As Middle C Music celebrates its 14th anniversary this Sunday, it is hard to imagine Tenleytown without the iconic music store. We look back at how local musician Myrna Sislen saved the shop and built a community institution.
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A squirrel causes some Monday mayhem, and Tenleytown reveals its hardcore past… sort of. Here are some stories you might have missed.Read more
Musician Jason Mendelson, as part of a project to record songs about neighborhoods around Metro stations, has recorded odes to Tenleytown and Friendship Heights. And it turns out he’s not the only one. Prominent acts – from post-punk revival to hip-hop – also give a musical nod to our fair town.Read more
As highlighted in the January edition of AU in the Neighborhood, local musicians can audition for a spot in the university’s symphonic orchestra, symphonic band, chorus, and jazz orchestra. Auditions begin next week, so those interested in trying out for the ensembles should contact the directors soon for more information: Yaniv Dinur – Orchestra@american.edu; Marc Decker – SymphonicBand@american.edu; Casey CookRead more
After nearly half a century, the annual summer Fort Reno Concert Series was in jeopardy when the National Park Service added a requirement that the organizers provide and pay for U.S. Park Police at the weekly concerts, effectively doubling event costs.Read more