September 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Eight Winning Murals Highlight Blairs District Festival in Silver Spring

The Blairs Mural Festival will feature eight winning murals drawn on six buildings in the Blairs Shopping District in Silver Spring. The festival, which will be held Saturday in the Blairs district near the Silver Spring Metro, also features food trucks, face painting, garden tours and games and will run from 1 p.m. to 4 […]

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September 15, 2021 | Collin Riviello

2021 National Book Festival Goes Hybrid-Virtual

The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place from Sept. 17-26 with events being held both in person at the library and virtually. The festival, which celebrates the achievements of numerous authors and encourages readers to explore their own literary interests, will feature 35 video-on-demand programs and 38 live virtual author conversations […]

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September 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Reopens for Performances, Classes

BlackRock Center for the Arts will once again be filled with the sounds of families attending performances and classes this Saturday, Sept. 18. After more than a year of virtual programming, BlackRock will host an open house from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Tickets are not needed to attend the open house, but registration is […]

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August 16, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

17 Months Later, Popular Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema Reopens

Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema reopened Friday after being closed for 17 months due to the pandemic. While crowds were not close to pre-pandemic numbers over the weekend, they were “solid” according to a spokesperson. There are no capacity limits although people are encouraged to pick seats social distanced if possible.   View this post on […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Brookside Gardens Hosts ‘Pyramids 2021’ Art Exhibit

The Wheaton Arts Parade and Brookside Gardens collaborated with 16 artists from Montgomery County to put together an outdoor exhibit that features 13 unique pyramids.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) Each pyramid tells a story and includes a QR code which can be scanned to hear a […]

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July 30, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Maryland Natural Resources Photo Contest Accepting Entries

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ 18th annual photo contest has begun and will run until Aug. 5. Nature lovers and photogs! The 18th Annual Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest is running now through August 5, 2021. Rules & Details: Photo: 2020 Grand Prize Winner: Red Morph Eastern Screech Owl by Zaphir […]

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July 28, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Farm-Based Wineries, Breweries Offer Self-Guided Tours

Montgomery County’s newest agritourism sector, farm-based breweries and wineries, welcomes visitors. The county’s Office of Agriculture offers free, self-guided tours this summer of the many breweries and wineries that Montgomery County has to offer. Brewers in the county produce beers and ciders that reflect seasonal preferences and contain locally sourced ingredients, increasing the popularity of […]

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July 23, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Concerts, Cinema and Carousels

Summer comes to Montgomery County offering  music, movies and other amusements. Go to Wheaton to catch their TGIF Summer Concert Series at the Marian Fryer Town Plaza at 2424 Reedie Drive. The music starts at 6:30 p.m. TGIF keeps rockin’ until September 24. Bethesda is the place to be on Friday nights for live music […]

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July 20, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Nueva Instalación de Arte en Wheaton Celebra la Comunidad y la Diversidad

La nueva instalación artística de Wheaton, Connection as a Cornerstone to a Strong Community, está ubicada en la esquina de la University Boulevard y Veirs Mill Road. La instalación, que incluye cuatro carteles  y tres murales originales, se extiende por más de 500 pies de largo y seis pies de alto. Tres artistas de murales: […]

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July 19, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Company’s ‘Secrets of the Whales’ Nominated for Emmys

Red Rock Films, located in Silver Spring, received three nominations for the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards for “Secrets of the Whales”. You can watch the film on Disney+  which describes the original series is as an epic, revealing and emotional experience where you become immersed in the secretive world of whales. The film earned nominations […]

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