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Writer Blair Ruble to Present “Diversity in the Contemporary Russian City” at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Saturday, 30 January 2010 09:26

BlairRubleCBlair A. Ruble, director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., and program director for Comparative Urban Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center, will present his talk “Diversity in the Contemporary Russian City” Wednesday, February 10, at 7:30 PM at Frostburg State University in Dunkle Hall room 218.

Ruble has edited a dozen volumes and is the author of five monographic studies.  His most recent monographic study – “Creating Diversity Capital” – examined the changes in such cities as Montreal, Washington, D.C., and Kyiv (Kiev) brought about by the recent arrival of large trans-national communities.

Ruble’s talk is sponsored by the Martha T. and Ralph M. Race Western History Lecture Series ...

Last Updated on Monday, 01 February 2010 09:08
“On Second Thought: Recent Works on Paper” by FSU Alum Shaffer at FSU Roper Gallery PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 30 January 2010 02:42

Shaffer_Exhibit_Painting2“On Second Thought: Recent Works on Paper,” an exhibition featuring work by Frostburg State University alumnus Sam Shaffer, will be on display in the Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery.  The exhibition will open on Friday, February 5, with an opening reception from 7 to 9 PM.  The show will be on display through Wednesday, February 24.

The collection features Recent Works on Paper as the basis for Shaffer’s upcoming show, which are a broad representation of the works he has made over the past year.  In this series, Shaffer has used scraps and images found on the floor or in some box.  He has cut them out, pasted them together, moved them around, and then moved them around some more.  Combining drawing, spray paint, and collage, he has made something free flowing and has ...

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 January 2010 09:00
V-Day Celebration Brings Award-Winning “Vagina Monologues” to FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 29 January 2010 09:32

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University will present Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 7:30 PM on Friday, February 12, and Saturday, February 13, 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 and the Dove Center of Garrett County.

In 2009, over 4,200 V-Day benefit events produced by volunteer activists took place in the U.S. and around the world, educating ...

Last Updated on Friday, 29 January 2010 09:45
Pre-Valentine's Day Poetry Reading PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 25 January 2010 08:13
Valentines-GraphicWEBOn Thursday, February 11, at 7:30 PM, the Allegany Arts Council and the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing will host a pre-Valentine's Day reading of love poems in the Arts Council’s Community Room located at 9 North Centre Street in Downtown Cumberland’s Arts & Entertainment District.  The reading is free and open to all area poets and lovers of poetry.  If you are interested in reading, please bring up to three of your favorite love poems (written by you or someone else) and sign-up when you arrive.  Non-readers are also welcome.  A casual reception will be held after the reading.  For more information, click here or call 301-777-ARTS (2787).
Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2010 13:22
People of the Whale focus of book group in February PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 24 January 2010 09:35

logo_new2.240x240The book group of Main Street Books in Frostburg will meet Tuesday, February 16 at 7:30 PM.  People of the Whale, a novel by Linda Hogan, will be discussed.  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.


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