Arts @ MC

Eric Burdon & The Animals Performed at the Parilla Performing Arts Center To a Sold-out Crowd

Eric Burdon & The Animals Performed at the Parilla Performing Arts Center To a Sold-out Crowd

Rolling Stone hails Eric Burdon as one of the 100 greatest voices of all time. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994, Burdon has released nearly 50 records in those 50 years as front man for the British invasion band The Animals, War, and as a solo artist. Along with […]

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Women’s Work: Artists Impacting Social Change

Women’s Work: Artists Impacting Social Change

“Women’s Work: Artists Impacting Social Change” exhibited in the Sarah Silberman Gallery in the Art Building in March. The exhibition featured work by women, femme, and nonbinary artists that deals with contemporary social issues. Among the works were blocks of The Monument Quilt, an ongoing collection of stories from survivors of rape and abuse. Photo […]

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Artist Amy Hughes Braden

Artist Amy Hughes Braden

Artist-in-residence Amy Hughes Braden gave a talk on her work as a painter who likes to make work quickly and instinctually. Braden is a fan of bold color (especially neons), large scale, and cutting her paintings apart. She constantly reworks previously “finished” pieces. Her current work centers around women, freedom, and the relationship between the […]

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3rd Annual Artw@lk

3rd Annual Artw@lk

Students’ art works were displayed around campus, indoors and out. The event, “artw@lk: Take Part in the Arts!” complements a similar event held at Rockville one week earlier, which is in its sixth year.

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She’s Not in Kansas Anymore

She’s Not in Kansas Anymore

When she picked up the phone, her manager asked, “How many seats do you want?” That’s how Sarah Lasko ’10 found out she would be playing Dorothy in the national tour of The Wizard of Oz. It was the perfect role for the longtime Oz fan. “I loved The Wizard of Oz movie and I […]

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Making Patterns Personal

Making Patterns Personal

Pattern is everywhere around us; in nature,in our bodies, in our dreams, in our behaviors, and in our memories. After years of being relegated to the derogatively meant “merely decorative,” increasing numbers of artists have turned to pattern with enthusiasm. Galleries everywhere are blossoming with it. One might even see the popularity of exotically patterned […]

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artw@lk 2015

artw@lk 2015

The Rockville Art Department’s ArtWalk takes place each April on the campus grounds. Works by individual students and class collaborations—visual, participatory, and always outside—remain on display for one week. This year’s ArtWalk featured more than 25 installations and events, including temporary tattoos, screen printing, drawings, sculptures, and performances. More than 200 students participated. Germantown Campus […]

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Artist Thrives in Open Studio

Artist Thrives in Open Studio

Inside Studio #227 at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Jennifer Brewer Stone ’01 experiments with color, form, and mixed media under fish-bowl conditions. For her new Textural Series, she thins brightly colored oil paint with linseed oil, testing consistency, and then blends it with molding paste. Using a palette knife, she spreads the mixture […]

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BRAVO! Theatre Professor Receives Top Teaching Award

BRAVO! Theatre Professor Receives Top Teaching Award

“I believe in the fierce urgency of now,” says Theatre Professor KenYatta Rogers. The transaction between me and the person that is in front of me on stage or in the classroom is the most important thing at that time.” Rogers, who calls his work with students “more of a mission than a job,” was named […]

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Community Cornerstones

Community Cornerstones

Professor KenYatta Rogers narrated the documentary film, “Community Cornerstones: African American Communities in Montgomery County, Maryland,” produced for Heritage Montgomery by Barbara Grunbaum and edited by MCTV producer Francine Wyron. The hour-long program features oral histories of county elders in local communities that developed after the Civil War. heritagemontgomery.org

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