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New Embassy Theatre Features Two One Acts PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 April 2010 20:49

logo_new2.240x240The New Embassy Theatre continues performances of this year's one act play festival competition winners, "The Piano Lessons" and "The Terror Merchants,"  this weekend with showtimes Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m.  This Saturday’s performance of " The Piano Lessons,” about an Armenian-American family celebrating their matriarch's birthday, falls on the anniversary commemorated worldwide as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. August Nigro’s family drama appears on the same bill as Randy Gross’s laugh out loud nursing home comedy “The Terror Merchants.”

During and just after World War I, the Ottoman Empire systematically and brutally destroyed much of the Armenian population within their borders, along ...

Last Updated on Monday, 26 April 2010 12:54
Allegany Library System Slates Two Events PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Monday, 19 April 2010 12:46

logo_new2.240x240The Allegany Library System would like to announce two upcoming programs. The LaVale Library’s Book Group will meet Tuesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss Girl Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen. This poignant memoir about Kaysen’s two-year stay at McClean Hospital for psychiatric care has been a bestseller and later a movie. She captures her life as lived with the other patients. Would you be able to tell the difference between your life and hers?  For further information about this event, contact Pam Neder, South Cumberland Library, 100 Seymour Street, Cumberland, 301-724-1607.


The second event, Scrapbooking for Kids 10 and up, will be held at the George’s Creek Regional Library, Thursday, April 29, starting at 6 p.m.  Scrapbooking is the perfect way to ...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 April 2010 03:03
FSU Jazz Ensemble to host jazz concert PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:37

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University Department of Music will present the FSU Jazz Ensemble in concert on Thursday, April 22, at 8 PM in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Performing Arts Center.  The event is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Timothy Powell, the ensemble’s program will be selected from the following: “Milestones” by Miles Davis (arr. Dave Barduhn), “Boogie Stop Shuffle” by Charles Mingus (arr. Andrew Homzy), “Speak No Evil” and “Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum” by Wayne Shorter (arr. Mike Tomaro), “East Avenue Stroll” by Dean Sorenson, “Bye Bye Blackbird” by Ray Henderson (arr. Mark Taylor), and “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” by Joe Zawinul (Phil Wilson).

The jazz ensemble members are Tanika Henry, Danielle Sheally, and Matt St. Jean on ...

FSU Creative Writing Center presents poetry and fiction reading PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 April 2010 10:26

FranklinandFennelly_aiFrostburg State University’s Center for Creative Writing will host poet Beth Ann Fennelly and fiction writer Tom Franklin reading their works on Tuesday, April 27 at 7:30 PM at the Lyric Theater, 22 East Main Street, Frostburg, MD.  The reading by this Oxford, Miss., couple is free and open to the public.

Fennelly, author of four poetry collections, including “Tender Hooks,” “Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother”, and” Unmentionables,” is a recipient of the 2003 National Endowment for the Arts Award.  Her chapbook “Open House” won the 2001 Kenyon Review Prize for a First Book and the GLCA New Writers Award.  She is an assistant professor at the University of Mississippi.

Franklin has published a collection of short stories and two novels; his ...

FSU Brass Ensemble to perform PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 April 2010 08:47

logo_new2.240x240The Frostburg State University Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McManus, will perform on Wednesday, April 21 at 8 PM in the Pealer Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center.  The concert is free and open to the public.

The program will consist of “A Western Fanfare” by Eric Ewazen, “Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary II” by Henry Purcell, “Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound” by George Frideric Handel, “David’s Lamentation” by William Billings, “The Heavens Are Telling” by Joseph Haydn, “Jupiter From the Planets” by Gustav Holst, and “English Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

The FSU Brass Ensemble includes Greg Brightbill, Grant Davis, Michael Gregory, Brooke Speake, and David Wall.

For more information, contact ...


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