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October 6, 2021 | Staff Writer

BlackRock Center for the Arts Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

For the second year, BlackRock Center for the Arts is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The celebration starts with a concert by Jonathan Acosta Friday at 8 p.m. and is followed Saturday with a day of festivities celebrating Hispanic heritage from noon to 10 p.m. Activities Saturday include a street market, local artists, Latino-owned businesses, music, […]

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October 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

UpCounty Hub y el Centro para las Artes BlackRock Celebran el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Por segundo año, el emblemático centro para las artes BlackRock celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. El Upcounty Hub ubicado, de forma ahora permanente, en las instalaciones del Centro para las Artes BlackRock ofrece a la comunidad hispana una forma gratuita y segura de disfrutar de un día lleno de diversión, festividades y celebración […]

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May 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Host Juneteenth Celebration at BlackRock in Germantown

Montgomery County announced that it’s holding its 24th Juneteenth Celebration at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on June 19 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is coordinated by Montgomery County Office of Human Rights and the County Executive’s African American Advisory Group, with support from BlackRock Center for the Arts, […]

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March 9, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Donations for 1,000 Easter Baskets at BlackRock until April 1

Supplies are being collected for 1,000 Easter baskets at the Upcounty Consolidation Hub located at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, located in the rear parking lot of 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. Donations will be taken until April 1. Community members can contribute by making online donations, purchasing items on the Upcounty Hub’s Amazon […]

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February 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Film Examines How MLK’s Death Unified Three Segregated Quince Orchard Churches

A new documentary, “Finding Fellowship,” explores the legacy of the Pleasant View historic site. Though not widely known, the Pleasant View Church, along Route 28 on a three-acre plot of land, was once the center of the Black community of Quince Orchard. After the Civil War, three Black men purchased the Pleasant View land for […]

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December 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 15. It is the sixth night of Hanukkah, Christmas is 10 days away, and we might be getting snow tomorrow. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Voting on COVID-19 Restrictions: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 1 p.m. and is scheduled to vote […]

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September 22, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Upcounty Consolidation Hub Food Distribution Scheduled Tuesday

The Black Rock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub with Nourish Now is offering drive-thru food distribution Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Food will be distributed at Germantown Elementary School on Liberty Mill Road. Drivers are asked to remain in their vehicles in order to receive boxed groceries, while supplies last. If you do not […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Dec. 5-8. Sons of Serendip:  This classical quartet is bringing their Christmas concert to AMP. Their music is a fusion of genres, including rhythm and blues, soul, and classical music. Sons of Serendip achieved popularity after their 4th place finish on America’s Got Talent. The […]

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November 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 21-24

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Nov. 21 – 24. Joshua Davis:  Singer-songwriter Joshua Davis performs at BlackRock in Germantown  Thursday. David found fame on the 2015 season of The Voice making it to the final round with a third place finish. Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at BlackRock Center […]

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