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Behind the Bar

by Sam Lister and Payson Silvio For many Weinberg Center patrons, no visit to the theater is complete without a stop at the bar to enjoy an adult beverage while waiting for the performance to begin. Patrons pass under the gigantic masks of Comedy and Tragedy, into the inner lobby and easily find their way […]

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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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Dec. 27 | Five Fast Facts Before the 2018 Cartoon Fest

2018 is almost here, and that means our annual Cartoon Fest is right around the corner! This year we’re celebrating the beloved Warner Bros. animator Chuck Jones, who gathered 8 nominations and 3 awards from the Academy Awards, as well as an Honorary Academy Award in 1996 for his decades-long work in the animation field. […]

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Dec. 19 | Sitting Down With Deanna Bogart

Why wait until New Year’s Eve to start the party when you can dance the night away with a Weinberg favorite? Deanna Bogart is back on stage December 30! Winner of more than 20 Washington Area Music Awards, this pianist and saxophone star is ready to jam with a unique fusion of 1930s-style boogie piano blues and […]

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Dec. 7 | ‘Tis the Season to Give!

‘Tis the season for giving, and here at the Weinberg Center for the Arts, we are forever grateful for the love and support of our community. In the spirit of the season and with an eye on preserving the cultural landscape of Frederick, here are just a few ways that you can give back this […]

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Nov. 20 | 5 Tips to Get You Ready for Cyber Monday

Are you ready for #CyberMonday? Whether you’re a seasoned shopping pro or this is the first you’ve ever heard of it, we put together a list of five easy tips to help you fight off the Monday-blues you’ll get from missing out on these deals. 1. Know the name of the game. What is #CyberMonday? […]

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