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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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November – The Ultimate Mixed Recipe

By: Mark Amberg Look what the Weinberg Center for the Arts has cooked up for you this November!  With a good base of national and local ingredients the Weinberg has cooked up a substantial meal to satisfy everyone’s appetites! So you say you like the classics?  This month’s menu includes Two-time Rock and Roll Hall […]

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Not Your Typical Weinberg Intern

By: Mark Amberg The Weinberg Center offers many opportunities for students and adults to become involved in the Arts here in Frederick.  As a resident of Frederick and a Weinberg member I have enjoyed many performances in this beautiful, historic theater.  As a performer, I have even had the pleasure of performing live on the […]

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Wandering in the Wonder Book Warehouse

By: Becca Weber and Natasha Morehouse The continuing success of the Weinberg Center for the Arts is made possible in part by the donations of corporate sponsors throughout the Frederick community.  With this in mind, we wanted to share some insight into those organizations that generously support the Weinberg Center.  Today we’re going to shine […]

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Hidden History-The Projection Booth

By Rebecca Weber, Weinberg Intern A historic building like the Weinberg Center is full of interesting spaces and stories.  On my second day interning here, tours were being given for local school children.  The guide was explaining to them how the building was originally a movie theater and that the original projection booth was like […]

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Go behind the scenes of this weekend’s production of 1776 The Musical

By Rebecca Weber, Weinberg Intern As July 4th approaches, what better way to be patriotic than to see a musical based solely on the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence?  1776 The Musical, is performed by the Landless Theatre Company, and directed by Andrew Lloyd Baughman.  I had the pleasure to […]

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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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