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by KATE COLEMAN | September 25, 2003
katec@herald-mail.com On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Hagerstown Community Concert Association will open its 45th season, beginning its annual "beguine" - its infatuation - with a variety of live entertainment at The Maryland Theatre. "I Get a Kick Out of Cole" is an evening of the music of flamboyant American composer Cole Porter. "I call it a revue, but not a revue," says Matt Davenport, who conceived, wrote and directed the production. A cast of 10 - four musicians and six singer-dancer-actors - will perform about 26 Porter tunes, including "Night and Day," "Don't Fence Me In," "You're the Top," "Anything Goes," "I Get a Kick Out of You," "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" and "Begin the Beguine.
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NEWS
September 16, 2005
Barbershop quartet Just For Fun presents a TGIF concert. Today, noon to 1 p.m. Courthouse Square, Chambersburg, Pa. If it rains, the concert will be at Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West. Free. Donations accepted. Fundraiser dance Dancing to '50s, '60s and '70s music with Jukebox Entertainment. Games, prizes and a hula hoop contest. Today, 7 to 10 p.m., Old Quincy High School gym, 7888 Anthony Highway West, Waynesboro, Pa. $5. Proceeds benefit the Wenger family.
NEWS
January 11, 2008
'Body Language,' a portrait show BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Features artists from the Wednesday Portrait Group and others. Reception 7:30 to 9 p.m. today. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 24. Ice House Special Exhibit Gallery, corner of Independence and Mercer streets. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 304-258-2300. Piper's weekend HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - A weekend featuring a variety of bellows-blown bagpipes from England, Ireland and Scotland.
NEWS
by KATE COLEMAN | June 26, 2003
katec@herald-mail.com In her duet with Paul Simon on "Gone at Last," a gospel-leaning tune on his 1975 album, "Still Crazy After All These Years," Phoebe Snow hit the impossibly high, high notes. Her self-titled debut album, with its hit single "Poetry Man," was released in 1974. Now, 14 years since her previous original recording, Snow is back - at last. "Natural Wonder," with nine tracks she wrote or co-wrote, is in Hagerstown, and Snow will be here, too. She will perform and sign her new CD at Borders Books & Music at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29. Her tour includes stops at Borders stores in New York and Los Angeles.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | January 24, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. - One of the memories guitarist and storyteller Doc Watson has been sharing recently is about the time a faith doctor healed his father. His father had hurt his back one summer doing heavy work with a crew installing a spur line for the railroad. He had to use canes to walk, and he couldn't work or sleep on his own bed because of the pain. "When the prayer was finished, (my father) dropped his canes ... and walked over to the truck," said Watson. But Watson, who had lost his vision as a young child and was about 6 years old at the time his father visited the faith doctor, wasn't healed.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2012
The Top Five Wine and arts festival Live music, West Virginia wines and artists from the region. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 27. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $10 to $20; free for ages 12 and younger. Sacred geometry Caroline Orner will display and talk about her artwork, an interpretation of geometry and the striucture of the universe. 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at InnerBeyouty: The Magical, Mystical Shoppe, 57 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown.
NEWS
by CANDICE BOSELY | November 25, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com A cold November wind whipped through town Friday night, but inside The Maryland Theatre, it was hot with the sounds of Southern bluegrass. Ricky Skaggs had come to town. Skaggs, 48, and his six-man band played old and new songs during their show, including "Why did you wander?" "Lonesome night," and "Black-eyed Susie. " Before the 8 p.m. show, fans stood in line as they waited to enter the theater, sometimes spilling outside. Vicki Davies tried to explain why she likes Skaggs' music.
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