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Going out in Greenbelt* December 27 – January 5

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27

At The New Deal Cafe

Kiti Gartner and the Drifting Valentines – Western Swing, Rockabilly, and Old Country with a pinch of Jump Blues. Their influences include music from the 1940s and on, including almost everything that came out of The Quonset Hut, RCA Studio B in the 50s/60s, Sun Records, and Bakersfield.
(8:30 to 11:30pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre


“Little Women.” Following the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Though all very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times. Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep.  Showtimes here.

“Bombshell.” Starring Academy Award winner Charlize Theron, Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award nominee John Lithgow and Academy Award nominee Margot Robbie. Based on the real scandal, Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; Fox News, and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it. Click for showtimes.

At Beltway Plaza’s AMC Academy 8

Click for movies and times. It’s all-new, with reclining seats and more!

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28

At The New Deal Cafe

Jazz Jam – come on out and enjoy an afternoon of jazz with an ensemble of some of the finest musicians in the DMV region. (2 to 5pm)
Zydeco Jed – an East Coast roots band blending many influences from rock, jazz, funk, grateful delta and more through original material and kind covers. (8:30 to 11:30pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

At Beltway Plaza’s AMC Academy 8

Click for movies and times. It’s all-new, with reclining seats and more!

At the College Park American Legion

Blob’s Park Social Dance Club:”, with Mike Surratt’s Continentals/ECB Blend. 8:00pm until 11:00pm (Doors open at 7:30pm) and admission donation is normally only $10.00 a person, unless we have a multiple band night. Cash only.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29

At The New Deal Cafe

Eleanor’s New Deal Cabaret – drag performer, D’Manda Martini, hosts an amazing ensemble cast of Cabaret performers for a night of show tunes that bring Broadway to the Beltway!
(7 to 9pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

At Beltway Plaza’s AMC Academy 8

Click for movies and times. It’s all-new, with reclining seats and more!

At MilkBoy Arthouse in College Park

New Year’s Bash featuring Rotti the God, Yung Panda, MP Icey, Living Lavish, Hate Jelly & Lui! Kick off the new year celebrations early with this array of local and nationally known artists at MilkBoy! Tickets are available here for $15. 8 pm (doors open at 7 pm).

MONDAY, DECEMBER 30

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31

At The New Deal Cafe

Sonic Kaleidoscope – come celebrate New Year’s Eve with this fantastic, high-energy LGBTQ+ cover band that brings you horn-heavy rock ‘n roll from artists such as Stevie Wonder,  Reel Big Fish, Amy Winehouse, Carole King, Natalie Cole, Jackson 5, A-ha, Beyonce and more! (9pm to 1am)   

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

At the Old Parish House in College Park

Tuning Meditation.  Led by Allison Hughes, singers create a moving and delightful music improvisation, inspired by the work of avant garde composer Pauline Oliveros. 4 pm. An event of the College Park Arts Exchange.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2

At The New Deal Cafe

Wolf’s Open Blues Jam – a big, bodacious, boogie blues jam hosted by the legendary Wolf Crescenze with a house band backed by veteran musicians Fast Eddie, John Henry, Scott Rabino & more! You never who will show up at a Wolf Jam so come on out and shake your booty or sign up and JAM!
(6:30 to 10pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3

At The New Deal Cafe

Moose Jaw brings the timeless tradition of American roots music into a new era. The band focuses putting a new spin on the old-time tales of ramblers, rovers, and revivals. Working class bluegrass. (8:30 to 11:30pm) 

At the Greenbelt Arts Center

Greenbelt Arts Center presents the East Coast premiere of Quadrille: A Romantic Play Story and Script by Melynda Kiring, Directed by Stephen Foreman. Ingredients:1 Self-Sufficient Woman Baker, 1 Nobleman in need of a Cook, 1 Sweet Young Lady, 1 Dashing Hero.Preheat to the year 1835. Mix the Baker and the Nobleman together until romance blossoms. For a little confusion, gently add the Sweet Young Lady into the mix. Sprinkle in a pinch of frustrated love, and then add a dash of Hero rushing in to save the day. Bake at 350 degrees for the length of one duel, or until ready to admit the truth. Serves them all right.
Quadrille is a delicious tale featuring romance, secret plots, good food, more secret plots, bad food, heroic duels, and plenty of perfectly prepared corn muffins. Bon appetit!
Featuring Jim Adams, Jeannette Connors, Justin Diaz, Tyler Dos Santos, Michaela Haber, Michael Iacone, and Pamela Northrup. Showtime 8 pm. Buy tickets here.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4

At The New Deal Cafe

Community Drum Circle with Katy Gaughan – connect with Community and have fun with friends by playing awesome world drums with drum circle facilitator Katy Gaughan.  Katy will bring drums or you’re welcome to bring your own. Family-friendly, all ages. No experience necessary. (3 to 5pm) 

The Roustabouts from Kammer Films on Vimeo.

The Roustabouts – an original, upbeat take on the blues that wanders into the worlds of funk, R&B and rock with the fiddle as the x-factor. (8:30 to 11:30pm)

 

At the Greenbelt Arts Center

Quadrille, a Romantic Play. 8 pm. See listing for Jan 4 above for details. Buy tickets here.


SUNDAY, JANUARY 5

At The New Deal Cafe

Jolly Llama – get jolly with the Jolly Llama’s psychedelic twist on classic rock featuring sitar and flute. They’ll cover era gems by Traffic, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Mamas & The Papas, The Lemon Pipers, Pink Floyd, The Byrds, The Grateful Dead, Arlo Guthrie and the Status Quo. Bring bubbles, llama feed, dancin’ shooze, flowers in your hair, and kaleidiscope eyes! (6 to 9pm) Click here for Jolly Llama videos.

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Little Women” and “Bombshell.”  Showtimes here.

At the Greenbelt Arts Center

Quadrille, a Romantic Play. 2 pm. See listing for Jan 4 above for details. Buy tickets here.


 

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