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Easter-Time Saturday Program at George’s Creek Library PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany County Library System   
Tuesday, 30 March 2010 07:06

logo_new2.240x240An Easter-Time Saturday Program will be held at the George’s Creek Regional Library in Lonaconing on Saturday, April 3, starting at 2 PM.  Children of all ages are invited to join the fun!

The Allegany County Library System operates six branches—Washington Street in Cumberland, Frostburg, South Cumberland, LaVale, George’s Creek, and Westernport.  It also has a bookmobile that serves schools, daycares, and outlying areas.  Our 24/7 On-Line library, with reference databases and Free Tutors, is accessible at the website given below.  We offer public technology training as well as a circulating collection of books, magazines, large print materials, DVDs, gaming software, music and books on CD, and downloadable e-Books.  Each branch subscribes to numerous newspapers ...

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FSU Student Sirois to Perform Senior Vocal Recital PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 26 March 2010 10:46

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University student Nicole Sirois will perform her senior soprano recital on Saturday, April 10, at 8 PM in the Performing Arts Center’s Pealer Recital Hall.  Sirois will be accompanied by pianists Nancy Witmer, Adam Pomeroy, and Caroline Shedd along with vocalists Katy Baird, Jamie Denton, and Erin Drenning.  This event is free and open to the public.

Sirois will perform several pieces written by composers Antonio Caldara, Antonio Lotti, Benedetto Marcello, Hugo Wolf, Juaquin Rodrigo, Leonard Bernstein, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Puccini, Giorgia Stitt, and Jason Howland.

Sirois is a vocal performance major, with a minor in Spanish, and hopes to teach elementary music and private voice lessons upon graduation.  She is a member of Delta Omicron ...

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FSU Professor DeVee Dixon to Perform Faculty Piano Recital PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Friday, 26 March 2010 00:02

JoanDVDixonpiano_aiDr. Joan DeVee Dixon, a professor at Frostburg State University, will present a Faculty Piano Recital on Sunday, April 11, at 3 PM in the FSU Performing Arts Center Pealer Recital Hall.  The program will be in the form of a lecture recital, "American Spring: The Legacy of Antonin Dvorak.”  Musical selections will include piano music by Dvorak and his teacher Antonin Liehmann.

Dixon is a featured soloist for the International Dvorak Society's American Spring Festival, who has performed up to 20 concerts throughout the Czech Republic each summer.  She will discuss the mission of American Spring Festival and how the music of Dvorak continues to impact composers, performers, and audiences in both the United States and the Czech Republic.

As a pianist and organist, she ...

Last Updated on Friday, 26 March 2010 00:23
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Allegany County Library System has 10th Annual Poetry Contest PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany County Library System   
Thursday, 25 March 2010 17:26

logo_new2.240x240The Allegany County Library System will be celebrating April as National Poetry Month with their 10th Annual Poetry Contest.  Submit your original poems at any library branch, on or before Friday, April 30, 2010.  All libraries close at 5 PM on Fridays.

“This is a wonderful chance for all poets to share their work,” explained a library staff member.  “Every year we have such a great response.  We like to give those who have never shared their work, a place to begin, especially the children.”

A prize will be awarded for each division and entries may be chosen for publication in “10 Years of Poetry”, a poetry booklet commemorating the first 10 years of our poetry contests, being published as part of the library system’s ...

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FSU Theatre and Dance present “Godspell” musical PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 March 2010 09:45

GodspellFSU_aiFrostburg State University's Theatre and Dance Department will present “Godspell”, a rock musical celebration of the life and teachings of Jesus, on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, 17 and Thursday, April 22 to Saturday, 24 at 7:30 PM, with matinee performances on Saturdays, April 17 and 24 at 2 PM in the Performing Arts Center.

The musical will feature FSU Theatre and Music alumnus Ryan Bowie [pictured] in the title role of Jesus and music from members of the Beat Street All Stars.

“Godspell” taken from an ancient word for gospel, draws from the theatrical traditions of clowning, magic, pantomime, charades, acrobatics, and Vaudeville.  Based on John-Michael Tebelak’s book highlighting the teachings of St. Matthew, the musical features a lively score ...

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