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In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands talks with Wylie McDade and Brian Halbert, cofounders of Devil’s Due Distillery in Kearneysville, West Virginia, about the history of the distillery and what they have planned for the future. Here is an excerpt of their talk.

Get ready for a weekend of live music throughout Frederick during the two-day Fire in Ice event.

In his most recent book, “The Rebels of Frederick County,” Gary Dyson separates the men of Frederick who served in the Confederate military into three categories: those who joined early in the war, those who joined late in the war and those who never lived in Frederick until after the war.

There’s a video on chef Iliana Regan’s Milkweed Inn TikTok account. She’s driving in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and sharing the view from her Jeep. Paper birch and jack pines pass in a blur, and light shimmers as the sun rises. The slide guitar and banjo twang of Neko Case’s “Magpie to the M…

Fire in Ice has grown to become the most popular First Saturday event each year, offering the town a bit of a bright spot in the dead of winter, with ice sculptures and live music throughout downtown Frederick.

Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner and Ryan Smith will be on the road for a string of acoustic dates this winter, performing stripped-down versions of their classics and new songs. Catch them when they perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg, Virginia.

The Film Lovers in Carroll County’s (FLICC) will present its 20th annual Foreign Film Festival at the Carroll Arts Center in February with a slate of contemporary international films that expand cinematic horizons. This year’s films immerse audiences in new cultures and locales, from a rehea…

TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature their associate members — Luc Fiedler, Gillian Collins, Donna Quesada, Christine Mayo and Sandra Fritter — in the exhibit “Reflections” in February.

On a hot and languid afternoon in this tourist town on the Caribbean Sea, a Mexican band dressed in Wrangler jeans and black cowboy hats performed poolside at Hotel Xcaret Arte, an all-inclusive resort. While guests sipped frosty drinks, the quintet sang about a guy who fell for a girl who crushed his heart. Booze, that sly temptress, showed up to soothe his pain.

A calendar of art exhibitions in the area, updated weekly.

In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands talks with Nepenthe Brewing Co. cofounder Brendan Kirlin and head brewer Dan Rowe about how they got into craft beer, how their business started as a home brew shop and the evolution of the brewery. Here is an excerpt of their talk.

At the end of World War II, thousands of Nazis fled Europe to several South American countries to hide from prosecution for their war crimes. In Phil Blattenberger’s sophomore film, “Condor’s Nest,” he shows how far one American soldier will go to enact revenge for the heinous crimes he witnessed.

Pork Is Good Stuff, according to P.I.G.S. BBQ Restaurant and Catering in Frederick. 

Though Marielle Kraft loved to play music from time to time, she ultimately hit a point in her life when she decided to make a life-changing call to pick up music full-time and leave behind her career as a school teacher. The decision has paid off so far, as she’s moved to Nashville, recorde…

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