Category: Arts & Entertainment

Musica Viva Kentlands Presents a Magical Community Concert

Sometimes Mother Nature is kind—life-giving and nurturing. Such was the case on the evening of Saturday, June 23, when weather forecasters predicted rain and thunder. But it didn’t rain on our parade, that is, the first Musica Viva Kentlands concert…

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‘Big, Bold & Beautiful’ Through Aug. 28; reception July 12 Bohrer Park Activity Center This exhibit features abstract/representational pieces that are 30” x 40” or larger. ‘Gallery 322’ July 9-Sept. 4; reception July 26 Kentlands Mansion This group’s work is inspired by…

Making Their Marks

Call them marks, impressions, symbols, signs, tokens, indications or streaks, mark making is the foundation of visual art. Four diverse artists are now showing their interpretations of mark making at the Arts Barn. Three of the artists were on hand…

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‘The Bridges of Madison County’ In partnership with Damascus Theatre Company, Through June 24; 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays; ASL performance June 15, Arts Barn This romantic musical centers on a brief, four-day love affair between a…

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“Marksmanship” Through July 7, Arts Barn Complex compositions are made of intricate mark systems. Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Exhibit Through July 6, Kentlands Mansion GFAA presents an annual juried exhibit of diverse mediums. Harmonious Art Group Through July 1,…

Documentary to Premiere Soon

Five years ago, Kisha Davis and her brother, Jason Green, sat down with their grandmother, Pearl Green, to talk about the past. Mrs. Green, who will celebrate 100 years in June, was 95 at the time—and her grandchildren wanted to…

Eye on Art

Fine Work by the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Award-winners were celebrated May 10 at the Kentlands Mansion during a special reception for the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition. Sandra Schraibman, GFAA show chairwoman, said that 90…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Marksmanship’ Through June 25; artists reception May 24, Arts Barn Complex compositions are made of intricate mark systems. Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Exhibit Through July 6, Kentlands Mansion GFAA presents an annual juried exhibit of diverse mediums. Harmonious Art…

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…