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Montgomery Portrait Artists Through Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., Kentlands Mansion Five members of the Montgomery Portrait Artists present their multimedia works at the Kentlands Mansion. Free. www.gaithersburgmd.gov Market Square Live! Sept. 5, 6-9 p.m., Kentlands Market Square Enjoy…

Living on the Edge

Photo | Pam Schipper

Phase 1 remediation to portions of the Quince Orchard upper retaining wall adjacent to buildings will be completed by early fall.

Living on the edge is just what the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) and Mark Avon, president of the company doing remediation work, do not want to do when it comes to the Quince Orchard retaining wall. Following a portion of…

Concert Series Resumes

Market Square Live

After a two-week hiatus, Market Square Live resumed with Damon Foreman and Blue Funk electrifying Kentlands Market Square. The show, managed by Pritchard Festival Productions (PFP), was the first in a series of four Saturday evening performances scheduled to conclude…

Around Town

West Nile Virus Found in Maryland The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced detection of a West Nile virus mosquito pool in Bowie, Maryland, on Aug. 5. Spraying to control adult mosquitoes in that section of Bowie occurred the night…

Simple Gifts

Photo | Pam Schipper

Becky Pritchard leads Powerhouse Brass as the quintet records a CD of holiday favorites on Aug. 11.

After the last note was played in Studio A at Omega Recording Studios, Becky Pritchard hugged members of Powerhouse Brass, one by one, with tears in her eyes. Three members—David Rea, Justin Tritinger and Jacob Latour—are off to college. One…

Arts & Entertainment

67th Annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Through Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-midnight, Montgomery County Fairgrounds Visit with the animals, enjoy carnival rides and games, take in some shows and browse vendors and nonprofits. Tickets are $10 for adults; admission is free…

ANKH Breathes New Life Into ‘The Wiz’

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Dorothy (Linae’ Bullock) and Addaperl (Meghan Wright), the Good Witch of the North, prepare to ease on down The Yellow Brick Road (Dashyad Moten) with the Munchkins (Vermonica Thomas, Kenedra Brooks and Zorah Love).

On a recent Saturday morning when it was closed to the public, the Arts Barn was anything but quiet. Actors ran lines in the lobby. Dancers worked their moves and choreographers kept the count. Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the…