What you need to know in arts and culture news this week.
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After competing in the 72 Film Fest so often over the past several years, Aura Manjarrez will now step into the co-host role as the screening portion of the festival kicks off at the Weinberg …
Articles of clothing are among the best museum exhibits for helping visitors feel a personal connection to history, according to James Castle, director of the Brunswick Heritage Museum.
They Might Be Giants, pioneers of alternative rock, will bring their eclectic mix of quirky lyrics and catchy pop hooks to Leesburg, Virginia, this week to support the Arc of Loudoun.
In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands talks with Jen Walzer, social media chair for the Pittsburgh Brewers Guild, about the craft beer community in the Pittsburgh area. Here is an excerpt of their talk.
Beer and spirits releases this week in Frederick County and beyond.
Find out where all your favorite food trucks will be parked this week.
The Middleburg Film Festival offers four days of films from Oct. 13 to 16 in a spectacular setting in bucolic Middleburg, Virginia, about an hour south of Frederick. A carefully curated selection of narrative and documentary films screen in intimate theater environments, followed by fascinat…
An estimated 100,000-plus people descend on Thurmont each fall for the annual Catoctin Colorfest, making it one of the largest arts and crafts festivals on the East Coast.
One of the largest and longest running fall festivals in West Virginia, the 47th annual Apple Butter Festival in historic Berkeley Springs will return on Oct. 8 and 9.
The Frederick Speaker Series has added a sixth speaker to the 2022-23 10th anniversary season: America’s first Black female combat pilot, author, former marine and cop, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour.
Get a literal taste of Pennsylvania’s rich food history and heritage by traveling one or all four of its culinary trails, developed in 2021.
Artists Brenda Silberman and Rebecca Womble Carpenter will present “The Art of Untold Stories,” a mixed-media show, from Oct. 8 through Nov. 2 in the Frederick Community College Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery.
Traveling alone is one of life’s most rewarding — and sometimes embarrassing — experiences, whether you’re fresh out of high school or married with kids. If you’re new to solo travel, it can feel overwhelming to pick a place to go, let alone plan the whole trip. I’ve had the best time where …
For 58 years, northern Frederick County has shared the glorious autumn colors of its mountains with visitors.
The “corpse” laid in a coffin, wearing a long pink gown and a blank expression. Her hands rested on a dried bouquet. A friend, who had come to mourn, crouched next to her and clutched a rose to her chest.
A glass shelf displaying some of the most notable challenged books in the country adorns the entryway of the Chicago Public Library’s Lincoln Belmont branch. The books are surrounded by yellow tape and red signs that inevitably steer the attention of those who walk inside to the titles that …
Gaia Vince’s “Nomad Century: How Climate Migration Will Reshape Our World” is written for all the right reasons. But it comes to the wrong conclusions. Vince, a British journalist, argues in this compact book that climate change in coming decades will make broad swaths of the globe uninhabit…
Naima Coster, the New York Times bestselling author of the intricately told tale “What’s Mine and Yours,” will visit Frederick on Oct. 3 during the Maryland Humanities Council’s One Maryland One Book Tour.
Jeff Cosgrove is a man of many hats in the Frederick jazz scene — drummer, pianist, organizer — and he’s been part of leading the charge in Frederick for years.
Craving something salty and sweet? South Mountain Ice Cream Shop & Pizza has you covered.
In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands heads to Hellertown, Pennsylvania, to talk to Kenny Rampolla, cofounder of Lost Tavern Brewing. They were also joined by guest co-host Scott Peluso (on Instagram @lorenzothebeercat) to talk about steel, dive bars, the history of Lost …
The Chesapeake Sons bring Southern rock to the Carroll Arts Center
Fall migration is underway, when billions of birds fly southward to warmer climates along the Atlantic Flyway, a migratory route starting in Greenland and extending down into South America and the Caribbean. Activity in the Mid-Atlantic region peaks in September and October.
Hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, the Conference on Civil War Medicine will take place from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, with tours, programs and experiences throughout the weekend.
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