Josiah Henson Documentary Debuts in Silver Spring

“Josiah,” the documentary about Josiah Henson, debuted Friday night at the AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center in Silver Spring. Here’s an interview MyMCMedia did with Jared Brock, the filmmaker: A second...

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Strathmore Names Monica Jeffries Hazangeles as New CEO

Monica Jeffries Hazangeles has been named Strathmore’s new CEO, succeeding Eliot Pfanstiehl who announced his retirement in January. Jeffries Hazangeles will continue to serve as president of Strathmore, a role she has held...

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AFI Silver Theatre Presents Documentary Based on Life of Josiah Henson

The Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre present two screenings of the documentary film “Josiah” on Aug. 10 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. at AFI Silver Theatre, 8533 Colesville Road in Silver Spring. Tickets to...

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Montgomery Arts Infusion on Stage at Imagination Stage

Michael Bobbitt, Adventure Theatre artistic director, hosts the eighth episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion on the set of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” on stage at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Performances...

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Strathmore Presents The Chuck Brown Band Wednesday, Aug. 1

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m....

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Arts on the Block Exhibit at Edison Place Gallery on Display Through Aug. 17

Arts on the Block presents PIVOT, an art show at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW, Washington DC. The exhibit is on display from now through Aug. 17.  The gallery is open to the public Tuesday through...

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July 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends ‘New Worlds’ Concert Sept. 28

Actor Bill Murray presents his New Worlds concert at the Music Center at Strathmore in the fall. Murray will perform the works of great American and European creatives with New Worlds co-creator and cellist Jan Vogler, as well as violinist Mira Wang and pianist Vanessa Perez. The show is scheduled for Sept. 28 at 8 […]

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June 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Amazon Bookstore Now Open in Bethesda

Bethesda Row welcomed the first Amazon Bookstore in Montgomery County to the corner of Bethesda Ave. and Arlington Rd. last week. The Amazon Bookstore fills the void left by the recent closure of the landmark Barnes & Noble on the same street. Barnes & Noble was one of Bethesda Row’s first tenants, and many Bethesda […]

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June 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Arts Infusion On Stage At Olney Theatre

Michael Bobbitt, Adventure Theatre artistic director, hosts the seventh episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion on the set of “The Crucible” on stage at Olney Theatre Center. Featured stories include the Paint Branch High School Eclectic Steppers and Art Glass Craftsman Tony Glander. Producer Phyllis Armstrong introduces us to a group of girls who will show […]

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June 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Behind the Art: Working with Frit Glass

Tony Glander, artist in residence at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn, considers himself a glass craftsman. He describes how he designs art working with frit, ground glass in various colors. The results are colorful but fragile. Glander is featured in Montgomery Arts Infusion Episode 7.       View previous episodes of Montgomery Arts Infusion:

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June 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Behind the Art: Working with Tempered Glass

Tony Glander, a glass craftsman and artist in residence at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn describes his technique using tempered glass to make art. Glander is featured in Montgomery Arts Infusion Episode 7.       View previous episodes of Montgomery Arts Infusion:

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June 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Behind the Art: Glass Craft at the Arts Barn

Glass Craftsman Tony Glander describes how he became an artist-in-residence at Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Glander’s art and his unique technique are featured in Montgomery Arts Infusion Episode 7.     View previous episodes of Montgomery Arts Infusion:  

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June 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Big Names to Play at 10th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival

Critically acclaimed bands will play alongside local artists at the 10th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival Saturday, June 16. Among the performers are local band Little Bit A Blues, fan favorite Moonshine Society, Biscuit Miller and the Mix, and Harried Americans. Little Bit A Blues received a WAMMIE nomination and a JIMI award for their […]

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June 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Line up of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 30th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain or shine. Bench […]

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June 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

5 Fun Activities This Father’s Day

Instead of buying dad another tie this year, spend some quality time together at one of these local Father’s Day activities.   1. Father’s Day Mini Golf Special Join dad for a day of golf this Sunday at the Gaithersburg Mini Golf course. Dads play free when they come with a paying customer. Sunday, June […]

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June 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Backyard Theater for Children at Strathmore Returns in July

Backyard Theater for Children at Strathmore returns on Thursdays now through July 31 with two performances at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Don’t miss Serendib Dance in Rhythm of Lanka this Thursday, July 31.

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