Let’s the weekend begin, Route 1 Buds! Art openings + receptions, house concerts, comedy show, theatre – all this and more happening in our lovely neck of the woods. Check it out and then tell a friend!
Spatial Rapport Opening Reception
You’re invited! Be one of the first to see two artists & their work which explores space, place & scale. Together, creating a dialogue about space & daily environments.
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville
Hilltop House Concert
Join us for an all ages show featuring the The Osyx, Gools (New Orleans) and Sheila. BYOB (no underage drinking!), Feel free to bring food to share. Please respect the community. Bring ear protection for children
Where: Hilltop House, 4111 Jefferson St., Hyattsville
Cost: $10 Suggested Donations for Bands
SB and Moonlight Drive
Get a taste of the DC bluegrass scene w/ this band delivering a hard hitting bluegrass performance sure to please any audience!
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!, food and drink sold separately
Craft & Create: Jewelry Basics
Let’s get crafty & make our own jewelry! Learn basic jewelry tools & materials. Make your own earrings, bracelets, or necklaces. Wear your creations home! Materials provided. No prior experience required!
Where: Upper Marlboro Library, Upper Marlboro
Saturday Social Ride
Take a 10-12 mile round trip w/ the fam. Kids welcome to ride independently or attached to an adult bike (trailer or child’s seat). Helmets required. Bring lock, cash/cc. Destination this week: Vigilante’s Coffee! Get yourself a treat!
Where: Proteus Bicycles, College Park
Bach Cantata Series: BWV 51
Enjoy a series of short performances led by conductors of one of UMDs graduate programs. Celebrate the work of the “great master”, J.S. Bach. Performance features Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (Shout for Joy to God in All Lands), BWV 51.
Where: Gildenhorn Recital Hall, College Park
Opening Reception – Extraordinary Living: The Art of Arnold Hurley
Score! Artist talk & opening reception. Get up close & personal w/ artworks rooted in realism. Explore the themes behind the artists’ work, ask questions! Exhibit addresses issues impacting the black community, while capturing the extraordinary in life’s ordinary moments.
Where: PGAAMCC, North Brentwood
Opening Receptions @ Brentwood Arts Exchange
‘Tis the weekend for opening receptions! Check out the main gallery & lab gallery for the newest installations @ the Exchange. Examine the double consciousness that black people, especially women possess. Explore the destructive nature of competition & how it relates to contemporary society & the concept of playing to WIN.
Where: Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood
Blue Comedy Show
Comedy night @ the Meadworks w/ some of the best local comedians. A night of laughter w/o limits! Pardon our French, but might not be the kid friendliest of shows. 😉 Get their early, seats fill up, or stand! Order food from Dum’s Pizza. They’ll deliver to the door!
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!, drink and food sold separately
Chronicles of the African American Journey Through Fiber Arts
Let’s celebrate Black History Month! Witness stories & experiences of African American lives told through curated fiber arts like quilts, felt, sewing, & beading!
Where: Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel
Pop-up natural marketplace @ local spa/retreat. Hear from health & wellness experts & entrepreneurs. Gain insight into physical, mental & emotional health! Happy new year to you!
Where: Wellspring Manor & Spa, Upper Marlboro
Happenstance Theater: JUXTAPOSE (All Ages)
Join us on a theatrical journey, feel the limitless possibilities of imagination! Highly visual vignettes. Puppetry, physical theatre, theatrical clown & more! Post-show, chat w/ performers, share feedback! Everyone’s welcome (not a kids-only show).
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Cost: $13 adults, $7 children 12 and under
The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch
500 years later, Bosch’s paintings continue to fascinate audiences. Come see his Exhibition on Screen, discover answers to questions about this famous artist from the Netherlands. A cinematic exploration of a creative genius not to be missed!
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt