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Palace Movie Series Features Female-led Comedy PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Palace Theatre   
Thursday, 16 June 2016 16:22
 Frostburg's Palace Theatre continues its female-led comedy series with three classic films throughout the summer.  Two films are lesser know to  movie lovers and one movie brings Marilyn Monroe to the big screen.  All movies are shown on the third Monday of the month.
June 20 - Designing Woman (1957) stars Lauren Bacall and Gregory Peck with Vincent Minnelli directing.  This film won an Oscar for best writing.
July 18 - Seven Year Itch (1955) is ...
Jennifer Browne Named New Director of Frostburg Center for Literary Arts PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 16 June 2016 16:15

Jennifer Browne has been named the new director of the Frostburg Center for Literary Arts, which is located at 22 E. Main St. in downtown Frostburg. Browne has taught English courses full-time at Frostburg State University since 2008.

“The Department of English and Foreign Languages is pleased that Jennifer has accepted this position,” said Dr. Amy Branam Armiento, the department chair. “She is a published poet, a Frostburg native and an FSU alumna.”

In her new role, Browne will divide her time between teaching and directing programs at the Center for Literary Arts.

“The center enriches FSU and Frostburg’s regional community by offering readings, writing workshops, writing groups, informal discussions, art events and opportunities for creative ...

Embassy Theatre Hosts All Ages Open Mic PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Embassy Theatre   
Thursday, 16 June 2016 16:13

The Embassy Theatre is beginning a new program of weekly open mics designed for persons of all ages starting this upcoming Sunday, June 19th. The event is being hosted by local family group, The Siddhis. There will be no cover charge. Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will be available. Join us for this family fun night for singers, musicians, and other performers.

Doors open at 5:30 pm and the event ends at 8:30 pm. The Embassy is located at 49 Baltimore St. between Mechanic St. and Liberty St. on the downtown Cumberland mall. Reservations may be made at 240-362-7183, and further details may be obtained from our Facebook page at embassytheatrecumberland.

Downtown Cumberland Events and Activities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Thursday, 16 June 2016 16:11

What’s Happening in Downtown Cumberland

Farmers’ Market Every Thursday

Corvettes on the Mall – June 17

Wing Off – June 18

Love the Local! Support Your Local Businesses


The Allegany County One-Stop Job Center will hold a Job Fair on June 16 from 9:00 a.m. - noon. There will be area employers looking to fill a variety of positions. Job seekers should dress professionally, bring copies of their resumes and be prepared to be interviewed. The Job Center is located at 138 Baltimore St. in Cumberland. For more information call 301-777-1221.


Downtown Cumberland Farmers Market – Every Thursday through October 13. The Downtown Cumberland Farmers' Market is a place ...

City Lights Opens Bands on the Bricks Concert Series Friday PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 09:34

City LIghtsThe Cumberland Comes Alive concert series welcomes June with the opening show of Bands on the Bricks on Friday evening June 3. Local band City Limits takes the 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.

City Limits was formed in 2013 and has quickly became one of the area’s favorites. They specialize in modern country, top 40, and dance favorites. Front man Fred Sullivan, former singer of Queen City Funk and Soul, is backed by some of the area’s prominent musicians. The band features Steve Baer on guitar, Gregg Zembower on bass, and Jeff Sears on drums.

Cumberland Comes Alive is Western Maryland’s premier ...


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