Local Artist Captures DC Women’s March in “Together We Rise” Painting

Kathy Lindert is a local artist who paints with oils in layers. She created a painting titled “Together We Rise” based on her experience participating in the 2017 D.C. Women’s March on Jan. 21, 2017. The...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 18-Jan. 20

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore...

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2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute: Women of the Dream

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host the 2019 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday and Tribute Celebration scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The event is produced by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King...

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Award-Winning Folk Singer Beth Wood Headlines BlackRock’s Studio Theater Thursday

BlackRock Center for the Arts singer-songwriter series continues with award-winning folk singer Beth Wood Thursday, Jan 17 at 7:30 p.m. With the release of her new album and over 20 years in the music industry, Wood is as...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 11-Jan. 13

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck to support federal employees and contractors impacted by the shutdown Friday, Jan. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Blair High School cafeteria. Federal...

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BlackRock Center for the Arts Offers Discount Tickets for Furloughed Employees

BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering furloughed federal employees discounted tickets to both the Jan. 11 Johnny Rawls concert and the Jan. 12 Potomac Fever and the Rock Creek Singers concert. Any guest that presents a...

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 16 – Nov. 18

Glen Echo Holiday Art Show & Sale takes place from Saturday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 30.  The show features Glen Echo’s resident artists and instructors, as well as other invited guests, with works in glass, ceramics, photography, painting, and jewlery. Friday, Nov. 16 The 3 Redneck Tenors  The musical comedy trio feature classically-trained artists combine […]

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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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