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The Allegany Arts Council to Exhibit Work of Two Artists PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Desiree Bullard   
Saturday, 28 October 2017 07:46

Marlaina Pacifico 1The Allegany Arts Council welcomes two regional artists, Parris Ashley and Marlaina Pacifico, to exhibit their artwork in the Saville and Schwab Mountain Maryland Galleries during the month of November. The exhibitions begin November 3 and end November 25.  

Marlaina Pacifico was born and raised in Altoona, Pa. She discovered her love of and talent for photography while in her early twenties. She has been a professional photographer for eight years and does commercial as well as artistic photography. Pacifico is the owner of The Grin Gallery, a studio and art gallery located at 230 Fourth Avenue in Altoona. She is also a teacher, having offered two photography classes at the Allegany Arts Council.

Parris Ashley was born in Baltimore, but spent his formative ...

Downtown Cumberland Events and Activities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Thursday, 12 October 2017 07:16

What’s Happening in Downtown Cumberland

Fall for Cumberland – Saturday, October 14

Free Parking on Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays 

& Every Day After 5 PM 

Love the Local! Support Your Local Businesses


Fall For Cumberland – Saturday, October 14, Downtown Cumberland. Celebrate the season by Falling for Downtown on Saturday October 14. Visit our shops, many with sidewalk sales and open houses and dine in our restaurants. Enjoy the sounds of Flood City Brass at 1:30 PM on the First Peoples FCU Historic City Center Stage. Flood City Brass is a 9 piece band from Johnstown PA, featuring male and female lead vocalists, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, sax, and trombone. They play Rock, ...

Fall For Downtown Event Features Flood City Brass on Saturday PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 12 October 2017 07:12

FloodcitybrassDowntown Cumberland will celebrate the season with a new event ‘Fall for Downtown’ on Saturday, October 14. Many of the downtown merchants will be offering sidewalk sales and special discounts throughout the day. Enjoy outdoor dining on a warm afternoon ...

Film Lab Speakers Named PDF Print E-mail
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Written by David Rorabaugh   
Saturday, 30 September 2017 13:56
Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., is pleased to continue our collaboration between the Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) and The Movie Brewdio, "The Film Lab." "The Film Lab" is a monthly gathering bringing together film professionals, patrons, and fans. Each meeting features a guest speaker and may include a short screening block. Every first Monday from 6-9pm (speaker at 7pm) at Oscar's Restaurant, 1103 E Oldtown Rd, Cumberland, Maryland 21502.
These are the dates for "The Film Lab" at Oscar's:
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
?Monday, Dececember 4, 2017
For our October 2 gathering, our guest will be Michael O. Snyder. Michael O. Snyder is a photographer, filmmaker and writer whose ...
FSU’s Center for Literary Arts Presents Eighth Annual One-Act-Play Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Monday, 18 September 2017 07:02

The Frostburg State University Center for Literary Arts will host its eighth annual One-Act-Play Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Palace Theater, 31 E. Main St. in Frostburg, featuring a full performance of the winning play and staged readings of the second- and third-place winners of the annual One-Act-Play competition.

The international competition’s festival also features a talkback with writers, actors and directors and a reception to follow. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the performances will begin at 7 p.m.

Andrea Fleck Clardy, of Jamaica Plain, Mass., is the competition’s first-place winner. Her play, “Small Talk,” is about two colleagues and their spouses who are spending an evening together, an evening filled with wine ...


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