Hamlet for laughs | Arts & Entertainment

Hamlet for laughs |  Arts & Entertainment

Reduced Shakespeare Company presents a prequel for the ages at Reston Community Center Courtesy Photo Courtesy Photo The Reduced Shakespeare Company, which started in 1981, is a three-man touring comedy troupe that takes long, serious subjects and reduces them to short, sharp comedies. Over the years, it has performed beloved and hilarious productions around the … Read more

Clark brings photographer’s eye to environmental stewardship | Arts & Entertainment

Clark brings photographer's eye to environmental stewardship |  Arts & Entertainment

Chris Clark took this photo of a supermoon behind the Fenwick Island Lighthouse while working as a photographer for the Coastal Point. He recently launched his own photography website and will host an environmentally-focused forum in Fenwick Island on Aug. 29. Coastal Point photo file The past two years have brought the need for adaptation … Read more

Local spring tradition continues with Plantapalooza | artsentertainment

Local spring tradition continues with Plantapalooza |  artsentertainment

Deborah Phillips of Warrenton will continue her spring tradition for the community by hosting Plantapalooza from 8 am to 2 pm on Saturday, April 23, at 217 Brehon St. Warrenton. In the event of rain, Plantapalooza will be held April 30 at the same times. The event, sponsored by CherryGal Organics, brings together two of … Read more

Talbott Brothers to play Jammin Java | Arts & Entertainment

Talbott Brothers to play Jammin Java |  Arts & Entertainment

The duo will play music from the recently-released, “Letters” NOTick and Tyler Talbott are brothers who grew up in a small rural Nebraska town called Imperial, and have always had music in their lives. “Our parents loved music, but we’re the only ones that write and perform,” said Nick, the older of the siblings. “We … Read more

All that jazz | Arts & Entertainment

All that jazz |  Arts & Entertainment

Northern Virginia’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra welcomes Grammy Award-winning composer Maria Schneider Margot Schulman Jazz lovers know that The Center for the Arts at George Mason University is one of the best venues in our area to enjoy a great night of music, as the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra delivers unforgettable performances whenever it takes to … Read more

Local artist restores historic ticket booth at Trimper’s Rides | Arts & Entertainment

Local artist restores historic ticket booth at Trimper's Rides |  Arts & Entertainment

Joanne Guilfoil works on restoring the ticket booth at Trimper’s Rides in Ocean City. Coastal Point • Submitted For years, the winged fairy sat covered with black soot, high above the lightbulb-centered flowers and chipped cherubs below her. The old ticket booth at Trimper’s Rides in Ocean City, Md., an early 20th-century structure considered an … Read more

Harmony, energy come from Acoustic Campfire | Arts & Entertainment

Harmony, energy come from Acoustic Campfire |  Arts & Entertainment

When musicians Glenn Stern and Steve Kuhn sing together, they create a harmony so pleasing that they have come to believe their voices were meant to be joined, to the delight of audiences who gather to hear the duo Kuhn dubbed Acoustic Campfire. “There’s been so much turmoil in most everybody’s world the last three … Read more

Johns Creek Arts Center hosts largest exhibition reception | Arts & Entertainment

Johns Creek Arts Center hosts largest exhibition reception |  Arts & Entertainment

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Artists and art connoisseurs celebrated works by adult students and members of the Johns Creek Arts Center April 8 at the center’s first in-person reception since the pandemic. The reception marked the closing of the largest show the Arts Center has presented in its history, featuring 82 pieces. Artists and visitors … Read more