Spectrum: Community Photography & Digital Arts Exhibit

It’s time to prepare for the Dorchester Center for the Arts’ Annual Photography & Digital Arts Exhibit and Competition. Entry forms are due on Sept. 22 and are available at DCA or for download at www.dorchesterarts.org. The show opens Oct. 5, and entries may be dropped off Oct. 2 and 3 between noon and 8 […]

Historic Handsell to host Living History Presentations

VIENNA — Visitors to Dorchester County’s largest living history event will enjoy hands-on interaction with a variety of activities on Oct. 12 at the 9th annual Nanticoke River Jamboree at the historic Handsell site near Vienna. Designed as an event for families, the Jamboree will feature open-hearth cooking as experienced by African-American slaves, displays and […]

Dorchester Garden Club announces awards

CAMBRIDGE — In an ongoing commitment to promote the beautification of Cambridge and the surrounding communities, the Dorchester Garden Club has instituted a new initiative, “Curb Appeal,” to acknowledge the contributions of residential and commercial establishments for their efforts to beautify the local landscape. Dorchester Garden Club members are tasked with canvassing the county to […]

Baltimore Symphony performs at DCA

CAMBRIDGE — More than 300 years ago, a gifted craftsman in Milan, Italy produced a remarkable and beautiful cello. That instrument has sung, moaned, and enchanted music lovers for centuries. It did it again, on Sunday, right here in Cambridge. Dariusz Skoraczewski, the principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, played Bach’s Suite No. 3 […]

Cora’s Corner remembers a precious girl

CAMBRIDGE — Even a brief life can have a lasting effect on others. “She was 2 when she passed,” Julie Kennedy said of her daughter Cora. “She loved books.” And now, there is a special area in the Central Library in Cambridge, “Cora’s Corner,” dedicated to the little girl. Cora became ill in 2012 and […]

Groovefest: Big Tony & Trouble Funk

Big Tony & Trouble Funk, a musical group born on the streets of Washington, D.C., is synonymous with the emergence of the non-stop, percussion driven, best seen live, experience the party, audience participatory call and response, grassroots, homegrown music called Go-Go. As the world wide ambassadors of the musical genre, Go-Go, a distant but older […]

Baltimore Symphony at DCA on Aug. 25

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 25, 2 p.m., for a concert in the George B. Todd Performance Hall at DCA. Our thanks to community friend Carol Bogash, former BSO Vice President of Education and Community Engagement, for organizing this special opportunity. Admission is […]

Books in the Belfry: Eddington to perform

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Public Library has another special guest performer visiting this summer! Children’s Musician Sam Eddington is heading this way with a fun musical program for all ages. On Aug. 7, he will be at the Cambridge Library at 10:30 a.m. and the Hurlock Library at 2 p.m. No registration necessary! CAMBRIDGE […]

African drums: Art, culture, history in downtown

CAMBRIDGE — “It’s all about connecting,” Baba Dennis Minus said on Sunday. He was speaking to a group of locals and visitors at the Harriett Tubman Museum and Educational Center, sharing his knowledge of African drumming. Mr. Minus – “Baba” is a word in many African languages meaning “father,” and is used as a term […]

Students invited to enter art & essay contest

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County 350th Anniversary Steering Committee invites students in kindergarten through 12th grade to celebrate Dorchester’s diverse history by creating an essay or artwork that answers or illustrates the following: If you had a time machine and could travel anywhere in Dorchester County’s history, when and where would you go? Why did […]