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

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal arts and crafts shows, but guess there are more in the county. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist...

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Adventure Theatre Announces Director Fellowship Recipients

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announce the inaugural 2018-2019 Assistant Director Fellowship for People of Color recipients, Angelisa Gillyard (Blueberries for Sal), Carlos Castillo (Fancy Nancy), Monique Midgette (Huckleberry...

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Politicians, Arts Community Rub Elbows at Executive’s Ball

New County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council members schmooze at the Executive’s Ball.  ...

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Montgomery County Inaugural Ball Benefits Arts Programs

Montgomery County Executive’s Ball is set for Monday, Dec. 3 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda. In its 33rd year, this year’s Executive Ball also...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Kick off the holiday season with live ice sculpting and holiday performances at the annual Bethesda’s Annual Winter Wonderland Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The celebration takes place in Bethesda’s Veterans...

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Brookside Gardens Light Display in Wheaton in its 20th Year

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 20th season. This walk-through holiday light display features more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers,...

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Arts

November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Honors Veterans

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, a day to honor those who currently serve or have served in the military. Veterans Day falls on Sunday, with the federal holiday set for Monday, Nov. 12. Numerous ceremonies and events are planned in Montgomery County in recognition of our Veterans. Here are some events in […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 9 – Nov. 11

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it takes place from Nov. 8-Nov. 11. Friday, Nov. 9 Mary Poppins Jr.  KAT Second Stage presents […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Kick off Holiday Shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market. More than sixteen dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it […]

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November 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 2 – Nov. 4

Friday, Nov. 2   TRÍ – The New Irish  Three Irish Tenors sing a repertoire of the Irish Tradition, and introduce new songs. This group represents the next generation of Irish storytelling. Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown.  blackrockcenter.org. $25-$45. Contra Dance Contra dance is a type of […]

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October 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

17th Annual County Executive’s Awards For Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and First Lady Catherine Leggett celebrated the 17th annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 29th at the Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College. Watch the full awards ceremony, here. The following residents received awards: Lifetime Achievement Award Eleanor Epstein, Zemer Chai Lifetime Impact […]

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October 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 26 – Oct. 28

Glen Echo Park’s annual Halloween-themed family event, Fall Frolic takes place Saturday, October 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. Fall Frolic is open to the public, and visitors of all ages are invited to explore the arts through hands-on crafts, Halloween activities, trick-or-treating and visiting open studios. Families may want to pick a pumpkin from […]

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October 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Community Dialogue Follows ‘The S Word’ Film Screening at AFI Silver Thursday

Suicides are on the rise in the United States. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rates rose from 1999 to 2016 over 25% and is the second leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 24 in the United States. Montgomery County officials, area hospitals and mental […]

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October 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 19 – Oct. 21

Festivals continue around the county this weekend. The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates the diverse cultures of the county with traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities representative of 12 countries. Korea is new to the festival this year. The festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College from […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fiber Artist Installs Two Works of Public Art in Takoma Park

If you drive past Takoma Park’s Ward Sinclair Plaza at the intersection of Laurel and Carroll Avenues, don’t be surprised by the 17-foot-long octopus attacking the downtown clock tower. The city of Takoma Park recently commissioned fiber artist Stacy Cantrell to crochet the huge octopus in the city’s colors of orange, yellow, green, and blue. With […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries’ Speaker Series Features Author Joseph Esposito Oct. 21

Joseph Esposito, author and historian who served in three presidential administrations is the featured speaker for Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) next Contemporary Conversations series. The program will be held at the Rockville Memorial Library located at 21 Maryland Avenue on Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is not required. Esposito will discuss his book Dinner in […]

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