November 5, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Performance Venues Will Continue to Enforce Masking, Vaccinations for Shows

During the COVID-19 pandemic, live music and performance venues have had to grapple with how to balance public health guidelines and the safety of their performers with reopening their stages for audiences to enjoy. MyMCM reached out to four venues: Strathmore, Olney Theatre Center, Round House Theatre, and The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center to […]

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August 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Live Performance Venues Set COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing Requirements for Attendees 

Some live performance venues in Montgomery County have introduced COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements for attendees. The Fillmore: Effective Oct. 4, The Fillmore Silver Spring will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test taken within 72 hours of the show. Physical proof of either is required and some shows will enforce the […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Fifth Annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival Starts in September

The annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will begin on Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. with the traditional “Parade the Triangle” event.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Wheaton Arts Parade (@wheatonartsparade) Those who would like to join can walk in the parade from Wheaton’s town center to the Reedie […]

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July 2, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Live Theater and Concerts Begin In Person Performances in Montgomery County

Live theater productions and concert venues have begun to reopen with in person shows in Montgomery County. The Round House Theatre in Bethesda currently offers virtual performances of We’re Gonna Die, which will be their last online event, according to their box office. They will be reopening for in person performances in September, starting with […]

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October 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Daryl Davis, Black Musician Who Works With KKK Members, Honored in Strathmore Exhibit 

Strathmore in North Bethesda is offering a campus-wide outdoor nighttime exhibit called “Monuments: Creative Forces” through Oct. 25. The purpose of the exhibit is to challenge norms about who monuments are made for, according to the music center. Australian artist Craig Walsh honors six artists who are alive and actively contributing to society. Video portraits […]

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October 5, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Strathmore Opens Unique Nighttime ‘Monuments’ Exhibit

Strathmore’s campus-wide outdoor nighttime exhibit “Monuments: Creative Forces” is now open through Oct. 25. The exhibit by Australian artist Craig Walsh honors six artists whose work and artistic endeavors have impacted Montgomery County’s community, according to the press release. “We’re thrilled to be able to honor and celebrate the way these artists are impacting the […]

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July 7, 2020 | Tori Bergel

12th Annual Strathmore ‘UkeFest’ Goes Virtual

Strathmore announced Tuesday that its 12th annual UkeFest will be held virtually this August. The event is typically held in Strathmore mansion and throughout the center’s campus, but was reformatted this year to alleviate health concerns caused by the pandemic. Beginning on August 14, attendees will have the chance to enjoy six days of instructional […]

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June 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Strathmore Announces Five Big Events Despite Current Closures

The Music Center at Strathmore announced five events for 2020 and 2021, despite current COVID-19 closures.  The powerhouse arts center in North Bethesda plans on moving forward with the events. The first event is planned for Oct. 2-25, called “Monuments: Creative Forces.” Strathmore plans to use outside space to project the digital faces of six […]

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June 17, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Strathmore Streaming ‘Live From the Living Room’ Concerts

Strathmore, a multi-disciplinary arts center in North Bethesda, is putting on a virtual “Live from the Living Room” concert series every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. COVID-19 has forced many artists to cancel their concerts, but Strathmore is providing a way for people to continue enjoying live music. The artists performing include Strathmore’s Artists in Residence, […]

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May 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Strathmore Offering Free Virtual Entertainment Including Concerts and Art Gallery Tours

Strathmore is offering free virtual programming including weekly live streamed concerts, virtual book clubs and art gallery tours to continue to entertain the community and support D.C. based artists. “A commitment to community has been part of our core mission since the beginning, and that doesn’t stop with a pandemic,” said Lauren Campbell, Strathmore’s Director […]

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