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MCTA to host a theatrical soliloquy and Christmas Carol Sing PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mountain City Traditional Arts   
Saturday, 12 December 2009 09:51

christmasJoin Mountain City Traditional Arts (MCTA) as it gets into the Christmas spirit by hosting a theatrical soliloquy, My Lady: The Journal of Jacob Chadington, 1872-1873 and Christmas Carol Sing on Friday, December 18 at 7 PM.  The show features the author, Frostburg resident and MCTA artist, Suzanne Rafferty.  The play will culminate in a Christmas Carol Sing—everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in the merriment.  Refreshments provided.

In 1865, after losing his family in the bloody Civil War, Jacob Chadington ventured out on his own trying to make a way for himself.  He happened upon a servant’s position in the burgeoning mountain town of Frostburg, MD.  The pay was meager and the hours long, but he found a purpose for his labor.  For seven years, Jacob ...

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2009 11:46
Mountain Maryland Artists Studio Tour draws visitors from throughout the region PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany Arts Council   
Monday, 07 December 2009 08:05

AACadWebBIGSales and attendance data from November’s Mountain Maryland Artists Studio Tour have been tabulated.  The annual Studio Tour, produced by the Allegany Arts Council, is a free community event held over two consecutive weekends in the beginning of November.  This year 35 participating artists from Allegany County, Garrett County, and nearby West Virginia opened their private studios to the public to showcase and sell a wide variety of artwork including paintings, woodworking, photography, ceramics, weavings, glasswork, furniture, metal sculpture, jewelry, etc.  Having just completed its 10th year, the annual Artists Studio Tour continues to grow and has become a significant contributor to cultural tourism and economic development throughout Mountain Maryland.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2010 12:20
Miracle on 34th Street at Mountain Ridge High School PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kathleen Callan   
Saturday, 05 December 2009 08:47
miracleon34thStreetatMRHSThe Drama Club at Mountain Ridge High School presents Miracle on 34th Street, Saturday, December 5 at 7 PM and Sunday, December 6, 3 PM.  Under the direction of Michaela Linn, the Mountain Ridge students will enchant audiences with the story of Kris Kringle (Alex Stevens), the Macy’s Department Store Santa Claus, proving that he really is Santa Claus.
Doris Walker (Erin Radcliffe) is the supervisor of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  She meets Kris Kringle when he stands in for the inebriated Santa hired for the parade finale.  Kris Kringle is so perfect in the role he is hired by Macy’s as its in store Santa.
Last Updated on Saturday, 05 December 2009 12:19
Frostburg Museum presents 'Fun with Paint!' PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Volunteers of the Frostburg Museum   
Thursday, 03 December 2009 01:31

Opening reception for Judy McCaughey exhibit December 12 at Museum


FROSTBURG -- The Frostburg Museum is proud to present “Fun with Paint!” an exhibition featuring new work by artist Judy McCaughey from December 1st through December 30th.  The artist's opening reception will be held on Saturday, December 12 from 5 to 8 PM and is free to the public.  Refreshments will be served and everyone is invited to come meet the artist.

In 1991 McCaughey and her husband moved to Columbia, MD, from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, retired from their jobs, and became grandparents for the first time.  Suddenly, she had time to explore new and old interests.  Her years of teaching kindergarten urged her to write stories for the grandchildren.  But then the stories needed ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2009 07:54
Our Town Theatre's 3rd Annual Christmas Market PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Our Town Theatre, Oakland, MD   
Wednesday, 02 December 2009 13:34

On Saturday, December 5th, 10 AM - 4 PM Our Town Theatre's 3rd Annual Christmas Market will be held at St. Peter's Catholic Church Parish Social Hall as part of Oakland, Maryland’s “A Small Town Christmas.”  OTT’s Christmas Market will enable shoppers to support Garrett County artists and contribute toward Our Town Theatre's Backstage which is the new scenery, costume, and prop shop on Center Street in Oakland.  Market activities include shopping for handmade gifts, a Christmas Cafe with chili, and Fair Trade coffee and tea, Bake Sale, Gift Wrap, and Christmas music and readings.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 13:41

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