Category: Arts & Entertainment

Around Town

Photo | City of Gaithersburg Oktoberfest returns to Kentlands on Sunday, Oct. 14, noon to 5 p.m.

Oktoberfest Returns to Kentlands Oct. 14 The City of Gaithersburg presents the 27th annual celebration of Oktoberfest on Sunday, Oct. 14, noon to 5 p.m. The festival takes place in and around the Arts Barn, Kentlands Mansion and Kentlands Village…

Kindertransport Survivors Tell Their Stories

Photo | Bundesarchiv Children from the region between Germany and Poland disembark the ship “Warsaw” in London circa February 1939.

Imagine the agony of Jewish parents in Nazi Germany who put their youngsters on trains to the United Kingdom just before the outbreak of World War II. And the fears of those children separated from their families and traveling on…

Soft Opening for Artists on Market

Photo | Cara O’Connor The pop-up art gallery Artists on Market opened Sept. 15

Jaree Donnelly and members of the Kentlands Community Foundation, the City of Gaithersburg and some local art groups discussed the idea for five-plus years, and it is now a reality. The Gaithersburg Artist Collective’s Artists on Market—a pop-up art gallery…

Former Owner of Fleet Feet Publishes Spy Thriller

Photo | Maggie Nye Chris Gault displays his recently published spy thriller, “Memoirs of Biochip Man,” standing in front of Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape.

On the back cover of a bright green paperback book is a photograph of Chris Gault’s smiling face. His head is cocked to the right and his desktop computer is in mid-process in the background. “Selfie,” the former co-owner of…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Exploring Mixed Media Sept. 7- Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion, Sept. 14-Nov. 19, Arts Barn, Artists Reception Sept. 27 Featuring works that incorporate art processes and materials used in unexpected ways. Main Street Farmers Market Sept. 8 & 15, 9 a.m.-2…

Paint Night & More—Art Night Out Grows

Photo | Submitted Blockbuster Art Night Out events this season feature films with big anniversaries. “Grease” kicks it all off on Sept. 8 with a film screening and hand-jive competition.

Arts on the Green has stunning new surprises in store for the upcoming fall/winter season. The Art Night Out series began as end-of-the-week Friday night wine/art parties—an evening where participants could explore their inner artists in a creative and relaxed…

Arts on the Green’s Season Premiere Fête Features Virtuoso Cellist

Photo | Submitted Cellist Tanya Anisimova will perform a solo concert on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Arts Barn.

This article originally appeared on CultureSpotMC.com. Unlike many virtuosos who wax poetic about hearing their instrument for the first time, Tanya Anisimova remembers her excitement at the faculty concert she attended with her parents being exclusively about the beautiful melody…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Big, Bold & Beautiful’ Through Aug. 28, Bohrer Park Activity Center This exhibit features abstract/representational pieces that are 30” x 40” or larger. ‘17 Summers’ Through Sept. 10, Kentlands Mansion Work in this exhibit is inspired by the romantic setting…

Eye on Art

Exhibits Showcase ‘Natural Wonders’ and ‘17 Summers’ Arts on the Green presented an artistic twin bill last Thursday evening with artists’ receptions at both the Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion and Arts Barn—”17 Summers,” featuring works that evoke summers past…