Category: Arts & Entertainment

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…

Arts Barn Welcomes New Resident Artist

Photo | Marylou Bono Jeanne Sullivan, new Arts Barn resident artist, shares her “School of Gifted Fish.”

When you think of the word collage, your mind may travel to school art classes or perhaps to Matisse’s Cut-Outs, likely the most well-known examples of the art created in the early ‘40s. Collage, from the French word meaning to…

New Book Tells Story of Hunt for Nazis Hiding in the U.S.

Photo | Submitted Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Debbie Cenziper's new book "Citizen 865" was published in November.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter dwells in our midst. Debbie Cenziper came to Montgomery County in 2007 upon taking a job with The Washington Post. Pulitzer already in hand for a series about affordable housing corruption that she wrote for…

A&E Briefs

Winter Lights Festival Through Dec. 31; 6-9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 6-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; closed Dec. 25, Seneca Creek State Park Take a 3.5-mile drive through more than 450 illuminated displays. Admission is $12-$20. Kentlands Christmas Light Show Created by…

Relive Your Childhood at ‘The Nutcracker’

Photo | Goli Kaviani/Metropolitan Ballet Theatre

First performed in 1892, “The Nutcracker” is a story that has outlasted time. It takes us back to baking cookies for Santa Claus and sleeping under the tree on Christmas Eve. From the ensemble of snowflakes to the beautiful Land…

A&E Briefs

Baltimore Watercolor Society Through Jan. 13; Artists Reception Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion A juried exhibition from one of America’s oldest watercolor organizations. ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre Through Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.…

State Photography Associations Gather at Maryland Photography Alliance’s Annual Competition

Ansel Adams, photographer of the American West, once said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”  Photographs were made and are part of the third annual Maryland Photography Alliance (MPA) photo competition exhibit on display through Jan. 21, 2020…