Category: Arts & Entertainment

Twin Mixed Media Shows Dazzle

Photo | Marylou Bono Phyllis Mayes’ “Tower of Sculpture” is a stunning example of assemblage, a three-dimensional sculptural form created from found objects “assembled” together in a quirky and unique way.

One of the most inventive and sophisticated art forms is mixed media. More than one medium is combined in an expressive manner to create a work of art. Mixed media began around 1912 with the cubism of Pablo Picasso and…

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. Main Street Farmers Market Oct. 20 & 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion…

Re-Count at the Arts Barn

Photo | Submitted Longtime Gaithersburg resident Dick Dyszel makes a virtual return as Count Gore de Vol on Oct. 19 at the Arts Barn

WDCA Channel 20’s popular host from the ‘70s and ‘80s, Dick Dyszel, makes a virtual return to Gaithersburg Oct. 19 to Web host a special showing of “Young Frankenstein” at the Arts Barn. You might better remember Dyszel as Count Gore De Vol of the…

Mike at the Movies

Photo | Submitted Yeti Migo discovers that the Small Foot really does exist. (Mike at the Movies)

Smallfoot (PG) This film is a surprisingly effective allegory on religion and politics. Couldn’t see that coming? Migo, voiced by Channing Tatum, stumbles upon what he calls “Smallfoot,” (Percy voiced by James Corden) who has been dropped into the Yeti…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘ABSTRACT 7 THE FIGURE’ Through Oct. 31; Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. Vian Borchert exhibits a mix of her latest abstract paintings and abstracted figurative artwork. Free. ‘Exploring Mixed Media’ Through Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion; Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn…

New Way to Wine Down

Photo | Nora Fitzpatrick More than 40 came to the first meeting of the Kentlands Wine Club on Sept. 21. Pictured are (L to R) Haslyn Hunte, Annie Hunte, Ailene Renzi, Helene Griffith, Lynn Longley, Yamil Hernandez, Steve Longley, Gwen Emerson, Brendan Emerson and Rob Garretson.

Members of the Kentlands Wine Club gathered in the Kentlands Clubhouse on Friday, Sept. 21 to kick off their inaugural meeting. The word “meeting” is far too serious a term for the convivial atmosphere of the evening, where a group…

Photography Group Preserves Moments That Chronicle Community

Photo | Markham Luke The Kentlands Photography Association captures the beauty of the Kentlands community and surrounding natural areas.

Markham Luke founded the Kentlands Photography Association last year as a program of the Kentlands Community Foundation. “Photography captures legacy and history in the making,” he said. “Without photographs, there are no records—you don’t have a history.” Compare and contrast…

Artists on Market Holds Grand Opening During Oktoberfest

Photo | Cara O’Connor Members of the Gaithersburg Artist Collective—(L to R) Matt Baker, Craig Higgins, Jaree Donnelly, Maritza Suárez-Valenti and Peter Plant—launched Artists on Market with a soft opening Sept. 15.

Artists on Market, Kentlands’ new pop-up art gallery and workspace at 201 Market St. West, will hold its grand opening on Sunday, Oct. 14, noon to 5 p.m.—the same day and time as Oktoberfest, the community’s major annual festival. As…

Kentlands Campout a Rousing Success

Photo | Cara O’Connor The second annual Kentlands Campout on the Kentlands Clubhouse lawn was enjoyed by some 140 people, including these two night owls.

An estimated 140 people turned out last Saturday to sleep under the stars on the Kentlands Clubhouse lawn. For the past two years, the Kentlands Campout has brought area residents together to pitch a tent, bond with neighbors over burgers…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘ABSTRACT 7 THE FIGURE’ Through Oct. 31; Artists Reception Sept. 22, 3-5 p.m. • Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. Vian Borchert exhibits a mix of her latest abstract paintings and abstracted figurative artwork. Free. Latino Art League Exhibit Through…