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Wale is Coming to the Fillmore in January

Wale is Coming to the Fillmore in January

Back by popular demand, Wale will be performing at the Fillmore in Silver Spring on January 1st at 8:00 p.m.

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Kelley Proxmire and Leah Moss share high-low design tips at Apartment Therapy’s Design Evening

Kelley Proxmire and Leah Moss share high-low design tips at Apartment Therapy’s Design Evening

Shop owners Jill Martin and Judith Carrig also participated in this monthly gathering of design enthusiasts. Bonus: Proxmire and Moss suggest time and money saving holiday design tips below.

Nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration Awards Dec. 9

Nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration Awards Dec. 9

 

The following information was sent to us by Sue Tucker:

 

Fred's Free Ice Cream, Balloons and Home Repair Info Are a Hit at the Potomac Day Events

Fred's Free Ice Cream, Balloons and Home Repair Info Are a Hit at the Potomac Day Events

fred, www.schedulefred.com, employees give away 250 ice cream confections at the Potomac Day business fair and parade on Saturday

A group of employees from fred, a home repair service, participated in the Potomac Day events in Potomac, Maryland on Saturday, October 22, 2011. An ice cream truck wrapped in fred banners that said, "Follow fred - the first name in home repairs - to get your FREE ICE CREAM" followed the fred employees in the parade. The ice cream truck parked close to the fred booth at the business fair and the fred employees gave away 250 free ice cream confections to the people in the community.

CityDance Opens New Theater, Announces Exciting Partnership with Christopher K. Morgan & Artists

CityDance Opens New Theater, Announces Exciting Partnership with Christopher K. Morgan & Artists

CityDance announces the opening of the CityDance Studio Theater at Strathmore and its partnership with Christopher K. Morgan & Artists as its first Resident Dance Company. The theater and the residency advance CityDance’s commitment to the creation, curation and presentation of innovative professional dance, an integral part of CityDance’s mission throughout its 15-year history.

In partnering with Christopher K. Morgan & Artists, CityDance is building on its longstanding relationship with choreographer Christopher K. Morgan.  Morgan, who has been a vital part of the organization for over four years, served as the Choreographer in Residence and Rehearsal Director of CityDance Ensemble until the professional company disbanded in June 2011.

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Aidan Design Gives Back to the Community on Friday, Dances on Saturday

by Sherry Moeller

With the 10th anniversary of Aidan Design this month, its owners Nadia Subaran and John Schmiedigen wanted to do something special for the community that has supported them the last decade. Aidan Design, a custom kitchen firm in Bethesda, Md., decided to donate a Day of Service by designing and installing a kitchenette, handwashing station and art center at Martha's Table, a Northwest DC charitable organization that provides food and education to the area's homeless.

The 14th Annual Bethesda Arts Festival

The 14th Annual Bethesda Arts Festival

 

The following notice was sent to us by Ashley Mason-Greene:

 

The 14th Annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival is staging this Saturday and Sunday at Woodmont Ave, Bethesda Ave, Elm St & Bethesda Lane. Since it's inception in 1997, it has become the largest outdoor art gallery in the region and has hosted more than 300,000 attendees. 30,000 art lovers are expected to attend this year and enjoy live music, street performers, food, and a huge collection of art from 185 leading fine artists.

Additonally, the Arts Festival offers an Art Sale benefitting the NIH Children’s Charities, children’s art activities, live acoustic stage performances, street performers, and high-quality outdoor food vendors. Additionally, Bethesda Row features more than 50 fine shops, upscale galleries, and unique restaurants with outdoor seating.