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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 11-15

Update, March 13: Check before you go to any shows this weekend. Since Governor Hogan’s announcement Thursday regarding the coronavirus pandemic, many shows, particularly those at larger venues have been canceled. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 11-15. Christian Douglas:  Christian Douglas’ original music carries pop, jazz, and soul influence, […]

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March 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 4-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 4-8. The Amateurs:  Written by Jordan Harrison and directed by Jason King Jones, this comedy is set in 14th Century Europe as a traveling troupe of actors struggle to put on a play of Noah’s flood while also trying to escape the Black Death. […]

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February 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 26-March 1

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 26-March 1. Strathmore Artist in Residence Niccolo Seligmann:  Seligmann is fascinated by obscure folk instruments and early music. He plays over 20 acoustic instruments including viola da gamba and medieval fiddle, uniting historical and experimental music to create a unique listening experience. This performance […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 19-23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 19-23. Invoke: This string quartet weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism into its own brand of contemporary music. The quartet performs Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Click […]

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March 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for March 9-11: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11 at 2 a.m. It is also a good time to check your smoke alarms. The 18th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m. at Rio in Gaithersburg. Free family activities and live […]

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February 28, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for March 2-4: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 2-4. Friday, March 2  VisArts Art Exhibits  Artist Hsin-Hsi Chen’s ‘Liminal’ exhibit is on display in the Kaplan Gallery through April 1. Mary Anne Arntzen’s ‘Solitary Bees’ exhibit is on display in the Gibbs Street Gallery through March 18. Sobia Ahmad’s ‘Small Identities’ exhibit […]

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February 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 23-25: Guide to Arts & Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb. 23-25. Friday, Feb. 23  VisArts Art Exhibit Reception and Artist Talk  Artist Hsin-Hsi Chen’s ‘Liminal’ exhibit is on display in the Kaplan Gallery through April 1. Mary Anne Arntzen’s ‘Solitary Bees’ exhibit is on display in the Gibbs Street Gallery through March 18. Sobia […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 16-19: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

There are still numerous Black History Month events scheduled for February.  We recommend Culture Spot MC’s “Celebrate Black History Month in Montgomery County.” The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival will be held on February 16-18 in Rockville and includes regional and touring musicians, school jazz bands, masterclasses, workshops, and more. The lineup will feature Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra; Frankie Addison […]

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February 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 9-11: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the month, visitors learn first hand the process of making maple syrup. Sap is collected into a bucket through a spile used to tap the tree, then boiled down to create maple syrup. Enjoy samples of the sap and finished […]

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November 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Community Media Recognizes Volunteers at the Annual Monty Awards (VIDEO)

It was a night to celebrate dozens of volunteers for their hard work in creating stories that matter to the community. Since a great deal of the content on Montgomery Community Media’s website and television channels come from the volunteers who dedicate thousands of hours each year toward content creation, MCM staff honored their hard […]

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