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BSO Performs Mahler’s “Titan” at Strathmore

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) performs April 25 at 8:15 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Music Director Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in the...

Imagination Stage Presents Cinderella: The Remix (Photos & Video)

Imagination Stage presents the world premiere of Cinderella: The Remix. The play runs now through May 25 on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., with occasional 11 a.m. performances. Appropriate for ages 5-10. Tickets...

Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard (Photos)

The 19th annual Bunnyland is open this month at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, in Germantown. You can visit Bunnyland from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on April 17, 18, 19, 21, 26 and 27. Bunnyland is closed on Easter....

Gaithersburg Arts Barn Exhibit (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...

The Arts In Montgomery County

Rockville’s Hometown Holidays to Feature Over 30 Bands

photo from rockville's hometown holidays 2013

Hometown Holidays is a three-day street festival in Rockville Town Center celebrating the beginning of summer over the Memorial Day weekend. Two days of music, food and family fun are followed by Rockville’s Memorial Day Ceremony and parade on Monday, May 26. The music entertainment features national, regional and local performers playing a broad spectrum […]

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World Book Night in Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg Book Festival Hands Out Free Books At Rio

A group of volunteers from the Gaithersburg Book Festival  (GBF) will be giving out free books as part of World Book Night on April 23 at 7 p.m. at the Washingtonian Rio (in front of Uncle Julio’s). The idea is to spread the love of reading, person to person. The volunteers will also be handing out GBF […]

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BSO Performs Mahler’s “Titan” at Strathmore

photo BSO conductor Marin Alsop

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) performs April 25 at 8:15 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Music Director Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in the final Off the Cuff concert of the 2013-2014 season. Tickets start at $44 and may be purchased by calling 301.581.5100 […]

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Library Annual Report Available Online

photo of cover of the montgomery county public library report to the community

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has released its 2013 “Report to the Community” which is available online. The report offers an overview of the activities of Montgomery County Public Libraries for the past year, including a numerical breakdown of the more than 24 million uses of the 21 branches during 2013. For example: nearly 10,500,000 […]

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Violinist Hilary Hahn Performs at Strathmore (Video)

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The Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) presents Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn and pianist Cory Smythe April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hahn’s two-CD set “In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores,” released at the end of last year and featuring two of the works […]

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1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Hundreds to Silver Spring (Photos)

Hundreds of residents took to the streets in Silver Spring on April 19 for their shot at finding some one-of-a-kind prizes in the first annual Easter Egg hunt organized by Silver Spring, Inc. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring primarily in local businesses which donated prizes in an effort to introduce participants […]

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First Silver Spring Easter Egg Hunt Connects Local Artists, Businesses

It’s not your average Easter Egg hunt. And that’s the goal for Silver Spring Inc., as the organization gears up for what they hope is a cultural event that connects local businesses and artists with the community. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring for the first annual free hunt that runs […]

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Weekend Planner (Photos and Video)

Please consider participating in the second annual “A Day in the Life of Montgomery County” event on Tuesday, April 22. Show us your Montgomery County as we collectively create a collage of photos and short videos from all across the county. Email a photo or short video clip to pix@mymcmedia.org OR tweet @mymcmedia use hashtag ditl. […]

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First ‘Flashband’ for Youth to Pop Up in Silver Spring

Connecting musicians is the goal of one of the newest “flash” concepts to reach Montgomery County. Flashmobs where large groups of people gather to surprise the public and dance in a busy area has become a trend over the past few years. But now, one local organization has brought musicians into the mix and for […]

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Writer’s Center Workshops at GBF

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If you are looking to learn about screenwriting, craft the perfect mystery or generally sharpen your writing skills, the Gaithersburg Book Festival and The Writer’s Center (TWC) can help. TWC will be leading a series of free writing workshops during the fifth annual Gaithersburg Book Festival, taking place Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to […]

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