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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 ...

Cumberland Choral Society seeks a new leader PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 March 2010 14:06

logo_new2.240x240The Cumberland Choral Society seeks a new leader to conduct Allegany County’s premier adult choral ensemble.

The Cumberland Choral Society’s mission is to support choral music within our community and provide a unique opportunity for adults to perform music from all genre/styles and historical periods.

Rehearsals are held once a week during the school calendar year culminating in two winter concerts and two spring concerts.

Minimum qualifications include at least a Bachelor's Degree in Music, vocal skills, conducting skills, and a comprehensive knowledge of choral repertoire.

Review of applications begins in mid March 2010 and continues until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and three letters of ...

Arts at Canal Place To Present Classes PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 March 2010 10:29

jeanclassimage_ai Cumberland, MD – “Playing With Art – It’s Never Too Late” taught by Jean Barnes Downs will be the first series of classes to be conducted in the Arts at Canal Place Education Center, adjacent to the Gallery at Canal Place.

If you would love to get your hands dirty with finger paint or color outside the lines with no one looking over your shoulder, here is your opportunity.  This four-week class is designed for adults who want to play, with no expectations, once again with art materials like they did when they were children.  The class is designed as a drop-in class, so participants can sign up for individual sessions or for the entire series.  Class will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 PM.  The class will begin on Wednesday, April 7 and run through April ...

Frostburg Library Book Club holding The House of Mirth/Edith Wharton Celebration March 22 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 March 2010 12:58

logo_new2.240x240The Frostburg Community Library Book Club invites you to join them for their The House of Mirth/Edith Wharton Celebration with guest speaker Amy Branam, from Frostburg State University.  The program will be at the library on Monday, March 22, starting at 1 PM.

Members will be dressed in the style of the period, around 1905.  Period clothing is optional for guests attending.  Light refreshments will be served.

To marry for love or money?  Some women want both.  Such is Wharton’s Lily Bart, The House of Mirth central character.  Edith Wharton was born into New York’s elite society.  Lily wasn’t so blessed; she would have to marry into money, for her to be accepted as a socialite.

The Allegany County Library System operates six branches—Washington ...

FSU Professor Dustin Davis Receives Special Recognition for "ALUMINOUS" PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 March 2010 09:13

logo_new2.240x240Frostburg State University professor of Visual Arts Dustin Davis received special recognition recently in the 12th Annual Faces Juried Online International Art Exhibition.

The piece submitted by Davis, “Aluminous,” is an assemblage of aluminum sculptural wall relief constructed from parts from discarded photo dry mount presses and other found objects.  A photo of the award-winning piece can be found at

Upstream People Gallery was created in the late 1990s in order to serve artists throughout the world by hosting international juried online art exhibitions.  Artists from almost every country have exhibited with the gallery over seven years.  Upstream People Gallery is organized and run by a professional team of artists.  Guest jurors and ...


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