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Market Square Live! July 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 6-9 p.m. Look for live music on Kentlands Market Square. Wednesday acoustic performances include Empty Ecstasy on July 1 and Tom Blood on July 8. Saturday, July 11 brings…

Assignment Education

Powerhouse Brass Rocks Rachel Carson and Summit Hall On June 11, Pritchard Music Academy’s Powerhouse Brass introduced students at Rachel Carson and Summit Hall to the beauty of brass instruments. The five member group, comprised of Michael Baniak (trumpet), Michael…

Back and Forth

A few weeks ago, I sort of forgot that I am a responsible, logical and somewhat old person. I had the brilliant idea of waking up at the crack of dawn and driving to the beach alone. An excellent plan…

Mike at the Movies

Ted 2 (R) ***** Sorry, but juvenile as the humor is in “Ted 2” (like it was in the original “Ted”), this is a film that has the longest, biggest laughs of the summer. Seth MacFarlane, who wrote, directs and…

Market Square Live! Is Alive!

Photo | Mac Kennedy

The Joint Chiefs perform beneath a 20-foot-high Market Square Live! black dome at the series’ debut.

Hear that sound? It’s Market Square Live! The revival of the popular outdoor, family-focused, summer concert series by Blittzed!Media, the marketing and events company hired by Beatty Management, is creating the latest buzz on the streets. The venue kicked-off on…

Artists Prove Gaithersburg’s Got Steam

Photo | Pam Schipper

Positive Energy Art Studio (P.E.A.S.) Fabrizio and Mauro Gonzalez and studio owner Nannette Horan pose with their sculpture and Steampunk volunteers Marc and Allison Roulier at Celebrate Gaithersburg on June 14.

Once upon a time, Gaithersburg was a major rail complex for the B&O line. Steam locomotives chugged their way through the turn-of-the-century industrial center, a town that had been transformed from an agricultural center into a city with factories and…

Kentlands Under the Lights Shines

Photo | Pam Schipper

Between 1,500 and 2,000 people attended the Kentlands Under the Lights community dinner on Saturday, June 13 in Kentlands Market Square.

Designed to celebrate Kentland’s 25th anniversary, the Kentlands Under the Lights community dinner on Saturday, June 13 in Kentlands Market Square was so well attended—estimates put participation at 1,500 to 2,000 people—that it may become a new Kentlands tradition. “We…