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October 12, 2007

72 Film Fest shows local filmmakers' work



FREDERICK, Md. - The second annual 72 Film Fest will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Weinberg Center. More than 30 filmmaking teams from Frederick and across the region are involved.

During a 72-hour period last weekend, filmmaking teams created short films. Each film turned in on time will be shown Saturday, Oct. 13. Prizes include the $500 grand prize and $250 challenge prize.

The film fest begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Weinberg Center. Award ceremony follows the screening with all members of the audience able to participate in the Audience Favorite award. Tickets are $10, $7 for students and seniors and can be purchased at the Weinberg Box office on the Web at www.weinbergcenter.org.

For information go to www.72fest.com or contact Clark Cline at 240-344-4380 or Jason Streff at 810-730-6771 or e-mail staff@72fest.com.




Jazz trio will perform in Gettysburg



GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Jazz fusion group Trio Globo will perform Friday, Oct. 12, at Gettysburg College.

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Trio Globo is a jazz fusion group known for developing an original voice within contemporary acoustic music. Members combine spontaneous, rhythmic influences from six continents with traditional classical and sacred music. Each member provides a unique talent to the group. Eugene Friesen plays the cello, Howard Levy plays harmonica, and Glen Velez plays percussion.

The 8 p.m. performance will take place at the college's Majestic Theater on Carlisle Street. The event is free and open to the public.




Call for entries



Area photographers are invited to submit black and white images for a juried photo show at Contemporary School for the Art and Gallery.

The show opens on Saturday, Nov. 17. Entries will be judged by local professional photographers Sterling "Rip" Smith and Bruce Wilder.

Photos must be submitted by 3 p.m. Friday, Nov 16, at the gallery. All images must be framed. The submission fee is $25 per artist. No more than three photos will be accepted per artist.

The winner of this show will be featured at a solo show at the gallery in 2008.

The gallery is at 4 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown. For more information, call the gallery at 310-791-6191 or e-mail ronlytle3@netzero.net.




Professor will speak on lessons of WWII



GETTYSBURG, Pa. Historian James H. Madison will give a talk on the lessons learned from World War II at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Gettysburg College.

"What We Have Learned From the Second World War," will take place in Breidenbaugh Hall's Joseph Theater, Room 201, located at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and North Washington Street.

Madison is the Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor of History at Indiana University. The lecture is free and open to the public.




Art exhibit honors people with cancer



"Lilly Oncology on Canvas," an art exhibition honoring people affected by cancer, will be on display Saturday, Oct. 13, through Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Robinwood Medical Center, Suite 142, on Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. One hundred works are featured in the show.

Exhibit times are 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, and Tuesday, Oct. 16. Admission is free.

A preview party will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, featuring a silent art auction of framed prints. Admission to the preview party is free, but reservations are recommended.

For information, go to www.antietamhealthcare.org and click on events, then click on Lilly Oncology on Canvas or call Sadie Bair at 301-790-8631 or e-mail sbair@wchsys.org.




Local fimmaker's work set for Pa. film fest



PITTSBURGH - "Trailer Trash: A Film Journal," produced by local film director Don Ramirez, will be shown at Film Kitchen, a film screening hosted by Pittsburgh's City Paper, during The Three Rivers Film Festival on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with the screening beginning after an artist reception at 8 p.m. The film will be shown at the Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melrose Screening Room, 477 Melwood Ave.

"Trailer Trash" centers on the poverty and substance abuse of Ramirez's family and the murder of Ramirez's grandfather, allegedly by a family member.

Parking is free and available on Melwood Avenue or in the lot across the street from the Melwood Screening Room.

For more complete directions, call Pittsburgh Filmmakers at 412.681.5449 or go to www.filmkitchen.org.

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