Category: Arts & Entertainment

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…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘Black & White’ April 5-May 12 Artists Reception April 7 Arts Barn Artwork is all black or all white or black and white. ‘Emerging Artists’ Through April 22 Activity Center at Bohrer Park Featuring up-and-coming local artists. ‘The Kentlands Flower…

Mike at the Movies

Photo | Submitted Julianne Moore stars in “Gloria Bell.”

Gloria Bell (R) Julianne Moore is a walking miracle. At 58 she plays a woman in her 50s and looks like a woman in her early 40s. Surrounded by a topnotch supporting cast, she triumphs in the difficult story of…

March Rainbow Project

Photo | Jaree Donnelly On St. Patrick’s Day, we think of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. But the real treasure at the end of the rainbow is home.

Spring showers and rainbows are just about here! For this month’s project, it is the saying that especially caught our eye, “I went out chasing rainbows and found they always led me home.” How great is that? You could create…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘Heathers (The Musical)’ In partnership with Rockville Musical Theatre Through March 24, Arts Barn Veronica Sawyer grows tired of the shallow lifestyle among the ruthlessly powerful clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. She falls in love with rebellious stranger, J.D.,…