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Focus Events: Susan Greenbaum and John Flynn

Welcome to Focus‘ 100th birthday party where over 60 folk music fanatics were in the audience to help celebrate the group’s centennial concert in Alexandria, VA. This is DCMTA’s first review of Focus Events held throughout the Washington metropolitan area on a monthly basis. What an event to cover for a folkie like me. The headliners […]

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‘Proposals’ at Vienna Theatre Company by Kim Moeller

In the midst of the cold and wintry Washington weather, Vienna Theatre Company’s production of Proposals offers warmth and laughter with a visit to the Hines family cabin during a summer day in late 1957. Written by prolific playwright Neil Simon, the romantic comedy/drama examines the relationships of Burt Hines, an ailing, former workaholic, his […]

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Musicians of Mercy ‘Prelude to Peace” Response to Gun Violence’ Benefit on 1/11/13 by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Musicians of Mercy has been performing themed benefit concerts for worthy causes and inspiring community members to action since 2010. Under the direction of Robin Fay Massie, the group is coming together on January 11th at 8:30 PM at An die Musik – 409 North Charles Street – Second Floor – in Baltimore, Maryland – in response to […]

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National Philharmonic with Victoria Chiang and Nurit Bar-Joseph at Strathmore by Francine Schwartz

On Sunday, January 6, 2013, The Music Center at Strathmore presented the second of two concerts by the National Philharmonic, conducted by Piotr Gajewski. Featured were violist Victoria Chiang and Concert Master/violinist Nurit Bar-Joseph. The first presentation was Concerto for Viola and Strings in G Major by Georg Philipp Telemann, one of the better known creations of this supernaturally […]

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‘Contractions’ at The Studio Theatre’s 2ndStage by David Friscic

The Studio Theatre’s 2ndStage has produced a very exciting and provocative new play by Mike Bartlett entitled Contractions The message of this play is that we are often pawns of unfeeling regulations and codes of conduct in the workplace, and that our private autonomy is sacrificed in strict subservience to the all-powerful company/office. This is a very satiric and disturbing […]

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‘Fiesta de los Reyes Magos/The Three Kings Day Celebration’ at Gala Hispanic Theatre by Carolyn Kelemen

Three kings, a live donkey and dancers galore add up to a GALA DC celebration Since the annual Fiesta de los Reyes Magos/The Three Kings Day Celebration has become so popular in the DC’s Spanish-speaking community, folks at the GALA Hispanic Theatre offered two performances this year, held today in Columbia Heights. Both performances, staged in between […]

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Robin Fay Massie on MOM’s January 11th ‘Prelude to Peace: Our Musical Response to Gun Violence’ Benefit

Musicians of Mercy has been performing themed benefit concerts for worthy causes and inspiring community members to action since 2010. Under the direction of Robin Fay Massie, the group is coming together on January 11th at 8:30 PM at An die Musik – 409 North Charles Street – Second Floor – in Baltimore, Maryland – in response to […]

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