The Weinberg Center is a showcase for performing arts in Frederick that enhances our area’s cultural life. Frederick’s historic 1926 movie palace is home to year-round quality entertainment: professional music, dance, and theater; classic movies, and family entertainment. The season begins in September each year and concludes the following May. For a complete listing of events, please visit WeinbergCenter.org. Free backstage tours are offered on a regular basis; more information can be found at WeinbergCenter.org/Tours.
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Frederick County Public Libraries, (FCPL) is pleased to announce that popular musician and author Michelle Zauner will be the speaker for the annual Frederick Reads event to discuss her New York Times Bestselling memoir “Crying in H-Mart.” This program is a collaborative effort between FCPL, Frederick Community College, and the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Michelle Zauner is best known as a singer and guitarist who creates dreamy, shoegaze-inspired indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast. She has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world for releases like “Psychopomp,” (2016) and “Soft Sounds from Another Planet,” (2017). Her most recent album, “Jubilee” (2021), earned two Grammy award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album. Her first book, “Crying in H-Mart,” has been described as an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. She’s currently adapting the memoir for the screen for MGM’s Orion Pictures. Zauner will make two appearances. The first, is on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m. at the Jack B. Kussmaul Theater at Frederick Community College (FCC), and the second, is later that evening at 7 p.m. at the Weinberg Center for the […]
Frederick Reads Returns this Fall with Acclaimed Musician & Author Michelle Zauner
Save the date! The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area’s Year-in-Review will be Wednesday, November 1 at 6:30 PM at the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Join bestselling author Clint Smith as he considers “The Power of Milestone Anniversaries: Celebrating and Reckoning.” The fireside chat-style presentation will take place on the 159th anniversary of Emancipation in Maryland, as Frederick County’s 275th anniversary year draws to a close and looks ahead to the nation’s 250th anniversary. Smith is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of the bestselling books, “How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America,” which was a #1 New York Times Bestseller and a 2021 National Book Critics Circle Award Winner for Nonfiction, and the NYT bestselling poetry collection “Above Ground,” 2023. Smith is also the author of the award-winning poetry book, “Counting Descent,” 2017. His work challenges us to listen to the legacies and memories that “remain in the marrow of our bones,” that travel through time and generations. Moderating the discussion will be Chris Haley, Maryland State Archives Director of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland. A supporter of public history, Dr. Smith […]
Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area Year-in-Review
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