Bobby Bartlett

UPDATE: Inaugural BlackRock SpringFest Moved Indoors

GERMANTOWN, MD (May 2, 2019) – Due to the high probability of rain in the forecast, BlackRock Center for the Arts has preemptively decided to move its free, inaugural BlackRock SpringFest indoors on Sunday, May 5. All elements of the event will remain the same as originally planned, but moved inside BlackRock’s building at 12901 …

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Award-Winning DC Theater Star Spinning BROADWAY GOLD at BlackRock

In conjunction with BlackRock’s partners at The Signature Theatre, two-time Helen Hayes Award winner TRACY LYNN OLIVERA is bringing BROADWAY GOLD, a cabaret celebrating the golden age of Broadway to BlackRock Center for the Arts’ Mainstage Theater on Friday, February 1 at 8 pm. BROADWAY GOLD will feature musical numbers by iconic composers like Rodgers …

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In the Press: Wash. Post Reviews “Nano Portraiture” and “Nature/Nurture”

The Washington Post reviewed BlackRock’s dual Kay Gallery exhibitions “NANO PORTRAITURE” by Michal Gavish and Stephanie Garon’s “NATURE/NURTURE” in a roundup of local exhibitions inspired by science and nature. The microscope is an essential tool for Michal Gavish, a former research chemist who now specializes in “Nano Portraiture,” the title of her show at the …

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Shakura S'Aida

Blues Returns to BlackRock with International Vocalist Shakura S’Aida

BlackRock Center for the Arts is welcoming powerhouse Blues vocalist Shakura S’Aida and her band to its Studio Theater on Friday, December 7 at 8 p.m. S’Aida’s set will feature powerful renditions from legendary blues artists like Etta James, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone. Brooklyn-born, Swiss-raised, and Canadian-based, Shakura S’Aida has a diverse background to …

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It's A Wonderful Life

As the Holidays Draw Near, BlackRock Presents IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

BlackRock Center for the Arts will be welcoming the Immediate Theatre Project to the Mainstage as they present IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE. On Sunday, December 9 at 6 p.m., the innovative theater production company will be bringing its rendition of the classic Radio Theater production based on the Jimmy Stewart film to celebrate the spirit …

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