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August 31, 2009

'Sex Rules' program at Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Comedian and educator Maria Falzone's acclaimed program "Sex Rules" will be presented at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Student Center Storer Ballroom at Shepherd University. The program is free.

Falzone has been explaining the rules to greater and safer sex for the past 11 years on college and university campuses.

Falzone was a finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition and the first women to host the same event in its 30-year history. She has headlined in comedy clubs throughout the United States and Europe. Her TV appearances include A&E's "An Evening at the Improv," and Showtime's "Full Frontal Comedy."

Words & Music at Opera House

SHEPHERSDTOWN, W.Va. - A showcase for local artists and performers. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St. $3; $2, with Shepherd Rambler card; free for children. For information, call 703-231-5235.


Writer-in-residence activities at Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Award-winning Kentucky writer Silas House will be in Shepherdstown to receive the Appalachian Heritage Writer's Award be Writer-in-Residence for Shepherd University. House will be on campus from Sept. 28 through Oct. 3. He will deliver the Scarborough Society Lecture titled "'The Story of Every Country,' the Importance of Place" at 8 p.m. Oct. 1, in the Erma Ora Byrd Hall.

Activities include a screening of the documentary "Sludge," in Reynolds Hall at 7 p.m. Monday Sept. 28, with a discussion led by Dr. Ed Snyder; "Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers: A Kentucky Muse and the Anthology of Appalachian Writers," at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29; a reading of "Something's Rising" at Martinsburg Public Library at 10:30 a.m. and "The Writing Life with Silas House" at Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

For information, call Rachael Meads at 304-876-5113.

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