Preview of Gaithersburg Book Festival Set for Saturday (VIDEO)

Book lovers take note. The 7th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 21. Here’s a preview:   A schedule of the author talks and signings, workshops and more are available on the...

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Final Day of Bethesda Fine Arts Festival (PHOTOS)

The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn & Del Ray Avenues, features the work of over 100 artists from across the United States. The festival is open today from 10 a.m. to...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in April

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s...

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Bethesda Summer Concerts Start May 5

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May, June and July. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing,...

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Five Things to Know About the Washington Writers Conference (VIDEO)

Author David O. Stewart is the president of the Washington Independent Review of Books, and one of the founders of the Washington Writers Conference. This year’s conference is scheduled for April 29th and 30th at the...

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MCAEL’s Third Annual Adult Spelling Bee Sure to Create Buzz

Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL) will hold their third annual spelling bee today. The “Grown-Up Spelling Bee for Adult Literacy,” event is set to take place at the Montgomery College Cultural...

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Mayor Jud Ashman on What Makes City’s Book Festival So Special (VIDEO)

It rained almost all day but the Gaithersburg Book Festival was no washout. Organizers say approximately 12,000 people attended the 7th annual event at the grounds of City Hall. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Gaithersburg Mayor and Book Festival founder Jud Ashman talks about what makes this annual literary event so special. He also […]

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Councilmember Craig Rice at the Gaithersburg Book Festival (VIDEO)

The Gaithersburg Book Festival attracted people from around the country to the grounds of City Hall on May 21. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice introduced one of the event’s speakers, Wayne Pacelle, who is the President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Rice talks about why […]

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May 20, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, May 20 – 22 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 20 Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present a Tribute to Earth Wind & Fire featuring inGratitude at 8 p.m. AMP by Strathmore present The Eric Felten Septet with their big band sound at 8 p.m. Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg of Gottaswing will teach a […]

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May 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Public Art Project Planned for Bethesda Metro Center (PHOTO)

A new public art project is being planned for the Bethesda Metro Center this fall. “Paint the Town,” a project coordinated by the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District and Arts Brookfield, seeks to promote public art in the downtown Bethesda area. The mural project will focus on the plaza and bus bay near the Bethesda […]

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May 12, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, May 13 – 15 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 13 Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present “Sax & Strings Live” featuring Phillip Doc Martin and Blake Aaron at 8 p.m. Socialize, dance and learn the newest dances at White Oak Senior Center in Silver Spring. Tonight’s Soul Line Dance Party begins at […]

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May 5, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, May 6 – 8 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 6 Enjoy an evening of R&B in this tribute to Luther Vandross as William “Smooth” Wardlaw performs at AMP by Strathmore at 8 p.m. in North Bethesda. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Friday Night Live concert series returns to Rockville Town Square […]

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May 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in April

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of April, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Fish in a Tree […]

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May 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Student Mural Project to be Unveiled at Gaithersburg Elementary School on Friday

A mural created by students at Gaithersburg Elementary School will be revealed during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 6. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Principal of Gaithersbrug Elementary, Stephanie Brant, will lead the celebration along with students. The mural was funded by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council and the City […]

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May 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Taste the World in Fenton Village Set for May 15 (VIDEO)

The sixth annual “Taste the World” event in Fenton Village will happen on May 15th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. More than 30 restaurants are participating and will provide patrons with samples of food for a small fee. Visit Taste the World in Fenton Village website to learn more and plan your visit.

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April 29, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, April 29 – May 1 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 29 The 4th Annual Washington Writers Conference kicks off today at 5 p.m. in Bethesda. Registration is required and is available online here. Enjoy an evening of R&B as Secret Society performs at AMP by Strathmore at 8 p.m. in North Bethesda. The Montgomery […]

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