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|3rd National Music Festival
Date: Saturday the 1st
June 1 - 15th
Time: 9am-10pm daily
|World-class mentors and gifted apprentice musicians perform
in orchestral, chamber, vocal and choral repertoire. Presenting
over 30 concerts and over 200 free rehearsals for music
lovers at various locations. During the Festival, check our website daily for rehearsal schedules and locations.
|Live Playwrights’ Society
Date: Monday the 3rd
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street, Chest
|Playwriters, readers, observers & critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. They meet the
first Monday of every month. Open to all ages. Free! New plays read and critiqued!
|Finding Excitement Through Light – Artist: Michael Bignell
Date: Friday the 7th
Location: Owl Pen Fine Art Gallery
|Contact: Laura Drons
|Bignell is known for his breathtaking realism. His huge paintings tempt you to join the scene. This event runs from June 7 – June 30.
|Chester River Chorale at National Music Festival
Date: Saturday the 15th
Location: Johnson Fitness Center, Washington College
|Contact: Bentley Orrick
|The Chester River Chorale and Philadelphia's Singing City Choir will provide the choral voices for the triumphant conclusion of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2, the Resurrection Symphony, as the National Music Festival concludes its third season with a stirring full orchestral and choral presentation under the direction of guest conductor Gilbert Kaplan.
|Short Attention Span Theatre
Date: Friday the 21st
Time: 8pm, 21-22, 3pm, 23rd June
Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts
|Tickets $15 / Students $5 with valid ID Short Attention Span Theatre returns to the Garfield Center for a 9th year! Join us for an engaging evening of 10-minute plays, designed to hold your attention for just. long. enough. The Play Fest will showcase a range of actors, directors and authors - including original works by local playwrights! All ticket holders are invited to return after Sunday's (6/30) performance for a 'talk-back' with playwrights, directors & actors.
|Summer Poetry Salon
Date: Tuesday the 25th
Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College, Chestertown MD
|Contact: Owen Bailey
|Join us for an afternoon with emerging poet Steve Kistulentz and Cave Canem Fellow Yona Harvey as well as a performance by local musicians, Sleeper Cell. Good conversation, literature, music, and wine!