Bethesda Art Walk - April 8, 6 - 9pm
See what art abounds in April! Art Walk attendees have the opportunity to enjoy new exhibits at seven area art galleries.
Artery Plaza Gallery, 7200 Wisconsin Ave.
Nature's Elements: Beauty and Structure - Featuring paintings by Freya Grand and sculpture by Michael Enn Sirvet.
Gallery 360, 4836 Rugby Ave
The People of Guatemala - Photographs by Chris Hanessian. A series of photos depict native Mayans living in villages surrounding Lake Atitlan in central Guatemala.
The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Suite 100
Photography: Great Falls & Mather Gorge - Roy Sewall presents photographs from Great Falls and Mather Gorge. The book explores Great Falls on the Potomac River, including two National Parks: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland and Great Falls Park, Virginia.
Orchard Gallery, 7917 Norfolk Ave.
Fresh Breeze - Acrylic, oil and mixed media works by Virginia artist Songmi Park.
St. Elmo's Fire Gallery, 4828 St. Elmo Ave. American & International Work - A broad range of unique fine art from Russian, Ukrainian and American artists.
Upstairs Art Studios, 4948 St. Elmo Ave.
Artwork by Sheryl Staren & Cookie Kerxton - Staren works with mixed media to create original abstracts, and Kerxton uses acrylic and prints.
Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy.
Shore Houses - Jean Hirons, an adjunct professor at Montgomery College, explores the love of "a house by the sea." The pastel paintings of houses range from the Mid-Atlantic to the rugged and disappearing coastline of California.
More information about the Bethesda Art Walk.
Bethesda Literary Festival
The Bethesda Literary Festival will feature an array of authors, journalists and poets April 15 - 17, 2011. Leading up to the Festival, participating authors will be highlighted in our weekly emails. We look forward to celebrating the diversity of modern literature with you in downtown Bethesda!
Join Emmy-Award winning reporter and co-host of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," Michele Norris, as she discusses her recent memoir, The Grace of Silence, and her career as a journalist. April 16, 12:30pm @Doubletree Bethesda.
Hear MSNBC political analyst and award-winning journalist Richard Wolffe talk about his new book, Revival: The Struggle for Survival Inside the Obama White House and the experience of covering presidential campaigns. April 16, 2pm @Doubletree Bethesda.
Join political commentator for ABC News and senior news analyst for National Public Radio (NPR), Cokie Roberts and her husband Steve Roberts, a political analyst on ABC Radio and NPR, as they discuss their book, Our Haggahdah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families. April 17, 12:30pm @Hyatt Regency
Meet former Book World editor-in-chief and current writer-at-large for The Washington Post, Marie Arana, as she dicsusses her novel, Lima Nights. Also, meet Afghanistan policy expert Gayle Tzemach Lemmon as she discusses her book, The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, and her career as a journalist covering presidential politics and public affairs as a producer with ABC News Political Unit. April 17, 2pm @Hyatt Regency.
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