February 14, 2013
The Top Five Zydeco Louisiana comes to Chambersburg, Pa., when Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas perform zydeco music Friday at Wilson College. 7:30 p.m. Wilson College's Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $15. For tickets, call 717-262-2003 or go to www.wilson.edu/event . Fairy tale detective story Potomac Playmakers present "Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective," a story about missing fairy tale props. The show opens Friday at Women's Club in Hagerstown. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 15 and 22, and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 23; and 3 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 17 and 24. Women's Club, 31 S. Prospect Street, Hagerstown.
February 14, 2013
St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Lappans offers Evensong and a Concert for the First Sunday in Lent at 5 p.m. in the St. Mark's Fellowship Center, 18313 Lappans Road, just off Sharpsburg Pike. The Washington Cappella Antiqva, a small vocal ensemble dedicated to the integration of liturgical and musicological research and scholarship, will sing Choral Evensong and present a short concert at the end of the prayers. A reception to honor the...
February 13, 2013
Today is Valentine's Day. Love will be celebrated far and wide. And the Maryland Symphony Orchestra invites you to feel the love this weekend at The Maryland Theatre. The MSO will pay homage to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart during its 31st season's third masterworks concert, "For the Love of Mozart. " The program includes Frank Martin's Ouverture en hommage à Mozart, Robert Schumann's "Carnaval," Op. 9 and Symphony No. 4 in D minor and Mozart's Concerto for Piano No. 27 in B-flat Major.
February 5, 2013
Washington County Public Schools presented the 2013 All County Middle and High School Bands and Jazz Ensemble concert on Saturday at North Hagerstown High School. The following were members of the bands: 2013 All County Middle School Band Flute - Sabrina Arno, Northern; Jill Bender, Clear Spring; Megan Campbell, Springfield; Hannah Coughlin, Springfield; Brett Douglas, Smithsburg; Bethany Helman, Western Heights; Olivia King, Northern; Mackenzie Kirby, Boonsboro; Jade Lee, Smithsburg; Lauren Loewen, E. Russell Hicks; Elizabeth Lulciuc, Clear Spring; Olivia Schmidt, Boonsboro; Kai Walker, Western Heights; Jada Younker, E. Russell Hicks Oboe - Eduardo Elias-Vasquez, Western Heights; Katie Lee, Northern Bassoon - Hayden Lyles, Northern Clarinet - Kaylee Adelsberger, Springfield; Zoie Alexander, Western Heights; Ashley Ardinger, Clear Spring; Connor Buckley, E.Russell Hicks; Rebecca Embly, E. Russell Hicks; Barbara Fitzsimmons, Springfield; Megan Frey, E. Russell Hicks; Diego Garcia-Munoz, Western Heights; Nicole Gest, Springfield; Chloe Hadley, E. Russell Hicks; Sierra Hill, Western Heights; Julie Hutzell, Western Heights; Megan Klosterman, Boonsboro; Hannah Moore, E. Russell Hicks; Dylan Newell, Western Heights; David O'Donoghue, Northern; Quinn Paradise, Boonsboro; Richard Robertson, Clear Spring; Brianna Rowe, Smithsburg; Rebekah Scott, Boonsboro; Maira Tarawallie, Northern; Julia Thomas, Smithsburg; Lisa Weller, Clear...
February 2, 2013
Washington County Free Library's Noteworthy Sundays at Your Library Concert on Sunday, Feb. 10, will feature Jeff Smith, a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose work has been featured on “The Young and the Restless.” Smith's interest in recording and creating music was sparked by the 1960s British invasion groups, the subsequent resurgence of blues music, and the links to country and folk music. The free concert is at 3 p.m. at the Leonard P. Snyder Memorial Branch Library at 12624 Broadfording Road in Clear Spring.
January 24, 2013
1. Sounds of strings The 2013 All County Middle and High School Orchestra concert, with Jan Wagner conducting the middle school orchestra and Elizabeth Shulze conducting the high school orchestra. Concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at North Hagerstown High School auditorium, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. $4, advance; $5, at the door. Senior citizen Gold Cards and Washington County Public School employee ID badges will be honored. 2. Unfinished Business Unfinished Business will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Hillbilly Heaven, 3280 Martinsburg Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
January 18, 2013
Washington County Public Schools will present the 2013 All County Middle and High School Orchestra concert Saturday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. at North Hagerstown High School. The event will feature Maryland Symphony Orchestra Conductor Elizabeth Schulze leading the All County Senior High School Orchestra. The All County Middle School Orchestra will be conducted by Jan Wagner of Shenandoah University. Tickets cost $4 in advance and $5 at the door. Senior citizen gold cards will be honored.
January 17, 2013
The Top Five Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour Hosted by Chad Beadle and featuring C.J. Burney, Stacey Carver and Jennifer Nelson. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Majestic Restaurant, 908 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 at the door. Call 240-367-5052. Go to www.makemelaughchad.com . Squeeze the Bag A bagpipe concert with E.J. Jones, Ivan Goff, Ian Lawther and Matt and Shannon Heaton, featuring music of various types of bagpipes. 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va.
January 9, 2013
There were comedians and ventriloquists, acrobats and dancing poodles. And every Sunday evening, “The Ed Sullivan Show” escorted them into the homes of millions of Americans. Thousands of acts appeared on Sullivan's television variety program, which ran for two decades. But it was a performance in 1956 by a singer in blue suede shoes that would become a historic pop moment. Swiveling his hips, playing his guitar and launching into such hits as “Don't Be Cruel” and “Love Me Tender,” Elvis Presley's appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” was a ratings success, leading to two more appearances in 1957 watched by millions of his fans.
December 28, 2012
First Baptist Church, Faith Gospel Singers will present a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday.