Out and about

February 04, 2005

Ballroom dance party

Jim Powers will accompany dancers on the Yamaha organ. Today, 7 to 10 p.m. Maugansville Ruritan Club Building, Maugansville. $4 per person. Call 301-791-1551.

Play at Shepherd

In this play, an ethnically diverse trio of young men living in a Paris housing project struggle with anger after a friend is beaten by police during a riot. Not rated. Today, 7 p.m. Shepherd University, Reynolds Hall, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Call 1-304-876-1837 or send e-mail to

Film at opera house

The film tells the story of a young woman's search near the end of World War I for her financ, who disappeared. Rated R. 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Shepherdstown Opera House, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $7. Go on the Web to

Photographic Salon

The 72nd annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon competition's entire collection of photos will be on display. Salon viewers can cast their ballots for their favorite photographs for the Popular Prize Award, which is sponsored by FirstLook Photo of Hagerstown. Opening reception, Saturday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free. Call 301-739-5727.


Jazz drummer

Jazz drummer Alison Miller will present "Boom Tic Boom," as part of Frostburg State University's CES Jazz Club. Saturday, 8 p.m. Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort, off Interstate 68 in Flintstone, Md. Tickets cost $5 to $20. Call 1-301-687-3137 or 1-866-TIXX-CES, or go to on the Web.

New, old tunes

The I Steadies celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first gig. Saturday, 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Clarion Hotel ballroom, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $10. Purchase tickets at the door, no advance ticket sales.

Benefit concert

Features Halestorm, Lennex, Fourth Element and Good for Nothing. Saturday, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg. Tickets cost $10, advance; $15, the day of the show. The show is suitable for all ages. Proceeds to benefit VH1 Save the Music and tsunami relief. Call 1-717-977-7104.

Flute ensemble

The Meadowlark Flutists, Joyce Bennett, Schery Collins and Rebecca Lile Paluzzi, present a concert with pianist Alison Cerutti. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-733-2560.

Camp life

Living history presentation of everyday life of Confederate soldiers and their equipment, and the nutrition and diseases they faced. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $6.50, adults; $6, senior citizens; $4.50, ages 10 to 16; free for ages 9 and younger. Call 1-301-695-1864 or go on the Web to

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