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September 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Glenstone Museum Re-Opens to Public on Oct. 4

Tucked away in Potomac is an art gallery decorated by the natural beauty wonders that surround it. After closing briefly due to renovations—the Glenstone Museum will re-open to the public on Oct. 4 with an additional 50,000 square feet of exhibition space. MyMCMedia’s Mitti Hicks has more on what to expect: Here at Glenstone for […]

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September 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 21 – Sept. 23

The sixth annual KIDfest family festival takes place Sept. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center. The event focuses on creativity and innovation. Children and adults can explore over 90 interactive exhibits, participate in code jams, and hear kid talks from local innovators. The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival continues this […]

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September 19, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Arts Parade to March Through Wheaton Sunday

Entertainment Features Strathmore and Olney Theatre The Second Annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will take place on Sunday, Sept. 23. The parade, with masters of ceremonies from Adventure Theatre, starts at 10 a.m. on Georgia Avenue in Wheaton, followed by the festival, which runs until 5 p.m. at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park on Fern […]

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September 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 14 – Sept. 16

The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival runs through Oct. 3 and includes films from Latin America as well as Spain and Portugal. In its 29th year, the festival showcases LatinAmerican cinema during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The schedule of films and special events may be found online at AFI Latin American Film Festival webpage. […]

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September 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Dianne Reeves Headlines the Silver Spring Jazz Festival Saturday

The 15th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival attracted thousands of music lovers to downtown Silver Spring Saturday night despite the rain. Dianne Reeves, five-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters award headlined the festival. Additional performances by Akua Allrich and the Tribe, Charles Wood Quintet, and local […]

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September 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet Bethesda Metro Station Artist Juan Pineda

Washington, D.C.-based artist Juan Pineda’s colorful creations are turning Montgomery County into a work of art. He transformed the Bethesda Metro station with his abstract archways and brightened up buildings in Silver Spring and Takoma Park with his Maya-inspired artwork. His work can be seen throughout our area, and he will be popping up more pieces […]

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September 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 7 – Sept. 9

The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 8 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 15th year. Dianne Reeves, five-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters award headlines the Festival. Additional performances by Akua Allrich and the Tribe, Marcus Johnson, and more. Below […]

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August 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 31 – Sept. 3

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 48th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s showcase of Irish music and dance. The popular Kentlands/Lakelands 5K race takes place Saturday. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and […]

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August 27, 2018 | Dee Willett

August 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries’ Literary Explorers Present Video Book Reviews

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ Literary Explorers program provides youth ages 10 to 14 with the opportunity to talk about books they have read, learn how to do a book talk on video and then record it for cable TV.  The program was made possible by a grant to MCPL and Montgomery Community Media from the NBC […]

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