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Sep
8
Sun
Line of Sight: Paintings by Rebecca Coffin Anderson Ceramics by Jennifer Quie Coffin @ Waverly Street Gallery
Sep 8 – Oct 5 all-day
Line of Sight:  Paintings by Rebecca Coffin Anderson Ceramics by Jennifer Quie Coffin @ Waverly Street Gallery

Line of Sight refers to the direction in which a person must look in order to see a particular object. This conjunction of ceramic and watercolor works explores the interplay between nearness and distance, drawing out the impact of direction, and perspective on perception. Jennifer Coffin’s ceramic elements present the detail, texture, and immediacy of form experienced in entering a landscape. Rebecca Anderson’s paintings layer the effects of distance and proximity with the sense of atmosphere and space in abstracted landscapes seen from above, close to the water’s edge, through a copse of trees, or from afar.

In this joint exhibition, proximity, vantage point, and aperture transform the viewer’s experience of materials, objects, and landscapes. Coffin’s clay bodies and Anderson’s paintings are formed from foraged and found organic matter and are reconstituted as abstracted landscapes. Dimension and topography emerge from fossilized shells, mineral clay and grapevine charcoal.

Sep
21
Sat
12th Annual Taste In Potomac @ Taste In Potomac
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 12:00 am
12th Annual Taste In Potomac @ Taste In Potomac

Taste in Potomac brings leaders in our community, advocates for children and friends who care together. Guests enjoy an evening of fabulous auctions and delicious food from Potomac area restaurants. Nearly 30 restaurants donate their fare for the enjoyment of our guests and to help Adoptions Together raise awareness and funding to find homes for children in foster care.

Oct
9
Wed
Earthly Elements Earth, air, fire, water – and spirit @ Waverly Street Gallery
Oct 9 – Nov 2 all-day
Earthly Elements Earth, air, fire, water - and spirit @ Waverly Street Gallery

Ceramics by Thien Nguyen and paintings by Pat Silbert

Oct
10
Thu
American Herbalists Guild Annual Symposium @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Oct 10 all-day
American Herbalists Guild Annual Symposium @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Join us for our 30th Annual AHG Symposium to be held October 10 to 14, 2019 at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

The American Herbalists Guild is thrilled to present From Plants to People: The Art and Science of Clinical Herbalism. This year’s theme brings herbal practice from the intellectualism of plant life to the beauty of customizing that inherent wisdom to the individual. While in the urban setting of Maryland, come prepared to learn from a variety of speakers and share your own experiences as we contribute to the collective body of herbal knowledge.

Oct
13
Sun
SHEN YUN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 2019 @ METRO DC @ The Music Center At The Strathmore
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHEN YUN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 2019 @ METRO DC @ The Music Center At The Strathmore

The New York-based Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra was formed in response to many theatergoers who longed to hear the music of Shen Yun—the phenomenally successful dance production—in concert form. Since debuting in Carnegie Hall in 2012, it has performed to great acclaim worldwide. (www.shenyun.com/symphony/dc, there are limited seats available! Please use this ShenYun Site to purchase tickets, ticket price $35 – $105)
A ONE-OF-A-KIND CONCERT EXPERIENCE
Original works from Shen Yun performances, inspired by 5,000 years of civilization
Masterfully blending the spirit of Chinese music with the power of a Western orchestra
Featuring award-winning bel canto singers, Chinese instrumental soloists, and selected Western classics
“Dazzling… Seemlessly fused Chinese and Western classical instrumentation.” -Boston Herald
“Shen Yun doesn’t come often enough.” -Kerry Stratton, conductor, Toronto Concert Orchestra

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