Arts Roundup: Flamenco Fest, Taste of Georgetown
Five arts events to check out this weekend.
Each week Patch will publish a roundup of events throughout Montgomery County. To get more news, sign up for our newsletter. Here’s a roundup of performances in and around Montgomery County through Wednesday, June 6:
Art Exhibit is Great ‘______scape’
ROCKVILLE — For VisArts’s latest Kaplan Gallery exhibit, “______scape”, artists got creative when filling in the blank. Features the work of John Adams, Sabine Carlson, Michael Farrell, Heidi Fowler, Lisa Kellner, Karey Kessler, Kim Manfredi, Steven Pearson, Rachel Sitkin, Theo Willis and Elena Volkova. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St.. Friday through Aug. 10; opening reception June 8. More information at VisArtsAtRockville.org.
10th annual Art & Soul Charity Auction
SILVER SPRING — Fundraiser for Bethesda-based National Center for Children and Families. Live auction of artwork by artists in NCCF's Greentree Adolescent Program and Greentree Shelter. Hosted by ABC7/WJLA-TV News anchor Leon Harris with live jazz from Marcus Johnson. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday. Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place. Tickets cost $50. Cocktail attire. Registration is available online.
Free Flamenco Festival
NORTH BETHESDA — Free flamenco festival hosted by Centro Español de Washington D.C. Taste Spanish tapas and while you watch the flamenco dancers perform. Outdoors, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. For more information, visit Strathmore.org or go to the Centro Español de Washington D.C. website.
Taste of Georgetown
WASHINGTON — With 30 Washington restaurants and 60 dishes to sample — it’s love at first bite. The 19th annual Taste of Georgetown is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW. For more information, visit TasteofGeorgetown.com. Get a sample of Saturday’s samples atGeorgetown Patch.
WASHINGTON — Bolshoi Ballet winds down its run of the Petipa classic about a beautiful mechanical doll. Shows continue through Sunday. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW. Call 800-444-1324 or 202-467-4600 or visit Kenedy-Center.org.