Category: Arts & Entertainment

Broadway Stars to Shine on QO Stage

Photo | Submitted Tony-nominated Broadway star Jessie Mueller will be visiting Quince Orchard High School.

This event has been canceled due to a family emergency. Broadway is coming to Gaithersburg this month with an event theater lovers won’t want to miss. Acclaimed Broadway performers Jessie Mueller and Melissa Errico will appear at Quince Orchard High…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

Photo | Marylou Bono Local artists participated in the Oktoberfest Plein Aire Paint Out on Oct. 13. They are (L to R) Jim Rolfes, a member of the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFFA) and the Gaithersburg Cultural Arts Advisory Committee; Matt Baker, a member of GFAA and Gaithersburg Artist Collective; and Janet Belich, a Kentlands resident and member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society.

Latino Art League Exhibition Through Oct. 28, Bohrer Park Contemporary art featuring Latino artists in the greater D.C. area. ‘The New Wave’ Solo Art Exhibit Through Oct. 31 The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. This solo art exhibition features…

Arts on the Green Presents a New Season of Concerts

Photo | Submitted The Singer Songwriter Series, presented by Kentlands’ O’Hair Salon + Spa, returns for an eighth season. Look for headliner Peter Case on Oct. 19.

All manner of music will be in the air around the Kentlands as the City of Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green initiates a brand-new season of concerts at the Arts Barn and the Kentlands Mansion. Music Program Coordinator Suzanne Takahashi…

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‘The New Wave’ Solo Art Exhibit Through Oct. 31, The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. This solo art exhibition features abstracts by international artist Vian Borchert. Latino Art League Exhibition Through Oct. 28, Bohrer Park This is a recurring…

Art Connections Abound in Gaithersburg with GFAA

Image | Allen Bentley “Alight” is a charcoal on paper by artist Allen Bentley.

Most are aware of the intensely diverse demographic that Gaithersburg boasts, but did you know that its artist population is just as varied and overflowing with opportunities for inspiring and jump-starting creativity? Nowhere is this more apparent than in the…

Grand Opening: Cinépolis Marks the Future of Moviegoing

Photo | Lilly Price A luxurious lobby sets the stage for the Cinépolis moviegoing experience.

After more than a year of building and renovations, Kentlands Market Square has a movie theater again, but one like never before. Cinépolis USA made its Maryland debut last Friday with a soft opening in Gaithersburg. A grand opening is…

Poetry Is Thriving at DiVerse

Photo | Marylou Bono A great gathering of poets and fans kicked off the first 2019-2020 DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading & Open Mic on Sept. 8 at Quince Orchard Library.

Quince Orchard Library was alive with poetry the second Sunday in September as the DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading & Open Mic group began its third season. The creation of Quince Orchard Park resident Lucinda Marshall, DiVerse holds readings that feature…

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‘The New Wave’ Solo Art Exhibit Through Oct. 31; reception Sept. 21, 3-5 p.m., The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. This solo art exhibition features abstracts by international artist Vian Borchert. Latino Art League Exhibition Through Oct. 28, Bohrer…

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‘New Perspectives’ Through Sept. 9, Kentlands Mansion See work by members of the Maryland Pastel Society, juried by studio and plein air painter David Lawton. ‘The New Wave’ Solo Art Exhibit Through Oct. 31; reception Sept. 21, 3-5 p.m., The…

What Camera Should I Get?

Photo | Jaree Donnely

One of my primary art mediums is photography and as a result, I am often asked the question, “What is the best digital camera?” And my answer usually is, “The one you will use.” I don’t mean for this initial response…