Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Throughout the year, Montgomery County’s towns, both large and small, offer special events with something for everyone. From the Sugarloaf Craft Festivals which showcase talented craft designers and fine artists to the annual Taste of Bethesda featuring scrumptious samplings from more than 50 restaurants, Montgomery County is a treasure-trove of fun.

May 15

Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction To Voice Over

Thursday, May 15, 2014  |  Silver Spring
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM

This is the same popular seminar with the same instructor that usually sells out when offered in DC. And now… more

Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction To Voice Over

This is the same popular seminar with the same instructor that usually sells out when offered in DC. And now it is being offered at this very convenient Silver Spring location! So maybe you've been told you have a great voice, or perhaps people have suggested you should be in "radio." Maybe you use effective communication as part of your profession, or perhaps you're just interested in how people make money every day with their voices. From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice-over. Today, the range of voices hired has grown dramatically and, unlike other fields, voice professionals are more in demand than ever before. Join us to learn what the pros look for, how to avoid common mistakes, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons, play samples from working voice professionals and give you an opportunity to record a short script, under the direction of your instructor. This seminar is fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. Getting Paid to Talk is a two-hour introduction to voice-overs, also known as voice acting. During the seminar, you'll learn: What a voice-over is What it is like on the job Which voice types are most in demand What a professional voice demo sounds like Where to look for work opportunities How to avoid common mistakes Everyone in the class will have an opportunity to record a voice-over for in-class playback and instructor review. Who should attend this seminar: • Adults curious about or interested in the voice-over field • Individuals who have been told they have a good voice • People who use their voices prominently in their occupations • People with music, theater, or creative backgrounds Space is limited for this great introductory seminar on how to get paid to talk, so register today!
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presented by Voice Coaches

Pyramid-Atlantic Arts Center
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 518-456-4360 x100

Price: $25

Reserve by: 2014-05-15 12:00 AM

May 15

City of Rockville Spring Recreation Guide Registration Open

Thursday, May 15, 2014  |  Rockville

To register for Rockville’s new session of classes, programs, activities and events walk-in at any Rockville Community Center or go… more

City of Rockville Spring Recreation Guide Registration Open

To register for Rockville’s new session of classes, programs, activities and events walk-in at any Rockville Community Center or go online at www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation/guide. Please call 240-314-8620 for further information.
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presented by City of Rockville Recreation and Parks

City Hall or online
111 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850
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May 15

Third Thursday Poetry

Thursday, May 15, 2014  |  Takoma Park
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

The popular Third Thursday poetry series, hosted by Martin FitzPatrick, features the work of a wide range of poets from… more

The popular Third Thursday poetry series, hosted by Martin FitzPatrick, features the work of a wide range of poets from across the region.

presented by We Are Takoma

City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 301-891-7266

May 16

No School Day Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Friday, May 16, 2014  |  Silver Spring
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Cartooning, painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media & more! CREATE’s No School Day Camps engage your child’s natural creativity and teach… more

Cartooning, painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media & more! CREATE's No School Day Camps engage your child's natural creativity and teach art skills & techniques, while encouraging individuality in a fun and nurturing environment. Ages 6-14; Camp day runs from 9:00-3:00. Before Care available 8:30-9 A.M. After Care from 3-6 P.M.

presented by Lauren

CREATE Arts Center
816 Thayer Avenue Floor 1
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-588-2787

Price: $65.00 to $95.00

Reserve by: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

May 16

Daryl Davis, History of Jazz Part III: From Basie to Bossa and from B.B. to Berry

Friday, May 16, 2014  |  North Bethesda
11:00 AM to 11:00 AM

This third and final installment of “The Daryl Davis History of Jazz Trilogy” will delve into some of the classic… more

This third and final installment of "The Daryl Davis History of Jazz Trilogy" will delve into some of the classic blues and jazz standards in the Great American Songbook, some Latin influences and the red-headed stepchild of the Jazz family, Rock'n'Roll.

presented by Strathmore

Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-581-5100

Price: $17

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