Category: Arts & Entertainment

Cowgirls of Color Lasso in Celebrants for ‘Butch Cassidy’

Photo | Submitted The Cowgirls of Color will make a special appearance at the Arts Barn on March 29 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”

Typical Arts Barn events are visual arts exhibits, lectures and meetings with community relevance, theatrical presentations, concerts and films. It is hardly the place anyone associates with horses. But the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Academy Award-winning…

‘Musicalia’ Rings at the Arts Barn

Photo | Marylou Bono Alfredo Ortiz, Carol Sontheimer, Magruder Murray, Roxana Rojas-Luzon, Bill Mapes, Frances Stowe-Sinkler and Meg Schaap gather at an artists reception for their work showcased in “Musicalia,” at the Arts Barn through March 31.

Music can name the unnameable, and communicate the unknowable said composer Leonard Bernstein … and so plays “Musicalia,” the sound and shape of music in all formats, at the Arts Barn. As a companion to several musical events at the…

Design Studio by Blackbird Flexes Its Wings

Photo | Submitted Blackbird’s contemporary space is designed to host many different events, including a new emerging artist showcase.

Festive happenings entertain us and ease the sameness of everyday, and planning something unique and fun is part of the enjoyment. Enter Ebony Brunson and Design Studio by Blackbird—“If you want a unique experience, we are the place to be!”…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘Our Moments in Time’ Through March 10, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. • Activity Center at Bohrer Park Four Montgomery County freelance sports photojournalists—Phil Fabrizio, George Smith, Jacqui South and David Wolfe— present their reflections on the…

Metropolitan Ballet Ensemble Plays Orchestra With ‘Ourchestra’

Photo | Elizabeth Odell Catlett The cast of Metropolitan Ballet Ensemble’s “Ourchestra” features Melissa Lineburg, Christine Doyle, Emilia Kawashima, Mikayla McKee, Erin Rochow, Marina Castilla and Courtney Jeffries.

This article was originally published by Culture Spot MC, www.culturespotmc.com. Shel Silverstein saw the world through a child’s eyes. His fun and funny poems, books and cartoons—“Where the Sidewalk Ends” and “The Giving Tree” remain evergreen—have inspired generations of kids…

ALOG’s Colors and Imagination Light up Kentlands Mansion

Bill Mapes’ “Nataliya” received an Oil/ Acrylic award in the 6th Annual Art League of Germantown show.

Not even the wintry mix deterred art lovers from the Kentlands Mansion recently to view the 6th annual Art League of Germantown (ALOG) multi-media exhibit “Colors and Imagination.” Juried into the show by Gonzalo Ruiz Navarro, an accomplished painter and native…

February Bookmark Project

Photo | Jaree Donnelly This is the perfect craft for February, which is National Library Lover’s Month.

Happy February! This month’s art project is a simple one, but really cute for those of us that still like to curl up with a good book on a cold winter’s day. And a great way to use extra ribbon…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Image | Pat Choquette “Radiant Spirit” by Pat Choquette is one of the featured works in “Colors and Imagination” at the Kentlands Mansion.

Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ In partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group Through Feb. 24, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. • Arts Barn Three couples occupy room 719 at the Plaza Hotel on different days, resulting in three…

New Adventures for QOHS Art Teacher

Photo | Submitted Kentlands artist Neal Herron creates and teaches at the Our House pottery studio in Brookeville.

I met the vivacious Kentlands resident Neal Herron at his volunteer gig at Our House, a 142-acre farm and residential facility in Brookeville for at-risk boys aged 16 to 21. He was steered to the opportunity by his wife, Laura,…