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Summer Days with Weinberg Executive Theater Manager John Healey

By: Deborah Afolabi, Weinberg Intern Ever wonder what goes on at the Weinberg Center during the summertime? Why is it so quiet? Executive Theater Manager, John Healey, discloses what’s really going on in these sunny months. As the Executive Theater Manager for the Weinberg Center for the Arts, Healey oversees the operations and programming for […]

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A Semester to Remember

By Sam Lister While searching for an internship for my final semester at Hood College, I was ecstatic to find an opportunity Weinberg Center. I knew that the Weinberg would be a fun place to work, but I never could have guessed how much I was going to learn. As a marketing intern, I have […]

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Challedon: One Cool Horse

By: Sam Lister One Cool Horse In the early 1940’s, the Tivoli Theater (Now the Weinberg Center) became the first air-conditioned building in Frederick, thanks to Challedon, a Thoroughbred racehorse from Maryland. On July 27, 1940, Jack Warner, head of Warner Bros. Studio attended the Hollywood Gold Cup Race at California’s Hollywood Park. Warner was […]

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The Wurlitzer Wizard

By: Sam Lister Baltimore native Michael Britt has been accompanying silent films at the Weinberg Center for almost a decade. Britt started at the Weinberg to assist longtime organist Ray Brubacher. Britt, now sixty-three, recalls visiting the Tivoli Theater (now the Weinberg Center) where Brubacher masterfully improvised accompaniments at the helm of the Mighty Wurlitzer. […]

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A Visit with 24/7 Dance Studio

By Natasha Morehouse, Weinberg Intern It is dance recital season here at the Weinberg Center and we are hosting numerous talent-filled performances. One of these shows is entitled “An Attitude of Gratitude” and performed by 24/7 Dance Studio. I visited the studio and was given a tour of their space. Over the course of the […]

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