4th Annual Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk

Begun in 2018, the Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk is an annual local community event that weaves together neighborhoods once divided by racial segregation. All neighbors are welcome! Come join us in shining our lights in the darkness, promoting unity over division, remembering the past and taking steps toward a brighter future.

Filmmaking at Your Fingertips: The Smartphone Documentarian

This special workshop from Docs In Progress will give participants the opportunity to learn how to get the most out of your smartphones when it comes to video. Today’s smartphones carry with them excellent lenses and high resolution video. You’ll learn how to make the most of them just by knowing the devices better. We’ll … Read more

Budgeting for Documentary

Keeping control over your budget throughout the entire documentary filmmaking process (from the early stages to the finished product) is a core component when making a film. Having a budget doesn’t only give you confidence, it also tells the funders that you know what you are doing. It helps you to raise money and it … Read more

Documentary Fundraising

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:00 – 8:30 pm | $75 Making a documentary film is exciting, but raising money to make that film is all but exciting. It’s very hard work. The good news is that there is a potential audience for every film and there is also potential money for every film, but you … Read more

Writing Documentary Proposals and Treatments

Your written proposal is possibly your first – maybe your only – shot at impressing a commissioning editor or funder. It’s important to write a proposal that will capture their attention. But, you say: “I am a filmmaker, not a writer, and my idea speaks for itself.” A commissioner’s/funder’s response? If you can’t write a … Read more

CREATE to Mark 35th Anniversary with Reception, Exhibit Opening

CREATE Arts Center will mark its 35th anniversary with a free reception and exhibit opening on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 6–8 p.m. in the Tamar Hendel Art Gallery at 914 Silver Spring Ave. The exhibition will feature a diverse group of local artists, with both two- and three-dimensional original works including paintings, sculptures and textiles.

Woodlin Elementary School PTA Fundraiser with Fenwick Beer & Wine

On Sunday October 10th between 12pm and 7pm, Fenwick Beer & Wine will donate 10% of the day’s sales to Woodlin Elementary School PTA in support of our students and school community. Shop at this local, individually-owned business with an amazing selection of over 700 beers and boutique wines, and support our school at the … Read more

Quilt Show & Artisan Boutique

NeedleChasers of Chevy Chase returns to the Kensington Town Hall/Armory for its 21st quilt and fabric arts display “Time Well Spent.” Join us to admire the amazing selection of 200+ beautiful quilts or buy a handmade item (bags, home goods, etc. in stunning modern designs) at the Artisan Boutique or Just For You Sale. Check … Read more

MC Cultural Arts Center hosts American Patchwork Quartet for a free concert 9/30

Join the four distinct voices of APQ as they breathe new life into centuries-old American songs. Vocalist Falu Shah, guitarist and vocalist Clay Ross, drummer Clarence Penn, and bassist Yasushi Nakamura reimagine traditional American folk songs through the lens of four U.S. citizens with different cultural backgrounds, highlighting patterns and sparking conversations around race and … Read more