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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th. Awardees will be honored for excellence in creating content specifically for our local community on all platforms, for teaching and sharing the […]

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May 18, 2017 | Michelle Queen

UPDATED Weekend Planner, May 19 – May 21 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through this weekend, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Admission is free; hours are posted, here. The Rockville Art League Juried Members’ Show is on exhibit at Glenview Mansion from […]

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May 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Many Local, Elected Officials Plan to Attend Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday (VIDEO)

You may see a lot of politicians at the Gaithersburg Book Festival this Saturday. Several of them are introducing featured authors at the literary event. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, an event that takes place at the grounds of City Hall. Ashman said he is not introducing an […]

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May 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Child Prodigy Jose Andre Montano to Kids: ‘You Can Do All The Things You Want to In Life’ (VIDEO)

Bob Murad, assistant director of the youth orchestra at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club described Jose Montano as, “a very special kid,” during the youth orchestra practice on Monday night. Dozens of kids are giving up roughly three hours after school every Monday to learn about Blues and Jazz under the direction of local […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithesburg Book Festival Set for May 20 at City Hall (VIDEO)

The 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 20th. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of this literary festival and he tells MyMCMedia that this year’s lineup includes about 130 authors, and that’s a record. He is also hoping to see a record crowd in Olde Towne […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concerts Return to Bethesda’s Veterans Park

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 in May and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans Park, […]

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May 5, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

The Case for Artist Master Workshops

What is an Artist Master Class? An artist master class is a workshop on a specific topic or skill given by a renowned artist, in his or her field. After obtaining a degree or taking years of weekly classes, artists reach a point where they need to be set free.  They paint for a while, on […]

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May 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 5 – May 7 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: The fifth annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Fine Art Festival takes place this weekend with hours on Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival includes the works of 165 jury-selected artists and live music. Strathmore Mansion […]

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May 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

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 librarians to find out. For the month of April, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction In Plain Sight: A […]

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May 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Officials Rename Poolesville Library to Recognize Devoted Volunteer (VIDEO)

The Poolesville Library has a new name.  The library at 19633 Fisher Avenue is now known as the Maggie Nightingale Library, in recognition of a devoted volunteer and library advocate. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled the library’s new name at a ceremony on Saturday. He was joined by the late Maggie Nightingale’s husband, Tom, […]

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