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Park Pages Paint Color Chart

QOP NEWS Easy Paint Color Selection Thinking of refreshing the exterior of your home? Just refer to Quince Orchard Park’s list of approved colors, including manufacturer, before you paint and take this information to the paint store. It is important…

‘Lab Girl’ Written by Hope Jahren

Hope Jahren announces at the start of her award-winning memoir “Lab Girl” (2016) that “people are like plants; they grow towards the light.” As she rolls out the story of her rural Minnesota childhood, we understand how she chose science…

Mike at the Movies

Rough Night (R) ***** There may be those who quibble with the high rating, but when a film makes me laugh this hard and this long on a day when the temperature outside is scorching, pardon my glee. Kate McKinnon…

Student Athletes Recognized at QO Awards Night

It was a remarkable year for Quince Orchard athletics. QO saw multiple state championship runs from both team and individual performances, along with many region and division championships. This year’s Sports Awards Night aimed to celebrate all of the athletic…

Hometown Brass ‘Babies’ Wow at Kentucky Festival

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Powerhouse Brass played an impromptu concert with the Northern Kentucky University Bourbon Boys Quintet on the porch of their Stuart House dorm.

This was big. In brass band circles, the four-day Great American Brass Band Festival held June 1 through 4 in Danville, Kentucky, is like other music genres’ Lollapalooza, Tanglewood or Newport Folk. That Pritchard Music Academy’s Powerhouse Brass—Kristen Gottlieb (horn),…

Potomac Village Deli to Close Sunday

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Co-owners Sam Lerner and Adam Greenberg opened Potomac Village Deli at 625 Center Point Way in April 2016. The deli will close this Sunday.

The latest in a long list of Kentlands Market Square casualties, Potomac Village Deli announced June 10 that it would be shutting its doors at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 18. A letter posted to Facebook by partners Adam Greenberg…

Role Model: Artist Helps ESOL Students Find Their Way

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Through art, Beatriz del Olmo-Fiddleman encourages and empowers immigrant students to share their stories.

This article was originally published by CultureSpotMC.com. Beatriz del Olmo-Fiddleman sets an example for teenage immigrants struggling to adapt to their new lives and opportunities. Primary among the factors that make this possible is her intimate understanding of their experience;…

Around Town

Become a Soroptimist Member Learn about the work of Soroptimist International of Upper Montgomery County, MD (SIUMC) and become a member at a membership event scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Kentlands Clubhouse. SIUMC is…