Preview of Gaithersburg Book Festival Set for Saturday (VIDEO)

Book lovers take note. The 7th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 21. Here’s a preview:   A schedule of the author talks and signings, workshops and more are available on the...

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Final Day of Bethesda Fine Arts Festival (PHOTOS)

The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn & Del Ray Avenues, features the work of over 100 artists from across the United States. The festival is open today from 10 a.m. to...

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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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April 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda summer concert scene

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, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 5 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans […]

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April 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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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 Bethesda Marriott, and over 200 writers are expected to attend. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Stewart tells us five […]

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April 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College Hosts Mid-Atlantic Guitar Festival

Montgomery College’s Performing Arts Department is hosting the Mid-Atlantic Guitar Festival on April 22nd and 23rd. A full day of entertainment and master classes will take place in the Music Building on the Rockville Campus. Featured artists include faculty members Matthew Palmer, Adam Levin, Matthew Rohde, Jake Sheffer, Adam Kossler and Scott Borg. Also featured: […]

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April 21, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, April 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 22 – Earth Day Grab your phone, take a photo and send it in for our annual Day in the Life of Montgomery County event. Come back often to see the resulting crowd-sourced photo collage. New this year, $1 will be donated to Manna Food […]

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April 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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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 Arts Center in Silver Spring. The event is designed to raise money for and awareness about English literacy in Montgomery County. “This […]

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April 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kensington Day of the Book Festival

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

Save the date: Kensington celebrates the International Day of the Book on April 24. The master of ceremonies is author Steve Piacente, and he shares why this is an event to check out in the video, below: More information is available at the Kensington Festival website to plan your visit.

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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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