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March Events at Montpelier Arts Center

March Events at Montpelier Arts Center

Exhibitions:

March 2-28
Public Reception:  Sunday, March 10, 2-4 pm
Artists on the Rise:  A Teen Juried Competition
This juried exhibition entitled Artists on the Rise will showcase area teens and their talents in the visual arts.  There are more than 50 teens whose work will be on display.

March 8-31
Public Reception:  Sunday, March 10, 2-4 pm
Laurel Art Guild Juried Exhibition
Juried by David Daniels, who is a watercolor instructor for the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibit showcases work from artists who are 18 years and older and live in the Washington Metropolitan area.  The exhibition includes painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, collage and more.

March 9-April 26
Public Reception:  Sunday, March 10, 2-4 pm
Artist Talk:  Sunday, March 10, 1 pm
Outloud Artists, Abstract Painters
These 12 artists create acrylic paintings and collages in non-representational, intuitive abstract styles.  OUTLOUD members have extensive, diverse backgrounds in art, as painters, sculptors, teachers, educators, art therapists and designers.

Concerts

LIVE at Montpelier!
Friday, March 8, 8 pm
Warren Wolf
Warren Wolf and his quartet are back for a special encore performance at Montpelier. Wolf has played vibes, drums and piano with musicians ranging from Wynton Marsalis to Cyrus Chestnut. Come and hear this vibes master for a concert you won’t soon forget.
Tickets: $25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members & seniors

LIVE at Montpelier!
Friday, March 15, 8 pm
Jim Cullum Septet
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band has been swingin’ away on the Riverwalk since 1963. They have played prestigious jazz festivals across the United States and have toured Europe, Latin America, and Australia. The band has played at Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center, and has also appeared on 45 record albums. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band’s Public Radio series, Riverwalk, Live from the Landing, is produced at the Landing Jazz Club and airs on over 200 stations in the United States.
Tickets: $30/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members & seniors

Family Fun at Montpelier!
Saturday, March 16, 11 am
Rhythms and Rhymes for Wise Young Minds
David Foreman, aka ‘Jali-D,’ is an accomplished percussionist and spoken word artist who simultaneously combines his talents into an art form he calls “Rappercussions.” His intelligent and creative rhymes have entertained and educated both children and adults nationwide. Along with his work in schools, Jali-D has recorded an educational music CD called “Mind Rhymes,” and has written a score for an FDA/Cartoon Network health campaign.
Tickets: $5/person

The Montpelier Film Series
Saturday, March 16, 6 pm
Dinner and a Movie: Sense and Sensibility
Sisters Elinor (Hattie Morahan, The Golden Compass) and Marianne Dashwood (Charity Wakefield, Jane Eyre) have opposite approaches when it comes to the pursuit of love. One is tempered and rational, the other impulsive and full of youthful passion. The sisters attract a trio of suitors -- handsome Edward Ferrars (Dan Stevens, The Line of Beauty), heroic Colonel Brandon (David Morrissey, State of Play), and effusive John Willoughby (Dominic Cooper, The History Boys). But are the men as genuine as they seem? A romantic odyssey full of seduction and abandonment unfolds in Andrew Davies's bold adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.

This movie requires dinner tickets only for $15/person. The movie is free courtesy of PBS. Tickets must be purchased by 12 noon on the Friday immediately preceding the Saturday screening.

Seating is limited and free film only tickets may not be available.


LIVE at Montpelier!
Friday, March 22, 8 pm
Ethel Ennis
A favorite at Montpelier, the incomparable Baltimore-based Ennis has sung to critical acclaim all over the world. Ethel Ennis’ voice possesses a smooth, buttery tone heavily vested in swing, and versatile enough to deliver from the classic songbook, original material, and the occasional rarity.
Tickets: $25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members & seniors

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