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Weekend Planner, March 27 – March 29 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 27 Celebrate Latino art and culture at “Express Your Art: Salsa, Son & Sabor” at VisArts Center at Rockville The 9 Songwriter...

Maggie Rose Concert Ends with Proposal at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED Talk about a love song! The Maggie Rose concert ended with a proposal Saturday night at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. Maggie Rose was about to perform “River Road” with her bass player last night in front...

Local Filmmaker Working on Documentary on Social Justice Activist

Local filmmaker Rob Fiks has a story to tell and he’s using a kickstarter funding campaign to make it a big-screen reality. Fiks of Aspen Hill has been working on a story called Letters to Zion, the story  of the life of...

Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn Presents Willy Wonka Junior

In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre – 2nd Stage, Arts on the Green presents Willy Wonka, Jr., a children’s  musical with lyrics and music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley; adapted for the stage by...

Arts On The Block Gives Teens a Chance to Create Artwork and Build Resumes (VIDEO)

The Kensington Nonprofit Arts On The Block helps more than three hundred teens a year. To be part of it, teens must apply online, show an artwork portfolio, and be interviewed. This organization works with youth and gives them a...

Imagination Stage Presents Blue For Young Theatre Goers (VIDEO)

Imagination Stage presents Blue, now through April 12 as part of their “My First Imagination Stage” series for young children . Blue tells a story of colors, tolerance, and understanding. Performances are...

The Arts In Montgomery County

Irish Instrumental Band Lúnasa Appearing at BlackRock (VIDEO)

Irish band Lúnasa will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 and may be purchased online at the BlackRock website. Lúnasa is named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts. Lúnasa members represent some of the […]

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Arts On The Block Gives Teens a Chance to Create Artwork and Build Resumes (VIDEO)

The Kensington Nonprofit Arts On The Block helps more than three hundred teens a year. To be part of it, teens must apply online, show an artwork portfolio, and be interviewed. This organization works with youth and gives them a space to create mosaics, illuminated mosaics and more. Teens spend their Saturdays on projects to […]

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County Selects Artspace to Develop Former Silver Spring Police Station

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced today that the county has selected Artspace to develop the former Third District Police Station and adjacent land located on Sligo Avenue in Silver Spring into an arts center anchored by affordable live/work housing. The station relocated last May from 801 Sligo Ave. to its new location at 1002 […]

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Imagination Stage Presents Blue For Young Theatre Goers (VIDEO)

Imagination Stage presents Blue, now through April 12 as part of their “My First Imagination Stage” series for young children . Blue tells a story of colors, tolerance, and understanding. Performances are Tuesdays-Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and Saturdays-Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased online at […]

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Weekend Planner, March 6 – March 8 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 6 Enjoy an evening of laughter as the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company performs in Germantown at the BlackRock Center for the Arts Olney Theatre’s production of Godspell continues with a show at 8 p.m. The Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Award finalists perform at […]

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BlackRock Names Main Gallery After Receiving Unprecedented Gift (PHOTOS)

The BlackRock Center for the Arts is naming its Main Gallery- The Kay Gallery- at a reception Sunday after getting an unprecedented gift from Upper Montgomery County residents Lauren and Rick Pollin. The Kay Gallery will be named in memory of Lauren Pollin’s parents Jack and Ina Kay. The Kays were great supporters of Jewish, […]

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Jay Farrar to Open AMP with Two Concerts

Twelve new shows at AMP at Pike & Rose on Grand Park Avenue in North Bethesda are now on sale, including back-to-back opening concerts by Americana alt-country originator Jay Farrar of Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo. AMP will open the first weekend in March, with two concerts by Jay Farrar on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, and […]

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County Looking for Tenants in New Silver Spring Library (PHOTOS)

photo of silver spring library under construction March 2

The new Silver Spring Library has some extra space built into it and organizations have two more weeks to apply to be a part of it. The county is seeking proposals from one or more organizations to be included in the new Silver Spring Library on Fenton Street between Wayne Avenue and Bonifant Street in downtown […]

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Teens in Montgomery County Have a Place to Show Their Passion for Art

Arts On The Block, a nonprofit in Kensington that works with youth and gives them a space to create mosaics, illuminated mosaics and more. Teens spend their Saturdays on projects to be displayed on other nonprofits and residents’ houses. The organization helps more than 300 teens a year. To be part of the projects, each […]

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Glenview Mansion Hosts Student Art Show (VIDEO)

The Glenview Mansion in Rockville is hosting the annual Student Art Show this month. Rockville 11 reports: Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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