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Honduran artworks are on display at VisArts in Rockville this week.
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Honduran artworks are on display at VisArts in Rockville this week.

Art from Honduras, art from sophomores and jazz with violin.

(Aug. 22-26) Honduran works take shelter in Rockville

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.

(Aug. 22-Sept. 11) Schooled in the fine art of fine art

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.

(Aug. 23) Karen Briggs it to Blues Alley

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

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