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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...

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...

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...

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...

Gaithersburg Arts on the Green Brings the Arts to Young Children

Gaithersburg is now offering a new collection of programs for families with young children entitled “Just for Familes.” The program provides age appropriate performing and visual arts programs, including face painting...

The Arts In Montgomery County

Weekend Planner, Oct. 10 – Oct. 12 (VIDEO)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, October 10 Take the whole family to the Activity Center at Bohrer Park for Family Fun Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The AFI International Horror Film Fest screening of Exists at 7:30 p.m. and Call Girl of Cthulhu at 9:45 p.m. in […]

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County Executive Awards for Excellence in Arts & Humanities

Anthony Brown at Excellence in Arts Awards

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) has announced the winners of the 2014 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Established in 2002, these awards honor community leaders whose work in the cultural sector has made an impact in Montgomery County communities. Among this year’s eight recipients of the […]

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Libraries Expand Hours This Month (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Public Libraries will expand their hours as of Oct. 5 and four more branches will be open on Sunday afternoons. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Gaithersburg Arts on the Green Brings the Arts to Young Children

Gaithersburg is now offering a new collection of programs for families with young children entitled “Just for Familes.” The program provides age appropriate performing and visual arts programs, including face painting workshops, theater productions and concerts. The programs are offered at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion located at 311 and 320 Kent Square […]

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Weekend Planner, Oct. 3 – Oct. 5

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, October 3 The 25th AFI Latin American Film Festival is underway now through Oct. 8. Find the perfect pumpkin and enjoy family fun at Butler’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival in Germantown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy live music, food and more at […]

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Bill Cosby at Strathmore

Bill Cosby performs at The Music Center at Strathmore tonight at 8 p.m. Cosby’s humor often centers on the basic cornerstones of our existence, seeking to provide an insight into our roles a parents, children, family members, and men and women. There will be a large screen above the stage showing close ups of Mr. […]

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Rounding Up for the Visual Arts! (VIDEO)

This month when customers buy art supplies at any of the three Plaza Artist Materials stores in Montgomery County they will have the option of rounding up their bill and donating the money to support local artists. The effort is called Round Up for the Visual Arts! and it is launched in conjunction with the […]

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in September

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. For the month of September, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Tales From A Not-So-Glam […]

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Weekend Planner, Sept. 26 – Sept. 28

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 26 The 25th AFI Latin American Film Festival is underway now through Oct. 8 in Silver Spring The Gaithersburg Fall Golf Classic begins at 8:45 a.m. Proceeds support the Youth Coaches Education Program The 31st Annual Middle Eastern Cultural Festival takes place […]

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Wheaton Trucktoberfest (VIDEO)

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Don’t miss the Wheaton Trucktoberfest this weekend:

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