feb. 7

February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Discussion Against Violent Extremism Planned for Sunday

The World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE) will host a discussion titled “Is Someone Recruiting Our Kids?” focused on ISIS inspired operatives and homegrown extremism on Sunday, February 7. Speakers include Christian Picciolini, author of “Romantic Violence” and “Memoirs of an American Skinhead” and Mubin Shaikh who wrote “Undercorver Jihadi: Inside the Toronto 18” and “Al […]

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February 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Katie Ledecky resets her record in the 500 free at Metros last night in Germantown. #awesome #swimmer 2. Don’t forget there may be some lanes closed on Old Georgetown Road today between MD 355 and Commerce Lane because of a crane […]

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February 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of pianist Brian Ganz teaching master piano class at Strathmore

Pianist Brian Ganz Teaches Master Class at Strathmore (VIDEO)

Pianist Brian Ganz recently taught a master class at Strathmore. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports from behind the scenes of this extraordinary lesson. Save the date: Ganz is performing at the Music Center at Strathmore Feb. 7 and 8 with the National Philharmonic. You can find out more about Ganz’s upcoming concerts here. Related:

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo Brian Ganz

Pianist Brian Ganz Promotes his Upcoming Feb. 7 Concert (VIDEO)

Pianist Brian Ganz will be performing Feb. 7 and 8 at the Music Center at Strathmore. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently interviewed Ganz about his upcoming concerts. Take a look: And, does he get nervous before going on stage? Yes, he described the nervousness as a friend. Take a look: You can find out more about […]

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo pianist Brian Ganz

Pianist Brian Ganz Previews His Upcoming Strathmore Concert (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Pianist Brian Ganz previews his upcoming Feb. 7 Strathmore concert, which highlights his love for Chopin. Take a look: You can find out more about Ganz’s upcoming concert here.

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo Brian Ganz

Pianist Brian Ganz and Chopin’s Mazurkas (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Pianist Brian Ganz explains that a Mazurka is a Polish folk dance. His upcoming Feb. 7 concert at Strathmore features Mazurkas composed by Chopin. Take a look: You can find out more about Ganz’s upcoming concert here. Related:

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February 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Hosts Annual Metros Meet (VIDEO)

The Germantown Indoor Swim Center was the site for the 2014 Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships. There were over 50 teams participating, private and public schools, and there was an Olympic Gold medalist who even set a couple of new records in the pool. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. There were seven Metro records set […]

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February 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

Brady Welch Wins 100 Free at Metros (Video)

Good Counsel’s Brady Welch won the Feb 8 Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming Championship for the Boys 100-yard Freestyle at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center. Welch set a new record for the competition with a time of 45.00 seconds. Related:

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February 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gavin Springer Wins 200-Yard Freestyle at Metros (Video)

Sidwell Friends swimmer Gavin Springer won the 200-yard freestyle on Feb. 8 at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming Championship, held at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.  Springer swam the event in 1:38.29 minutes, setting a new Metros record. Related:

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February 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

Carsten Vissering Wins Boys 100-Yard Breaststroke (Video)

Georgetown Prep’s Carsten Vissering won the 100-yard breaststroke Feb. 8 at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming Championship. Vissering set a new Metros record with a time of 53.49 seconds. Related:

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