June 29, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke at Congressional AT&T Nationals

Awards and a Tiger Hunt

Big news at Montgomery Community Media this week: the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) has named MCM the number one station in the country in the Public, Education and Government (PEG) arena. The prestigious award for overall excellence will be formally handed out in Chicago at the national conference on August 1. Staffers believe this […]

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June 22, 2012 | Staff Writer

“I Love This Man” (Video)

At the Silverdocs premiere, Journey Guitarist Neal Schon said he really liked the movie “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey,” although he might have liked to have seen more live concert footage of the band. Michaele Salahi is also a fan. Take a look.

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June 22, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke at Silverdocs opening night

Out and About

I’ve been out and about the last week covering some “entertainment tonight” type stories for Channel 21 and the MyMCMedia website. On Saturday, June 16, I was in downtown Silver Spring with nearly 20 other MCM staffers covering the Blues Festival. It was a picture perfect day for a summer concert. I enjoyed the sounds […]

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June 20, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Don't Stop Believin Silverdocs picture

Opening Night at Silverdocs (Video)

AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs is a seven-day (June 18-24) international film fest that brings thousands of people to the Silver Spring area. Opening night, MCM’s Sonya Burke was on the red carpet for the Montgomery County premiere of the documentary “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey.” The band’s lead singer, Arnel Pineda, could not make the Silverdocs […]

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May 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

sweet dreams girls drumming photo

Silverdocs Documentary Festival June 18-24

Now approaching its 10th anniversary, Silverdocs is the most talked about documentary festival in the United States, called “Non-Fiction Nirvana” by Variety, the “Pre-eminent documentary Festival in the US” by Screen International and the “premiere showcase for documentary film” by Hollywood Reporter. The 10th annual Festival is set for June 18-24. Silverdocs encompasses a seven-day […]

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