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Rescheduled: V-Day Celebration Brings Award-Winning “Vagina Monologues” to FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Saturday, 27 February 2010 10:23

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University will present Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, at the Pealer Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center.  The Vagina Fair will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 PM, which includes the V-Day Scarf Sale, as well as displays from groups such as the Family Crisis Resource Center.  The event is part of V-Day, a global campaign to end violence against women and girls.

“The Vagina Monologues” dives into a range of emotions buried in real women’s experiences.  All proceeds will benefit the Family Crisis Resource Center in Cumberland, the Dove Center of Garrett County, and the Women of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, this year’s V-Day spotlight.

In 2009, over 4,200 V-Day ...

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Frostburg State University Presents Wind Ensemble Concert PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 26 February 2010 08:39

logo_new2.240x240The Frostburg State University Wind Ensemble will perform on Sunday, March 7, at 3 PM in the Performing Arts Center Pealer Recital Hall.  Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.  Children 12 and under are admitted free.

Conducted by Philip Klickman, the concert will feature music by Joan Tower, Julie Giroux, Augusta Read Thomas, and Frank Ticheli.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at (301) 687-4109.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services, and activities accessible to persons with disabilities.  To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.

 
FSU’s Cultural Events Series to Present STREB: Extreme Action Company PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 February 2010 13:59

STREBaiA High-Flying, Action and Daredevil Experience

Frostburg State University’s Cultural Events Series will present a combination of daredevil stunts, extreme action and dance as the STREB: Extreme Action Company slams into FSU on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:30 PM in the Performing Arts Center Drama Theatre.

STREB is an in-your-face dance experience that combines constant action, daring movement and high energy and leaves the audience reeling and the dancers spinning, sometimes literally.  It’s been described as ballet in the mosh pit, boot camp under the big top, and smash-mouth football on a tumble mat.

The brainchild of choreographer Elizabeth Streb, who is known as “the Evel Knievel of Dance,” Extreme Action Company’s conditioned dancers take audiences on a ...

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People of the Whale focus of book group re-scheduled to March PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 February 2010 02:34

logo_new2.240x240The book group of Main Street Books in Frostburg will meet Tuesday, March 16 at 7:30 PM.  People of the Whale, a novel by Linda Hogan, will be discussed.  Originally slated as the February focus, with that meeting cancelled due to the weather, People of the Whale is now on the March menu.

The group is open to new members.  Call (301) 689-5605 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 February 2010 12:26
 
FSU Department of Visual Arts to Host Student Art Exhibition PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 February 2010 01:14

logo_new2.240x240The Frostburg State University Department of Visual Arts, along with the Art Club and Kappa Pi, will host the 2010 Biennial Student Juried Art Exhibition.  The exhibition, to include students from all academic majors, will run Friday, March 5, until Tuesday, March 30.  An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on Friday, March 5, from 7 to 9 PM in the Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery.  The reception is free and open to the public.

FSU students were encouraged to submit artwork to the exhibition.  The entries were judged in one of six categories: graphics, painting, printmaking, photography/digital, ceramics, illustration, and 3-D design.  Nationally known artist Beth Piver will judge the contest.

Winners will receive monetary awards and those students who ...

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