Category: Arts & Entertainment

Easy Floral Painting Project for May

pointillist floral painting

We have had plenty of showers. Hopefully this is bringing us lots of May flowers. This month’s project is an easy painting project of fun, modern flowers—inspired by the pointillism work of Georges Seurat. You’ll need: Heavyweight multimedia paper or…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘Water’ Gallery Exhibition May 17-July 14; Artist Reception June 1, 1-3 p.m. • Arts Barn See paintings, mixed media, photography and glass. Free. Harmonious Art Group Through June 23; Reception May 19 • Activity Center at Bohrer Park Artists exhibit…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

Photo | Gaithersburg Book Festival The 10th Annnual Gaithersburg Book Festival is Saturday, May 18 at Gaithersburg City Hall.

‘Black & White’ Through May 12 • Arts Barn Drawing, paintings, photography or sculpture. All black or all white or black and white. Harmonious Art Group Through June 23; Reception May 19 • Activity Center at Bohrer Park Artists exhibit…

Kentlands Community Players Stages First Production

Photo | Submitted Ray Essick and Alexandra Guyker rehearse “Play On!” by Rick Abbott, the first Kentlands Community Players show scheduled to debut on the Arts Barn stage April 26 and 27.

The brand-new Kentlands Community Players (KCP) are poised to put on their first show April 26 and 27 on the Arts Barn stage. The subject of Rick Abbott’s “Play On!”—a play-within-a-play about community theater—seemed a natural choice for the fledgling…

April Cherry Blossom Pillow Project

Photo | Jaree Donnelly This cherry blossom pillow is the perfect project for spring.

We have been having so much fun making this project in our Arts Barn classes that we decided to share it with everyone! It is the perfect project for the spring, especially with the trees in bloom. You’ll need: 10…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

Photo | Submitted The LYNNeS perform May 4, 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Barn.

‘Emerging Artists’ Through April 22 • Activity Center at Bohrer Park An exhibit featuring up-and-coming local artists. ‘The Kentlands Flower Show’ Through April 28 • Kentlands Mansion See fine art photography of flowers and arrangements by floral designers. Free. ‘Black…

Pritchard Music Academy Opens in Kentlands Square

Photo | Phil Fabrizio In their new space at 221 Kentlands Boulevard, Becky and Joe Pritchard now offer a full-line music store.

It must have been like that final season 10 episode of “Friends” when all six characters leave their keys on the kitchen counter in Monica and Chandler’s empty apartment. Happy to be moving, they knew they would miss the good…

KAJ to Play at Cherry Blossom Festival

Photo | Submitted Kentlands Acoustic Jam performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival on April 9, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the ANA Stage at the Tidal Basin.

Kentlands Acoustic Jam (KAJ) has been selected to perform at the National Cherry Blossom Festival this year, April 9, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on the ANA Stage at the Tidal Basin. “We have a variety of genres and styles…

Safe Grow Montgomery Activists Star in New Environmental Documentary

Photo | Helen Jurkowski (L to R) Julie Taddeo, Jennifer Quinn, Ethan Quinn, Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin and Catherine Cummings attend the screening of “Ground War at the March 19 Environmental Film Festival in DC.

Kentlands resident Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin and her Safe Grow Montgomery (SGM) colleagues are featured in a 2018 documentary titled “Ground War: When Playing Fields Become Battlefields.” When it premiered as part of the Environmental Film Festival on March 19 at D.C.’s…