Monday, December 10, 2012
Films may be submitted for entry into the inaugural film fest until Jan. 4.
Filmmakers, rejoice! The deadline for submissions for the inaugural Bethesda Film Fest has been extended. Films may now be submitted until Jan. 4, 2013. The festival, organized by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, is slated for March 23 at Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda. The event will spotlight the work of up to five local and regional documentary filmmakers. Filmmakers selected for the festival will see their work screened and will receive a $150 honorarium. The work of a young filmmaker under the age of 18 may also be chosen. Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC filmmakers are eligible to submit a 5- to 20-minute film on any topic, completed within the last two years. Filmmakers can apply by mailing a completed …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Baltimore artist Jo Smail took home the Sapphire Award and $10,000; DC artist Mia Feuer honored as "People's Choice" winner.
Baltimore artist Jo Smail has taken home the Sapphire Award and $10,000 after being named the “best of the best” of Trawick Prize winners over the past 10 years. The Trawick Prize is an annual juried contemporary art competition, founded by Bethesda community activist and philanthropist Carol Trawick in 2003. To celebrate the competition’s 10th anniversary, a special group exhibition is underway at Gallery B to showcase the work of the artists who have taken "Best in Show" for the past 10 years. The Sapphire Award Competition and Exhibition was produced by Trawick and the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District to honor the winners. Of the winning artists, Smail was named Sapphire Award winner at a Friday reception. Jurors who named …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Can you guess where this photo was taken?
Put your Kensington knowledge to the test. Patch wants you to guess where this photo was taken. The answer will be revealed next Wednesday. Leave your guess in the comments.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Check out what’s new at the music center from Sept. 26 to Sept. 30.
The Music Center at Strathmore this fall offers sfternoon tea, urban jazz and blues. Stay updated with the weekly guide of events below.
Friday, September 14, 2012
No idea what to do this weekend? Patch to the rescue!
Check out our picks for activities and events to enjoy this weekend and bars, restaurants, and shops to explore in Kensington and nearby! GROWN AND SEXY FRIDAY AT NECTAR LOUNGE 1. Where/When: The event will take place at 7926 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, Friday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. Why go: To sit back, unwind and enjoy jazz music. Pricing: $10 FARMERS MARKET 2. Where/When: The farmers market will take place on 3701 Howard Ave., Saturday, Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Why go: Enjoy a selection of seasonal produce, meat and seafood, and flowers from local farmers. Pricing: Prices vary on the food. DROP DEAD GORGEOUS 3. Where/When: The event will take place at Flanagans Harp and Fiddle 4844 Cordell Ave. in Bethesda on Saturday, Sept. 15 …
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Need a pick me up for the end of your day? Check out this cool photo of a portrait that can be found in the Kensington Row Bookshop.
Check out what’s new at the music center from Sept. 15 to Sept. 23.
The Music Center at Strathmore this fall offers African musical traditions, jazz and blues. Stay updated with the weekly guide of events below. Afternoon Tea Enjoy local musicians in the The Shapiro Music Room at Strathmore with a cup of the Strathmore Blend Tea created by Conneticut's Master Tea Blender, John Harney. Metric Outside Presenter Audience members will enjoy their electronic-tinged and Canadian indie stalwarts. All tickets are $45. Gil Shaham, violinist, plays Barber’s haunting Violin Concerto in an all-American program.
The businesses of H Street give back to the community.
Forget Natitude, it's time for some Raditude. There are few things better than hanging out with some friends and seeing live music, but with so many shows all over the city it's tough to know what'll be good. Don't worry, we have you covered. Check out Indie Kicks every Thursday for our rundown of who's coming to the DC area in the coming months. This weekend: Upcoming Shows: Related Topics: Arts, Indie Kicks, and Music
Top five blogs for the week.
1. Love Skinny Jeans? One blogger says there's a limit in size: "So everyone knows that skinny jeans are back in fashion. My sister has a few pair and they look great on her. My best friend and I were in Kohl’s last weekend and I was returning some stuff someone got my daughter Em in the wrong size, and I had a few bucks left over." Read the full blog. 2. Still on that job hunt? Learn how to dust those business cards off and reenergize yourself on the search. "Some believe business cards don’t carry the weight they use to in the business world. With the invent of online business cards and social media, people have started to put more weight into their online identities. The truth is business cards can still be powerful networking tools …