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Main Street Books to Host Book Signing with Local Children's Book Author PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kara RogersThomas   
Monday, 16 May 2016 09:47
Boogerman A book signing with childrens' author Melanie Michael will be held at Main Street Books in downtown Frostburg on Saturday, May 21
from 1 -3 pm.  Michael's newest book, Billy Beakhorn and the Booger Man, is a delightfully icky story about kindness, courtesy, bravery and boogers.  
Melanie Michaels is the author of Nerfnerd and Lost in La La Land.  Additionally, her work has appeared in the Backbone Mountain Review.  The author lives in Cumberland with her daughter and is involved with working with children, her church and the arts community.
Main Street books is located at 2 E. Main St. in Frostburg.  For additional information call 301/689-5605 or e-mail Read more...
Frostburg's Palace Theatre to Screen "The Women" PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016 12:32
Women Take the Lead: Comedies from the 1930s-50s continues at Frostburg's Palace Theatre with the screening of The Women on Monday, May 16 at 7:30 pm.  With an all-star cast of women including Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell, this 1939 black and white film is directed by George Cukor.  The comedy follows the loves and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women and has a running time of 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Doors open at 7 pm with showtime at 7:30 pm.  The concession and bar start serving at 7 pm.  Tickets prices are the same for all ages. The Palace Theatre is located at 31 E. Main St. in downtown Frostburg.  For additional information, call 301-689-5606 or refer to their website at
Our Town Theatre to Present: Mom's the Word PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Our Town Theatre   
Sunday, 01 May 2016 09:00

Our Town Theatre will be presenting Mom's The Word: Go Ask Your Father!, an original production written by Garrett County residents. 

Join us for humorous look at the challenges moms and dads face every day. We are recommending this show for 13 and older as there is some mild language.  

Production dates May 13 & 14. The show will start at 8 pm and tickets are $5.00 each. Reservations may be made immediately online or by phone starting April 29 at 301.334.5640
Allegany Arts Council Hosts Two New Exhibits PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heidi Custer   
Sunday, 01 May 2016 08:55

Both galleries of the Allegany Arts Council, Cumberland, MD, host artwork from local talent.

“Fired Up, Melted Down” in the Saville Gallery features work from Ed Coffey (Cumberland, MD) and Elizabeth Braun (Slanesville,WV). These two artists create in distinct media; each of which involves shape transformation with heat and manipulation of those melted substances.

Mr Coffey,  an animation artist in his early career, has also worked in watercolor, mixed media, and acrylic painting. More recently, he has taken to melting plastic onto wire frames then adding color to create various shapes and depths. As Coffey says, “My current work involves organic, abstract shapes (melted plastic), with an outside irregular perimeter to emphasize the biological nature of the ...

Bishop Walsh School to Hold Third Annual Science Showcase PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ty DeMartino   
Sunday, 01 May 2016 08:21

Bishop Walsh Third Annual Science ShowcaseCUMBERLAND--Bishop Walsh School will host its Third Annual Science Showcase on Sat., May 14, from 10 am - 1 pm at the school on Bishop Walsh Road in Cumberland.


The event, open to all children ages preK-12th grade, will include cool, hands-on scientific experiments involving exploding gummy bears, shark dissections, hovercraft rides, gushing geysers, flaming bubbles, glow-in-the-dark slime, carnivorous plants, a robotics demo and more.


A student performs a “Gushing Geyser experiment with Mentos and Coca-Cola at the Bishop Walsh Science Showcase.  This year’s event is scheduled from 10 am – 1 pm on Saturday, May 14, at the Cumberland school.


Pre-register at or 301.724.5360, x105. Participants will be entered to ...


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