Friday, March 8, 2013
Get your groove on at a Bethesda dance studio Friday and catch award-winning performers at Round House Theatre Saturday.
Get your dancing shoes ready. Dance Bethesda is set for this weekend, and the event will kick off Friday night with free dance lessons and parties at downtown Bethesda dance studios from 8 - 10:30 p.m. Step to salsa, rumba, ballroom or Latin at Dance Bethesda Dance Studio's free open house and check out hip-hop, tap, folklore and salsa at Dansez! Dansez!. You can also stop by Du-Shor Dance Studio for free lessons and demonstrations in salsa, swing and tango and the Mindfulness Center for Nia dance. From 6:30 - 9:45 p.m., catch the beat with intro to jazz, intro to hip hop and Afrobeat at the Joy of Motion Dance Center. Then, at 8 p.m. Saturday, award-winning local dance troupes will light up the stage at Round House Theatre. The seven …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Six original plays are set to be produced and performed in 24 hours.
Six professional theater troupes will race against the clock Feb. 9 as they write, produce and perform original plays in 24 hours. The ninth annual speedy theater event is known as Bethesda's "Play in a Day," and it's produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Interested to see what the frenzied troupes will produce? Tickets are on sale now for the event, which costs $15 and is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Imagination Stage. Read the Bethesda Urban Partnership's event announcement or visit www.bethesda.org for more information.
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 …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Jury to determine ‘Best of the Best,’ public will weigh in to determine ‘People’s Choice’ winner.
They’ve already won “Best in Show” in the past. Now, a competition is set to determine which Trawick Prize-winning artist is the "Best of the Best" over the last decade. The Trawick Prize, an annual juried contemporary art competition founded by Bethesda community activist and philanthropist Carol Trawick in 2003, is marking its 10th year. To celebrate the anniversary, a special exhibit is planned to show the work of the artists who have taken "Best in Show" for the past 10 years. Thirty jurors who have judged the winning work since the competition’s inception will determine which artist will receive the “Sapphire Award” and $10,000. The public also can also vote online to determine a “People’s Choice” award winner, who will receive $1,…