February 4, 2013
Hagerstown City Councilman Lewis Metzner attended a student art reception Dec. 15 for Romanian artist Elleny Pendefunda at Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. in downtown Hagerstown.
December 20, 2012
Mary Singing, left, from Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. in Hagerstown, taught an art class Dec. 2 for members of the Hagerstown YMCA Achievers. For more information, call 301-791-6191, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.csagi.org.
July 25, 2012
On July 14, Beatrice Moulin had her first solo art exhibit since graduating from the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. Moulin fell in love with anime, a style of animation, when she was young. She taught herself how to draw with guidance from her mom. In high school, she took technical drawing, which spawned her love of architecture. She recently graduated from the University of the District of Columbia with a Bachelor's of Science in architecture. She is the new after-school program director for Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc.
February 28, 2011
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Music and Art in our Schools Month, Boonsboro Middle School will present the 2011 Celebration of the Arts on Thursday, March 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to come see all the arts activities available for Boonsboro Middle students to experience. Activities and displays will include a student art and technology show, band, orchestra and chorus performances, and dance demonstrations.
January 26, 2011
SMITHSBURG — The Fourth Wall Film Festival, scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at Hagerstown Community College, has been canceled. For more information, call Ashley Hutson, branch manager of Smithsburg Library, at 301-824-7722.
May 31, 2011
A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about the arts community being an engine for economic revitalization in downtown Hagerstown. Not only did the column identify the tremendous potential for the arts to create jobs, but it challenged the arts community to do a better job of coordinating its efforts, and to make creation of jobs at restaurants and stores a top priority. I received quite a bit of feedback from readers, mostly affirming my opinion. The arts are struggling for survival.
November 30, 1999
Auditions for 'Pure as the Driven Snow' CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ?Â Chambersburg Community Theatre will hold open auditions for the melodrama "Pure as the Driven Snow. " Director Paul Keifman is looking for five men between the ages of late teens and 60, and eight women between the ages of mid-teens and 60. No previous stage experience or preparation is necessary; actors will be asked to read from the script. Auditions will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. The show runs in March.
February 22, 2012
Three students from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts have been named regional winners in the 2012 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program. The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers named Ty Fitchet a Gold Key winner for his photograph, “Broke Idea.” In the design category, Caitlin McPherson received a Silver Key for her design, “The Stroke of an Artist.” Receiving honorable mention was Esther Chin for her drawing, “Thoughts of...
January 9, 2013
Distinguished honor roll Grade nine - Jenna Becker, Belvine Foucha, Katherine Grahl, Kamryn Grosh, Olivia Gwise, Bailey Hovermale, Bryanna Luke, Mari Mullane, Kimberly Parr, Natalie Robinison, Paul Rochford, Fatma Sefik, Michael Snyder Grade 10 - Taylor Baer, Terra Cook, Taylor Cooley, Olivia Dorsey, Lucas Hanson, Corey Householder, Darina Kantsavenka, Angeline Mendez, Julia Muller, Giovanna Papa,...