A&E Briefs

Metro Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America: ‘Life in Color’
Through Jan. 27, Arts Barn
This juried exhibit features colored pencil artists living and working in the DC metro area.

‘Let’s Dance & Inner Visions’
Jan. 17-March 9; Reception Jan. 25, 1-3 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
The ballroom at the mansion will feature the figurative work of Allen Bentley. His dance pieces explore the fleeting perception of bodies in motion. The upstairs galleries in the mansion will hold motion in a different way, showing the intuitive figure and semi-abstract paintings of Kristina Garon. Free.

‘Unforgettable – A Tribute to Nat King Cole’
Jan. 17-19, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Arts Barn
Don Dillingham, accompanied by the North Metro Jazz Collective, emulates the legendary Nat King Cole. Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for students (ages 15-21).

Matinee Saturday – ‘Captain Kidd’
Jan. 18, 2-4:30 p.m., Arts Barn
Captain Kidd seeks treasure by pirating in the name of King William III of England. Admission is $5.

Sean Heely, Scottish Fiddle-Burns Night
Jan. 24, 8 p.m., Arts Barn
Follow Heely’s fiddle journey through Scotland, Ireland and America. Tickets are $25; $18 for youth (18 and under).

‘Building Bridges Connecting Our Global Roots’
Jan. 24-March 30; Reception Jan. 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Bohrer Park
Artists will demonstrate through their creativity how one’s personal roots and heritage may connects to other cultures. Free.

Dance Your Way Into 2020 Dance Fiesta
Jan. 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
Kentlands Mansion, in partnership with Two Left Feet, presents this evening of Salsa & Swing dancing. Admission is $30.

The Great Zucchini
Jan. 26, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m., Arts Barn
A colorful magic show filled with the wonder of magic, the silliness of comedy, and the interactive nature of The Great
Zucchini keeps children on the edge of their seats. Tickets are $10.

‘The Guilty’
Jan. 26, 6:15 p.m. doors & 7 p.m. screening, Arts Barn
The Kentlands Film Society presents this Danish film about Asger Holm, a police officer who has been demoted to deskwork and must use others as eyes and ears to try to solve a kidnapping. A small number of walk-in tickets ($10) will be available for the films. If you would like to reserve one, please email kentlandsfilmsociety@gmail.com.

‘Photographic Portraiture’
Jan. 31-March 23; Reception Feb. 6, 7-8:30 p.m., Arts Barn
The Bethesda Camera Club exhibits their juried portraiture. Free.

‘Play Date’ by John Morogiello In partnership with Best Medicine Rep
Feb. 7-23, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Arts Barn
While the children get together for a morning of fun, it’s the parents who misbehave in the next room. Tickets are $20; $18 for students (ages 15-21).