Category: Arts & Entertainment

Other Worlds Delight at Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Humor Show

Photo | Marylou Bono (L to R) Eric Dillinger, Carol Walsh, Michael Auger, Kelley Phan, Stephen McDowell, Tessa Barr, Andrea Kleinbussink, Dan Ellis and James Russell are exhibiting their work in the new “Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Humor” exhibit, on display at Bohrer Park through Jan. 15, 2019.

The Bohrer Park Gallery was the scene last Thursday evening for a different kind of art show…one featuring the mystery of science fiction and fantasy and the whimsical levity of humor. Artists representing the science fiction genre in the invitational…

Crocheting Her Way to Success

Photo | Submitted Lakelands resident Andrea Gillis is a new vendor at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market

Inventiveness often comes from an unlikely creative spark and blossoms into something both giving and rewarding. Such was the case with Lady A Knits, a new vendor at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market and the brainchild of fiber…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Exploring Mixed Media’ Through Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion; Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn An exhibit featuring works that incorporate art processes and materials used in unexpected ways. Latino Art League Exhibit Through Nov. 12; Activity Center Gallery, Bohrer Park This exhibit features…

Kentlands Photographer Is All Into Inspiration

Photo | Cara O’Connor Tom Marchessault’s photo, “Manhattan Cross Street,” is on display in the Fall/Winter Crystal City Underground FotoWalk Exhibit sponsored by Exposed DC.

Tom Marchessault had no difficulty choosing the name “Inspiration Photo” for his work. “It evokes the feeling that I get—inspired to capture a scene—and it is the name of the street I live on,” said the 20-year Kentlands resident. Although…

Twin Mixed Media Shows Dazzle

Photo | Marylou Bono Phyllis Mayes’ “Tower of Sculpture” is a stunning example of assemblage, a three-dimensional sculptural form created from found objects “assembled” together in a quirky and unique way.

One of the most inventive and sophisticated art forms is mixed media. More than one medium is combined in an expressive manner to create a work of art. Mixed media began around 1912 with the cubism of Pablo Picasso and…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Exploring Mixed Media’ Through Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion; Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn An exhibit featuring works that incorporate art processes and materials used in unexpected ways. Main Street Farmers Market Oct. 20 & 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion…

Re-Count at the Arts Barn

Photo | Submitted Longtime Gaithersburg resident Dick Dyszel makes a virtual return as Count Gore de Vol on Oct. 19 at the Arts Barn

WDCA Channel 20’s popular host from the ‘70s and ‘80s, Dick Dyszel, makes a virtual return to Gaithersburg Oct. 19 to Web host a special showing of “Young Frankenstein” at the Arts Barn. You might better remember Dyszel as Count Gore De Vol of the…

Mike at the Movies

Photo | Submitted Yeti Migo discovers that the Small Foot really does exist. (Mike at the Movies)

Smallfoot (PG) This film is a surprisingly effective allegory on religion and politics. Couldn’t see that coming? Migo, voiced by Channing Tatum, stumbles upon what he calls “Smallfoot,” (Percy voiced by James Corden) who has been dropped into the Yeti…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘ABSTRACT 7 THE FIGURE’ Through Oct. 31; Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. Vian Borchert exhibits a mix of her latest abstract paintings and abstracted figurative artwork. Free. ‘Exploring Mixed Media’ Through Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion; Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn…

New Way to Wine Down

Photo | Nora Fitzpatrick More than 40 came to the first meeting of the Kentlands Wine Club on Sept. 21. Pictured are (L to R) Haslyn Hunte, Annie Hunte, Ailene Renzi, Helene Griffith, Lynn Longley, Yamil Hernandez, Steve Longley, Gwen Emerson, Brendan Emerson and Rob Garretson.

Members of the Kentlands Wine Club gathered in the Kentlands Clubhouse on Friday, Sept. 21 to kick off their inaugural meeting. The word “meeting” is far too serious a term for the convivial atmosphere of the evening, where a group…