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FSU Student Corbett to Perform Senior Vocal Recital PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Thursday, 11 March 2010 09:48

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University senior Wesley Corbett will perform his senior tenor recital on Saturday, March 27, at 8 PM in the Performing Arts Center’s Pealer Recital Hall.  Corbett will be accompanied by pianist Nancy Witmer.  This event is free and open to the public.

Corbett will perform several pieces written by composers Stefano Donaudy, Ludvig van Beethoven, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and John P. Sacco.

A music education major at FSU, Corbett hopes to become an elementary school music teacher on graduation.  He is a member of the President’s Leadership Circle, Delta Omicron, and Music Educators National Conference and is on the Dean’s List.  Corbett expects to complete his degree in May 2010.  He is the son of Mike and Cindy Corbett ...

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Diverse Events for March at the New Embassy Theatre PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New Embassy Theatre   
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 09:32

logo_new2.240x240March events at the New Embassy Theatre to be held for one night only include a rescheduled Broadway salute titled ‚ÄúMake ‚ÄėEm Laugh!‚ÄĚ on Friday, March 26, an all-ages mid-week band night on Tuesday, March 16, and a special musical show with reigning Queen of Queen City Alyssa Matthews on Friday, March 12 at 8 PM.¬† Doors open at 7:30 PM for environmental fun in a space created for the festivities called ‚ÄúThe Lavender Lounge‚ÄĚ in the 1931 Art Deco restored movie house at 49 Baltimore Street.¬† The event is for an adult crowd, with entertainment provided by area performers and former Queen City alternative pageant winners Stephanie Michaels and Mona Lott.¬† There is a cover charge of $9 at the door.

Bands playing for the all-ages musical night featured are Washington ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 March 2010 09:21
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Social Justice Journalist Liza Featherstone to Speak at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Tuesday, 09 March 2010 10:23

LizaFeatherstone_aiLiza Featherstone, a journalist based in New York City, will visit Frostburg State University to discuss her work on social justice activism, gender and the workplace, as well as politics and consumerism, the theme of a forthcoming book, on Tuesday, March 23 and Wednesday, March 24 in room 218 Dunkle Hall.  The FSU-TV3 production LEAD-TV will also feature an interactive interview with Featherstone on Tuesday, from 7 to 8 PM that will invite audience members to ask her questions about activism, politics, journalism and issues impacting students, such as the affordability of higher education.  The event is free and open to the public.

A contributor to ‚ÄúThe Nation‚ÄĚ magazine, Featherstone also writes for ‚ÄúSlate,‚ÄĚ The New York Times, and ‚ÄúColumbia Journalism ...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 March 2010 10:30
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St. Patrick's Day WFWM Benefit at Windsor Hall PDF Print E-mail
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Written by WFWM Public Radio   
Wednesday, 03 March 2010 08:28

Shanty_01_aiIf you can’t be in Ireland this St. Patrick’s Day, WFWM Public Radio invites you to come out and celebrate your Irish spirit with an evening of brilliant music and dancing  featuring performances by Shanty Irish, Academic Probation, Morbheanna, Greg Latta, Scottish Country Dancers, and more.  The event will take place at Windsor Hall in the Cumberland Town Centre on St. Patrick’s Day, Wednesday, March 17th.  Doors open at 6:30 PM with Lynne Barnes-Dale’s harp students performing to welcome everyone.  Tickets are $10 and available at the door.  All proceeds go to benefit western Maryland’s only public radio station, WFWM 91.9 fm in Frostburg, MD.

The Shanty Irish Band consists of several friends who enjoy making traditional Irish folk music similar to what one ...

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Larry Keel and Natural Bridge at Dante's Bar PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 28 February 2010 09:24

LKNBBridge_aiLarry Keel and Natural Bridge are heading into our neck of the woods ready to tear it up with some killer flatpickin' at Dante's Bar in Frostburg, MD on Saturday, March 6th, 2010.

Keel himself absorbed the best lessons of his Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music culture and heritage of Southwest Virginia.  From there, he has integrated that solid musical grounding and natural-born talent with his own incomparable approach to flatpicking the guitar and to his original music.

The combination is pretty irresistible, and has earned Keel the highest respect and billing among the top acoustic musicians alive, and some now gone: Tony Rice, Vassar Clements, Sam Bush, Del McCoury, John Hartford, Bill Monroe, Mike Marshall, Darol Anger, to ...

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