Category: Arts & Entertainment

Wooden Panels Unlock Memories at the One House Project

Photo | Marylou Bono Anne Cherubim, artist and Quince Orchard Park resident, is part of the One House project, an exhibit on display at the BlackRock Center for the Arts through Dec. 15.

A pure illustration of the saying, “every picture tells a story,” the One House project currently on exhibit at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown presents a collection of personal representational art from descendants of every group that has…

Mansion Presents Olney Art Association’s Annual Juried Show

Photo | Submitted Rawligh Sybrant’s “Orchidian” won a Juror’s Award in the Olney Art Association’s annual juried show.

The early snow that prompted rescheduling of the Olney Art Association’s annual juried show at the Kentlands Mansion only served to heighten the camaraderie of the group and their diverse collection of work representing several mediums. Now in its 44th…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Latino Art League Exhibit Through Nov. 12; Activity Center Gallery, Bohrer Park This exhibit features Latino artists in the greater D.C. area. ‘Exploring Mixed Media’ Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn An exhibit featuring works that incorporate art processes and materials used…

Draghici’s Kentlands Christmas Is All Aglow

Photo | Phil Fabrizio Mikel Draghici and his son, Brandon, find the right spot to display the FM call numbers for their music broadcast amongst the thousands of lights that engulf their home.

You might say Mikel Draghici experienced a light bulb moment when visions of sugarplums and thousands of pixels danced in his head. He made his dream a reality in 2012 when he launched his first “Kentlands Christmas” light display at…

Around Town

Photo | Submitted Chabad Lubavitch’s Menorah Fire Truck Parade brings Chanukah spirit to many neighborhoods.

Kentlands Market Square Construction Update According to Jennifer Maisch, director of corporate communications for Kimco, owners of Kentlands Market Square, façade renovations will be complete by the end of this year. Retail spaces in the new paseo, cutting through the…

Other Worlds Delight at Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Humor Show

Photo | Marylou Bono (L to R) Eric Dillinger, Carol Walsh, Michael Auger, Kelley Phan, Stephen McDowell, Tessa Barr, Andrea Kleinbussink, Dan Ellis and James Russell are exhibiting their work in the new “Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Humor” exhibit, on display at Bohrer Park through Jan. 15, 2019.

The Bohrer Park Gallery was the scene last Thursday evening for a different kind of art show…one featuring the mystery of science fiction and fantasy and the whimsical levity of humor. Artists representing the science fiction genre in the invitational…

Crocheting Her Way to Success

Photo | Submitted Lakelands resident Andrea Gillis is a new vendor at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market

Inventiveness often comes from an unlikely creative spark and blossoms into something both giving and rewarding. Such was the case with Lady A Knits, a new vendor at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market and the brainchild of fiber…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Exploring Mixed Media’ Through Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion; Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn An exhibit featuring works that incorporate art processes and materials used in unexpected ways. Latino Art League Exhibit Through Nov. 12; Activity Center Gallery, Bohrer Park This exhibit features…

Kentlands Photographer Is All Into Inspiration

Photo | Cara O’Connor Tom Marchessault’s photo, “Manhattan Cross Street,” is on display in the Fall/Winter Crystal City Underground FotoWalk Exhibit sponsored by Exposed DC.

Tom Marchessault had no difficulty choosing the name “Inspiration Photo” for his work. “It evokes the feeling that I get—inspired to capture a scene—and it is the name of the street I live on,” said the 20-year Kentlands resident. Although…