Where Will You Serve on MLK, Jr. Day? (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is considered a day of service in Montgomery County. On Jan. 16, thousands of volunteers will participate in family-oriented service projects to help others across the county. There are events taking...

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Weekend Planner, Jan. 13 – Jan. 16 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the MLK Celebration & Tribute at Strathmore Monday afternoon or at the...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

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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UPDATED: An UnNaugural Concert Set for Jan. 20 in Silver Spring

UPDATED 1.5.17 The UnNaugural Concert has sold out, according to organizer Cheryl Kagan. An “unNaugural” concert to raise funds for national progressive organizations is scheduled to be held at 7:30 p.m. on...

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‘La Vie en Bleu’ Art Exhibit at Strathmore Explores the Color Blue, Opening Reception on Jan. 5 (PHOTOS)

Strathmore presents its 26th annual juried art exhibit titled “La Vie en Bleu”, which includes artwork exploring the color blue.  The exhibit opens January 7 and runs through February 19 at the Strathmore Mansion....

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Man Finds Parent’s Overdue Library Books 46 Years Later, Pays $1,500 Fine (VIDEO)

Forgetting to take a library book back on its due date and paying the accumulated fine for the extra days it was borrowed is something staff from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) observes from residents almost every...

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Arts

December 14, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

The 2016 Montgomery County Executive’s Ball Celebrates the Arts (VIDEO)

The 31st annual Montgomery County Executive’s Ball was held on Dec. 4. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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December 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Water Damage Delays Opening of Little Falls Library in Bethesda

The reopening of the Little Falls Library in Bethesda has been delayed because of water damage. That’s the word from Montgomery County officials who said the library was damaged after a 4-inch, fire-main pipe broke this week flooding the mechanical room and the lower level. The library, located at 5501 Massachusetts Avenue, was scheduled to […]

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December 8, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Dec. 9 – Dec. 11 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend. Find more choices in our MyMCMedia.org calendar. Friday, December 9:  Art: Waverly Gallery’s Holiday Art Exhibition is on display from Dec. 6 through Jan. 7. Meet the artists at tonight’s opening reception from 5 – 9 p.m. Gallery B’s Cadence exhibition features works by Kristine […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

First Lady Catherine Leggett on How the Arts Inspired Her Career (VIDEO)

The 31st annual Montgomery County Executive’s Ball was held on Dec. 4. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s First Lady Catherine Leggett talks about how the arts influenced her life and career.

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

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 November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Fantastic Beasts and Where […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Unveils $10 Million Expansion Plan (PHOTOS)

Strathmore released image renderings of its $10 million expansion project that will add 5,000 square feet of glass enclosed space to the venue, on Monday. According to a news release, the expanded space will add 200 seats to address much needed space for pre-concert dining and also presents possibilities for rentals, meetings, and performances. “This project will […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Tree Dazzles in Rockville (VIDEO)

Have you seen the new holiday tree at Rockville Town Square? Watch this Rockville video, below, for the story behind the city’s state of the art Holiday Tree: Take the time and enjoy the holidays in @RockvilleTownSq! pic.twitter.com/9cUoV3EPsE — Rockville 11 (@Rockville11) November 30, 2016

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December 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Executive’s Ball Celebrates the Arts (PHOTOS)

The 31st annual Montgomery County Executive’s Ball was held on Dec. 4 at the Bethesda North Marriott. PHOTOS | Vincent Sarageno

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December 2, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Dec. 2 – Dec. 4 (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County is the place to be for holiday light displays. The Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton is open from Nov. 25 – Jan 1. The Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg is open from Nov. 25 – Dec. 31. The Festival of Lights in Kensington is open […]

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November 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents Estampas Porteñas Tango Company Nov. 28 (VIDEO)

Buenos Aires based company Estampas Porteñas performs “Deseos…Stories of Longing and Desire told through Argentine Tango and Music” at the Music Center at Strathmore on Nov. 28.  Estampas tells the love story of Charlo and Margot with dance as Margot travels from her rural Argentine village to the big city. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at the […]

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