What's Happening

What's Happening

Carol Barsha's works of coiled objects are on display through Jan. 31 at Gallery Neptune in Bethesda.
Carol Barsha's works of coiled objects are on display through Jan. 31 at Gallery Neptune in Bethesda. (By Carol Barsha)
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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Children and Teens

"MILKSHAKE" -- 10 a.m. Monday. The children's music group performs a concert in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Kehilat Shalom Synagogue, 9915 Apple Ridge Rd., Gaithersburg. $9; children, $7; age 2 and younger, free; family of four, $25. 301-869-1929 or http://www.ksecc.org.

Dancing

CONTRA DANCING -- 7:30-11:30 p.m. tomorrow. The Friday Night Dancers host a 45-minute contra lesson, followed by dancing to music by Night Watch. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $9. 301-634-2222 or fndcontra@yahoo.com.

Exhibitions

"WATERCOLOR JOURNEYS" -- by appointment, through Jan. 25. Debra Halprin, Julie Smith, Carol Bouville, Lieta Gerson and Kay Sandler exhibit their watercolor, gouache, acrylic, pastel, watercolor crayon and pencil, tinted paper and fabric paintings. Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6394 or http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

"A LOGIC OF THEIR OWN MAKING" -- by appointment, Tuesdays-Saturdays through Jan. 31; artist's talk, 2 p.m. Saturday. Carol Barsha exhibits her drawings and paintings of coiled objects, including birds' nests and paper tape rolls. Gallery Neptune, 5001 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. Free. 301-718-0809 or http://www.galleryneptune.com.

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY AND BRUSH PAINTINGS -- 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, through March 8; reception, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Members of the Harmonious Art Group exhibit their traditional and contemporary Chinese art. Bohrer Park Activity Center, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6394 or http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

ART EXHIBIT -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Saturday. Judy Prevo exhibits her watercolors and acrylics. Penn Place Building, 4600 Waverly Ave., Garrett Park. Free. 301-942-6452.

"A FEAST IN WINTER" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Feb. 7. Watercolors and pastels by Concetta Scott. Brookside Gardens visitors center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. 301-962-1400 or http://www.brooksidegardens.org.

"WINTER MADE GLORIOUS SUMMER" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Feb. 7. Watercolors, pastels and oils by members of the Washington Metropolitan Artists Society. Brookside Gardens visitors center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. 301-962-1400 or http://www.brooksidegardens.org.

"PERCEPTIVE IMAGERY" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through Jan. 24. Audrey Salkind exhibits her recent abstract works. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Visions Exhibition Space, 5701 Marinelli Rd., North Bethesda. Free. 301-565-3805 or http://www.audreysabstractart.com.

"ALICIA AFTERIMAGE" -- 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 31. Author and illustrator Lulu Delacre hosts an exhibit that explores her memoir about teenage grief. Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville. Free. 240-777-0140 or http://www.luludelacre.com.

"LIFE AT 12°09'N" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Feb. 1. Husband-and-wife photographers Nick and Britta Monaco exhibit images from their scuba trip to Bonaire, an island off the coast of Venezuela. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394 or http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/artsbarn.

"TURNING THE PAGE" AND "THE ART OF THE BOOK" -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 21. Two book-themed exhibitions: one about children's-book illustrations; the other about the power of images in artists' books. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. 301-315-8200 or http://www.visartscenter.org.


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