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April 2, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Helping Neighbors at a Social Distance: Nonprofits That Need Your Help

While millions are struggling to survive the coronavirus crisis, area non-profits, life-lines for many, are struggling to stay alive as well. Now, as national resources dwindle, these local charities are needed now more than ever. Throughout this crisis, MyMcMedia.com will list local non-profit organizations and their increasing need for your support, because even at a […]

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April 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Sherwood High School Musicians Perform ‘Quarantine Magic’ Virtually

Jazz musicians from Sherwood High School were not about to let social distancing and a closed school stop their music. What started as a check-in text from their instrumental teacher, Alex Silverbook, ended in a nine-minute virtual rendition of Grover Washington Jr.’s Mr. Magic, appropriately renamed Quarantine Magic. When Silverbook, who has been teaching at […]

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April 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for April 2-5

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 2-5. Round House at Your House:  Round House Theatre has created online programs for all ages while the theatre is closed. Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the programs Round House has planned in the video below. The Playwrights on Plays series of weekly […]

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March 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg Book Festival Moved to Virtual

Like just about everything else, from arts to business to family chats, the Gaithersburg Book Festival is heading toward a virtual-only experience. The festival, which was planned for May 16, will not be held as usual as it has since 2010. Rather than meeting at Bohrer Park, “we will not be coming together – at […]

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March 29, 2020 | Staff Writer

photo of exterior of Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park

Adventure Theatre Previews ‘On The Wings of A Mariposa’ Sunday Via Facebook Live

Adventure Theatre may be closed due to the coronavirus public health emergency, but that won’t stop them from providing children’s theatre. The theatre plans to live stream a digital presentation of the script, On The Wings of A Mariposa by Alvaro Saar Rios, Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m. Directed by Elena Velasco, this presentation […]

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March 26, 2020 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: Looking Forward to a Carousel Spin at Glen Echo

Glen Echo, MD – Tuesday, March 24, 2020 It has been a long winter and the historic Dentzel Carousel has been under wraps.  Closed for refurbishing since July 2019, and nearly a year later it has suddenly been uncovered so that the beautiful restoration work can be seen through the scaffolding. The Covid-19 pandemic has […]

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March 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 26-29

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 26-29. Round House at Your House:  Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the digital programs Round House Theatre has planned in the video below. Friday, March 27, Round House will release a challenge for teens. Click here to learn more.   Discover Hip Hop […]

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March 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Libraries Now Offer Virtual Storytime

Montgomery County Public Libraries is now offering virtual events, including the popular storytimes for young children. The libraries are using the web conferencing service, Zoom, to deliver storytimes virtually while most families are staying at home. Tuesday morning, a family storytime was held at 9 a.m. for young children. Two more family storytimes are scheduled […]

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March 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 19-22

With all arts and entertainment venues currently closed in response to the coronavirus emergency, we decided to try and share virtual entertainment and a few great videos from Takoma Park City TV. Strathmore is working to provide a virtual guided tour of their current art exhibitions online. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in […]

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March 19, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Potomac’s Maggie Rose to Conduct Virtual Concert from Nashville

Earlier this week, musicians John Legend, Chris Martin of Coldplay and Keith Urban held virtual concerts to provide a fun distraction from all the coronavirus news. Potomac native Maggie Rose is adding her name to that list. Rose wanted do her part to create a diversion and to entertain her fans back home in Montgomery […]

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