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Eight Given Prestigious County Executive Awards for Excellence in Arts and Humanities (VIDEO)

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County announced the eight winners of the 2014 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Among this year’s eight recipients of the County Executive’s...

Celebrating Culture and Diversity at the World of Montgomery (VIDEO)

Thousands of residents turned out for the World of Montgomery Festival in Wheaton held at Westfield Wheaton Plaza Mall parking lot on Oct. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. The festival is known for promoting Montgomery County culturally...

6th Annual Silver Spring Zombie Walk Set for Oct. 25

Once again, the streets of Silver Spring will be taken over by the undead for the 6th Annual Silver Spring Zombie Walk. Several thousand participants are expected to join in Saturday, Oct. 25 on a walk from the intersection of...

KID Museum Grand Opening on Oct. 26 (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Cara Lesser, founder and CEO of the Kids International Discovery KID Museum, invites the community to the opening of KID Museum on Oct. 26 at the Davis Library in Bethesda.  ...

Students Hearing the Blues in Strathmore This Week

Thousands of fifth-grade students will be hearing the blues this week. To celebrate the Strathmore Music Center’s 10th anniversary, the arts center collaborated with preeminent jazz education organization JazzReach and...

Bethesda Row Arts Festival (Photos)

On October 18 and 19, the streets of Bethesda Row (Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda Avenue and Elm Street) were transformed into an outdoor art gallery featuring fine arts and fine crafts from approximately 190 artists. This is an...

The Arts In Montgomery County

6th Annual Silver Spring Zombie Walk Set for Oct. 25

Once again, the streets of Silver Spring will be taken over by the undead for the 6th Annual Silver Spring Zombie Walk. Several thousand participants are expected to join in Saturday, Oct. 25 on a walk from the intersection of Sligo and Georgia Avenues to the AFI Silver Theatre. The event features a social hour […]

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Students Hearing the Blues in Strathmore This Week

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Thousands of fifth-grade students will be hearing the blues this week. To celebrate the Strathmore Music Center’s 10th anniversary, the arts center collaborated with preeminent jazz education organization JazzReach and Montgomery County Public Schools to commission an entirely new Blues program for its annual 5th grade Student Concerts. More than 11,000 students will experience this […]

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Bethesda Row Arts Festival (Photos)

On October 18 and 19, the streets of Bethesda Row (Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda Avenue and Elm Street) were transformed into an outdoor art gallery featuring fine arts and fine crafts from approximately 190 artists. This is an annual event for artists who come from around the United States to Bethesda to showcase their work.

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A Film Festival That Puts a Face on Immigration

From Oct. 23 – 26, theaters in the D.C. area will be hosting the Greater Washington Immigration Film Fest. Out of the 13 movies featured in the festival, four will be viewed in Montgomery County. Over four days, movies about immigration will be screened on venues including churches, and other spaces in Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. Patricia […]

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Weekend Planner, Oct. 17 – Oct. 19 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, October 17 The Sugarloaf Craft Festival returns to Gaithersburg fairgrounds this weekend. Friday hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meadowside Nature Center is hosting a Halloween geocache hunt at 1 p.m. Registration required Don’t miss the “Eye Spy” Halloween Train at Cabin John […]

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Sugarloaf Craft Fall Festival (Photos)

The Sugarloaf Craft Festival will host more than 250 nationally-known artists and craftsmen, Oct. 17 through Oct. 19, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Admission is $8 when purchased online and $10 at the door and is good for all three days of the show. Children under 12 are admitted free. Free parking is available. […]

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Markoff’s Haunted Forest in Dickerson (VIDEO)

Markoff’s Haunted Forest is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings now through Nov. 1. Visitors may choose from two scary trails, zip-lines, zombie hunts and more if they dare. Take a look: Markoff’s Haunted Forest is located at 19120 Martinsburg Rd in Dickerson. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the following organizations: Girls […]

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Literary Luncheon Series Returns on Oct. 16

Local authors John Gilstrap and Grady Smith are scheduled to appear at the Friends of the Library’s 27th annual Literary Luncheon Series when it returns at the Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike, on October 16 in North Bethesda. Gilstrap, a bestselling author and screenwriter, will present his nonfiction book “Six Minutes to Freedom.” Smith, a […]

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Author of Dork Diaries Visits Takoma Park (VIDEO)

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Rachel Renee Russell, the author of the popular Dork Diaries series, recently visited Takoma Park. Takoma Park TV’s Regina Reese reports. Visit Takoma Park City TV to see more Takoma Park City Television.  

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ArcLight to Open Nov. 7

The new 16-screen ArcLight Cinema is scheduled to open at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in North Bethesda Nov. 7, according to the ArcLight website. This is the first East Coast location for the ArcLight company. ArcLight Cinema will offer reserved seating, a cafe and bar, and question-and-answer sessions with producers and directors, according to Gretchen […]

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