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Dig Dinosaurs at Dinosaur Park

Photo | Pam Schipper More than 300 people helped paleontologists and Dinosaur Park’s trained volunteers look for fossils at the park’s Aug. 3. open house.

Looking for a unique end-of-summer day trip? Look no further than Dinosaur Park, a site in Laurel under the Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission. They don’t have a T-rex, but one just as cool—Acrocanthosaurus, a close relative of…

Musica Viva Free Outdoor Concert No. 3

Photo | Pam Schipper Maestro Simeone Tartaglione conducts the Musica Viva Kentlands Orchestra, a live 15-piece professional string orchestra, at the Musica Viva free outdoor concert no. 2 on Sunday, June 23 at the Kentlands Mansion.

This article was originally published by Culture Spot MC, www.culturespotmc.com.   Musica Viva will present its third free-admission classical music concert—its second of 2019—at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. The approximately 650 people who attended the June 23 performance can attest…

Wild Wanderings: Living Dinosaurs

Photo | Submitted The connection between birds and dinosaurs was centered around the famous fossil Archaeopteryx, which had, like birds, fused clavicles or a wishbone.

Birds are dinosaurs. They descended from a group of dinosaurs called theropods and,  because they are dinosaurs, birds are also reptiles. Wondering if this is scientifically controversial? It isn’t. Early on when the dinosaur-bird link was being discovered, circa 1860,…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Oceans of Creativity’ Through Aug. 31, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, 3 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 12 to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; Artists on Market, 201 Market St. West See fine art, photography, pottery, prints, jewelry, cards and fiber from 38…