Category: Arts & Entertainment

A&E Briefs

Winter Lights Festival Through Dec. 31; 6-9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 6-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; closed Dec. 25, Seneca Creek State Park Take a 3.5-mile drive through more than 450 illuminated displays. Admission is $12-$20. Kentlands Christmas Light Show Created by…

Relive Your Childhood at ‘The Nutcracker’

Photo | Goli Kaviani/Metropolitan Ballet Theatre

First performed in 1892, “The Nutcracker” is a story that has outlasted time. It takes us back to baking cookies for Santa Claus and sleeping under the tree on Christmas Eve. From the ensemble of snowflakes to the beautiful Land…

A&E Briefs

Baltimore Watercolor Society Through Jan. 13; Artists Reception Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion A juried exhibition from one of America’s oldest watercolor organizations. ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre Through Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.…

State Photography Associations Gather at Maryland Photography Alliance’s Annual Competition

Ansel Adams, photographer of the American West, once said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”  Photographs were made and are part of the third annual Maryland Photography Alliance (MPA) photo competition exhibit on display through Jan. 21, 2020…

Travel Back to the Quasi-13th Century With the QO Theatre

Photo | Quince Orchard Theatre Board Lady Marian offers her ring to Robin Hood to sell to feed the poor in Quince Orchard Theatre’s production of “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood,” on stage again Nov. 16. Actors are (L to R) Felix Angelastro, Leona Ripple (Lady Marian), Ela Green, Malachi Green (Robin Hood) and Cora Barr.

The stage is set. The house lights dim and the spotlight shines on a single character. There isn’t one sound in the auditorium except her voice. She’s dressed in royal purple medieval garments as the “Town’s Gal.” And the story…

Cinépolis Creates VIP Cinema in Gaithersburg

Photo | Phil Fabrizio In combining chef-driven dishes and luxury viewing, General Manager David Johnston said that Cinépolis Gaithersburg is unique.

Cinépolis Gaithersburg, 629 Center Point Way, held a VIP reception Nov. 7 for local influencers, including The Town Courier, Montgomery Community Media and The MoCo Show. As a sax musician played in the corner of the new theatre’s plush lobby…

Kentlands Community Players’ Second Show Penned by Kentlands Playwright

Photo | Mac Kennedy (L to R) Kryss Lacovaro Curtis and Sheldon Reiffenstein rehearse "Shoulda Coulda Woulda," opening on the Arts Barn stage Nov. 22.

In choosing its second production, Kentlands Community Players (KCP) was true to its mission “to highlight the talent we have within our community,” said Meredith Fogle, the company’s founder. “Shoulda Coulda Woulda” (SWC), which will premiere on the Arts Barn…

A&E Briefs

Baltimore Watercolor Society Nov. 15-Jan. 13; Artists Reception Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion A juried exhibition from one of America’s oldest watercolor organizations. ‘Figuratively Speaking’ Through Nov. 18, Arts Barn This exhibit celebrates the human figure with works by…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Olney Art Association Exhibition Through Nov. 12, Kentlands Mansion This group is returning for their third year at the Kentlands Mansion with a juried exhibit. ‘Figuratively Speaking’ Through Nov. 18, Arts Barn This exhibit celebrates the human figure with works…