September 14, 2012
Jim Breuer knew in sixth-grade that he was meant to make people laugh. He was in a talent show and had written a sketch where his friend plays a security guard while Breuer's in the background stealing everything on stage. It ended with Breuer clocking his friend on the head, stuffing him in a bag and dragging him off stage. "I realized I could make people laugh," he said during a telephone interview from his Jersey Shore, N.J., home. He didn't, however, win. "I lost to a bunch of hacks lipsynching to KISS," Breuer, 45, said with a his recognizable laugh.
September 9, 2012
The South Hagerstown High School sports boosters will meet at 7 p.m. today in the media center. All are welcome to attend. Arts in the Park A free preview of Mozart's “The Magic Flute,” will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Hagerstown City Park's band shell. The Hub Opera Ensemble will be performing scenes in full costume from their upcoming opera. Arts in the Park was formed by the City Park Neighborhood's first group to provide free family-friendly entertainment and arts and culture to guests of City Park.
May 9, 2012
On May 3, students and staff members at Salem Avenue Elementary School participated in the “Salem Stars of Tomorrow” talent show. Teacher Chris Grove was entertaining as the master of ceremonies. The show consisted of 30 acts, including singing, gymnastics, karate, dancing, Zumba, rap, poetry, basketball skills, and instrumentals on keyboard, clarinet and violin. Two performances were held during the day for the students and another at 6 p.m. for parents and family members.
April 22, 2012
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools: Monday, April 23 Barbara Ingram School for the Arts - All School Musical Tech Week Boonsboro Middle - Talent show rehearsal after school Conococheague Elementary - Grade five panoramic picture, 10 a.m. Eastern Elementary - Lois Manfull nutrition class for third-graders, 12:30 p.m. Pleasant Valley Elementary...
April 13, 2012
Alpaca Farm Days Seven local farms will be on hand with alpacas and products. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Kennel Palace, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-393-5878. Book singing Hard-cover book signing with Nora Roberts, Ruth Langan, Sophia Nash and others. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Free tickets available at 10 a.m. Call 301-432-4588.
April 13, 2012
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, is hosting a spaghetti dinner and talent show Sunday, April 15. The dinner begins at 4:30 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. with a talent show by St. Mark's members. Costs $6; $3.50 for ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. Proceeds benefit the youth summer mission trip. For more information, call the Rev. Anne Weatherholt at 301-582-0417.
April 1, 2012
Editor's note: The If You Go box has been updated on Wednesday, April 4 Dreams really do come true. The Texas Tenors are living proof. Marcus Collins, JC Fisher and John Hagen will take The Maryland Theatre stage with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra Saturday, April 7. Their story is a modern-day fairy tale. The handsome protagonists - all classically trained vocalists - are friends whose paths had crossed but who never had thought about putting their voices together, Collins said in a recent phone interview.
January 30, 2012
Talent show at South to be held Wednesday The Student Government Association of Washington County Public Schools is presenting a student talent show on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at South Hagerstown High School. Inclement weather forced a change in the original scheduled date, Jan. 21. Talents that include singing and performing music, dancing, a drum solo and a performance by a band from Hancock will be on display by middle and high school students. A panel of judges will rate the performances and the top three finishers earn cash prizes.
January 13, 2012
The Apollo Civic Theatre will hold auditions for the annual Talent Show from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the theater, 128 E. Main St., Martinsburg. This year's talent show will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the theater. For more information, call 304-263-6766 or go to Apollo-Theatre.org .
January 9, 2012
The Apollo Civic Theatre will hold auditions for the annual Talent Show from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the theater, 128 E. Main St., Martinsburg. This year's talent show will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the theater. For more information, call 304-263-6766 or go to Apollo-Theatre.org .