June 11, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Racial Disparities Have ‘Real Life Consequences’

Councilmember Jawando got choked up at a Montgomery County Council meeting Tuesday after presentations about racial equity. He told the story of a friend’s death to gun violence over 20 years ago, and how he could connect the killing to the disparities described. “These things have real life consequences for many people,” he said, adding […]

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June 6, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Celebrate Juneteenth at BlackRock!

Montgomery County’s 23rd Annual Juneteenth celebration will be held on June 15th, at the BlackRock Center for the Arts. County Executive Marc Elrich will host the African American Living Legend Awards, followed by a barbecue dinner. This year’s theme, “Sing of the Harmony of Liberty,” will be celebrated by family-appropriate musical and theatrical performances. Events […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Fenton Street Pepco Update: Pepco is installing underground transmission lines between the Takoma and Sligo Substations. There’s construction on portions of Fenton Street […]

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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

BlackRock Center’s Executive Director Leaves Post for New Job

Krista Bradley, the executive director of the BlackRock Center for the Arts, has resigned to take a new job. “It is with mixed emotions that I share that I will be leaving BlackRock Center for the Arts to be the Director of Programs and Resources for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), our national […]

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November 19, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 20 – November 22 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, November 20 Sugarloaf Crafts Festival features the work of more than 350 artisans at the county fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Montgomery County celebrates 14 adoptions today as part of National Adoption Month at the Circuit Court in […]

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November 13, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 13 – November 15 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, November 13 Strathmore’s 26th annual Museum Shop Around sale is a great way to start your holiday shopping. Hours today are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Art League of Germantown “WinterGlow 2015” show features artists demonstrations today from 4 to 8 p.m. […]

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November 5, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 6 – November 8 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, November 6 The First Annual Doctors & Nurses Ball to raise funds for MobileHealth4All takes place in Bethesda tonight. Rockville Musical Theatre presents Footloose at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville at 8 p.m. Montgomery Playhouse’s production of Painting Churches opens tonight […]

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July 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

July “Recompose” Exhibit at BlackRock Features Works by Maryland Artists

Recompose, an exhibition featuring four Maryland artists: Elizabeth Burger, Eric Celarier, William Peirce, and Karen Schulz, will be featured in an exhibition at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown during the month of July. The meet the artists reception is scheduled for July 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by a free summer outdoor concert […]

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July 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, July 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Fatal Accident: A Damascus teen died over the weekend when the car he was driving struck a telephone pole. 2. Check out the Libraries: There is a long list of things going on at the local libraries in Montgomery County today. 3. Historic Match: […]

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