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Holid;y Birthd;y B;sh
;;d Book F;ir
The Writer’s Center;
Sat., Dec. 17, 12-5pm
On this day 40 years ago, The Writer’s Center first opened its doors,
and has been inspiring and supporting an extraordinary community
of writers ever since. Celebrate with a day of special programming,
readings, and a book fair. Workshop leaders and sta; will be on hand
to o;er advice and help you select gi;s for all of the readers in your
life. Stay for birthday cake and a glass of holiday cheer! Free.
WRITER.ORG/HOLIDAYBIRTHDAYBASH OR 301-654-8664
The 34th A;;u;l Christ;;s Revels:
A Nordic ;;ter Celebr;tio;
Dec. 10-18, 2016
Matinee and evening shows
GW Lisner Auditorium
A journey into the wonders
of Nordic winter traditions!
Get into the holiday spirit
with breathtaking dance,
mysterious folk legends,
haunting melodies, and
joyful carols. Discover mythic
drama from Finland, spirited
Icelandic dance, a magical
Swedish “bringing of the
light” procession, a beloved
fairy tale from Norway, the
spectacular leaps of Norwegian dance, Danish toasts and carols,
and much more.;
Revel with a cast of over 100, ages 8–85, in this festive holiday event.
Olney Theatre Center
Nov. 2-Jan. 1
Celebrate the holidays with one
of the most beloved tales of all
time! From the magical “Chim
Chim Cher-ee” to the iconic
you’ll delight in the story of a
wizardly, wise nanny, two precious
children, and the family she teaches
how to love each other. Mary
Poppins runs on Olney’s Mainstage
from Nov. 2-Jan. 1, with additional
shows the weeks of Thanksgiving,
Christmas and New Years.
Tickets are $42-$80. Discounts
are available for children, seniors,
military and groups.
Akhmedova Ballet Academy (ABA)
Dec. 16 at 7:30pm
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD
ABA presents their magical annual “Nutcracker Dreams”- an
entertaining evening for children and adults of all ages. ABA’s
professional training program students will present the most famous
dances from The Nutcracker in one act. The second act will showcase
classical masterpieces, contemporary and character choreographies
presented in their highest and most passionate forms.
ABA is dedicated to providing the finest quality ballet training for young
dancers. All of their graduates are with professional ballet companies.
Tickets are available online through AkhmedovaBallet.org or at the
box o;ice. Adults: $20, Students and Seniors: $15, Group 10+: $10.
AKHMEDOVABALLET.ORG OR FACEBOOK.COM/AKHMEDOVABALLET