Un Año Después, las Bibliotecas del Condado Siguen Sin Poder Abrir Completamente

A medida que más personas reciben la vacuna contra el coronavirus, la vida comienza a parecerse a una “nueva normalidad”: los niños regresan a las aulas, la gente come afuera y los centros de recreación permiten...

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One Year Later, County Public Library Buildings Still Not Fully Open

As more people get the coronavirus vaccine, life is beginning to resemble a “new normal” — children are returning to classrooms, people are eating outside, and recreation centers are allowing some patrons to use...

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Germantown Library to Close April 24 for Refresh

The Germantown library branch is closing at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 for a refresh project. The branch will remain closed for approximately four months. County officials say the library is expected to reopen in late summer or...

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Brookside Gardens Opens Exhibit Showcasing Middle Eastern American Art

Brookside Gardens’ newest exhibit, “Middle Eastern American Artists in the Garden and Beyond” has opened for public in-person viewing from March 29 through April 25, located at the Brookside Gardens’...

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Brookeville Brothers Produce Award-Winning Film on the Chesapeake Bay

What began as two brothers in a quarantine project evolved into an award-winning film addressing the number one challenge currently facing the Chesapeake Bay — water quality. Andrew and Eric Braker’s film “A Journey...

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AMC Theatres Reopen Friday for First Time in Over a Year

For the first time in over a year, movie theaters and live performance venues in Montgomery County are allowed to reopen. Gov. Larry Hogan first closed theaters in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He announced they could...

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Arts

March 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Cherry Blossoms Bursting: County Artists Showcased in the D.C. Region

Montgomery County artists created five of the 26 cherry blossom statues on display that are scattered throughout the Greater Washington, D.C. area. The National Cherry Blossom Festival has gone virtual for the second year in a row to discourage crowds from heading to the Tidal Basin to view the beautiful pink blossoms. Art in Bloom […]

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March 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Brookside’s ‘Facets of Hope’ Exhibit Remembers Coronavirus Victims With Hanging Crystals 

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton has opened a temporary outdoor art installation to honor lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County. The exhibit “Facets of Hope” hangs one strand of crystals for every resident who died from the virus. So far, more than 1,400 strands have been hung for the county’s 1,415 victims as of Tuesday. The […]

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March 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Children’s Book on Dr. Fauci, ‘America’s Doctor,’ Will Debut in June

A new children’s book about Dr. Anthony Fauci, who County Executive Marc Elrich dubbed on Twitter, ‘the most famous employee in Montgomery County,” will debut June 29. Written by Kate Messner, whose award winning books include “All the Answers,” “Breakout” and “Tracking Pythons, the book is entitled “Dr. Fauci: How a Boy From Brooklyn Became […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

AMC Movie Theaters to Open March 26

AMC Theatres announced that beginning Friday, 98% of its U.S. theaters will be open for business. Four area AMC theaters are opening Friday and three more open on March 26, including in Gaithersburg and Wheaton. More than one year ago on March 16, 2020, Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order to close all bars, […]

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March 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Adventure Theatre Trata el Tema de Inmigración en su Serie ‘Celebremos Nuestras Historias’

El Teatro Adventure Celebra: Encontrando Tu Lugar en el Mundo, como parte de la serie en español “Celebremos Nuestras Historias” que se transmite mensualmente en vivo a través de su página de Facebook. El episodio del domingo 14 de marzo, a partir de las 2:00 p.m. ET, tratará el tema de inmigración junto a la invitada […]

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March 10, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin and Deirdre Byrne

‘Some People’s Heroes are Other People’s Villains’: Death of ‘Kane’ Brings Backs Good, Bad and ‘Complicated’ Memories

When news of Peter Deibler’s death became public Monday morning, it brought up positive and negative memories for fans and former coworkers. The popular Top 40 radio host and Montgomery County resident — who went by “Kane” on-air — spent much of his career at Hot 99.5 (WIHT), which is based in Rockville. Some of […]

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March 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Kane Show’ Host Peter Deibler Dies After Longtime Illness

Peter Deibler, who hosted the Hot 99.5 (WIHT) program “The Kane Show” from November 2006 through April 2020, died at Shady Grove Adventist Medical Center on March 6. He was 43. The radio host—known to fans as “Kane”—died from a “long illness,” according to a statement from his representatives Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. The […]

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March 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Adventure Theatre Raises More Than $100,000 During 30-Hour Stream-A-Thon

Adventure Theatre hosted its first-ever 30-hour Stream-A-Thon called Bring Home the Adventure, featuring more than 20 stars of stage and screen, chefs, local artists, community supporters, and the theatre’s talented Academy students. The event raised more than $114,000 and engaged more than 10,000 viewers across the theatre’s social media channels, according to the press release. […]

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March 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Adventure Theatre Recauda más de $118 mil en Maratón Virtual

El emblemático Adventure Theatre ubicado en el parque Glen Echo, en el condado de Montgomery, recaudó hasta el miércoles $118,537 y aún siguen recibiendo donaciones. Funcionarios del Teatro dicen que el “evento se lleva a cabo para recaudar fondos y lograr continuar con la misión de poder servir a niños, familias y estudiantes con experiencias […]

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March 3, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month Virtually

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of virtual lectures, discussions, and storytimes around the theme “Valliant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” The free programs, suitable for […]

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