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Historian to Speak on Connection Between Civil War, Dakota War PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 February 2016 07:54

Ari Kelman 1Frostburg State University will host “The Dakota 38: Remembering the Civil War as an Indian War,” a presentation by history professor Ari Kelman, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in room 232 of FSU’s Lane University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

In 1862, federal authorities in Mankato, Minn., oversaw the hanging of 38 members of the Dakota tribe, the largest public execution in U.S. history. This episode of violence on the frontier became the pivotal event in the Dakota War, which left hundreds of soldiers, settlers and Native Americans dead and millions of dollars’ worth of property in ruins. Kelman will place the Dakota War in the context of the American Civil War, suggesting that these two conflicts, long understood as ...

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FSU to Offer Community Basic Ceramics Course PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 14 January 2016 08:49
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Comic Artist to Display Works at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 14 January 2016 08:48

Calero Show-16 Frostburg State University will host an exhibit featuring illustrations by Dennis Calero, a prolific comic artist whose works have appeared in publications by DC, Marvel and Dark Horse Comics. The exhibit will open with a reception on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery of FSU’s Fine Arts building. Beginning at 2:30 p.m., Calero will discuss his artwork and answer questions. This event is free and open to the public.

The exhibition will be on display through Sunday, Feb. 28, with the Roper Gallery open Sundays through Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. Artwork featured will include digital prints and inked originals.

Calero is an award-winning writer and artist who helped develop “Xmen Noir” for ...

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Dr. Jay DeWire in FSU Faculty Artist Series Production “Introducing F. Chopin” PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 13 January 2016 09:40

Frostburg State University’s Department of Music will present pianist Dr. Jay DeWire in a Faculty Artist Series concert titled “Introducing F. Chopin” on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center. DeWire will perform an assortment of FrĂ©dĂ©ric Chopin’s most popular works and will talk about the pieces. This performance is free and open to the public.

The program will include “Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 34, No. 1,” “Mazurka in C-sharp Minor, Op. 50, No. 3,” “Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53,” “Etude in F Major, Op. 10, No. 8,” “Etude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 25, No. 7” and “Etude in A Minor, Op. 25, No. 11.” After intermission, DeWire will continue with “Ballade in G Minor, Op. ...

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Children's Programming Continues at the Arts Council PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heidi Custer   
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 16:31

This Saturday, January 16, the Allegany Arts Council hosts the next in its “Arts Saturdays” series. This session features film director JW Meyers of Route 40 Films for some “Improv Games” This is a fun introduction to acting geared toward children ages 7-12. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Class time is 10:00am-noon in the Arts Council’s Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery, located at 9 N. Centre Street, downtown Cumberland. Contact the Arts council at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 301-777-2787 for more information and to register.

 
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