Category: Arts & Entertainment

God’s Eyes Project for June

Photo | Jaree Donnelly Now that school is out, you may be looking for a fun summer art project. Jaree Donnelly shows you how to make these God’s Eyes.

Camp season is upon us and we love having the Arts Barn filled with kids everyday, being creative! Still one of my favorite camp art projects is making woven God’s Eyes. You’ll need: Two sticks (either natural or popsicle –…

Around Town

Arts Barn to Close for Energy Upgrade The Arts Barn will be closed from Aug. 5 through Sept. 13 for capital improvements. These include an energy upgrade.  Current equipment was installed in 2000, and according to the City of Gaithersburg,…

Ovations Theatre’s ‘Hair’ Aims to Engage, Inspire and Empower

Photo | Phil Fabrizio, PhotoLoaf Local residents Matthew Rubin (above, left; Lakelands), Jonah Schwartz (lower, left; Quince Orchard Park), Madelyn Fox (center; Lakelands), Jack Rosenberg (above, right; Lakelands) and Sam Salem (lower, right; Lakelands) star in the Ovations Theatre production of “Hair,” opening June 14 at the Kreeger Auditorium.

Darnell Patrick Morris thinks that the groundbreaking and controversial rock musical that opened on Broadway in October 1967 is still relevant. As such, Ovations Theatre’s producing artistic director chose “Hair” for the musical theater education and performance program’s eighth- through…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Harmonious Art Group Through June 23, Activity Center at Bohrer Park Artists exhibit work in traditional and contemporary Chinese styles. Free. ‘Angelic Encounters’ Through June 30; Artists reception June 8, 3-6 p.m., The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. The…

‘Angels in America’ on View at Framer’s Choice Gallery

Image | Alexander Anufriev “The Angelic Chariot” s one of the oil paintings by Alexander Anufriev currently exhibited at the Framer’s Choice Gallery on Main Street.

Alexander Anufriev has traveled a long way―both geographically and artistically. The Moscow native’s creative life started at age 4 when the local newspaper published his  charcoal drawing of a stuffed eagle. Since then, the Kentlands resident has evolved into a…

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…