Kent County Arts and Entertianment Events- April 2019


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  • Mimi Stillman, Flute, and the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • Contact: Washington College Concert Series
  • Phone: 410-778-7839
  • Email: concert_series@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  washcoll.edu/live/events/20708-mimi-stillman-flute-and-the-annapolis-chamber
  • As part of its 2018-2019 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Mimi Stillman, flute, and members of the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Ernie Green.

    Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors over age 65 / WC faculty & staff). WC students and youth 18 and under are free. Individual tickets can be purchased online with a credit card via EventBrite (eventbrite.com/o/washington-college-concert-series-8250223111, or with cash or check at the door. Season tickets can be purchased on the Concert Series website. Inquires and ticket holds can be sent to concertseries@washcoll.edu or 410-778-7839 (Debbie Reed).


  • Literary House & Sophie Kerr Series: Living Writers—A Reading by Rion Amilcar Scott

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • Rion Amilcar Scott’s short story collection, Insurrections (University Press of Kentucky, 2016) was awarded the 2017 PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and the 2017 Hillsdale Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. His work has been published in journals such as The Kenyon Review, Crab Orchard Review, and The Rumpus, among others. The World Doesn't Require You, his sophomore story collection, is forthcoming from Liveright.


  • Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: A Talk by Gene Demby

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • Gene Demby is the lead blogger for NPR’s Code Switch team where he covers issues on race, ethnicity, and culture. He is also cohost of the weekly Code Switch podcast. Before coming to NPR, he served as the managing editor for Huffington Post’s BlackVoices following its launch. He later covered politics. Prior to that role he spent six years in various positions at The New York Times. While working for the Times in 2007, he started a blog about race, culture, politics and media called PostBourgie, which won the 2009 Black Weblog Award for Best News/Politics Site.

  • Yong Hi Moon, Piano

  • Saturday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College
  • Contact: Washington College Concert Series
  • Phone: 410-778-7839
  • Email: concert_series@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  washcoll.edu/live/events/20787-yong-hi-moon-piano
  • As part of its 2018-2019 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Pianist Yong Hi Moon.

    Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors over age 65 / WC faculty & staff). WC students and youth 18 and under are free. Individual tickets can be purchased online with a credit card via EventBrite (eventbrite.com/o/washington-college-concert-series-8250223111, or with cash or check at the door. Season tickets can be purchased on the Concert Series website. Inquires and ticket holds can be sent to concertseries@washcoll.edu or 410-778-7839 (Debbie Reed).

  • Washington College Student Honors Recital

  • Monday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • Contact: Washington College Music Department
  • Phone: 410-778-7839
  • Email: concert_series@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  https://www.washcoll.edu/live/events/20699-student-honors-recital
  • The Washington College Department of Music presents a Student Honors Recital. Student soloist and chamber ensembles are selected for this concert via competitive audition. This event is FREE and open to the public.


  • Senior Reading

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • Come hear graduating senior writers read from their original pieces. The Literary House will also announce the winners of the Literary House Genre Fiction Prize, the William W. Warner Prize for Creative Writing on Nature and the Environment, and the Jude & Miriam Pfister Poetry Prize.