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Feb. 21 | 5 Fast Facts about Elizabeth Smart

The fifth annual Frederick Speaker Series continues tomorrow with abduction survivor, bestselling author, and motivational speaker Elizabeth Smart. Though she was taken from her Salt Lake City home at the age of 14, Smart has become an advocate for change related to child abduction, recovery programs, and national legislation. We’ve compiled a few facts about Smart […]

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Feb. 13 | Last-Minute Ideas for Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day may be just around the corner, but have no fear! We’ve rounded up a few last-minute gift ideas that are sure to make even Cupid jealous. The best part? There’s no worrying about whether that tie will fit or if she already owns that perfume… a night spent at the theater is one-size-fits-all fun […]

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Feb. 9 | 5 Things to Know If You Want to Have “It”

You may have heard women and girls like Kendall Jenner, Blake Lively, or Jennifer Lawrence described as “It” girls, but did you know the original “It” girl, Clara Bow, starred in the movie that started it all? We can’t wait to screen the 1927 silent romantic comedy “It” this Saturday. Read on to learn five […]

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Jan. 24 | 5 Years of the Frederick Speaker Series

The Frederick Speaker Series is turning 5! With the 2017 lineup kicking off in just a few short days, we’re taking a moment to look back on four seasons of illuminating insights, spirited conversations, and stimulating ideas. The Frederick Speaker Series launched in 2013 with Cal Ripken Jr., a favorite of many O’s fans in our […]

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Jan. 19 | 4 Backstage Necessities

Ever wonder what it takes to make a theater like the Weinberg Center for the Arts tick? Well, wonder no more – here are four little backstage necessities that help make the shows on our stage run seamlessly. 1. Lightbulbs – They’re everywhere! The Weinberg Center for the Arts had a number of chandeliers, wall […]

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Jan. 10 | 90 Years of Memories

Missed our 90th anniversary celebration? We’re dedicating this week’s post to a blast from past! Check out a part of our collection of never-ending memories at our theater with these neat finds: During one of the many Frederick parades, you can see the Tivoli theater standing tall and proudly advertising the wildly sought-after air conditioning. Look […]

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Jan. 3 | Top 5 Things Happening this Month

With the weather stuck in chilling temperatures, our list of things to do indoors this month couldn’t come any sooner! Check out our top five picks for January: 1 | 1964: The Tribute is back by popular demand All you need is love… and the best Beatles tribute on Earth! 1964: The Tribute kicks off the […]

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Dec. 30 | Celebrating 90 Years

Ninety years… WOW! We’re still all smiles after all the nostalgic conversations had at the December 23 anniversary celebration. For those who missed the party, we reached out to our friends over at Digital Bard for an exclusive look into our building’s rich history. Check it out: With ninety years of memories fresh on our […]

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Dec. 15 | An Interview with the Ghost of Christmas Past

With a ten day countdown until Christmas, the holiday season is in full swing! This weekend, the Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s Fun Company will present A Christmas Carol on our stage for a 3-day marathon of cheer. To prepare for the performance, we turned to MET cofounder Gené Fouché for insight on this beloved Christmas tradition. […]

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Dec. 8 | The Weinberg Christmas Story

As many Frederick theater-goers know, one of the things we look forward to most is decorating for the holidays. Walking into the warmly lit theater lobby, one of the first spectacles to be seen is the Weinberg Christmas tree, grandly adorned with decorations. Sparkling from flashy ornaments and twinkling lights, it’s impossible to avoid getting […]

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