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The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts Open House

Join us for the JAPA Open House! Discover the Magic of Musical Theatre. Meet our Spring Show Directors and find out more about how you can dance, sing, and act your way to the stage! The Winter/Spring session for the … Continue reading

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An Interview With Paint Branch Creek

Paint Branch Creek is getting ready for the big time. The local Americana band has been playing at backyard barbecues, venues like Robert Harper Books and the Old Parish House in College Park. Now, with its first CD on the … Continue reading

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An Interview With Artist Clara Cornelius

As an artist, Clara Cornelius makes — and then remakes. The designer in residence at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, the University Park resident specializes in digital collage, taking photos and making drawings that she then incorporates into fantastical panoramas. Her exhibit, … Continue reading

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Inside Mount Rainier’s Glass School

If glass-blowing intimidates you, the Route 1 corridor has another option for learning how to make art with glass. The Washington Glass School in Mount Rainier teaches classes on how to make kilncast, fused and cold worked glass sculptures and art. … Continue reading

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Here’s Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Route 1

You might say 2017 was the year of the Route 1 corridor’s rebirth and even more is set to come. Last year saw a number of major openings, decisions and changes to the corridor, bringing to fruition a years-long effort … Continue reading

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In Memory of Hyattsville Author Richard Morris

Richard Morris, a Vietnam veteran and home builder who had a second act as a socially conscious novelist, died in late November. Starting in 2007, the Hyattsville author wrote four novels touching on such major themes as the futility of … Continue reading

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Creative Spirits: Prints and Pints

Get ready to celebrate and uncover the ancient art of block printing by creating uniquely designed greetings cards. A perfect workshop for your holiday greetings for family and friends. Our instructor will introduce you to the fundamentals of sculpting a … Continue reading

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Creative Spirits presents: Prints and Pints

Get ready to celebrate and uncover the ancient art of block printing by creating your own block print stamp to use to design your own unique cards and stationary. A perfect workshop for your holiday greetings for family and friends.

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Why Route 1’s Arthouse Cinema Is Thriving

One of the more interesting arthouse cinemas in the greater Washington area is not far from Route 1. Built in 1938 as part of a New Deal-era planned community, the Old Greenbelt Theatre has survived as a single-screen movie theater … Continue reading

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An Interview With Painter Wayson Jones

Wayson R. Jones’ latest exhibition will be seen by more people than ever. That’s because it’s at the Hotel at the University of Maryland, where several of the Mount Rainier painter’s pieces are on display. A graduate of the University … Continue reading

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