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Arts Council to Host Creative Community Experiences PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heidi Custer   
Thursday, 05 January 2017 09:37

CUMBERLAND—From January 4 through January 28 the Allegany Arts Council will host its third public art experience, Start to Finish III, at the Saville Gallery at 9 N. Centre Street in Cumberland. During this event artist members of the Arts Council will use the gallery as an open studio to create artwork. The public is encouraged to visit the gallery to watch artists at work. The gallery is open from 11 am to 5 pm daily except for Sundays and Mondays.


This year, participants include Donna Godlove, Pat Peacock, Dominique Vallon, Patricia Wilt and Chris Sloan. During Start to Finish III, visitors will be able to talk to artists and see demonstrations. The artists will be using media and techniques ranging from oil pastels to 3D printing. On Wednesday, ...

Dylan to be January Topic of Book Group at Main Street Books PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Fred Powell   
Monday, 19 December 2016 18:25

The book group of Main Street Books in Frostburg will meet on Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30 pm in the bookstore.  Bob Dylan's Tarantula will be included in the discussion of Dylan's music, poetry and his awarding of the Nobel Prize Award for Literature.  New members welcome.  From 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 .

Embassy Theatre Presents "Arrowettes Christmas Extravaganza" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trish Morgan   
Thursday, 15 December 2016 09:47
ArrowettesEmbassy Theatre, located at 49 Baltimore Street on the Downtown Mall, will present "Arrowettes Christmas Extravaganza" Saturday and Sunday, Dec 17 and 18, at 7 pm both performances.
According to Shannon Leith Martz, advisor, these shows will be Rockette-inspired Christmas shows, featuring the Allegany High School Arrowettes. They will be performing a variety of dance and kick routines with a Christmas theme. "It will be festival and fun!" adds Ms. Martz.
There will be tickets sold at both performances for chances to win a gift basket filled with goodies from Spa at Nemacolin, valued at $300.
Admission is $10 per person. For advance reservations, call the Embassy at (240) 697-0966 .
FSU Musical Ensembles Join Forces to Present Festive Holiday Concert PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 17:56

A colorful collection of ensembles and musical groups from the Frostburg State University Department of Music will join forces to present their sixth annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Performing Arts Center.

The Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Singers and University Chorale will be conducted by Dr. James Reddan. The ensemble will perform the big band classic “Tuxedo Junction,” made famous by the Glenn Miller Orchestra, as arranged by Kirby Shaw, and the classic English Christmas carol “What Child Is This,” arranged by Darmon Meader.

The Chamber Singers have selected the popular American song “Hard Times Come Again No More” by Stephen Foster, arranged by Mark Keller, which was a favorite of both ...

Embassy Theatre Embraces Christmas Spirit PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trish Morgan   
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 17:48

CUMBERLAND, MD - Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, will be celebrating Downtown Cumberland 's "Home For The Holidays" event with a showing of two Christmas movies next Saturday, December 10.

12:00 pm - "A Christmas Carol" (1935 -  vintage version, which was the first of Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" with sound).

2:00 pm - "Santa Claus Conquers The Martians" (1964 - the Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents).

Admission is free, although there is a suggested donation of $2 per person. Complimentary hot chocolate and homemade treats will be available for all those making a donation.

In addition to the afternoon movies, Embassy will showcase "The Eight: Reindeer Monologues", an adults-only ...


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