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Weekend Planner, Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, January 30 Adventure Theatre’s production of Petite Rouge, A Cajun Red Riding Hood opens at 7 p.m. in Glen Echo Park. Tonight show features a PJ...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Perform at Strathmore (VIDEO)

South African a cappella singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo performs Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. The group shares the stories and culture of South Africa by...

David London’s Festival of Magic at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn

Arts on the Green presents David London’s Festival of Magic, featuring two original productions and a workshop at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road. London combines storytelling, puppetry, comedy, and surrealism...

Bluegrass Band Seldom Scene Appearing at BlackRock (Video)

Bluegrass band ‘The Seldom Scene’ will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts on Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $36 and may be purchased online at the BlackRock website. This legendary quintet challenges...

Adventure Theatre MTC Presents Petite Rouge, A Cajun Red Riding Hood (Photos)

Petite Rouge, A Cajun Red Riding Hood runs Jan. 30 through Mar. 8 at Adventure Theatre (ATMTC) in Glen Echo Park. The production was adapted from the book by Mike Artell and Jim Harris by D.C. native Joan Cushing. Petite Rouge is...

Young Musician Performs at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Dennis of Bethesda, performs at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Montgomery County celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday with a special tribute at The Music Center at...

The Arts In Montgomery County

Montgomery County During the Civil War (VIDEO)

Historian and author James Johnston was the keynote speaker at the Jan. 13 Tuesday Topics presentation at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. In this short video, Johnston notes that Montgomery County was visited by numerous Confederates during the Civil War. The next Tuesday Topics is scheduled for Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. and features Kerry Wixted […]

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Victoria Vox to Perform at BlackRock (VIDEO)

Singer songwriter Victoria Vox and Unified Jazz Ensemble (UJE) present an evening of jazz standards and original compositions Saturday, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Baltimore based Vox is widely renowned for her work on the ukulele. Tickets are $22 and may be purchased at BlackRock Center […]

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Historian James Johnston Talks Slavery at Community Museum (VIDEO)

Historian and author James Johnston was the speaker for the Jan. 13 Tuesday Topics presentation at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. His topic “Differing Historical Perspectives on Slavery in Maryland and the District of Columbia” explores slavery in Montgomery County prior to the Civil War. Meet Johnston in this short video:   The next Tuesday Topics […]

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Weekend Planner, Jan. 16 – Jan.18 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, January 16 A fundraiser to support West African Ebola survivors and their families is taking place at the Silver Spring Civic Building at 7 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present Cameo at 7 p.m. Sandy Spring Theatre presents The 39 Steps at […]

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MCPS Students Voice Their Thoughts on Issues Important to Them (VIDEO)

Kids have great ideas and recently some Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students articulated their thoughts on issues important to them. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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Step Xplosion at Strathmore Pays Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. (VIDEO)

StepAfrika!

Washington, D.C. based professional dance company Step Afrika!, presents Step Xplosion Sunday, January 18 at 4 p.m. The performances by six teams celebrates the tradition of stepping. Tickets start at $25 and are available by phone at 301.581.5100 or online at Strathmore website. Step Afrika! is the world’s first professional company dedicated to the percussive dance tradition […]

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BSO and Alon Goldstein Perform Bruckner Symphony No. 8 at Strathmore

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) performs January 17 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Renowned guest conductor Günther Herbig and pianist Alon Goldstein join the BSO for this performance. Come early for the pre-concert lecture by Melinda Baird at 7 p.m. Reserve a seat here. Tickets start […]

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Go Back for Murder at Rockville’s Fitzgerald Theatre

Rockville Little Theatre presents Go Back for Murder January 16 through 25 at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive. Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for seniors and students and may be purchased online here or at the Box Office. Produced by Laura W. Andruski and directed by David Levin, Go Back for […]

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Weekend Planner, Jan. 9 – Jan.11 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, January 9 Attend Waverly Street Gallery’s opening reception for Journeys Art Exhibit in Bethesda at 6 p.m. in Bethesda. Olney Theatre presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid at 7 p.m. Sandy Spring Theatre’s production of The 39 Steps opens at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn at 8 […]

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Libraries Director Issues Statement About Server Outage

The Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) system is in recovery mode after what officials describe as an “unprecedented” server outage over the holidays. MCPL Director Parker Hamilton has posted a message to library users on the MCPL website. You can read her statement below: “Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) experienced an unprecedented downtime this past […]

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