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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...

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...

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...

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....

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in February

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...

Silver Spring Library Closing Book on Colesville Location

The Silver Spring Library will be celebrating the close of one chapter and opening of a new one when the current location shuts its doors on March 15. After 58 years of service, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials...

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Silver Spring Library Closing Book on Colesville Location

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The Silver Spring Library will be celebrating the close of one chapter and opening of a new one when the current location shuts its doors on March 15. After 58 years of service, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials have announced that the Silver Spring Library branch will close to the public at 5 p.m. […]

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The Year of the Goat; County Residents Celebrate The Chinese New Year (VIDEO)

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It was a snowy day outside, but inside the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg hundreds of people celebrated the 4713 Chinese New Year on Feb. 21. It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. The 16th Annual Lunar New Year Festival celebration was hosted by […]

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Olney Native Stars in Bravo Show

Olney native – Kirk Knight – will be starring on season two of Bravo’s series “Newlyweds: The First Year”. Knight and his wife Laura are scheduled to appear on the show which premieres on March 10 at 10 p.m. Season two of “Newlyweds: The First Year,” follows four new couples — Samantha Abby and Laura Leigh […]

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Snowing Outside; Celebrating Chinese New Year Inside (PHOTOS)

It was a snowy day outside, but inside the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg hundreds of people celebrated the 4713 Chinese New Year. It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. The 16th Annual Lunar New Year Festival celebration was hosted by the Chinese Culture […]

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Arts and Humanities Council Offers Cultural Grants in Wheaton

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County is launching a cultural arts grants program with an aim at invigorating the Wheaton Arts and Entertainment District here. The Wheaton Cultural Grants is a new funding opportunity that will support creative and cultural projects in Wheaton. This recently created grant category is funded by Montgomery County […]

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Gaithersburg Book Festival Preview (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg Book Festival founder Jud Ashman, who is also the city’s mayor, provides a quick rundown of some of the authors who will be appearing at the May 16 event, which is held on the grounds of City Hall. Learn more at the Gaithersburg Book Festival website.

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Weekend Planner, Feb. 20 – Feb. 22 (VIDEO)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, February 20 The Embassy of El Salvador celebrates 23rd Anniversary of the Peace Agreement at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring at 6:30 p.m. Take a 45-minute dance lesson and then join in the Salsa and Bachata dance party at the […]

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Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival (VIDEO)

Thousands of jazz lovers from across the country attended the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival at the Rockville Hilton on Feb. 13-16. Concert goers were treated to performances by such artists as Chad Carter, Ellis Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Allan Harris, Warren Wolf, Graig Handy, Patrice Rushen, Tierney Sutton, Marcus Strickland and James Carter to name just […]

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Singer Songwriter Caitlin Canty Performs at Arts Barn (Video)

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The Singer Songwriter Concert Series presented by O’Hair Salon + Spa brings Caitlin Canty to the Arts Barn Thursday, Feb. 19. Canty will lead a workshop at 3 p.m. and perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road in Gaithersburg. Tickets are $45 for the workshop and concert and […]

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Folk Band Le Vent du Nord Appearing at BlackRock (VIDEO)

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The critically-acclaimed progressive folk group Le Vent du Nord will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 – $28 and may be purchased online at the BlackRock website or by calling 240.912.1058. Considered a driving force in Quebec’s progressive folk movement, Le Vent du Nord […]

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