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August 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Montgomery International Film Festival Gets the Red Carpet Treatment

Three ingredients for a successful film festival are a string of quality films, some buzz and, of course, a red carpet. The Montgomery International Film Festival at Rio in Gaithersburg kicked into high gear this afternoon with their opening ceremony including a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a Hollywood-style red carpet. The festival began on August 18 […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 22-25

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 22 – 25. One Act and More:  The Upcounty Theatre Company performs their first-ever One Act Plays festival featuring five plays, The Box, Trifles, Little Sal and Maria, Little Sal and Maria Scare Momma, and Cusumano.  Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24 at 8 […]

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Lights! Camera! Action! Montgomery County Gets Its Own International Film Festival

Thanks to Karina Hou and Margaret Sha, you now don’t need to travel all the way to Cannes, France or Park City, Utah to attend an independent, international film festival. The Montgomery International Film Festival, featuring many highly acclaimed films and panel discussions, debuts at the Rio in Gaithersburg this Sunday and the co-chairs could […]

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August 16, 2019 | Marsha Kerman

August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 15-18

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 15 – 18. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:  This is the county’s 71st agricultural fair and this year’s theme is “Feed Your Senses.”  Fair hours are 10 a.m. to midnight daily through Saturday, August 17 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. […]

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August 12, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

71st Annual MoCo AgFair – A Blue Ribbon Affair

It is the 71st annual Agricultural Fair in Montgomery County. Gaithersburg is home to this latest version of the Maryland country side meeting it’s urban cousin.  Pig races, fashion shows, the Queen and her court, dogs jumping and carousel rides converge for nine hot summer days within earshot of 1-270.  The crowds come for the […]

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August 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

image of Night at the Fair. Bright lights attracted large crowds on the mid-way.

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Begins

The 71st annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair kicked off on Friday and will continue until Aug. 17. The event will be held at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center [501 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg]. Last year more than 200,000 people attended this fair, and officials say they expect the same turnout this year. There will be […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Educators Remember Toni Morrison

Montgomery County leaders are remembering Pulitzer Prize winning Toni Morrison, celebrated for her works about the black experience in America. The “Beloved” author died Aug. 5 from complications with pneumonia. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando about what Morrison meant to them. Ashman said he had always […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Returns Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 9 through Aug. 17, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests.  The fair is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9 and then is open from 10 […]

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August 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 8-11

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 8 – 11. Carpe Diem! Silver Spring Dance: On the second Thursday of every month, enjoy the fun as well as the mental and physical health benefits of dancing with others. No experience required. Each session starts at 7 p.m. with a 30-minute lesson, […]

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