Date: September 16, 2002
Contact: Dave Willingham, 240-567-7970; Pager:
Steve Simon, 240-567-7952
To help facilitate planning of coverage and compilation of community
calendars, Montgomery College is issuing occasional listings of key events
at our three campuses, in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park, plus
off-campus sites. Please call to arrange coverage or interviews.
Upcoming Events at Montgomery College
One of the founders of the National
Organization for Women and a leading e-business innovator will appear at
Montgomery College this fall. Art and music also are in plentiful
supply. Here are some highlights of upcoming MC events.
Links; A survey of Digitally Enhanced Art.” This juried art exhibition
focuses on work that uses the computer as an integral part of the art
making process. Twenty-nine pieces, including prints, paintings, and
videos, will be on display. Opening reception Monday, September 30,
6 p.m. to
8 p.m. at the Rockville Campus Art Gallery, 2nd floor of the
Paul Peck Art Building. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday
through Friday; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on
Saturday. The campus is at 51 Mannakee Street. Free admission.
One of the Washington area’s most successful technology entrepreneurs,
Raul J. Fernandez, is featured speaker in the Macklin Business Institute’s
Distinguished Lecture Series. Fernandez is chairman emeritus of Dimension
Date North America, a $2.4 billion company which provides networking and
multi-channel e-business solutions to global companies. 2 p.m. in the
Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville campus, 51 Mannakee Street. Information
Reading by the author
and illustrator of “Barnyard Buddies I,” a new children’s book. The
author is Pamela Brown of South Carolina; Montgomery College staffer and student
Annie H. Hutchins did the illustrations. They will sign copies after the
reading. 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Bliss Room, Commons Building, Takoma
Park campus, 7600 Takoma Avenue. Free admission. For information:
“From Immigrant to
Feminist, My Role in the Women’s Rights Movement,” a presentation
by Sonia Pressman Fuentes, one of the founders of the National
Organization for Women, kicking off the 2002-2003 Women’s Studies Speaker
Series. Fuentes will comment on her book, “Eat First, You Don’t Know What
They’ll Give You.” Book signing to follow. 7 p.m., Takoma Park Campus
Commons Cafeteria. The campus is at 7600 Takoma Avenue. Free admission.
Information number for the Speaker Series: 240-567-1662.
The Rockville campus
International Film Series opens with “Earth,” which humanizes the 1947
partition of India as it depicts how the violent conflict among Hindus,
Muslims, and Sikhs affects the lives of a family. 2 p.m., Room 122,
Science West Building, Rockville campus, 51 Mannakee Street. Free
Admission. Information number: 240-567-7404.
Ballet Stars of Moscow,
featuring Dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet, Directed by Shamil Yagudin,
Ballet Master, Bolshoi Ballet. This troupe, which has successfully toured
North America six times since its U.S. debut during the fall of 1990, is
composed of young soloists from Moscow’s leading companies: the Bolshoi
Ballet, Moscow Classical Ballet, and Stanislavsky Theatre Ballet. The
company features several recent national and international ballet
competition prize winners, considered to be among the world’s finest
classical dancers. 8 p.m. at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts
Center on the Rockville campus, 51 Mannakee Street. Tickets are $32
Regular; $30 Seniors & Students. Contact number: 240-567-5301.
October 28-November 15:
of Color; A Multi-media Exhibition of Prismatic Form.” This show
represents innovative use of color in eight different fine art media.
Opening reception, Tuesday, October 29, 6-8 p.m. at the Rockville Campus
Art Gallery, 2nd floor of the Paul Peck Art Building.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The campus is at 51
Mannakee Street. Free admission. Information number: 240-567-5115.
“Bioterrorism: One Year Later. What Do We Know? What Should We Do?” An
all-day program for terrorist response planners, business planners and
citizens of the Washington, D.C. region. Speakers include Michael
Richardson, M.D., acting deputy director for prevention, primary care and
planning and a member of the Anthrax Team for the District of Columbia
government and Daniel R.
Lucey, M.D., Director, Center for Biologic Counterterrorism & Emerging
Diseases, Washington Hospital Center,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. High
Technology and Science Building, Germantown campus, 20200 Observation
Drive, just east of Interstate 270 off Route 118. Registration fee: $119
before October 16; $129 after; half price for senior citizens 60 and
The Paul Peck
Humanities Institute’s Books and Ideas series presents Michael Dirda,
Senior Editor of the Washington Post Book World, speaking on
“Reading, Writing and Reviewing: Life at the Washington Post Book
World.” 7 p.m. in the Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville campus, 51
Mannakee Street. Free admission. Information number 240-567-7417.
For more Montgomery College events, visit the College website at
select “Calendar” from the top menu bar.
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