Monday, April 12, 2010

what's up the pike: three days to go . . .

- Blake High School is hosting a Comedy Night this Friday sponsored by the PTSA. There'll be a performance by Baltimore-based hypnotist Jason Linett, an open mike, and a Last Blake Comic Standing competition They'll also have an open mike and a student stand-up competition with three guest judges, including Blake alumni Dan Reed.

The show starts at 7:30pm; tickets are $8, can be purchased at the door or online, and benefit the Blake PTSA scholarship fund. For more info, e-mail Jack Goble at comedynight at gmail dot com or check out the event's page on Facebook.

- Don't forget: the Planning Department's speaker series, ReThink Montgomery, continues this Thursday with a discussion on "Infrastructure, featuring panelists Casey Anderson of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (and a Woodside resident) and planning consultant Richard Layman, who writes Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space. The show starts at 7:30pm at 8787 Georgia Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring.

- And if you missed last week's panel discussion featuring local bloggers (including yours truly), you can watch a recording of it at the Planning Department's website.

- 8pm tonight, local swing band Swingtopia returns for another month of shows at Greek Village Restaurant in Colesville. The restaurant's located at New Hampshire Avenue and Randolph Road; for more info, check out Swingtopia's website.

- See the winners of Washington Gardener magazine's fourth-annual photo contest in an exhibition running through May 27. The periodical's published and edited by Kathy Jentz, East Silver Spring resident and friend of JUTP. You'll find the show in the Adams Bank lobby of the World Building (best known to oldtimers as the WGAY building, 8121 Georgia Avenue at Silver Spring Avenue downtown.

1 comment:

WashingtonGardener said...

Thanks for stopping by the Photo Show Opening Reception. The 17 winning photos are free to view during all Adam Bank lobby hours.
BTW I remember when those WGAY letters finally came down - kinda brought a tear to the eye (not!).