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By TIFFANY ARNOLD | April 24, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Mime Cherise Garrido said the point of "mimestry" is to spread the gospel without saying a single word. "What I do is inspired by God," said Garrido, 43, of Martinsburg, W.Va. Garrido is part of a growing Christian subculture of gospel mimes, performers who mime to gospel songs. Online "Mime Ministries" are well represented in social networking sites such as Ning, where they can be found categorized by state. Garrido plans to attend a world-wide gospel mime convention in Pittsburgh, from July 15 to 17. The conference is hosted by K&K Mime Ministries, the brainchild of two Pittsburgh brothers whom Garrido called the "fathers of gospel miming.
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April 19, 2010
Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. will present Music for Mother's Day - A Gospel Concert Fundraiser Saturday, May 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bridge of Life Church at 14 S. Potomac St. in downtown Hagerstown. The list of performers for the event includes Kelly Wright, co-anchor of "America's News Headquarters" on Saturdays from New York and a general assignment correspondent for Fox News. Wright recently authored "America's Hope in Troubled Times" and has released several CDs of Christian music.
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By DAVE McMILLION | December 31, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A longtime local musical tradition reached the 30-year mark Thursday night, offering its usual gospel and bluegrass music sounds. Some spectators at the Secrest Memorial Sing at Heritage Academy off U.S. 40 west of Hagerstown have been loyal fans of the event and they remembered going to the show when it used to be held at Clear Spring High School. When Pauline Litton of Hagerstown was asked how long she had been coming to the show, she said, "Oh my, as long as they have had it. " "It's a nice way to spend New Year's (Eve)
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August 5, 2009
PS150 plays to a crowd of about 60 people in the band shell at Hagerstown City Park during a Gospel In The Park concert Wednesday evening.
NEWS
July 31, 2009
Hagerstown City Park band shell, the 2009 Gospel in the Park summer concerts will be Wednesdays at 7 p.m. PS 150 will perform Aug. 5.
NEWS
July 20, 2009
On June 20, Ron Lytle and the Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. sponsored a gospel concert and fundraiser at the Bridge of Life church in Hagerstown, featuring entertainment from as far away as Atlanta. Abigail Nigh, 9, of Hagerstown, was the youngest performer. Abigail was the opening act, performing three Christian contemporary songs of praise. Heather Gayle, 15, a student at Jefferson High School in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., performed seven songs at the event.
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By JAMIE SHEKELS | July 9, 2009
o Read more Jamie Shekels columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Splash Bash Martin E. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park in Halfway will hold its Splash Bash on Saturday, starting at 7 p.m. The movie "Shark Tale" will be shown at sunset. The movie will be shown on an inflatable big screen while participants swim in the pool. Admission costs $1, which will be collected at the pool. Admission includes the movie and pool access. The pool will open at 7 p.m. Live music The band Await the Rise will perform Friday, July 17, starting at 7 p.m. at the Hot Topic store at Valley Mall.
NEWS
June 20, 2009
Angela Anderson-Johnson sings Saturday during a gospel concert at the Bridge of Life Church in Hagerstown. The concert featured gospel and hip-hop artists performing to raise money for the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery in Hagerstown. A silent auction was also held.
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