Category: Arts & Entertainment

Author, Mayor to Close Book on 19th-Century Assassination

By Chris Slattery This article was originally published by CultureSpotMC.com In the beginning, Jennifer Manion was skeptical about the promise of riches from a mysterious stranger. A woman in Germany had written a book—and was offering unclaimed reward money to…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Textures & Textiles’ Through May 14, Arts Barn View art made of cloth, glass and found materials. Free. Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Exhibit Through July 6; artists reception May 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Kentlands Mansion Annual juried exhibit of diverse…

Tony Glander Talks About the Future of Contemporary Art

I recently chatted with Tony Glander, resident artist at the Arts Barn, about the future of contemporary art as a preview to his lecture, “Art Night Out: Out of the Box—Contemporary Art Lecture,” planned for May 18. Not surprisingly, technological…

First Steps Toward Making Kentlands a Center for Classical Music

Like many immigrants to the United States, Simeone Tartaglione cherishes his adopted country for its freedoms and opportunities; he considers it a place where dreams can come true. Still, the maestro misses more than the outstanding cuisine of his native…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Textures & Textiles’ Through May 14, Arts Barn Art made of cloth, glass and found materials. Free. ‘Altar Boyz’ Through April 29; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn This musical comedy presented by Rockville Musical Theatre…

Feel the Force: SONOVA Brings 50 Musicians to Arts Barn Stage

The Arts Barn receives a major test May 5 when it hosts a full-house audience and a 50-piece orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA), in a concert of John Williams’ music for Star Wars. Jeffrey Dokken, conductor of…

Good Vibrations With the Chris Barrick Quartet

This article was originally published by CultureSpotMC.com. By Lisa Cline Despite playing with the National Symphony and the National Philharmonic orchestras, percussionist, jazz vibraphonist, drummer and educator Chris Barrick keeps it real with smaller gigs, like his Saturday, April 7…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Textures & Textiles’ Thru May 14; Reception April 12, Arts Barn Art made of cloth, glass and found materials. Free. 5th Annual Art League of Germantown (ALOG) Exhibit Through April 20, Kentlands Mansion ALOG members present a selection of works…