Category: Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Photo | Nikos Zacharakis “The Look” by Nikos Zacharakis is one of the photographs on display in the “Faces” exhibit at the Arts Barn.

‘Let’s Dance’ & ‘Inner Visions’ Through March 9, Kentlands Mansion See the figurative work of Allen Bentley and the intuitive figure and semi-abstract paintings of Kristina Garon. Free. ‘Faces’ Through March 23, Arts Barn The North Bethesda Camera Club exhibits…

Gaithersburg READS! Launches With Homegrown Author’s New Novel

Photo | Submitted Look for “American Dirt,” written by Gaithersburg native Jeanine Cummins, when it comes out on Jan. 21.

The City of Gaithersburg’s new community-wide initiative, “Gaithersburg READS!”, will begin with a novel by a native daughter. The plan is for all participants to read “American Dirt,” due out Jan. 21, and for its author, Jeanine Cummins, to return…

Lakelands Resident Publishes Book of Poetry

Photo | Submitted Self-published by Megan Prikhodko in November, the 102-page book of poetry entitled "Leap" is available on Amazon.

One of Megan Prikhodko’s bucket list items was to edit a book. She achieved this goal several years ago, and the experience led the Lakelands resident to publishing a book of her very own. “Leap” is a collection of 15…

Chanukah Fire Truck Parade Returns for 16th Year

The Chanukah Fire Truck Parade made its fourth stop in Kentlands Market Square on Monday, Dec. 23, bringing live music and singing, fire jugglers and the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department fire truck decorated with a four-foot menorah. This local Chanukah…

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…