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Please note that there are many events presented by other departments in the college and also the greater community at the Cultural Arts Center.  These events are not listed here; you must look for information about these events directly from the presenters. 

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in the Cultural Arts Center theatres or galleries of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center.  Please reserve tickets to free events online and plan to arrive early.  Unclaimed reservations for free events will be released to the general public 30 minutes prior to curtain.





 

OCTOBER EVENTS 

 

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“Closing the Achievement Gap: The Intersection of Technology, Civil Rights and Social Justice”

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 1:00 pm.

 

Montgomery College Humanities Division and the Center for Black Studies

A Special Presentation on “Closing the Achievement Gap: The Intersection of Technology, Civil Rights and Social Justice” by Ben Jealous, Partner at Kapor Capitol and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.  Former president and CEO of the NAACP.

For more information, please contact: Prof. Vincent Intondi, vincent.intondi@montgomerycollege.edu

or 240-567-1330



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NOVEMBER EVENTS


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        Kids Eurofest                               2014



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Saturday November 1, 2014
11AM - 2PM


Saturday November 8, 2014
11AM - 2:30PM

November 1st

Slovakia – RozKravka Cow-Story - 11am

 

Everyone knows the famous story of the three pigs –

But did you know that three baby goats and three baby cows also live in the same forest?  It’s a fairy tale fact… and Slovakia’s PIKI Theatre brings this and other favorites to the stage in Cow Story.  See three goats rescued from a hungry wolf’s tummy; find out who helped the piglet build his solid brick house; and discover the cows’ daring and unusual mission of milk.  Cow Story is a wonderful tale with a twist.

Followed by: Q&A with Artist

 

Hungary – Living Hungarian Folk Art - 1pm

 

Presented in colorful costumes and unique instruments, Hungary is famous for its lively folk dance and music.  Living Hungarian Folk Art is a family-fun performance that captures the authentic spirit of the Carpathian Basin — you’ll feel like you are in a Hungarian village as you enjoy enchanting melodies, folk games, and even a short “dance house” — that’s a Hungarian dance lesson! Béla Bartók — Hungary’s most famous composer — used folk music just like this in his symphonies; Bartók has said that Hungarian folk traditions are “beautiful to the eye; beautiful to the ear”… and you’ll think so, too!

Followed by: Q&A with Artist
                    Art Workship 


November 8th


Cyprus – The Voice of Opera: Melodies and Tales from the Mediterranean - 11am

 

Do you think you have what it takes to become a famous opera singer? In The Voice of Opera, you’ll take a listening tour of some of opera’s greatest hits, accompanied by a spectacular visuals. Then, you’ll have a chance to “get into the act”, as selected audience members are transformed into real-life opera singers with authentic props and costumes! As a concert soloist, Constantinos Yiannoudes — who grew up in Cyprus — has performed in world-famous musical venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and Alice Tully Hall.  You don’t want to miss this.

Followed by: Q&A with Artist

 

 

Ireland – The Shannon Dunne Dance Show  -  1:15pm

 

Fast music, fancy footwork, and colorful costumes all combine to bring the ancient dance arts of Ireland to life! Three of the Washington metro area’s premiere schools of Irish dance will present exciting and fast-paced showcases that highlight several styles of Irish dancing.  As the dancers whirl to lively sounds of traditional jigs, you’ll have a hard time keeping your own feet still!

 

Followed by: Q&A with Artist



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ART OF MURDER  BY JOE DiPIETRO

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Friday – Saturday

November 14, 15, 21, 22, 2014  8pm

Sunday November 16, 23, 2014

2pm

 


In a remote estate in the countryside of Connecticut, Jack Brooks, one of the most accomplished and eccentric painters of his generation, awaits the imminent arrival of his art dealer.  But the visit is not a standard one, for jack feels wronged, and he is intending to kill the man.   As Jack lays out of his intentions for the evening, his wife, Annie, calmly paints.  She is reluctant to go along with the plan, until Jack’s threat of violence convinces her otherwise.  Harried and annoyed, Vincent, Jack’s flamboyant art dealer arrives.  Will Jack carry out his plan?  Will Annie help him? Or is something else going on?


                   -  2000 Edgar Award Winner for Best Mystery Play - 

 

Tickets:  General Admission - $10

                 Students - $5



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