Strathmore Presents Rob Lowe in ‘Stories I Only Tell My Friends’, Tickets On Sale Dec. 15

Actor and author Rob Lowe presents his Stories I Only tell My Friends: Live! show at the Music Center at Strathmore in the spring. The show is loosely based on Lowe’s memoirs published in 2011. Lowe shares an evening of...

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County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing NEA Big Read Grant (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized Montgomery Community Media, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), and the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the...

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Weekend Planner for Dec. 8-10: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

The holiday season includes many arts and entertainment traditions in the area. This weekend we found four for you to consider. Do you have a dog or cat? Santa is stopping by the Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, December 9...

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Interfaith Works and Strathmore Invite Community to Participate in Annual Coat Drive

Interfaith Works and Strathmore are asking for your help to keep those in need warm this winter through Share the Warmth, a coat drive for arts patrons and music lovers to give back to their community.  Strathmore will collect...

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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy Celebrates 29th Season of ‘The Nutcracker’ (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy in Gaithersburg is celebrating its 29th season of the “The Nutcracker” here in Montgomery County. “MBT is in its twenty-ninth annual season of the Nutcracker,” Paula...

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Montgomery Arts Infusion Holiday Special

On the Set of “Frosty the Snow Man” The Montgomery Arts Infusion Holiday Special was filmed on the stage set of Adventure Theatre’s “Frosty the Snow Man” in Glen Echo. The special will air on...

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December 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents Rob Lowe in ‘Stories I Only Tell My Friends’, Tickets On Sale Dec. 15

Actor and author Rob Lowe presents his Stories I Only tell My Friends: Live! show at the Music Center at Strathmore in the spring. The show is loosely based on Lowe’s memoirs published in 2011. Lowe shares an evening of wit, storytelling, film clips and photos. The show is scheduled for May 11 at 8 […]

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December 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Animation Workshops Offered at Public Libraries During Winter Break

The public libraries offer workshops on animation for students ages 10- to 14-years-old.  The hands-on, one-hour sessions will show participants how to animate their drawings and create a flipbook. The sessions are scheduled during the public schools’ winter break, Dec. 25-29. All supplies will be provided. The free workshops are scheduled at the following branches: Dec. […]

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December 9, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing NEA Big Read Grant (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized Montgomery Community Media, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), and the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the Council session Tuesday, Dec. 5. The organizations were awarded a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The goal of the Big Read program […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

MoCo Recreation Department Releases Holiday Event Guide

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation has released its holiday event guide for the month of December.  Events are free unless otherwise noted, according to a news release. For events with an activity number, register online at ActiveMontgomery.org with the registration number. Dec. 8: Holiday Puppet Show 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Holiday puppet show […]

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December 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Dec. 8-10: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

The holiday season includes many arts and entertainment traditions in the area. This weekend we found four for you to consider. Do you have a dog or cat? Santa is stopping by the Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, December 9 for a ‘Pet Photo With Santa‘ event from noon to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to […]

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December 5, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Interfaith Works and Strathmore Invite Community to Participate in Annual Coat Drive

Interfaith Works and Strathmore are asking for your help to keep those in need warm this winter through Share the Warmth, a coat drive for arts patrons and music lovers to give back to their community.  Strathmore will collect gently used and new coats, as well as hats, gloves and other cold weather gear at all […]

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December 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy Celebrates 29th Season of ‘The Nutcracker’ (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy in Gaithersburg is celebrating its 29th season of the “The Nutcracker” here in Montgomery County. “MBT is in its twenty-ninth annual season of the Nutcracker,” Paula Ross, executive director for the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy, said. “We’re very excited to be back at the Robert E. Parilla Performing […]

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December 4, 2017 | Evans

Montgomery Arts Infusion Holiday Special

On the Set of “Frosty the Snow Man” The Montgomery Arts Infusion Holiday Special was filmed on the stage set of Adventure Theatre’s “Frosty the Snow Man” in Glen Echo. The special will air on Channels 19 and 995 from Dec. 1 – 31. To view MAI show in it’s entirety, just follow the link below. […]

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December 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

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 November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Squad Struggles by Jake […]

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November 29, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 1-3

We are fortunate to have three holiday light displays in our community. Take a look at one in the video to the right. Brookside Gardens in Wheaton is a walk-through holiday light display featuring more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. The Festival […]

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