We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 10-13

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 10-13. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Rockville: Rockville in the 1920s: Eileen McGuckian, author of six publications about Rockville history, is this month’s...

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Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Gabe Albornoz, Concejal que sufre por situación inmigratoria

El tercer concejal latino en ser parte del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Gabe Albornoz, habla sobre el orgullo que siente de sus padres inmigrantes, su familia, sus motivaciones para servir a la sociedad y lo que está...

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Amy Tan to be Honored at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville

Award-winning author Amy Tan will be honored at the 23rd Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville on Oct. 12. The literary festival was started in 1996 to honor the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald — who’s...

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Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Jonathan Acosta – Con su música anima a Venezuela a reir en lugar de llorar.

El cantautor Jonathan Acosta comparte su vida de inmigrante en Estados Unidos, el motivo por el que salió de Venezuela, sus luchas y alegrías. Nos cuenta por qué compone canciones de esperanza, le envía un claro mensaje al...

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Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine,...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 3-6

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 3-6. Arsenic and Old Lace:  Rockville Little Theatre’s production of the classic mystery-farce about two delightfully poisonous old ladies, their...

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September 23, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Other Montgomery County Natives Nominated For Emmys

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards saw big wins for HBO shows led by Game of Thrones and for Pheobe Waller-Bridge, creator, writer and star of Amazon’s “Fleabag.” What you might not know is that a few of the nominees attended schools in the area including Montgomery County. The Emmys celebrated the final season of HBO’s […]

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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 19-22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 19-22. Festivals, Festivals, Festivals:  Now is the time to enjoy cooler temperatures after the hot, humid summer. And what better way than to attend a festival. Poolesville celebrates with the 27th annual Poolesville Day Festival on Saturday. Enjoy authentic Mediterranean food at the 36th […]

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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Middle Eastern Festival Returns for the 36th Year

The 36th Annual Middle Eastern Festival returns to Potomac the weekend of Sept. 20-22. Enjoy authentic Mediterranean food, crafts and religious items for sale at Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church. Middle Eastern delicacies on the menu will include grilled lamb, kibbee, tabouleh, hummus, gyros, falafel, spinach pies, baklava and a variety of other […]

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Ten Things to Know for Sunday’s FutureFest in Downtown Silver Spring

FutureFest comes to the Silver Spring Civic Building this Sunday. Here are 10 things to know about the family festival. 1. What is FutureFest? FutureFest is one of the DC region’s largest family festivals where kids can spark their imagination and families can celebrate their collective power to invent the future. FutureFest, presented by KID […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition; Oletha DeVane Wins ‘Best in Show’

Artwork from the annual Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 28 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Oletha DeVane, an artist from Ellicott City, Maryland won $10,000 for the best in show prize during the exhibition’s opening […]

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September 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and friends can enjoy food, music, art and culture: PawPaw Festival   Noon to 4 p.m. […]

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September 4, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Maggie Rose Performing at Grand Ole Opry Tonight

Nashville recording artist and Potomac native Maggie Rose continues to make waves in the world of country music. Tonight, she performs at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville’s iconic venue and long-running show. You can hear the performance live by going to the website around 8 pm: https://www.opry.com/tunein  (Just click the “Listen Arrow” on the screen) […]

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September 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 5-8. Marcia Ball:  Pianist and songwriter Marcia Ball brings her signature swampy, bluesy, boogie-woogie roadhouse sound to AMP. The 2018 Texas State Musician of the Year has achieved global acclaim for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she […]

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