We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Dec. 12-15. Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Gift Show: The annual Fine Arts and Crafts show returns with one-of-a-kind pieces including jewelry, quilts,...

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Broadway Singer, Tap Dancer Join National Philharmonic for Strathmore Holiday Concert

It’s the most wonderful time of year for lots of things including holiday music. The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda is hosting “Holiday Singin’ Pops” Friday night. The show features a...

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MCPS Latin Dance Competition Celebrates 20 Years

Hundreds of students from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) participated in the 20th edition of the annual Latin dance competition organized by the After School Dance Fund. Community leaders, politicians, parents and fans...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Dec. 5-8. Sons of Serendip:  This classical quartet is bringing their Christmas concert to AMP. Their music is a fusion of genres, including rhythm and...

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Residents Flock to Annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Hundreds of people lined the streets of downtown Silver Spring Saturday morning at the annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade. The event was marked by a wide variety of musical bands, followed by floats including a turkey,...

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Hollywood Comes to Rockville: Film Legend Loren Reminisces About Glory Years

It was billed as “An Unforgettable Evening With Sophia Loren.” And that it was. For the second night in a row, the Italian screen legend did not disappoint the packed house at the Robert E. Parilla Performance Arts Center on...

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October 30, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Special Guest Announced for DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading

Her poems about the tragic realities of life – gun violence and opioid addiction – have won her international acclaim, and yet this award-winning poet, Lydia Wei is still in high school.  Wei, a senior at Richard Montgomery County High School, is a special guest at DiVerse Gaithersburg on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m., at […]

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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 1- 3

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Nov. 1- 3. Story District’s Horror Show:  Story District makes if beyond-the-beltway debut at AMP on Nov. 1. The line-up includes eight hilarious true stories about real situations that went oh-so-very wrong. Story District has been in the storytelling biz for more than 20 years. […]

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October 24, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville Art Exhibit Highlights School Shooting Fears

Stephanie Mercedes is the artist-in-residence this semester at Montgomery College in Rockville. She worked with students to create “Run, Hide, Fight,” an exhibition of bells representing school shooting fatalities from 1994 to 2017.     Previous post: Montgomery College’s Unique Art Exhibit Turns Bullet Casings into Bells

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October 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 24-27

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 24-27. Blair Witch Heritage Hike: Did you know that most of the 1999 horror classic film The Blair Witch Project was shot in Seneca Creek State Park? Learn how this horror classic came to be filmed in Maryland and visit some of the shoot […]

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October 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery College’s Unique Art Exhibit Turns Bullet Casings into Bells

Montgomery College is presenting a unique art exhibit at the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery of the Rockville Campus from Oct. 23 through 31. Stephanie Mercedes, Montgomery College’s artist-in-residence in the Rockville and Germantown Art Department, guided art students in a project melting bullet casings to make school bells. Each bell size correlates to the number […]

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October 17, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 17-20

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 17-20. Crys Matthews: Eclectic singer Crys Matthews is coming to the BlackRock Center for the Arts. Her music is a fusion of genres including Americana, jazz and funk. Matthews won honorable mention awards at the 2013, 2014 and 2017 Mid-Atlantic Song Contests. The performance […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

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 speaker in the October installment of the Peerless Rockville and Glenview Mansion Speaker Series. McGuckian will talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his […]

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October 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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 buried in a small Rockville cemetery with his wife, Zelda Fitzgerald — and other influential American literary […]

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October 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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 actual gobierno venezolano y con su música nos lleva a volver a creer en el amor. Esta […]

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