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*Greenbelt Events for May 13 – May 22

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Live music, movies and more coming up in Greenbelt and nearby towns – all Prince Georges Proud – over the next 10 days.

Friday, May 13

At the New Deal Cafe

Built 4 ComfortWammie-nominated Built 4 Comfort plays a variety of cover songs in their own signature style – soulful & sassy with lots of hip-shakin’ goodness and groove. What’s the recipe? Start with a deep foundation in the blues, add soulful vocals, hot guitar licks, and a tight rhythm section and you’ve got a tasty mix of blues, soul, R&B, Americana, and roots rock tunes served up by music veterans. Peace. Love. Music. (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“The Rose Maker” opens. 5 and 7:30 pm in the Main Auditorium.  Eve Vernet is one of France’s largest and most successful artisanal horticulturalists, but her rose business is facing imminent bankruptcy or liquidation as a more powerful competitor tries to buy out her business. When her faithful secretary, Véra, hires three inexperienced ex-convicts, they must team up to rescue the business in this verdant comedy.

“Petit Maman” continues. 5:30 and 8 pm in the Screening Room.
 

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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At Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Saturday, May 14

At the New Deal Cafe

Great Northern – known for their ability to capture the creativity, dynamics and energy of the Grateful Dead’s music, Great Northern is one of the D.C. area’s most fun and energetic Grateful Dead tribute bands. (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

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“The Rose Maker” 2:30 in the Main Auditorium.

“Petit Maman” at 3:00 in the Screening Room.

Via Zoom

Online, 1:30 to 3:30. Greenbelt Unplugged leads a session in healing breathwork by Rachael Pitts. (Learn about her here.) She also performs in-person sessions in the Granite Building. Get the link to the meeting by emailing events@greenbeltunplugged.org.

Sunday, May 15

At the New Deal Cafe

Fez Tones HaflaJoin us for an evening of live Middle Eastern music & dance. Musicians will play exotic instruments such as qanun, oud, darbuka, and riq. Amazing performances by the region’s best belly dancers. There will be open dancing between dance performances, so dancers – bring your shimmy! (6 to 8pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“The Rose Maker” 2:30 and 5 in the Main Auditorium.

“Petit Maman” at 3 and 5:30 in the Screening Room.

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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At the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park

The Prince George’s Philharmonic Season Finale, 3:30 pm.  With music director Jesus Manuel Berard. General Admission Ticket Prices:Regular: $30, Senior Citizen (62+): $25, College/University Student (one ticket per student ID): $10, Under 18: Free.

Program:

MENDELSSOHN: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
Thomas Pandolfi, piano
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

Monday, May 16

At the New Deal Cafe and on Zoom


Reel and Meal at the New Deal will screen “The United States of ALEC,” a film described as “a report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of — ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.” Behind this national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed at raising corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge.

This will be a hybrid event, beginning at 7 p.m. either live in the New Deal Café or via Zoom. Virtual attendance requires registration via https://tinyurl.com/ReelnMealMay16. David Armiak, research director with the Center for Media and Democracy, will lead the discussion.

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“The Rose Maker” 2:30 and 5 in the Main Auditorium.

“Petit Maman” at 3 and 5:30 in the Screening Room.

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Tuesday, May 17

At the New Deal Cafe

New Deal Open Mic with Joey Campfire – sign-ups begin at 6:30 pm. Performers will have 2 songs and then an opportunity for a third once everyone on the list has played.  (7 to 9:30pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Wednesday, May 18

At the New Deal Cafe

Pub Quiz – bring your own team, or form one on the spot. We will collect a dollar from each participant, which will be the prize for the winning team.  Come out and test your knowledge on topics from Aardvarks to Zymurgy. See if you can beat the winning team from the last quiz! Hope you can join us! (7 to 9pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Thursday, May 19

At the New Deal Cafe

The Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Band – counted as one of the best blues harmonica players in the area, his widely acclaimed unique tone, as well as his masterful musicianship and charismatic stage presence, has thrilled audiences up and down the east coast! (7 to 9pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Friday, May 20

