Daily Archive: May 16, 2022

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival this weekend!

Get excited for art, entertainment, food & more at the annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, May 14 (10am – 6pm) & Sunday, May 15 (10am – 5pm)! Stroll Norfolk & Auburn Avenues to see 100+ artist booths, listen to great music & enjoy food, wine & beer for the perfect weekend in downtown Bethesda.

All free and also plenty of free parking!

Details here.

You can see the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival 2022 artists here.

You know what’s coming next – my awards for top artists in the show.  As a brilliant juror, I can use my

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Coldplay ‘Music of the Spheres’ tour Phoenix concert review

Chris Martin of Coldplay was nearing the end of a crowd-pleasing concert at State Farm Stadium when he paused to thank the crowd for “how intense and wonderful” we’d been.

“If it’s OK with you,” he said, “we have to quickly shoot a video with all of you as the sort of energy.”

And with that, he introduced a band of puppets called the Weirdos. 

“They’re from another planet, sort of,” the singer explained.

“And we’re just gonna be filmed in the audience as well. But please, if you could just give four minutes to this young band. They’re just

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Baltimore Screenwriters Competition Winners Step Into the Spotlight

Elena Moscatt is one of the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition winners. She was third in the Shorts category

Baltimore screenwriters competition winners step into the spotlight at the Maryland Institute College of Art to receive awards and accolades.


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND -The Baltimore Film Office at BOPA has announced the winners of the annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. The announcement was made Saturday as part of the 24th annual Maryland Film Festival at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

In the 17th year, the annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition attracts entries from writers across Baltimore and the DMV. The competition categories

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Art on the Square in Belleville, IL, boosts metro-east tourism


This file photo shows the familiar white tents and food booths for Art on the Square circling the fountain and lining side streets in downtown Belleville. The festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend.

Art on the Square will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend as a true heavyweight in metro-east tourism.

The three-day festival in downtown Belleville is essentially tied with a double-race weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison for biggest annual event attendance, according to IllinoiSouth Tourism, a Swansea-based agency that covers 21 counties.

An estimated 60,000 people were attending the festival before COVID-19 hit,

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