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Allegany County Student Art Showcase Opening Celebration PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany Arts Council   
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 13:17

AACadWebBIGIn conjunction with the 6th Annual Allegany County Student Art Showcase, the Saville Gallery will host a special Opening Celebration on Saturday, April 10, from 6 - 8 PM.  This celebration will be a kid-friendly reception to kick-off the exhibit in our gallery, located at 9 North Centre Street in Downtown Cumberland, MD.

It's going to be a great evening, with lots of fun activities planned, including door prizes, games, and arts-related giveaways courtesy of Highland Arts Unlimited, the Book Center, and The General Art Store.  Artists John & Amy Shuman will host a hands-on art project on the Arts Bus in front of the gallery, and Sigma Alpha Iota from FSU will host a musical instrument "Petting Zoo" in the gallery's Community Room.  The evening is free and open ...

Frostburg Palace Theatre to screen "White Ribbon" PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 07 April 2010 08:50

WhiteRibbonimageThe Frostburg Palace Theatre located on Main Street in Frostburg will screen the film "White Ribbon" April 16th and 17th.

In a village in Protestant northern Germany, on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the village schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents.  Though they at first appear coincidental, it begins to seem that they are not, in fact, accidents at all but inexplicably display characteristics of a ritual punishment.  Who could be responsible for such transgressions?

Director Michael Haneke (Cache) earned the Palm d'Or at Cannes in 2009 for this arresting drama.

Show time is 8 PM.  The doors and concession stand open at 7:30 PM.  For more information contact the theater at (301) 687- 0921 or ...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 08:57
FSU Students Poindexter and Schimming to Perform Joint Vocal Recital PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News   
Monday, 05 April 2010 11:41

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University students Britany Poindexter, soprano, and mezzo-soprano Jessica Schimming will perform a joint vocal recital on Friday, April 9 at 8 PM in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU's Performing Arts Center.  Poindexter and Schimming will be accompanied by pianist Nancy Witmer.  The event is free and open to the public.

Poindexter will perform pieces from Henry Purcell, Alessandro Scarletti, Robert Schumann, and Mozart.  Schimming will perform pieces from composers Niles, Schubert, Stradella, Belinni, and von Gluck.  The last performance will feature both Poindexter and Schimming performing “I Know Him So Well” by Tim Rice.

A music education major at FSU, Poindexter hopes to become an elementary school teacher after receiving her master’s degree ...

Roots Music Series' presents singer-songwriter Darrell Scott PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany Arts Council   
Friday, 02 April 2010 12:58

DarrellScottWEBTickets are now available for the Roots Music Series' presentation of singer-songwriter Darrell Scott on Saturday, April 24 at 8 PM at the Palace Theatre in downtown Frostburg, MD.  Pamela Brown Hayes will be the opening act.

Tickets for the performance are $15 for the general public, and $12 for members of the Allegany Arts Council and FSU students.

Tickets will be available at the door on the night of the performance beginning at 7:30 PM.  Advance tickets are now available from the Allegany Arts Council, Main Street Books in Frostburg, and the Book Center in Cumberland, MD.

For additional information, please visit or call the Allegany Arts Council at (301) 777-ARTS (2787).

Tony Benn with Halftime String Band to perform PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 02 April 2010 08:30

l_c2f276679c90484c9a8faecb9b26ee97Tony Benn (from Ireland) with Halftime String Band is making a rare U.S. appearance in Frostburg at Dante's Bar on Saturday, April 10 at 10 PM.

Clare, Ireland based singer-songwriter Tony Benn writes music that is captivating and full of melodies that seem to bring a Celtic feel with them.  Benn's career began in the 90s singing and playing in various folk-rock and grunge bands.  In 2005 one of Tony's collaborations "Exploding Marmalade" was the winner of the Temple Bar new bands competition and featured on the Irish Top 30 list.  But in more recent years, Tony has set out on a more intimate path of solo performances and busking on the streets of Dublin.  His solo 2009 release features collaborations with American songstress Johnette Napolitano and new European ...


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