New Spire Stages is YOUR performing arts center! The venue features a flexible black box theatre that seats up to 275 people and a gorgeously renovated lobby that doubles as a community gathering space. Contact them today about renting the space, or join for a show!
New Spire Arts is proud to screen Neither Wolf Nor Dog, a record-breaking and independent film. Run time: 1 hour 50 minutes. Adapted from the acclaimed novel by Kent Nerburn, this funny and deeply moving film follows an author who gets sucked into the heart of contemporary Native American life in the sparse lands of the Dakotas by a 95-year-old Lakota elder. Kent Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney), a good-hearted, white American family man and writer, receives a mysterious call from a distant Indian reservation regarding an oral history book he made with Red Lake Ojibwe reservation students in northern Minnesota. Despite misgivings, Kent travels across America’s northern plains to arrive at the bleak, poverty-stricken reservation deep in the high plains of the Dakotas. The old man, Dan (Dave Bald Eagle), who lives alone in a clapboard shack back in the hills with his only real companions—his dog, a close friend named Grover (Richard Ray Whitman) and his granddaughter, Wenonah (Roseanne Supernault)—interrogates Kent as to his motives for working with Indian people. Once satisfied he is not a turquoise clad “wannabe” spouting Indian philosophy, Dan recounts the story of American history from the Native point of view. As the stories pour from […]
Neither Wolf Nor Dog Movie Night
New Spire Arts presents Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy. Featuring music from German composers in the “Italian” style. From the 15th Century through the 19th Century, musicians and composers throughout Europe sought to emulate the musical language originating in Italy. In this program, we perform works of German composers of the 18th Century created in a florid “Italian” style. Written for a combination of instruments: violin, oboe, recorder, cello and bassoon, you’ll hear music of Fasch, Telemann, Pepusch and, yes…Vivaldi.
Via Italia: Musical Roads Leading to Italy
New Spire Arts is excited to host award winning magician and entertainer Peter Wood: Collector of the Impossible! Peter Wood: the Collector of the Impossible presents incredible, magical objects with unparalleled showmanship. For more than two decades, Peter Wood has shared his ‘impossibilia’ with communities, families, and companies. Peter’s show feels like stepping into a cabinet of curiosities from a century ago. Humor and audience interaction are sprinkled throughout, which combine with amazing feats and unique artifacts for a truly one-of-a-kind show.
Peter Wood: Collector of the Impossible!
New Spire Arts presents its 2021-2022 Concert Series featuring 5 superb artists encompassing a range of genres. New Spire Arts celebrates its inaugural season of the performing arts with an exceptional line-up of live music and musicians you are likely to see on any of the world’s finest stages. We bring the best from the around the globe to our corner of Frederick. Great Reasons to Subscribe Buy and Save : Subscription tickets are discounted more than 25% over single tickets. Best Seats in the House : The best seats in the Ausherman Theatre are reserved for you, a season subscriber. Move to the Front of the Line : With your tickets already in hand, you are the first to choose among our subscriber-only section. The Concert Series includes the following fantastic artists B.J. Thomas (September 24, 2021): B.J. Thomas has one of the most distinctive voices in American pop music — a reassuringly masculine timbre conveyed with a smattering of unique embellishments that represent a distillation of the most influential genres in pop culture. April Verch Band (Oct. 8, 2021): For over two decades the fiddler, singer-songwriter and step dancer April Verch has been recording and captivating […]