Annapolis Mitchell Gallery Inspires Authors and Artists

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Number 51: Mannen Bridge and the Fukagawa District (1857) Series: Meisho Yedo Hyakkei (One Hundred Famous Views of Edo) Ink on paper Tucked away in the far corner of the St. John’s College campus in Annapolis, sits The Mitchell Gallery. This handsome modern building, built in 1989 provides exhibition space for visitingContinue reading “Annapolis Mitchell Gallery Inspires Authors and Artists”

Dance the Night Away

I’e discovered a new venue for dancing. Last week I wrote about the Red Dress Dance at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. What a beautiful space with tall ceilings, a large stage for a big orchestra, and beautiful wood floors for doing everyting from the Lindy hop to a waltz. The only drawbackContinue reading “Dance the Night Away”

Dancing Date in Red

Our top story on the What’s Up? website is all about “Dancing Dates” and a quick look around the region for dances this weekend caused me to zero in on Glen Echo in Montgomery County managed by the National Park Service. The location of a number of weekly dancing events, on Saturday night February 12thContinue reading “Dancing Date in Red”

Van Gogh in Annapolis and Mardi Gras on the Horizon

Tonight I’m going to the premiere performance of Inventing Van Gogh and I’m excited about seeing it this play, because I really enjoyed Shooting Star by the same playwright Steven Dietz currently being performed at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. You can read my review on the What’s Up Website. Inventing Van Gogh. playing at ColonialContinue reading “Van Gogh in Annapolis and Mardi Gras on the Horizon”

Sunshine in Annapolis While the Rest of the Country Shivers

I’m looking out the window from my desk and the sky is blue and the sun is shining. Meanwhile I received an email from my son Chris, a grad student in the midwest, and he is buried under 17 inches of snow last time he checked. The wind is howling and the roads dangerous, soContinue reading “Sunshine in Annapolis While the Rest of the Country Shivers”