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Embassy to Host Evening With PlaywrightTerrence McNally PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 September 2010 08:23
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FSU Center for Creative Writing to Host Fourth Annual Press Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kimberly Brown, Center for Creative Writing   
Tuesday, 28 September 2010 18:15
The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing, in partnership with the Allegany County Library System, is excited to announce that our fourth annual Western Maryland Small and Regional Press Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16, from 11:00 am- 4:30 pm, at Main Street, Frostburg.

This annual event brings together editors and publishers with writers and educators of the local literary community. Participating journals and presses are provided with tables inside Frostburg?s Lyric Theater to display books, submission guidelines, and other promotional materials. Panel discussions and roundtable sessions include topics on writing and getting published; teachers and students; blogging and new media publishing; using social media for promotion; and ...
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 18:31
FSU's Kappa Pi Art Fraternity Seeking Art Submissions PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 27 September 2010 18:34
Frostburg State University's Kappa Pi Art Fraternity is hosting the second annual Community Art Juried Exhibition at the Saville Gallery on 9 N. Centre St., Cumberland, Md. The theme is "Identity" and the exhibition is open to all visual artists in the tri-state region.

Artwork drop-off for jurying will be at FSU's Fine Arts Building (room 128) on Thursday, Oct. 7, and Friday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a fee of $3 per entry and artists may submit up to four entries. Entry forms will be available as artwork is dropped off.

The juror this year is Alexander Heilner, professor of photography and digital imaging, Maryland Institute College of Art. Jurying will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9, starting at noon. Artwork not accepted for the exhibit may be picked up ...
George's Creek Library Hosting One Maryland One Book Discussion PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Friday, 24 September 2010 14:25

The George’s Creek Regional Library in Lonaconing will be hosting the 2nd Community Book Discussion for this year’s One Maryland One Book Statewide Reading Incentive on Thursday October 7, starting at 6:30 p.m.  Everyone is invited to read Outcasts United by Warren St. John, the 2010 book selection, available at any Allegany County Library branch, at local bookstores, or as a downloadable audiobook from the library’s Overdrive Media Console located on the website at  Join us then to discuss the many themes of the book and share your thoughts on similar experiences in your own communities. It is a community-building experience.

Outcasts United is the story of a soccer team of refugee boys from war zones called the "Fugees", their coach, ...

FSU Theatre Deptartment Season Kicks Off With "Bent" PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 24 September 2010 14:15
bentThe 2010-2011 season of Frostburg State University Theatre will begin with the Main Stage production "Bent" by Martin Sherman. The performance dates are Oct. 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. in the F. Perry Smith Studio Theatre.

This haunting play depicting the Nazis' persecution of many groups, including homosexuals, in the years leading up to World War II focuses on lovers Max and Rudy, who are leading a rather frivolous life in Berlin, 1934. After a night of debauchery, they are suddenly faced with a Gestapo raid, which sends them on a nightmare odyssey through Nazi Germany. In the camps, since homosexuals are ranked lower on the human scale than Jews, Max bribes a guard to obtain a Jewish star to replace his pink triangle. There ...

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