Inspiration Strikes in Aisle Two

Do I wait until inspiration strikes?  No way!  Instead, I go food shopping. Every artist has his/her trigger, the item that gets the creative juices flowing.  I suppose I am lucky that I don’t have to hike to the summit...

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Weekend Planner, Feb. 24 – Feb. 26 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Cabin Fever exhibit at Kentlands Mansion is on display through April 14. This juried mixed-media exhibit...

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Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Attracts Music Lovers from Around the Region (VIDEO)

The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival took place at the Hilton Hotel in Rockville from Feb. 16-19. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for some sights and sounds from the festival: I am sooo digging the Blues Alley Youth Orchesa...

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County Employees Celebrate Black History Month, Honor Parker Hamilton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County employees celebrated Black History Month with a special program at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville today. The 2017 program entitled, “An African American Musical Journey,” highlighted...

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For the Love of Theatre (VIDEO)

Thespians and drama department students from 13 middle and high schools gathered this month at James Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theater Festival. MCPS-TV has the story,...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

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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February 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 24 – Feb. 26 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Cabin Fever exhibit at Kentlands Mansion is on display through April 14. This juried mixed-media exhibit features works by members of the Art League of Germantown. The Mansion at Strathmore has three new exhibits […]

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February 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Attracts Music Lovers from Around the Region (VIDEO)

The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival took place at the Hilton Hotel in Rockville from Feb. 16-19. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for some sights and sounds from the festival: I am sooo digging the Blues Alley Youth Orchesa right now! #MAJF — Stacey Williams (@tonedeafe) February 19, 2017 #MAJF is a real party! Come and […]

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February 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 17 – Feb. 19 (VIDEOS)

The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival returns to Rockville this weekend and begins Thursday evening with a fundraiser and performances by Ronnie Wells and Delfeayo Marsalis. Check out our Guide on How You Can Celebrate Black History Month in the County to find great events and activities. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this […]

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February 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 10 – Feb. 12 (VIDEOS)

Check out our Guide on How You Can Celebrate Black History Month in the County to find great events and activities. If you are looking for a Valentine’s Day suggestion, the New Orchestra of Washington presents Seasons of Love on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Amp by Strathmore. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment […]

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February 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

For the Love of Theatre (VIDEO)

Thespians and drama department students from 13 middle and high schools gathered this month at James Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theater Festival. MCPS-TV has the story, below:

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February 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

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 January, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Girl Who Drank […]

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February 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 3 – Feb. 5 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A closing reception and film screening for […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Whoopi Goldberg Coming to Strathmore May 27

Actress and pop culture icon Whoopi Goldberg will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore, May 27. The award-winning performer will present an evening of storytelling to include a question and answer session with the audience. On her Facebook page, Goldberg is requesting interesting questions for her performances at the London Palladium in February. Born and […]

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January 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 27 – Jan. 29 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown […]

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January 24, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out UnNaugural concert in Silver Spring lifted spirits and raised money for Planned Parenthood and four other national organizations. State Senator Cheryl Kagan produced the […]

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