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Optimus Riff, Mustangs on the Mall Friday in Downtown Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 16:58

optimusriff2The Cumberland Comes Alive concert series and First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union presents ‘Optimus Riff’ to Bands on the Bricks on Friday evening, July 21. The band will be performing on the First Peoples Credit Union Historic City Center Stage at the corner of Liberty & Baltimore Streets at 6:30 pm. The performance is free of charge, but seating is limited, so don’t forget your folding lawn chair. 

Dubbed by many as the “Funk Super Group of the Mid-Atlantic”, Optimus Riff is a culmination of the area’s top musical talents. The band is comprised of four young members that have over five decades of combined experience taking the stage and melting faces.

In addition, Mustangs on the Mall will take place on Friday, July 21 from 5 pm ...

FSU Presents Gala Concert as Part of Summer Music Academy Concert Series PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Monday, 17 July 2017 16:09

As part of its Summer Music Academy Concert Series, Frostburg State University will present a gala concert featuring academy students on Friday, July 28, at 7 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center. A reception will follow the concert. The performance and reception are free and open to the public.

The students will perform works selected from the following:

“String Quartet Op. 18 and Op. 127” by Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven’s unique string quartets contain genuine emotion and contrasts characteristic of his symphonies. Each sounds almost like a mini-opera.

“String Quartet No. 1, Op. 41, in A Minor and No. 3 in A Major” by Robert Shumann: In 1842, Schumann began his remarkable instrumental ...

Canal Place Presents Movies Under the Stars- Moana PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Monday, 17 July 2017 16:07

Canal Place will host Movies Under The Stars this Saturday, July 22 at dusk. Featured movie will be Moana, 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is Rated PG – Parental Guidance Suggested, some material may not be suitable for children.

The film introduces Auli'i Cravalho as Moana and features the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk. The film was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year at the 2017 Academy Awards. 

The film tells the story of Moana, the strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian tribe, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical ...

The Four Cohans Opens Thursday at Embassy Theatre PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trish Morgan   
Thursday, 06 July 2017 08:01
CUMBERLAND, MD - Broadway's Tony-nominated Mark Baker of Manhattan and Cumberland will be directing and starring in this weekend's "The Four Cohans" - set for Thursday through Saturday7:30 pm and Sunday2:30 pm at Embassy Theatre.
Also starring are Don Stephens as the Music Director, Trish Morgan, Larry McGreevy and Jennifer Webster, and featuring Amy Clise, Ryan Maust, Beth Clise, Kyle Vogtman, Raven Malone and Karl Vogtman.
Some of the songs featured in the production will be "All Aboard For Broadway", "In The Shade of the Old Apple Tree", "Mansion of Aching Hearts", "Over There", "Longing for Old Broadway", and a variety of George M. Cohan tunes.
Admission is $10 per person, with ...
Cumberland Pride Fest Coming to Downtown- and More PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Thursday, 06 July 2017 07:59

What’s Happening in Downtown Cumberland


Cumberland Pride Festival – Sunday, July 9


Shop Local! Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is


Love the Local! Support Your Local Businesses


Downtown Cumberland Farmer’s Market - 9:30 am – 1 pm. The Downtown Cumberland Farmer’s Market runs every Thursday from May – October.


Cumberland Pride Festival is in its FIRST year in 2017! This year’s festival takes place Sunday, July 9, from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in downtown Cumberland on the mall. Local businesses, performers, and organizations are coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ community in and near the Cumberland area. Members of the LGBTQ community, as well as ...


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