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Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn Presents Breast in Show

In partnership with Eileen Mitchard/VoiceBC, the Arts Barn presents Breast in Show, a live stage musical that combines humor and tenacity to triumph over breast cancer, written by Lisa Hayes with music and lyrics by Joan Cushing....

Q & A: Five Questions with MCPL Director Parker Hamilton (VIDEO)

In these five MyMCMedia Extras, we asked Montgomery County Public Libraries Director Parker Hamilton about the importance of expanding operating hours at local libraries. She also told us what is the busiest library branch in...

Fool for Love at Round House Theatre (Video)

Round House Theatre presents Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love directed by Ryan Rilette now through September 27. Set in a desolate motel room on the edge of the Mojave Desert, Fool for Love displays an alternately tender and...

Author David Baldacci at the Gaithersburg Library on Dec. 2

Save the date! Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman, who is also the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, has announced that New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci will be in Gaithersburg on Dec. 2. This is...

Train Days Celebrate Gaithersburg’s History (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The railroad played a key role in the growth and development of the city of Gaithersburg and some of that history is now on display at the Gaithersburg Community Museum in Olde Towne. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that...

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in August

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...

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Songs & Stories for Preschoolers in Gaithersburg

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Arts on the Green presents Songs and Stories, a family music program held on the first and third Thursday of each month from 11 to 11:45 a.m. now through December, at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road. Admission is $5 per child per session, payable at the door. There is no fee for […]

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Author David Baldacci at the Gaithersburg Library on Dec. 2

Save the date! Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman, who is also the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, has announced that New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci will be in Gaithersburg on Dec. 2. This is a free event and seating is limited so it will be important to get there early. Ashman said […]

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Weekend Planner, Sept. 5 – Sept. 7

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 5 Friday Night Live outdoor concerts continue with Ruthie & The Wranglers performing country from 6:30 to 9 p.m.in Rockville Town Square Backyard Concert presents The Sweater Set at Diamond Farms Park at 6:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club presents The […]

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The Fillmore Makes Billboard’s Top 25 Music Club List

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How does The Fillmore in Silver Spring compare with the House of Blues in Orlando and the 9:30 Club? Well, they all made Billboard’s list of the top 25 most popular music clubs in the country. The Fillmore Silver Spring enters the charts at Number 12. The rankings were based on attendance figures reported to […]

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Silver Spring Jazz Festival Set For Sept. 6

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The 11th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 6 from 3 to 10 p.m. outdoors at Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets, pack a picnic or purchase dinner at the nearby restaurants. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans headlines the festival. […]

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in August

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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 August, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Lost Hero by […]

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Author Kate DiCamillo Makes a Deal With Herself (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, award-winning author Kate DiCamillo explains how her successful writing career actually began. DiCamillo is the national ambassador of young people’s literature and she recently visited Takoma Park to talk about her books and her new role. Related:

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Author Kate DiCamillo on the Story Behind her Story (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, author Kate DiCamillo tells us the back story behind her award-winning novel Flora & Ulysses. Take a look: Related:

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Author Kate DiCamillo Talks About Her Favorite Book(s) (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, award-winning author Kate DiCamillo is asked by a young reader, “what’s your favorite book?” Watch her answer below: DiCamillo recently visited Takoma Park where she talked about her books and her new role as the national ambassador of young people’s literature. Related:

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Songwriting Contest in Bethesda Could Net Winner $10,000

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If you’ve got a song in your heart…write it down. A songwriting contest in Bethesda could win you $10,000. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announces the inaugural Bethesda Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards. This new and exciting competition is seeking the best, up-and-coming, local songwriters. The adjudicated contest will award a talented songwriter a grand prize […]

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