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Main Street Books to Host Book Signing PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Fred Powell, Main Street Books   
Friday, 08 October 2010 16:52

Writers W. R. Cooper, author of Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path and Dr. Tmar, author of Signs of Time: It’s All in the Stars and Why Me? will be sign their books at Main Street Books of Frostburg on Saturday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The two Cumberland authors will be available to discuss their books and their paths to getting published during the book signing.

 

Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path is the first book in an epic historical fantasy series set against a backdrop of war-torn Saxon England.  At once thrilling, humorous and provocative, the book is filled with magic, mythology and action. New author W.R. Cooper has a Masters of Arts degree in history and has studied in England.  He has participated in archeological expeditions in Europe, ...

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra Returns to FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Friday, 08 October 2010 16:44
angela chengUnder the exuberant baton of music director and conductor Elizabeth Schulze, the critically acclaimed Maryland Symphony Orchestra, with special guest pianist Angela Cheng, will return to Frostburg State University on Friday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m. The highly acclaimed MSO, now in its 29th season, will perform works from Beethoven and Schubert in the Pealer Recital Hall in FSU's Performing Arts Center as part of the University's Cultural Events Series and its partner, the Allegany Arts Council.

The orchestra will present Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major" and Schubert's "Symphony No. 9," featuring Cheng. A resident of Canada, Cheng has been heralded for her "brilliant technique." She has performed with countless symphonies across North America and has released several ...
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FSU's Kappa Pi Art Fraternity and Saville Gallery Present "Identity" Exhibit PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Tuesday, 05 October 2010 08:55
Frostburg State University's Kappa Pi Art Fraternity and the Saville Gallery of Cumberland present the second annual Community Art Juried Exhibition, "Identity," which will be on view from Tuesday, Oct. 12, to Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Saville Gallery at 9 N. Centre St.

A reception and awards ceremony for the contributing artists will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

The artwork showcased in the exhibit will be a collection from local artists judged by Alexander Heilner, professor of photography and digital imaging, Maryland Institute College of Art.

For more information about the Saville Gallery, visit http://www.alleganyartscouncil.org. For more information on "Identity," contact Robert Hein at ...
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Library System and FSU Center for Creative Writing Offers Kids Writing Workshops PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Tuesday, 05 October 2010 08:11
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Main Street Books to Host FSU Center for Creative Writing Poetry Reading by Kygowski PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 04 October 2010 09:43
krygowski-nancyThe Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing will present a reading by poet Nancy Krygowski on Friday, Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at Main Street Books at 2 E. Main St. in Frostburg. The reading is free and open to the public.

Winner of the 2006 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for her first book of poems "Velocity," Krygowski is co-founder and assistant artistic director of the Gist Street Reading Series. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, River Styx, Southern Poetry Review, 5 A.M. and other magazines. She is the recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, a Pittsburgh Foundation Grant, awards from the Academy of American Poets and the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, plus residencies from Jentel, The ...
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