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Art has been an endless journey of discovering joy and sharing it with others for Kentlands resident Hiral Joshi. It has taken her from traditional representational to colorful and textured abstract, from her home country of India to Texas, Washington state and now, Maryland. Most important is the process, Joshi said. That is where she finds joy. A View more
His wife, Cara, calls him the tree whisperer. For years, he has rescued downed trees, one as wide as seven feet in diameter, from the mulch machine. Then back in his Kentlands workshop he patiently coaxes out their inner beauty. By turning these old trees into something new, Shaun O’Connor hopes they will live on for many generations to come. His l View more
Self-described “folk ‘n’ roll” singer-songwriter Jaimee Harris kicks off Arts on the Green’s 2017-18 music season and the Singer Songwriter Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 9. This will be the Austin-based artist’s first appearance on the East Coast, but she is fresh from a West Coast tour this summer that, she said, was a bit like Woody Guthrie’s View more
Shakespeare’s “King John” sets the scene for the first full-length season of 4615 Theatre Company, in progress now with the Bard’s lesser-known history play and James Goldman’s “The Lion in Winter”—both on stage through Aug. 5 at Silver Spring’s Highwood Theatre. “We were looking for the Shakespeare play to anchor the season,” said Jordan Friend, f View more
At the Positive Energy Art Studio (PEAS) in the Kentlands, campers are exploring how artists can connect with their communities—and in the process, they’re connecting with their inner selves. “These kids are all heart,” said Nannette Horan, PEAS founder and co-teacher with Patti Connell. Week one of camp focused on “Food & Home” and the homeless an View more
This was big. In brass band circles, the four-day Great American Brass Band Festival held June 1 through 4 in Danville, Kentucky, is like other music genres’ Lollapalooza, Tanglewood or Newport Folk.
Jaree Donnelly has been a gentle, guiding presence at the Arts Barn since it opened its doors nearly 15 years ago. At the beginning of this month, she stepped away from her post to begin a new challenge as a graphic artist with an 8(a) woman-owned federal contractor in Reston, Va.
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s 28th annual production of “The Nutcracker” opens at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College on Dec. 2. Close to 100 dancers will have been rehearsing for 11 weeks to present six shows over two weekends—Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 9-11. Artistic Director Elizabeth Odell Catlett estimated that more than 10 View more
Upbeat and straightforward, Betty Hafner is a writer and published author, artist and retired counselor. She is also a domestic violence survivor. Her new book, “Not Exactly Love,” explores how anyone can become caught in an abusive relationship, why it can be hard to leave, and how to heal once the relationship is over.
Get ready for some “Countrified Folked-Up Soulful American RocknRoll Roots Music. Or something like that.” That’s how The Meadows Brothers from Chester, Conn., describe their sound, and they’re bringing it to the Arts Barn on Sept. 10 to kick off the fifth season of the Singer Songwriter Series.
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