County Employees Celebrate Black History Month, Honor Parker Hamilton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County employees celebrated Black History Month with a special program at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville today. The 2017 program entitled, “An African American Musical Journey,” highlighted...

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For the Love of Theatre (VIDEO)

Thespians and drama department students from 13 middle and high schools gathered this month at James Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theater Festival. MCPS-TV has the story,...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

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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Whoopi Goldberg Coming to Strathmore May 27

Actress and pop culture icon Whoopi Goldberg will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore, May 27. The award-winning performer will present an evening of storytelling to include a question and answer session with the audience....

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UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out...

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Hundreds Rally for Causes at UnNaugural Concert in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The music of protest and progress stirred rousing applause at the UnNaugural Concert: Playing It Forward Voices for Social Justice, in Silver Spring. Some 500 people, including several Montgomery County and Maryland elected...

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Arts

January 19, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 20 – Jan. 22 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A special children’s production of The Odyssey […]

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January 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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 City of Rockville’s celebration in the morning. Both events include performances and awards. Art: Take a guided tour of […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

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 librarians to find out. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Secret Keepers by […]

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January 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 6 – Jan. 8 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: Meet the resident artists at Sandy Spring Museum at Saturday’s open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Strathmore’s 26th annual juried exhibition opens Saturday with a theme of blue to accompany the season-long blues music festival, Shades of […]

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January 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

‘La Vie en Bleu’ Art Exhibit at Strathmore Explores the Color Blue Closes Feb. 19 (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. The theme of the exhibit complements Strathmore’s season-long music festival Shades of Blues. The exhibit includes 146 works by 101 artists in […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Go Behind the Scenes of MBT’s The Nutcracker (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre‘s performance of The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Montgomery County. Now you can go behind the scenes and meet the people who make it all happen: Find out more about MBT, here.

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December 22, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Latin Grammy Winning Artist Andres Salguero Teaching Children about Culture in Silver Spring (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

Latin GRAMMY winning children’s artist Andres Salguero is teaching children at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School about Latin American countries through his music. This community outreach program entitled Jump Start with the Arts was funded by Carpe Diem Arts’ an organization supported by El Golfo Restaurant. “We feel it’s really important for young children to have memorable […]

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December 22, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Dec. 23 – Dec. 25 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment from now through the end of the month. Art: Waverly Gallery’s Holiday Art Exhibition is on display from Dec. 6 through Jan. 7. Gallery open Friday and Saturday, from noon to 6 p.m. Gallery B’s Cadence exhibition features works by Kristine DeNinno, Damon Arhos, and Clare Winslow. Gallery […]

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December 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Doc in Progress Moving to New Location

Silver Spring nonprofit organization Docs in Progress will be moving to a new location in the new year. The organization released the following statement about their decision to move: “As downtown Silver Spring, Maryland has blossomed in tandem with our growth of our nonprofit organization, we knew there would only be so much time before […]

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December 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival

Drive Thru Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights (VIDEO)

Take a drive through Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in this video, below: The Winter Lights Festival is now open thru Dec. 31. The festival will be closed on Dec. 25.

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