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*Greenbelt Events March 25 – April 3

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Live music, great movies and more coming up in Greenbelt, Bowie, Cheverly, and College Park – all Prince Georges Proud – over the next 10 days.

Friday, March 25

At the New Deal Cafe

Soulfied Village – “Soulfied”; Spirit-filled, brimming of feeling. “Village”; a community, a group of people, family…..who’ve come together to play and sing from the heart…..Bringing Funk, Rock, Pop, R & B, Neo-Soul, Gospel and originals, Soulfied Village delivers what you know and love while introducing the audience to their “homegrown” material. (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre


“Infinite Storm” opens!  5 and 8 pm on the Main Screen. Cast: Naomi Watts, Billy Howle, Dennis O’Hare. One woman’s journey for self-discovery turns into a harrowing tale of survival. As Pam, an experienced climber ascends Mt. Washington, she turns back before she reaches the summit as a huge blizzard approaches. But on her way down, she encounters a lone, stranded, and ill-prepared man, and takes it upon herself to get them both down the mountain before nightfall arrives and they succumb to the storm. Infinite Storm is based on a true story.

“The Outfit” opens!  5:30 and 8:30 pm in the Screening Room. Leonard, a master English tailor, used to craft suits on London’s world-famous Savile Row. But after a personal tragedy, he’s ended up in Chicago, operating a small tailor shop with his assistant where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people around who can afford them: a family of vicious gangsters. One night, two killers knock on his door in need of a favor, and Leonard is thrust onto the board in a deadly game of deception and murder

At the Cheverly American Legion

Outdoor food and music event with The Porch Delights featuring Ruthie and the Wranglers. 5-8 pm. Food vendors will be Up in Smoke BBQ and Para Hita. The Legion will sell drinks. Rain or shine. (If rain, it will move indoors to the spacious hall.)

Saturday, March 26

At the New Deal Cafe

New Deal Cafe Saturday 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)
Still Standing – the best Rockin’ Blues, American Roots, Jump, Swing, and Rockabilly in the DMV region featuring Linwood Taylor, Big Boy Little & Wolf Crescenze! (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Infinite Storm” at 5 and 8 pm on the Main Screen.

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” Two shows only!  5:30 and 8:30 in the Screening Room. Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations, criminal defense and civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America, while exploring the enduring legacy of white supremacy and our collective responsibility to overcome it.

In Schrom Hills Park

More information here.

Sunday, March 27

At the New Deal Cafe

Deaf Brunch (10:30am to 12pm)
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! (6 to 8pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Infinite Storm” at 2 and 5 pm on the Main Screen.

“The Outfit” at 2:30 and 5:30 pm in the Screening Room.

Monday, March 28

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Infinite Storm” at 5 and 8 pm on the Main Screen.

“The Outfit” at 2:30 and 5:30 pm in the Screening Room.

Tuesday, March 29

At the New Deal Cafe

New Deal Open Mic with Matt Severson – 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)

Wednesday, March 30

At the New Deal Cafe

Susan Jones Jazz Quartet Plugged In – a violin led jazz group, playing an exciting and eclectic mix of originals, jazz & Latin standards, as well as rocking the house with classic tunes from the Ventures, Beatles, Yardbirds, and more. (7 to 9pm)

Online from Joe’s Movement Emporium and Prince George’s County

Freedom Stories: Freedom Suits and the Law.  7- 8 pm.Hundreds of enslaved Black residents of Prince George’s County challenged slavery in the courts between the late 1700s and early 1800s. Learn from distinguished legal experts about the judicial system that enabled them to courageously fight for freedom even when they lacked agency and basic human rights.

Part of the Freedom Stories series, co-presented by the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Joe’s Movement Emporium, and Prince George’s Community College Center for Performing Arts, with additional support from Maryland Humanities. Featured guests The Honorable Sean. D. Wallace, Judge, Circuit Court, Seventh Circuit of Maryland; Gabriel J. Christian, Attorney; Renée Battle-Brooks, Executive Director, Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights.

Thursday, March 31

At the New Deal Cafe


Cadillac Jump Blues Banda variety of Blues styles, from the down home and raw Blues of postwar Chicago, to lively, up-tempo Swing and Jump Blues. They even have a few bluesy rock tunes in their repertoire! Emceed by Greenbelt author (“Rock the Potomac”) Mark Opsasnick. (7 to 9pm)

Friday, April 1

At the New Deal Cafe

Hard Swimmin’ Fish – a blues quartet playing a range of styles covering the country blues of Mississippi and the Piedmont, the urban blues of Chicago and funk infused varieties with roots in New Orleans’ second line. (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

The theater is open, but details aren’t available yet.

At the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park

Comfort & Embrace: Brahms’ Human Requiem. 7:30 pm. Pay What You Wish. Often known as a Requiem for the living, Brahms’ masterpiece has touched concertgoers for over 150 years. In Comfort & Embrace, the UMD Chamber Singers join forces with the Washington, D.C.-based professional choir The Thirteen to remake this beloved work into a fully staged theatrical production designed to move each and every member of the audience. This production will feature the audience interspersed among the performers, creating a new relationship between audience, musicians and this touching work. Featuring exceptional pianists Derrick Goff and Rachelle Jonck, this production will be performed with its original and intimate orchestration—piano for four hands.

About his Ein Deutsches Requiem Brahms wrote: “as regards the text, I must confess that I would gladly leave off the ‘German’ and replace it simply with ‘human.’” Join the UMD Chamber Singers and The Thirteen for this concert which explores human connection.

Saturday, April 2

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. Drums will be provided or bring your own. All ages. No experience necessary. (4 to 5 pm)

Just Stones – a musical tribute to the Rolling Stones whose repertoire consists entirely of Rolling Stones music that will please the ‘Stones connoisseur as well as the layfan. This will be a benefit concert for The New Deal Cafe! (8 to 11pm). NOTE: This is a fund-raiser for the Cafe, thanks to Just Stones’ pledge to donate all tips to the Cafe.

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

The theater is open, but details aren’t available yet.

Sunday, April 3

At the New Deal Cafe

The Music of Lennon & McCartney – all the BEST of the Beatles catalogue from one performer, with world class impersonations of John and Paul in a thrilling theatrical evening of music, celebration and storytelling. (6 to 8pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

The theater is open, but details aren’t available yet.

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.

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. Susan launched the video blog "Susan's Hoop Dancing Journey" after trying hula hooping during the 2022 Crazy Quilt Music Festival.

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