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By DAVE McMILLION | May 9, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Shannon Giles is sitting in an upstairs conference room of the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, dreaming about his future in dance. The 16-year-old Falling Waters, W.Va., youth said he does not want to teach dance or run a studio. He talks about some other possibilities, then he focuses. "I want to be a star. Yeah, a star," Shannon said. Things are looking up for Shannon, who recently learned that he received a full scholarship to attend a summer dance program at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City's Greenwich Village.
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NEWS
May 21, 2006
Country, rock, bluegrass ... There are plenty of options in the Tri-State area for music enthusiasts to dance the night away or just sit back and take in the tunes. Here's a recent sampling of the local live music scene.
NEWS
February 8, 2006
FUNKSTOWN - A Valentine's dance and money bonanza at the Funkstown Moose Family Center will be Saturday at 4 p.m. The cost per couple for members and qualified guests is $30 for a prime rib dinner.
NEWS
July 28, 2000
Learn to skate Antietam Skating Club is looking for people interested in learning how to roller skate. Learn to do jumps, spins, dance, skate backward or how to skate. The club meets at Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave. in Hagerstown. The club has skate floor time to practice. Call 301-432-2110 for information.
NEWS
April 24, 2010
Robert and Janice Gray celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, Feb. 27, 2010. A party was held at the Williamsport American Legion. Family and many friends enjoyed a wonderful meal and a band, which played for the dance that followed.
NEWS
April 19, 2010
Miss Washington County 2010 Mary King appeared at the March meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown, where she spoke about her platform, "AKA - Active Kids Achieve. " She said her program started close to her heart from her love for dance. As a dance teacher for the last six years, she realized there were children in the community who could not afford classes. She started saving money so she could give at least one child the chance to take dance and "Active Kids Achieve" was born.
NEWS
By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | January 15, 2009
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Berkeley Springs is celebrating its cultural roots with a yearlong event including music, dance and arts. The Back to the Roots event officially kicks off at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, at the Ice House with a traditional dance party, according to Morgan Arts Council Executive Director Mary Hott. But those who want to learn how to dance before Sunday can learn traditional dances at 8 p.m. Friday at the Ice House. John Devine and Leslie Milbourne are teaching the free course.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 26, 2012
1. Musical mouse "Angelina Ballerina" will be shown at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. The production is based on the children's book character. Tickets cost $3 to $13, plus service charge. Call 717-263-0202, email boxoffice@thecapitoltheatre.org or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org . 2. Art in the movement of dance Neshema Dance Company will present contemporary dance as part of Hagerstown Community College's Dance Appreciation Week at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | May 28, 2009
CASCADE -- The phone calls have already begun. Jim Powers Sr.'s phone has been ringing like crazy as regulars of the Pen Mar Park summer concert series want to confirm The Headliners' date at the dance pavilion on South Mountain. The day after The Headliners' performance, his phone will begin ringing for two months as people request for the band to return, said Powers, executive secretary of the American Federation of Musicians Local 770. It's been that way for at least 15 years.
NEWS
by JULIE E. GREENE | October 3, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - With a bison in a temporary corral and several people dressed in bright, multicolored Native American regalia dancing to the beat of a drum, the Berkeley County Youth Fairgrounds already looked like another world. It felt like another world for Brenda Silva as she danced, dressed in a red satin dress adorned with hundreds of beads in the middle of a makeshift arena, listening to the steady drumbeat. "It's an awesome feeling," said Silva, 42, of Greensboro, N.C. "When I dance, I dance for the ones that can't dance.
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