Weekend Planner, April 7 – April 9 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend:

Art:

Domestic Pursuits Exhibit
PHOTO | BlackRock

  • Two new exhibits open at Strathmore Saturday, April 8 with an opening reception Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. The two exhibits are the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between which both are on display through May 21.
  • Glenview Mansion’s exhibit features the work of four artists, including Jennifer Kahn Barlow, Sara Leibman, Coriolana Simon, and Barbara Bell. Works are on display through May 12.
  • Domestic Pursuits‘ at BlackRock Center for the Arts is a three-person exhibit of hand-pulled prints and stitched and woven textile works. The artists include Nancy McNamara, Dominie Nash, and Hillary Steel. Attend Saturday’s artist talk and gallery tour to learn more about their work. The exhibit, on display in the Kay Gallery, runs through April 15.
  • The Betty Mae Kramer Gallery’s Broken System exhibit is on display through May 13 and features work by emerging artist Benjamin Dale who was the 2016 Ida F. Haimovicz Visual Arts Awardee. The gallery is located in the Silver Spring Civic Building.
  • The Art League of Germantown Mixed-Media Exhibit at Kentlands Mansion is on display through April 14.
  • A juried multimedia exhibit celebrating spring titled “Arte di Primavera” is on display at the Arts Barn Gallery through May 1.
  • Waverly Street Gallery’s Somerset Artists Exhibition is on display through April 8 and features works by Cathy Abramson, Judith A. Baldinger, Mak Dehejia, Len Harris, Carol Jason, Joan Krash, Richard Lasner and Virginia Mahoney.

Family:

Music & Dance:

Theater & Film:

  • BlackRock screens the documentary film States of Grace Saturday, April 8 at 4 p.m.  The film tells the story of the a physician’s recovery following a life-changing car accident.
  • The documentary film Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home screens at BlackRock Sunday, April 9 at 4 p.m.
  • The farce, OR, opens at Round House Theatre Wednesday, April 12 and runs through May 7.
  • Coming Up:  Montgomery College’s performing arts students present Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night Wednesday through Saturday, April 12-15 at the Parilla Performing Arts Center in Rockville.

 

Check the MyMCMedia calendar for more events this weekend.

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