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‘Nunsense A-Men!’ Takes Arts Barn Stage In partnership with Rockville Musical Theatre, the Arts Barn presents the musical comedy “Nunsense A-Men!” The show runs April 5 – 21, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at…

City Evaluates Changes to Oktoberfest

During a public work session on March 11, Gaithersburg’s mayor and City Council members considered the pros and cons of the recent proposal to replace Kentlands Oktoberfest with a summer arts and wine festival as a city-sponsored event. “If we’re…

Coming Together to Create an Artistic Legacy

For years, Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) art teacher Lenore Hoover carried around a Washington Post article chronicling a community art project in Takoma Park led by Maryland-artist Arturo Ho. Her dream was to create such a project here at…

KCA to Discuss Landscaping Chemicals

The Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) will discuss ending the use of traditional chemical landscape applications (pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer) and instead using organic products throughout the community at its upcoming March 27 board meeting. According to KCA Board Chair Alex…

Around Town

K25 Logo Unveiled Members of the steering committee involved in planning a yearlong commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Kentlands recently unveiled the official logo for the celebration of this milestone, titled “Celebrate Kentlands Twenty-Fifth.” According to steering committee co-chair…

Arts & Entertainment

Tribute to Ceramics In its Main Gallery through March 29, BlackRock Center for the Arts presents “Tribute to Ceramics.” The exhibit of non-functional ceramic art features the work of five artists: Stephanie Firestone, Lori Katz, Ron Lloyd, Laurel Lukaszewski and…

Shaare Torah Leader at Home in Lakelands

The literal interpretation of the name Shaare Torah is “Gates to Torah.” Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal is the embodiment of that name, welcoming all to the Lakelands synagogue to worship, visit or convene. “Our building is open, and anyone is welcome…

Gaithersburg Weighs Entry into County CCOC

The city of Gaithersburg is considering legislation to allow residents, community managers and community boards of homeowner and condominium associations to utilize the services — including impartial dispute resolution programs — of the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities…

Committee Focuses on City’s Social Services

As our local economy slowly recovers from recent financial crises, the city of Gaithersburg reaches out to meet residents’ special needs through several committees under the auspices of the Community Services Division of the Department of Community and Public Relations.…