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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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November 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commission for Women Virtual Listening Tour: The Montgomery County Commission for Women Listening Tour will continue today via Zoom at 7:00 p.m. Key topics include the needs of women and families in Montgomery County. Register here. 🔊 We invite #MontgomeryCounty […]

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October 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the election is two weeks away. Have you made a plan for voting? Check out Montgomery Community Media’s #MoCoVotesMCM 2020 General Election page for information on candidates in the school board, circuit court, and representatives in Congress races. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery […]

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July 16, 2020 | Staff Writer

BlackRock Center Providing Donated Goods for Families in Need

The BlackRock Center for the Arts has a temporary Upcounty Consolidation Hub center for donated essential goods to help communities in need throughout upper Montgomery County. BlackRock has partnered with several local organizations to help provide essential items for children, families, and seniors impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. Officials with the nonprofit cultural arts center […]

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March 2, 2020 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Chamber to Host Business Networking Expo on April 21

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that it will host its 2nd Annual Business Expo on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at five o’clock in the evening at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. EXPOSURE: THE MEGA MIXER is back for its second year. This is a great way to view […]

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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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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 23-26

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 23-26. Paul Galbraith and Antonio Meneses:  Strathmore’s Inspired Pairings concerts continue with master classical guitarist Paul Galbraith paired with master cellist Anotnio Meneses for a concert in The Mansion. Enjoy an evening of Brazilian and classical music performed with breathtaking skill. Thursday, January 23 […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 16-20

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 16-20. Art Exhibit Receptions:  Strathmore’s 29th annual juried exhibit titled Home explores the sturctural, communal, and emotional aspects of the spaces that make our homes. The second exhibit, Coastal by artist David Scheirer includes whimsical watercolor illustrations of coastal wildlife. From the Eastern Shore […]

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January 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 9-12

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 9-12. The Diary of Anne Frank:  This play is based on the writings of  13-year-old Anne Frank who goes into hiding with her family from the Nazis in 1941 Amsterdam. The National Players present five performances at Olney Theatre Center from January 9 through […]

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