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Weekend Planner, March 27 – March 29 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 27 Celebrate Latino art and culture at “Express Your Art: Salsa, Son & Sabor” at VisArts Center at Rockville The 9 Songwriter...

Maggie Rose Concert Ends with Proposal at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED Talk about a love song! The Maggie Rose concert ended with a proposal Saturday night at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. Maggie Rose was about to perform “River Road” with her bass player last night in front...

Local Filmmaker Working on Documentary on Social Justice Activist

Local filmmaker Rob Fiks has a story to tell and he’s using a kickstarter funding campaign to make it a big-screen reality. Fiks of Aspen Hill has been working on a story called Letters to Zion, the story  of the life of...

Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn Presents Willy Wonka Junior

In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre – 2nd Stage, Arts on the Green presents Willy Wonka, Jr., a children’s  musical with lyrics and music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; adapted for the stage by...

Arts On The Block Gives Teens a Chance to Create Artwork and Build Resumes (VIDEO)

The Kensington Nonprofit Arts On The Block helps more than three hundred teens a year. To be part of it, teens must apply online, show an artwork portfolio, and be interviewed. This organization works with youth and gives them a...

Imagination Stage Presents Blue For Young Theatre Goers (VIDEO)

Imagination Stage presents Blue, now through April 12 as part of their “My First Imagination Stage” series for young children . Blue tells a story of colors, tolerance, and understanding. Performances are...

The Arts In Montgomery County

Montgomery College Alumna Leads Portrait Workshop (VIDEO)

March is Women’s History Month and a local teaching artist at Montgomery College recently led a figure drawing workshop at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. as part of a day of music and hands on family activities. MCTV’s Danielle Stescki reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see […]

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Weekend Planner, March 27 – March 29 (VIDEO)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 27 Celebrate Latino art and culture at “Express Your Art: Salsa, Son & Sabor” at VisArts Center at Rockville The 9 Songwriter Series appear at AMP by Strathmore in North Bethesda at 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present Frank Solivan […]

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Indian Classical Musician to Perform in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County resident Alif Laila is scheduled to perform in Gaithersburg at the Arts Barn on April 4. Laila, a native of Bangladesh, plays India Classical music- a genre she began studying at a young age under the teachings of the master of the Senia Maihar Gharana style. She has performed in concerts internationally and throughout […]

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Maggie Rose Concert Ends with Proposal at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED Talk about a love song! The Maggie Rose concert ended with a proposal Saturday night at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. Maggie Rose was about to perform “River Road” with her bass player last night in front of a sold out crowd, when her boyfriend Austin Marshall unexpectedly entered the stage, rose in […]

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Local Filmmaker Working on Documentary on Social Justice Activist

Local filmmaker Rob Fiks has a story to tell and he’s using a kickstarter funding campaign to make it a big-screen reality. Fiks of Aspen Hill has been working on a story called Letters to Zion, the story  of the life of Marylander Duane “Shorty” Davis, Sr., a hustler turned-social justice activist; a BBQ cook and […]

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Weekend Planner, March 20 – March 22 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 20 The opening reception for the Jazz Photography of Keter Betts show at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery in Silver Spring occurs from 6 to 8 p.m. The Bethesda Film Fest will show five short documentaries followed by discussion with the filmmakers […]

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Author Jeffery Deaver Visits Bethesda on April 16

Save the date! Bestselling author Jeffery Deaver is scheduled to headline the Friends of the Library Literary Luncheon Series at the Strathmore Mansion on April 16. The lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. The evening of April 16, Deaver is scheduled to make an appearance at the Bethesda […]

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The Proposed Budget’s Impact on Arts and Humanities in MoCo (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, CEO Suzan Jenkins of the Arts and Humanities Council says she is pleased with the County Executive’s recommended fiscal year 2016 budget. Watch her reaction here:  

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Silver Spring Library Closing Book on Colesville Location

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The Silver Spring Library will be celebrating the close of one chapter and opening of a new one when the current location shuts its doors on March 15. After 58 years of service, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials have announced that the Silver Spring Library branch will close to the public at 5 p.m. […]

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Weekend Planner, March 13 – March 15 (VIDEO)

UPDATE 3/14 at 9 a.m: The Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade is cancelled due to weather. Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 13 Bethesda’s Waverly Street Gallery Transitions exhibit runs from now through Arpil 4. Attend the opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Loston Harris Trio’s Tribute […]

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