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Weekend Planner, May 29 – May 31 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 29 Water Safety Day starts at the Bohrer Park outdoor pool at 3:30 p.m. This free event includes demonstrations for youth to help them be safe in...

Summer Arts Scene in Gaithersburg Begins with the Tango (VIDEO)

The summer arts scene is heating up in Gaithersburg. On May 29, QuinTango takes the stage at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn followed by a dance party at the Kentlands Mansion. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has a preview of that...

Davis Library Community Day on May 30 (VIDEO)

Magician Joe Romano performs at the Davis Library Saturday, May 30 during the library’s annual Community Day event scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day includes Romano’s performance, KIDMuseum activies, music and a...

Kora Virtuoso Amadou Kouyate to Perform at Arts Barn (Video)

Gaithersburg’s World Music Series concludes with a performance by Amadou Kouyate Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Tickets are $25, $12 for youth 18 and under. Tickets may be purchased online or by...

Gaithersburg’s Kids Entertainment Series Begins June 4

The City of Gaithersburg offers free outdoor entertainment for children during the summer months at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. The series of nine performances known as “Thursday Morning Kids Concerts” includes...

Gaithersburg Book Festival: So Many Stories, So Little Time (VIDEO)

The 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival took place on the grounds of City Hall on May 16. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports there was a story to tell everywhere you turned. There were some unusual challenges for the one-day...

The Arts In Montgomery County

QuinTango Performs at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn on Friday (VIDEO)

Do you like to Tango? Well here’s your chance to experience the eternal dance of love. The acclaimed tango ensemble Quin Tango and tango dancers Constantino Bastidas and Susan Reynolds are bringing the passion and drama of the tango to life on the stage at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn on May 29. Here’s a preview […]

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Davis Library Community Day on May 30 (VIDEO)

Magician Joe Romano performs at the Davis Library Saturday, May 30 during the library’s annual Community Day event scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day includes Romano’s performance, KIDMuseum activies, music and a used book sale. The library is located at 6400 Democracy Blvd. in Bethesda. Schedule of events: 10:30 a.m. — magician […]

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Author Maureen Corrigan on Fitzgerald’s Burial Site in Rockville (VIDEO)

The author of “So We Read On,” Maureen Corrigan attended the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 16. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, she shares her thoughts on the burial plot of author F. Scott Fitzgerald in Rockville. Related:

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Mayor Jud Ashman on the Book Festival’s Setting in Olde Towne (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman explains why it is important to him for Olde Towne to serve as the setting for the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Related:

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Montgomery Libraries Kids Summer Reading Sign-Ups June 1 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Libraries invites students to participate in this year’s Summer Reading program, which will run June 1 to August 9. This year’s theme for children, birth through grade 6, is “Every Hero Has a Story” and the theme for teens, ages 13 to 17, is “Unmask!” Participants can sign up for the program […]

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Mayor Ashman on Book Festival’s Economic Boon (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman talks about the economic benefits of the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Related:

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Maureen Corrigan Describes Book Festival as a Local “Treasure” (VIDEO)

Book critic Maureen Corrigan was a featured author at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 16 and it was her first time attending the literary event. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, she describes the literary event as a “treasure.” Corrigan is the author of “So We Read On.” She was a featured presenter at the […]

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Kora Virtuoso Amadou Kouyate to Perform at Arts Barn (Video)

Gaithersburg’s World Music Series concludes with a performance by Amadou Kouyate Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Tickets are $25, $12 for youth 18 and under. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Arts Barn box office at 301.258.6394. Amadou Kouyate, West African Manding Diali musician, is the […]

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Gaithersburg’s Kids Entertainment Series Begins June 4

The City of Gaithersburg offers free outdoor entertainment for children during the summer months at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. The series of nine performances known as “Thursday Morning Kids Concerts” includes storytellers, puppets, magic shows, comedy and more all intended for the younger crowd and their families. Each concert begins at 10:30 a.m. on […]

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Sandy Spring Exhibit Captures Stories of Youth Fleeing Violence (VIDEO)

There’s an important exhibit at the Sandy Spring Museum on display now through May 31. It’s called Migrating Lives. Julie Rios Little has the story.   Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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