Author Archive for Ellyn Wexler

Winners Circle: Young Musicians to Take Arts Barn Stage

Two young Kentlands musicians—mezzo soprano Giorgia Dallasta and violinist Natalie Hsieh—are among the first-place winners of the 15th Annual Young Artist Award, administered by the City of Gaithersburg and supported by the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF). Seventy-four applicants took part…

Refreshed Quince Orchard Branch to Open Dec. 16

Photo | Pam Schipper

The Quince Orchard Library refresh includes a fun “BOOKS” bike rack.

The long-anticipated reopening of the Quince Orchard Library is imminent. No longer will area residents be forced to make the longer, more heavily-trafficked drive past the site of our community branch to fulfill their library-related needs. Quince Orchard closed April…

What the Dickens! Local Talents Collaborate

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Kentlands/Lakelands neighbors Miriam Bowden and Peter Wolff star in the Kensington Arts Theatre production of “A Christmas Carol,” opening Nov. 25 at the Arts Barn.

On the Arts Barn stage this holiday season are two Kentlands/Lakelands neighbors. Neither earns a living by acting, but that is what community theater is all about. Miriam Bowden, a Lakelands Park Middle School teacher, and Peter Wolff, a Kentlands…