Frigid temps thwart first Handmade on Hamilton festival

November 10, 2012

Riverdale Park glass artist Tina Van Pelt displays her wares at Handmade on Hamilton, a West Hyattsville arts festival. Photo courtesy Susie Currie (November 2012). BY LAUREN FLYNN KELLY — Replacing the longstanding International Festival, usually held in September, Handmade on Hamilton: An [read more]

Shalom School shut down

April 10, 2012

BY JULIA DUIN — Shalom School, a local after-school program well known for its focus on the arts, was suddenly closed down at the end of February. The 16-year-old school, which was housed in the education wing of the First United Methodist Church on Queens Chapel Road at East-West Highway, had [read more]