Weekend Planner (Photos and Video)

Photo | Adventure Theatre by Bruce Douglas

Photo | Adventure Theatre by Bruce Douglas

Miss Nelson is Missing continues its run at Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park. Written by nationally-renowned, local playwright, Joan Cushing, Jessica Lauren Ball, stars as Miss Nelson, the good-natured and long-suffering teacher of the disobedient Room 207, who is suddenly replaced by the petrifying substitute, Miss Viola Swamp.

This production runs through March 9.

 

Ephrem-Kouakou-

The artwork of one of the world’s foremost African painters, Ephrem Kouakou will be on display through March 16 at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, in Gaithersburg. Viewing hours at the Activity Center are Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet Kouakou at the opening reception Feb. 18 from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m.

 

Here are some of our other weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar. (For area Farmers Markets, locations and hours visit our events calendar .)

Friday, February 7

Tosin Abasi

Tosin Abasi

  • The Arts Barn in Gaithersburg presents A Little Night Music starting at 8 p.m.
  • In Bethesda, the Round House Theatre presents the play Seminar
  • How to Succeed in Business starts at 8 p.m. at Olney Theatre.
  • Nigerian-born vocalist, drummer, and composer Tosin will perform songs from his latest musical effort, Life Begins at the Tosin CD Release Party starting at 8:30 p.m. at Strathmore Mansion.
  • The Round House Theater in Silver Spring presents Impossible from 8 – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 8

Tamburitzans of Duquesne University

Tamburitzans of Duquesne University

Sunday, February 9

Inscape features  Richmond, Virginia-born electronica and symphonic composer Mason Bates, and Peabody Institute and Montgomery College faculty member Justin Boyer.

Inscape features Richmond, Virginia-born electronica and symphonic composer Mason Bates, and Peabody Institute and Montgomery College faculty member Justin Boyer.

  • The Great Montgomery Hackathon from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. will focus on four projects and include a light breakfast and lunch for participating “hackers.”
  • Artful Sundays at the Arts Barn lets children age 3-4 explore art through a variety of materials from 11 am.m to noon.
  • The Puppet Company at Glen Echo park presents Tales of Beatrix Potter from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Imagination Stage features Rumpelstiltskin starting at 1:30 p.m. with an additional performance at 4 p.m.
  • At 2:30 p.m. artist Rinat Goren will speak about her artwork at a Goldman Art Gallery Exhibit reception. Paintings by Rinat Goren will be on display through March 19.
  • Inscape featuring Evan Solomon & James Rogers will at the Mansion at Strathmore from 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Join director John Saint Amour and guest assembly Rockville Swing Band as they put a little swing in your Sunday afternoon with Swing! Swing! Swing! from 3 – 4 p.m. at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville.

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