CHESTERTOWN — The Garfield Center for the Arts is seeking a skilled nonprofit executive to provide leadership and guidance that results in the institution reaching its potential as the cultural and artistic leader of the region, according to a news release.

CHESTERTOWN — After 23 years and some changes to its format, organizers for the annual Chestertown Jazz Festival still know how to wow a crowd, with this year’s headliner having performed a presidential solo.

The Chestertown Jazz Festival ran Thursday through Monday. Concerts were held at the Mainstay in Rock Hall and the Garfield Center for the Arts and Wilmer Park in Chestertown. There also was a film screening at Sumner Hall in Chestertown. Our photos are from Saturday's Jazz in the Park serie…

CENTREVILLE — The Shore Shakespeare Co. invites you to experience William Shakespeare’s most controversial, most problematic and, perhaps, most modern and relevant play: “The Merchant of Venice.”

CHESTERTOWN — Rebecca Makkai, whose novel “The Great Believers” was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, will kick off the fall semester’s Rose O’ Neill Literary House Series on Sept. 5.

CHESTERTOWN — An announcement went out calling for artists to participate in the Chestertown RiverArts 10th Annual “Paint the Town,” taking place April 25-28. The 55 openings filled quickly.

CHESTERTOWN — This First Friday, May 3 Marc Rubin will be the featured artist at the Artists’ Gallery in Chestertown.

CENTREVILLE — Three local authors shared their stories with a crowd of 30 to 40 people at the Centre for the Arts Saturday night, Feb. 16. The free presentation, “A Place Called Home,” was the first in the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council’s Heritage and History Lecture Series.

CHESTERTOWN — Jason Patterson introduced himself to the Sumner Hall audience Feb. 21 as an artist and an historian, working primarily in portraiture to recount primarily the people and the eras that are significant to African Americans.

CHESTERTOWN — The board of directors of the Kent County Arts Council unanimously approved two new members; Myra Butler, director of Kent County Parks and Recreation; and Mark Christopher Hampton, executive vice president for strategies and operations at Washington College.