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Book Group to Meet at Main Street Books PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Fred Powell   
Monday, 24 October 2016 07:21
The book group of Main Street Books in Frostburg will meet on Tuesday, November 15 at 7:30 pm in the bookstore.  The Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen will be discussed.  New members welcome.  For additional information call 301-689-5605 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
October Events in Downtown Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Monday, 17 October 2016 10:20

Downtown Cumberland Farmers Market – Every Thursday through October 13. The Downtown Cumberland Farmers' Market is a place where the community meets each week to buy the best locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, organic products, baked goods and so much more! The market sets up every Thursday from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm on Baltimore Street in Historic City Center from May to October. Baltimore Street is a brick pedestrian only promenade with shops, cafes and restaurants. Bring the whole family and find the best local farmers have to offer!


Technology at the Gap: Emerging Trends 2016, Friday, October 14, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence. Technology at the Gap is a one-day conference for web developers, system admins, network ...

Embassy Theatre to Host Halloween Rave PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trish Morgan   
Monday, 17 October 2016 10:12

CUMBERLAND, MD - Embassy Theatre, located at 49 Baltimore Street on the Downtown Cumberland Mall, will host "Rave - A Slightly Warped Production - Return of the Living Dead" on Halloween night, Oct 31.

"The doors open at 8 pm," states DJ Victor Dion Friel," and we will feature 80s Dark Wave, Goth, Synth Pop & Techno, Dance Electronica, Post Punk Industrial, and even a few jokes and surprises, too."

Sounds for the evening will include New Order, Depeche Mode, Blutengle, Ministry and Sisters of Mercy and many more.

There is a $5 cover charge, and the Embassy's Passport Cafe in the lobby will be serving popcorn, hot dogs, candies, American and European beers and mixed drinks.

For more information, call (240) 362-7183.

Annual Drag Show Pageant Slated for October 8th PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Embassy Theatre   
Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:30

CUMBERLAND, MD - The Embassy Theatre and Stephanie Micheals will team up to host the 9th Annual Queen of Queen City Pageant 2017 on Saturday, Oct 8.

This annual drag show pageant began in 2007, and Saturday's show begins at 9 pm.  The 9th annual pageant will feature the reigning Queen of Queen City,  Miss Anastasia Beaverhausen, who will crown the winner at the end of the evening.

"The Lavender Dollies are happy to be back at the Embassy," states Ms. Micheals. "The evening promises lots of fun for everyone, and the PRIDE costumes will be just gorgeous!"

According to Ms. Micheals, applications to enter the drag pageant are available at the Embassy, and entry is limited to the first ten applicants.

The contestants will begin the evening ...

FSU One-Act Play Festival to Feature 2016 One-Act Playwriting Competition Winners PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 08:23

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