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Snapping snippets of summer season while meandering a bit around Garrett County PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Davis   
Monday, 16 August 2010 19:44

summer_hay_3Scenes of summer on this 16th day of August in Garrett County.......happy to share them with you.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 August 2010 07:47
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Tennessee Band Glossary Performing At Dante's In Frostburg PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Henry   
Sunday, 15 August 2010 23:07

Glossary, a Murfreesboro, TN five-piece band, will perform at Dante’s in Frostburg Wednesday August 18th starting at 9:00PM ($5/ ages 21 and up).  The band is on tour promoting their latest CD release, “Feral Fire.”

 

From the press release: “Mixing pedal steel and other traditional instrumentation with bending and crashing electric guitars, Glossary’s spirited, American rock & roll speaks loudly to those beyond the southern region—those who relate to the great communicators like Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Otis Redding.  Joey Kneiser’s cracked voice, complemented by Kelly Kneiser’s relaxed, creamy vocals, creates an everyman musical quality able to fit the passing night through a car window, or a rowdy beer swilling get-together. The group ...

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Frostburg Library Adult Book Club to Meet PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Saturday, 14 August 2010 11:43

The Frostburg Community Library’s Adult Book Club will meet Thursday, August 19 at 2 p.m. to discuss the best-selling debut novel The Help by Kathryn Stockett. If you care to dress for a garden party or bring a refreshment to share, please do! Contact Judy at the Frostburg Library for more information at 301-687-0790. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Set amidst the building racial tension of Mississippi in 1962, Stockett relies on her main character Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan, a writer herself, to collect the stories of white women and their relationships with the black women who raised them.

The Allegany County Library System operates six branches—Washington Street in Cumberland, Frostburg, South Cumberland, LaVale, George’s Creek, and Westernport. It also has ...

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FSU Center for Creative Writing Announces Play Contest Winners; Plans One Act Play Fest PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Thursday, 12 August 2010 06:40
fsu one act play fest imageFrostburg State University Creative Writing Center announces the winners of its first annual One Act Playwriting Competition and the productions of the winning entries at the One Act Play Fest on Sept. 24-25.

Forty-five entries were received from around the world and were judged by a team of local readers who gave each entry points for characterization, dialogue and story.

Earning first place award and receiving a full production is "Skin Deep" by Mary Lynn Dobson of Atlantic Highland, NJ.  The dark comedy centers on the world of child beauty pageants and the eccentric women who run them.  In addition to the top cash prize of $750, Dobson's play will be performed by Front and Center Stage Productions of Cumberland, under the direction of Kimberli Rowley.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 August 2010 10:20
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Washington Street Library to Host Teen Book Discussion PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Wednesday, 11 August 2010 20:03

All teens and tweens ages 11 to 14 are invited to the Washington Street Library on Monday August 16, at 6:30 p.m. to join the discussion of the book Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper.

Draper’s starred book will take you on a journey to a place you will probably never visit in real life: Are you a teen, or nearly a teen, and think your life is complicated? Try not being able to speak and being in a body that you can’t control because you have cerebral palsy.  But you’re gutsy, and so is the journey readers take when they read Out of My Mind.

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 ...

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