May 19, 2018 10am – 6pm
May 19, 2018 10am – 6pm
The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates and displays the rich cultural heritages of
Montgomery County and the Washington, D.C., area. The festival will be held Sunday,
October 15, at Montgomery College’s Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street in Rock-
ville, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. MCPS is proud to be a partner in this year’s festival. The
free event includes an international village, a global kitchen with chef demonstrations of
traditional ethnic food, a craft market, a Parade of Cultures, two performance stages of traditional dance and music, connections through service, traditional arts, and fun interactive activities for the whole family. For more information, visit http://worldofmontgomery.com/
The Taste of Bethesda food and music festival takes place inbethesda Woodmont Triangle along Norfolk, St. Elmo, Cordell, Del Ray & Auburn Avenues
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Saturday, Sept. 23 is Museum Day Live! The annual event sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine celebrates museums across the country and offers free admission to participating cultural institutions to anyone with a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Each ticket provides free admission for two people. You can download your free ticket here.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Nigerian author speaks as part of One Maryland One Book, which has chosen her novel, “Purple Hibiscus,” as this year’s selection. The talk is sponsored by Montgomery College, the Gaithersburg Book Festival, Montgomery County Public Libraries and Montgomery County Public Schools. 7 p.m. Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd., Gaithersburg. 240-567-7853. libguides.montgomerycollege.edu/OMOB. Free, reservations suggested.
Les Nubians is an Afropean, Urban, R&B Grammy-nominated duo of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris France. In 1985 they moved with their parents to Chad, Africa, and returned to Bordeaux seven years later where they began their musical career and producing poetry slams in Paris. Les Nubians’ critically acclaimed debut album, Princesses Nubiennes, was released by Virgin Records in France in 1998. They have become one of the most successful French-language musical groups in the U.S., and are best known for their Billboard R&B Single « Makeda » from their debut album. Les Nubians were the 1999 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards winners for Best New Artist, Group or Duo and received two NAACP Image Awards nominations in 2000. RSVP Here
Et aussi Samir LanGus
Samir is a traditional musician from Agadir, Morocco. Samir began learning Gnawa, a traditional, spiritual trance music at 8 years old and has inspired by many musicians, including Gnawa masters such as Hamid el Kasri and Hassan Ben Jaafer. He has performed across the United States and has used his particular music genre to promote the rich cultural diversity of Morocco and of the African continent.