Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in April

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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Bethesda Summer Concerts Start May 5

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May, June and July. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing,...

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Five Things to Know About the Washington Writers Conference (VIDEO)

Author David O. Stewart is the president of the Washington Independent Review of Books, and one of the founders of the Washington Writers Conference. This year’s conference is scheduled for April 29th and 30th at the...

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MCAEL’s Third Annual Adult Spelling Bee Sure to Create Buzz

Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL) will hold their third annual spelling bee today. The “Grown-Up Spelling Bee for Adult Literacy,” event is set to take place at the Montgomery College Cultural...

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Thousands Attend Cambodian New Year Festival in Silver Spring (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Thousands of residents and visitors came out for the Cambodian New Year Festival in Silver Spring on Sunday. The two day event was hosted by the Cambodian Buddhist Society which has organized the new year’s festival for the...

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Day in the Life of Montgomery County Set for April 22nd (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s 4th annual “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” celebration takes place on Friday, April 22nd. We need your help celebrating the people and places that make Montgomery County...

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April 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival Planned for Saturday in Silver Spring

AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring will host the Gandhi Brigade Montgomery County Youth Media Festival and Competition on Saturday, April 16. The event is a chance for young student filmmakers to show off their films to the public. Over 500 submissions were received for the competition in four different categories; documentary, narrative, environmental and […]

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April 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Day in the Life of Montgomery County Set for April 22nd (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s 4th annual “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” celebration takes place on Friday, April 22nd. We need your help celebrating the people and places that make Montgomery County extraordinary. For each photo or video we receive, a donation of $1 will be made to Manna Food Center. Help feed the hungry […]

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April 15, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, April 15 – 17 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 15 The 17th annual Bethesda Literary Festival takes place this weekend featuring bestselling authors Cokie Roberts, Kate Alcott and David Ignatius.  The festival is open today from 7 to 10 p.m. Shakespeare & Company’s production of Twelfth Night at the Cultural Arts Center […]

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April 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Strathmore Presents ‘Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett’ (VIDEO)

American funny lady Carol Burnett comes to North Bethesda with two performances at the Music Center at Strathmore this weekend. The six-time Emmy winner presents an evening of comedy that is unscripted and will include a question and answer session with the audience.  The performances  are Friday and Saturday evenings, April 15-16 at 8 p.m. […]

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April 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Kennsington Park Library Celebrates Grand Reopening (VIDEO)

The Kensington Park Library has officially reopened after closing for a few months for renovation. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Kensington Celebrates the International Day of the Book on April 24 (VIDEO)

Kensington is gearing up for its annual International Day of the Book festival, which is set for April 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Howard Avenue. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently sat down with author Steve Piacente, who is the book festival’s master of ceremonies, to find out more about this year’s event. Take […]

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April 7, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, April 8 – 10 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 8 Bunnyland is back at Butler’s Orchard in Germantown with lots of activities for children. Opens at 9 a.m. and is weather dependent. Call 301.972.3299 or check Butler’s Orchard website if any question about the weather. Olney Theatre presents Marjorie Prime at 7:45 p.m. […]

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April 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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City of Gaithersburg to Host Arab American Heritage Month Celebration on April 11

The Gaithersburg Multicultural Affairs Committee will host a reception in honor of Arab Heritage American Month on Monday, April 11. The event will feature student presentations on culture from different Arab nations, Arabic art and demonstrations, dancing and more. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council declared April as Arab American Heritage Month during a […]

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April 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in March

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. Are you a teen and love writing poetry? MCPL is sponsoring a competition for teens ages 13-18 this […]

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March 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

National Philharmonic performs Handel's Messiah at the Music Center at Strathmore

Weekend Planner, April 1 – 3 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 1 Bunnyland is back at Butler’s Orchard in Germantown with lots of activities for children. Opens at 9 a.m. and is weather dependent. Call 301.972.3299 or check Butler’s Orchard website if any question about the weather. Montgomery Parks will be celebrating the season opening […]

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