At the New Deal Cafe

The Skyla Burrell Band – with a perfect whiskey-soaked-with-honey voice and a blazing electric guitar, Skyla Burrell leads her full time, hard workin’ band through high energy offerings of Blues that range from jumping, jazzy and swinging to rockin’ Memphis soul and smoldering straight-up Chicago that’s sure to raise the roof and incite some full-tilt boogie! (8 to 11pm)

Starting in the Roosevelt Center Parking Lot

Bike To Work Day 2022:
The Greenbelt Pit Stop will be in the Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center parking lot (101 Centerway) from 6:30am-8:30am.It’s all back! Convoys! Refreshments! Hang out with your biking buddies! Meet new biking buddies!Swag bags with refreshments, goodies and a t-shirt will be provided for those registered and arriving by bicycle.To register: https://www.biketoworkmetrodc.org/

At the Greenbelt Municipal Building

Art Share by the Greenbelt Recreation Arts program. 7 pm – or come at 6:30 for a reception in the Council Chambers with the students whose work is on display.  Art Share is friendly conversation. Participants should bring up to 3 works of their art to share.  To RSVP email Amanda Larsen: alarsen@greenbeltmd.gov.

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Outdoors at Art Works in Hyattsville

Carly Harvey Blues in Concert 7-9 pm. For concert details and to get your tickets (space is limited) visit our Out of the Blues concert page. Adult General Admission: $25 | Young Adults 13-20: $10 | Kids 5-12: $5. The Out of the Blues outdoor concert supports our mission to provide arts learning opportunities for the thousands of local, national, and global creators who have become part of our community.

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

Saturday, May 21

At the New Deal Cafe

Zoom Poetry Open Mic – Express your inner beatnik through the spoken word! Learn how to join this online event by clicking here. (1 to 3pm)

Ursula Ricks Project – with astounding, sultry vocals, a fresh approach to song writing, and a funky & gritty performance, powerhouse Ursula Ricks leads her Soul & Blues band to uncharted territory. (8 to 11pm)

At Greenbelt Lake

Learn to Bird! 8-10 a.m.

At Beltway Plaza Mall

Sunday, May 22

At the New Deal Cafe

Deaf Brunch: gathering of Deaf & hearing people on the 2nd and 4th Sunday mornings for socializing and increasing Deaf access to movies, services, and other aspects of living together. We solve problems and take action together. Newcomers are welcome! (10:30am to 12pm)

Patsy’s Honky Tonk Torch and Twang – classic country, Western swing, jazz standards, rockabilly, and plenty of Patsy Cline! With emcee Mark Opsasnick (local rock historian and author). (6 to 8pm)

At Schrom Hills Park Picnic Pavilion.

Art and Poetry, 3 to 5 pm. Create Weathergams, use decorative hand-lettering to inscribe and illustrate snippets of poetry for a collaborative outdoor installation. No sign-up required.

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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On-Going

Online from the Greenbelt Arts Center – GAC’s Old Time Radio Series

 

Arch Obler’s Another World, aka Alter Ego.” On a cold, dismal, dreary night… in a death-row cell of a southern penitentiary…a young woman kneels beside her prison cot, weeping, speaking softly to the memory of her mother, and explaining that it all started when she first heard that evil voice within her head. Featuring Amy Conley, Rob Glass, Katherine Gourianova, Emily C Letchworth, Hillary Leyendecker, and Pamela Northrup Directed by Rikki Lacewell

At the Old Bowie Town Grille

Live music Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – check the calendar.

At Maryland Meadworks in Hyattsville

For live music and comedy, check the calendar.

At The Hall in College Park

Comedy Open Mic on Wednesdays – and live music Fri-Sundays. Calendar here.

Save the Date!

Jazz Festival – June 25

Blues Festival – September 17

Crazy Quilt Festival – October 8

 

 

Follow Susan Harris:
“Susan started blogging about Greenbelt soon after moving here in 2012, and that first blog has grown into this nonprofit community website. Retired from garden writing and teaching, she continues to blog at GardenRant.com. In 2021 Susan joined the Board of Directors of Greenbelt Access TV.

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