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Sally’s Studio: Where Art Works

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Artist Sally Geisser works on canvas, creating a hand-painted table and placemats incorporating intertwined roses, leaves and a variety of flowers.

Decorative painter Sally Geisser creates most of her art in the cozy Kentlands carriage house where she has lived for the past six years. Her one-woman business, Sally’s Studio, specializes in murals, children’s rooms, faux painting (like marble and trompe…

Around Town

KPA Looking for Photographers, Volunteers The next meeting of the recently formed Kentlands Photography Association (KPA) is Jan. 8, 2017 at 3 p.m.; the location has not yet been determined. All photographers are welcome. The association, which is sponsored by…

Shop Talk

PMA Musicians Spread Holiday Cheer Pritchard Music Academy (PMA) musicians have been out and about, spreading holiday cheer. The first weekend in December saw Powerhouse Brass, Advanced Brass, Intermediate Ensemble and the Holiday Ensemble playing around the city. The 2016…

Kids Shop With a Cop

Sometimes it is hard to pick out the perfect gift for someone, so officers with the Gaithersburg and Montgomery County police departments will be helping out 12 local youth as a part of their annual Shop with a Cop event…

City Scene

Gaithersburg Police Department Officers Promoted Gaithersburg Police Department Chief Mark Sroka presented a promotional certificate and badge to two officers at the Dec. 5 Mayor and City Council meeting. Jessica Duke was promoted from corporal to sergeant, and Rico Thompson…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Black Nativity’ Through Dec. 18, 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn Discover the Christmas story in dialogue, narrative, dance, pantomime, gospel song and folk spirituals—the unique creation of the poet and playwright Langston Hughes. This production…

Assignment Education

LPMS B&N Book Fair Planned for Dec. 17 The Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) Barnes & Noble (B&N) Book Fair is planned for Saturday, Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Washingtonian 21 Grand Corner Ave. store. A…