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January 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pfanstiehl Announces Retirement from Strathmore

Eliot Pfanstiehl, who founded Strathmore and has served as its CEO since its inception, will retire Aug. 31. A release announcing his retirement included this quote from Pfanstiehl: “While retirement will leap to the minds of many, redeployment of my skills and assets is a more apt description, as I survey the many opportunities and […]

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January 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Lynda.com Now Available Free Through Montgomery County Libraries

The premier online education site, Lynda.com, is now available free for all Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) users with a valid library card. Lynda.com offers a collection of more than 6,000 video courses taught by industry experts. Users can access Lynda.com to learn art, graphic design, music, 3D animation, CNC/CAD engineering, Photoshop, InDesign, help with […]

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January 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Learn the Craft of Wood Turning with the Montgomery County Woodturners Association

Woodturners take pieces of trees that might be discarded or burned – and make them into works of art. The Montgomery County Woodturners Association is a group that brings together novices, hobbyists and professionals interested in the craft of turning wood. Members of the Montgomery County Woodturners Association meet monthly and are open to anyone […]

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January 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Behind the Scenes: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Rehearses for Jan. 21 Strathmore Step Afrika!

The Music Center at Strathmore presents the fourth annual showcase of stepping with Step Afrika! Sunday, January 21 at 5 p.m. Percussive dance styles practiced by African American fraternities and sororities plus African traditional dance and art forms from around the world come together as Step Afrika! integrates songs, storytelling, and humor into a highly entertaining, interactive […]

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January 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 12-14: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s MLK Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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 determine the most popular titles in December. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 5-7: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 5  The Reluctant Dragon Montgomery Playhouse, in partnership with Arts on the Green present the Reluctant Dragon. This play, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Ed Monk, and directed by Loretto McNally, is about the village […]

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December 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents Rob Lowe in ‘Stories I Only Tell My Friends’ May 11

Actor and author Rob Lowe presents his Stories I Only tell My Friends: Live! show at the Music Center at Strathmore in the spring. The show is loosely based on Lowe’s memoirs published in 2011. Lowe shares an evening of wit, storytelling, film clips and photos. The show is scheduled for May 11 at 8 […]

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December 9, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing NEA Big Read Grant (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized Montgomery Community Media, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), and the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the Council session Tuesday, Dec. 5. The organizations were awarded a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The goal of the Big Read program […]

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December 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Dec. 8-10: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

The holiday season includes many arts and entertainment traditions in the area. This weekend we found four for you to consider. Do you have a dog or cat? Santa is stopping by the Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, December 9 for a ‘Pet Photo With Santa‘ event from noon to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to […]

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