BlackRock Center for the Arts will host the DC –based stand-up comedy show District Comedy on Saturday, October 1 at 8:30 pm. The doors will open at 8:00 pm and mixed drinks, beer, wine, and snacks will be available before and during the show. The show may contain adult-oriented material and may not be appropriate for those under the age of 18. Tickets for the show will cost $15-25. Tickets can be purchased in person, by phone 301.528.2260 or by going online to blackrockcente
BlackRock Center for the Arts is will present the work of Baltimore-based artist Bobby Coleman in the exhibition “Figs That Grew Out of Sawdust” in The Kay Gallery from Wednesday, May 4 through Saturday, June 4. Deconstructing objects, symbols, and colors found within the urban landscape, Bobby Coleman creates deeply layered compositions in abstract paintings and constructions that echo the chaos and visual noise he encounters in daily life. For his solo exhibition, “Figs tha
The Grammy-nominated bluegrass group Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen will bring their Family, Friends and Heroes tour to BlackRock Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 1 at 4:00 pm. Featuring music from their newly-released album, the Family, Friends and Heroes tour provides a generous glimpse into Solivan’s work that pays homage to his family members and features the pristine playing of his closest musical heroes, including Del McCoury, Rob Ickes, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Ronn
The critically-acclaimed Chicago-based Improvised Shakespeare Company will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts the week before the Bard’s birthday. Based on one audience suggestion (a title for a play that has yet to be written), The Improvised Shakespeare Company creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before the audiences’ very eyes. Each of the players in The Improvised Shakespeare Company has brushed up on his “thee’s” and “thou’s” to bring you an
The Peruvian-based puppetry group Teatro Hugo e Ines will perform Short Stories at BlackRock Center for the Arts on Sunday, April 17 at 4:00 pm as part of their spring tour. This is a Sensory Friendly performance, designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to families with children with autism or other disabilities that create sensory sensitivities. Teatro Hugo e Ines’ Short Stories will take place in BlackRock’s Studio Theater, and is General Admission
BlackRock Center for the Arts will screen the documentary Deaf Jam, directed by Judy Lieff, as part of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person program on Sunday, April 3 at 4:00 pm. In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry, who then boldly enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani
The innovative and award-winning Celtic-roots band RUNA will record a live album in Germantown on March 17 at 7:30 pm at BlackRock Center for the Arts. Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music since their formation in 2008. Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of bluegrass, fl
The a cappella group Six13 is already an Internet phenomenon with over five million views on YouTube, and this Sunday they will perform live on the BlackRock stage. The performance will be on Sunday, March 13 at 5:00 pm. Driven by a mission to connect Jews around the globe with their heritage through music, anchored by a strong Jewish identity, and fueled by thumping beatbox, intricate arrangements, and soulful harmonies, Six13 is a six-man vocal band that brings an unprecede
Montgomery County Recreation announces auditions for the third annual MoCo’s Got Talent, which is a countywide talent competition for middle and high school students to showcase their talents in visual and performing arts. Auditions are open to all Montgomery County residents who are enrolled in middle or high school. Germantown auditions will be held Saturday, March 18 at the Germantown Community Recreation Center on Kingsview Road in Germantown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Part
BlackRock Center for the Arts will screen the documentary film REBEL directed by María Agui Carter, as part of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person program on Sunday, March 6 at 4:00 pm. A conversation with the director will follow the screening. REBEL tells the story of Loreta Velazquez, Confederate soldier turned Union Spy — one of the Civil War’s most gripping forgotten narratives. Who was Loreta? Why did she fight? And what made her so dangerous she has
BlackRock Center for the Arts will present the local, American pianist virtuoso Thomas Pandolfi in the Center’s airy, light-filled Kay Gallery on Sunday, February 21 at 4:00 pm. The program for the afternoon is called “The Piano, Spanish Romance and the Movies” and will feature pieces by Richard Addinsell, Manuel Ponce, Enrique Granados, Ernesto Lecuona, Frederic Chopin, and Manuel de Falla, and will conclude with a Pandolfi’s own virtuoso transcription on Marvin Hamlisch's m
Exploring notions of loss and memory, Catherine Day creates a dreamlike landscape of photographs printed on multiple layers of translucent fabric which shift and move, constantly changing the focus and intensity of the image. In her solo exhibition, “Traces,” Day presents a series of 26 un-staged digital images captured with her current camera of choice, her iPhone. “Catherine Day: Traces” will be on exhibit at the BlackRock Center’s Terrace Gallery from through Saturday, Feb
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