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Jim Henson Biographer at Gaithersburg Library on April 16 (Video)

The biographer of Muppets creator Jim Henson will be at the Gaithersburg Library on April 16 to talk about his bestselling book, Jim Henson: The Biography. The event is hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival. In this MyMCMedia...

Strathmore Presents AIR Classical Guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin (Video)

Artist in Residence Piotr Pakhomkin will conduct a free education workshop Classical Guitar Technique in Modern Rock Music April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mansion....

Meet the Artists on April 15 at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn (Photos)

The City of Gaithersburg presents an exhibit featuring the works of Dexiang Chen, Natalie Falk, Juliya Ivanilova, and Neil Super at the Arts Barn Gallery now through May 25. The gallery is located at 311 Kent Square Road in...

Olney Theatre Presents Once on this Island (Video)

Olney Theatre Center presents the musical Once on this Island April 9 through May 4 on the Mainstage. From the Tony Award©-winning creators of Ragtime and Seussical comes this Caribbean-infused family musical of enormous heart...

Adventure Theatre MTC Presents The Jungle Book (Photos)

The Jungle Book runs April 4 through May 25 at Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park. The production is based on the adventures collected by Rudyard Kipling and brought to life on stage by Shirley Serotsky, Associate Artistic...

Arts Barn Presents Great American Trailer Park Musical

In partnership with Rockville Musical Theatre Company, the Arts Barn presents The Great American Trailer Park Musical. The show runs April 4 through 20 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m....

The Arts In Montgomery County

Gabriel Kahane & Rob Moose Duo at Strathmore (Video)

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Strathmore’s April Music in the Mansion series concludes with songwriter Gabriel Kahane and Rob Moose Duo April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Gabriel Kahane made his solo debut last spring at Carnegie Hall in the premiere of his epic musical travelogue, Gabriel’s Guide to the 48 States, accompanied by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Commissioned by ensembles ranging […]

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Meet Author Brian Jay Jones, “Jim Henson: The Biography” (Photos and Video)

Biographer Brian Jay Jones, a Damascus resident, is the bestselling author of Jim Henson: The Biography. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke found out that the author’s research involved watching a lot of Muppet television and his author tour coincides with the release of the newest Muppets movie. You can meet the author at an upcoming Gaithersburg Book […]

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Jim Henson Biographer at Gaithersburg Library on April 16 (Video)

The biographer of Muppets creator Jim Henson will be at the Gaithersburg Library on April 16 to talk about his bestselling book, Jim Henson: The Biography. The event is hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival. In this MyMCMedia extra, author Bryan Jay Jones tells us a little of what to expect at that event: For […]

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Strathmore Presents AIR Classical Guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin (Video)

Artist in Residence Piotr Pakhomkin will conduct a free education workshop Classical Guitar Technique in Modern Rock Music April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mansion.

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Meet the Artists on April 15 at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn (Photos)

The City of Gaithersburg presents an exhibit featuring the works of Dexiang Chen, Natalie Falk, Juliya Ivanilova, and Neil Super at the Arts Barn Gallery now through May 25. The gallery is located at 311 Kent Square Road in Gaithersburg, with viewing hours Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 to […]

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Grace Kelly Quintet at BlackRock (Video)

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Multiaward-winning jazz and saxophone virtuoso Grace Kelly will perform with her quintet at the BlackRock Center for the Arts April 12 at 8 p.m. Grace Kelly is a well-known singer/songwriter on the jazz scene and had been described as a “Music Fusion Master.” Her performances mirror the uniqueness of today’s young jazz artists and since […]

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Final Used Book Sale at Stone Ridge School

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Stone Ridge’s 46th annual Used Book Sale will take place April 11-14 in the three gyms on campus, 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. This will be the final used book sale at Stone Ridge. Catherine Ronan Karrels, Head of School explains the decision to not continue the book sale after this year. Read her letter here. […]

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Weekend Planner (Photos and Video)

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The weather forecast is promising a beautiful weekend and we have so many activities to choose from right here in Montgomery County. Take a drive to the country and visit artists at their studios in the Countryside Artisans Studio Tour, help clean up the environment at the Little Falls Watershed Alliance Cleanup or at Making […]

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BSO With Itzhak Perlman at Strathmore (Video)

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The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) with Itzhak Perlman performs today at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. An incomparable virtuoso and the greatest violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman returns to BSO and Strathmore. He leads from the violin as the soloist in Beethoven’s elegant Violin Romances, and […]

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Olney Theatre Presents Once on this Island (Video)

photo of Olney Theatre Center presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND starring Shelby Renée Fountain as Little Ti Moune beginning April 9. Photo by Sonie Mathew

Olney Theatre Center presents the musical Once on this Island April 9 through May 4 on the Mainstage. From the Tony Award©-winning creators of Ragtime and Seussical comes this Caribbean-infused family musical of enormous heart and magical wisdom. Once on this Island follows the story’s young heroine, Ti Moune, on her quest to prove love […]

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