET for a screening of “Our Bodies Our Doctors” directed by Janice Haaken, followed by a live Q&A at 8:15 PM ET “Our Bodies Our Doctors”, tells the rarely-discussed story of what it means to be an abortion provider today: confronting threats of violence and facing … Read More
The county’s Community Use of Public Facilities office will begin accepting applications Monday, May 24 for events in the Silver Spring Civic Building and on Veterans Plaza, according to a Facebook post from Eric Rasch, operations manager for the facility. The building will be open for events as of June 1.
Open the windows, bask in balmy breezes, and enjoy a virtual festival of May traditions old and new! Washington Revels’ special “Celebration of Spring” video release captures all the joy of May Revels — a DC tradition for over 35 years — and places YOU at the center of the fun in a totally new … Read More