Five Upcoming Music Fests in Montgomery County

Summer may be winding down but there is still a lot of outdoor music on the horizon in Montgomery County. In fact, there are five upcoming music festivals planned for the next month. The Brazilian Music Fest is scheduled for Aug....

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Al Chez Headlines Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Al Chez and the Brothers of Funk Big Band is slated to headline the Silver Spring Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 12, from 3 to 10 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Each year, the festival has...

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70th Anniversary of WWII Victory To Be Marked With Special Tribute (VIDEO)

Japan surrendered to Allied forces on the summer of 1945, and that ended World War II. Seventy years later, local and international musicians and singers are scheduled to perform at Never Forgotten: A Musical Tribute to the End...

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Friends of the Library Seeks Board of Trustee Member

Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC), the not-for-profit organization that supports Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) by raising funds and awareness for the system, is accepting applications for its Board of...

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Glen Echo Summer Concert Features U.S. Air Force Strings (PHOTOS)

Enjoy an evening of great music by the U.S. Air Force Strings Thursday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Glen Echo Park’s  Bumper Car Pavilion. The U.S. Air Force Strings consists of 20 active duty Airman musicians performing a...

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Strathmore Names Joi Brown as New Vice President of Programming

Joi Brown has been named Strathmore‘s new vice president of programming. As part of the leadership team headed by CEO Eliot Pfanstiehl and President Monica Jeffries Hazangeles, Brown is scheduled to take the helm of...

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August 27, 2015

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Weekend Planner, August 28 – August 30 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 28 Downtown Live outdoor concert featuring music by Gringo Jingo- The Ultimate Santana Tribute Band at Fountain Plaza in Silver Spring. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. On the Dawson’s Market Stage: The Sandra Dean Band featuring Daryl Davis at Rockville Town Square at 6:30 […]

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August 27, 2015

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Five Upcoming Music Fests in Montgomery County

Summer may be winding down but there is still a lot of outdoor music on the horizon in Montgomery County. In fact, there are five upcoming music festivals planned for the next month. The Brazilian Music Fest is scheduled for Aug. 30 in Wheaton. The Silver Spring Jazz Fest is set for Sept. 12. One […]

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August 26, 2015

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Al Chez Headlines Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Al Chez and the Brothers of Funk Big Band is slated to headline the Silver Spring Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 12, from 3 to 10 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Each year, the festival has presented a mix of many jazz genres, including straight ahead, smooth, Latin and other […]

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August 24, 2015

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A Free Tour That Takes Visitors Into a Day in the Life of Children in Developing Countries (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Montgomery County residents will have a chance to immerse in the lives of children who live in places like Kenya and Philipines through Change the Story: The Compassion Experience- an interactive tour where people can see children’s homes, walk through schools, markets, and hear life-changing stories of people who live on less than $1.25 per […]

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August 20, 2015

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Weekend Planner, August 21 – August 23 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 21 Downtown Live outdoor concert features rhythm and blues music by the Dixie Power Trio at Fountain Plaza in Silver Spring. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Gold’s Gym leads a boot camp style workout at Rockville Town Square from 10 to 11 […]

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August 19, 2015

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70th Anniversary of WWII Victory To Be Marked With Special Tribute (VIDEO)

Japan surrendered to Allied forces on the summer of 1945, and that ended World War II. Seventy years later, local and international musicians and singers are scheduled to perform at Never Forgotten: A Musical Tribute to the End of the World War II on Sept. 5 at the Strathmore in North Bethesda. This tribute will feature accomplished […]

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August 18, 2015

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Something for Everyone at the MoCo Fair! (VIDEO)

Forget about the heat, what’s hot about the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair this year are new rides, food and entertainment. It’s all here and more as MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña shows us.

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August 18, 2015

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Explore the Arts at BlackRock Open House

BlackRock Center for the Arts will hold their annual open house on August 22 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The day will include activities for the family, performances and exhibits in the art gallery. BlackRock is located at 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. Activities and performances planned for the open house include: Tours of […]

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August 17, 2015

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Registration Opens for Senior Spelling Bee

You can now register for the Friends of the Library’s annual Seasoned Spellers Senior Spelling Bee, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 17 at 11 a.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Avenue. Registration at $25 per participant is open until October 12th for Montgomery County residents 55 years of age and older. To […]

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August 16, 2015

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Friends of the Library Seeks Board of Trustee Member

Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC), the not-for-profit organization that supports Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) by raising funds and awareness for the system, is accepting applications for its Board of Trustees. Board members serve one three-year term, may be reappointed for up to two additional terms and must attend quarterly meetings. They also […]

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