Art from Honduras, art from sophomores and jazz with violin.
VisArts in Rockville opens an exhibit of Honduran artworks today. A Continuum of Artistic Expression features traditional and contemporary paintings from a few of the nation’s most renowned active artists. The works are on display until Friday.
The Maryland Institute College of Art gears up for the new school year with a show of student output. The Foundation Exhibition features the visual art of the college’s rising sophomores at three galleries on West Mount Royal Avenue in Baltimore through early September. A faculty exhibition opens soon after the sophomores pack up their work.
When you think of jazz, a violin probably isn’t the first instrument to come to mind and that’s why a Karen Briggs performance usually makes for an interesting evening of music. The virtuoso brings her high-energy, genre-bending show to Blues Alley in Georgetown tomorrow night for two sets.
Music: “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Karen Briggs
Lee Calhoun, a former associate of the D.C. businessman at the center of a wide-ranging investigation into D.C. corruption, is said to have made campaign contributions in the names of other people.