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 — Eight members of Hope Fellowship’s Relevant Youth Ministry in Chestertown are headed for the National Fine Arts Festival, July 30 to Aug. 3 in Orlando, Fla.
CHESTERTOWN — Haint Blue is coming to the Garfield Center for the Arts from their native Baltimore for a performance at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7.
CHURCH HILL — Director Michael Whitehill announces auditions for the upcoming Church Hill Theatre production of “33 Variations,” by Moisés Kaufman.
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.
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 annual RiverArts Members’ Show, which opened Jan. 2, aims to highlight the quality and diversity of the arts community in Kent County.
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.
ANNAPOLIS — The Department of Maryland Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary announces the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.