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June 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Wins First Ever Emmy Award

Montgomery Community Media has reached a major milestone in its 30 plus year history by winning its first ever National Capital Emmy Award! Carolyn Raskauskus and Ben Romero won the Emmy on Saturday at the 61st Emmy Awards at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center for a feature story they shot and produced […]

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June 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

U.S. Marine Latin Jazz Ensemble Performs at Glen Echo

The U.S. Marine Latin Jazz Ensemble performed at the Glen Echo summer concert on Thursday night. Related Posts Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

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June 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Kick off July 10

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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June 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 21 – June 23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 21 – June 23. Amplify US! Using the Arts to Build Cultural Bridges:  Artists Regie Cabico and Vijay Nathan will share their lives through documentary film, storytelling, slam poetry and visual art. Local performers, trained through Amplify US workshops will also take the stage, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Blues Festival Keeps Rolling Along

Downtown Silver Spring was singing the blues on Saturday but for all the good reasons. The 11th annual Silver Spring Blues Festival brought together local and national musicians to showcase and celebrate one of the oldest genres of American music. MCM was there to capture some of the sights and sounds.

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MoCo’s Got Talent Student Winners Announced

More than 160 students participated in the MoCo’s Got Talent finals Sunday, June 9th at The Fillmore. The annual talent show features middle and high school students in the visual and performing arts. Congratulations to the five first-place winners including vocalist Jeanne Lubika, the band Karousel, dancer Ankit Guliani, artist Mya Simpson, and artist Larisa […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 14 – June 16

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 14 – June 16. Silver Spring Blues: The Silver Spring Blues Festival is set for Saturday, June 15 in downtown Silver Spring. Enjoy free blues concerts leading up to the festival. The Red Castle Blues Band performs Wednesday, June 12 and the US Blues […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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June 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

11th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival Returns June 15

The Silver Spring Blues Festival on June 15 is an outdoor street block party featuring national and regional blues stars playing acoustic and electric blues. Festival activities include vendors, crafts and dancing in downtown Silver Spring. This is an opportunity to hang out with dad on Father’s Day weekend, play in the fountain and pick […]

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