Maryland writer recognized by NFPW

By |2017-06-26T13:31:21-04:00June 26th, 2017|Arts, MWA|

B.B. Shamp, a local author, recently received the first place award from the National Federation of Press Women for her novel Third Haven, A Novel of Deceit. It previously earned the first place award from the Delaware Press Association. (It is available on Amazon, Kindle, and at local bookstores.) Third Haven is a riveting suspense [...]

Horton to speak at book and wine event

By |2017-05-16T10:37:57-04:00May 16th, 2017|Arts, Wicomico County|

For Tom Horton, the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay watershed have been home for more than half a century. He has, as he puts it, been telling the story of what has been happening here environmentally, warning of its decline, and advocating for restoring and enhancing the area’s special beauty and cultural worth. And [...]

Maryland Writers Association meetings

By |2017-02-06T07:00:08-04:00February 6th, 2017|Arts, Charles County|

Charles County meeting Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, will be the guest speaker at the Maryland Writers Association Charles County Chapter's monthly meeting 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 17 on  College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, BI Building, Room 214. Neal will discuss his extensive work in with writers [...]

The Ten Underrated Actors and Actresses You Should Be Paying Attention To

By |2017-01-24T06:08:03-04:00January 24th, 2017|Arts, Movies, News|

10. Blake Lively Lively began her acting career at the ripe young age of 10 and has spent most of her life acting. Besides appearing as Serena in the main cast of Gossip Girl, her film roles have been rather minimal. While she was gaining more publicity from her marriage to Ryan Reynolds, her roles [...]

Netflix Is Rife with Misfortune This Friday the 13th

By |2017-01-17T10:32:40-04:00January 17th, 2017|Arts, Movies|

It is with the utmost misfortune that Netflix has decided to release it’s newest addition, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, on this most ironically dreadful day. Fair warning readers: if you are reading this in hopes of finding a new series to occupy your time, then stay away from this series. If you [...]

La La Land: Ushering In A New Age of Musicals?

By |2017-01-09T13:12:56-04:00January 9th, 2017|Arts, Movies, News|

On its surface, the newest feature from director Damien Chazelle may not appeal to everyone. The musical genre has always faced a challenge finding an unbiased audience who find the song and dance routine irritating and unimportant. Chazelle, however, has managed to find a way to breathe fresh life into a genre slowly spiraling downwards [...]

‘Small Wonders’ juried show winners announced

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 17th, 2016|Arts, Worcester County|

Angela Herbert-Hodges, Brigitte Bowden, Dee Brua accepting for her husband Stan, Jason Giusti and Adolph Bucci. The Worcester County Arts Council is pleased to announce winners in the juried art exhibit themed: “Small Wonders”. This exhibition features 30 pieces of artwork submitted by 21 professional or amateur artists, with work in all media. [...]

Maryland Writers’ Association’s Teen Club Program Wins Constellation Grant

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 15th, 2016|Arts, MWA, News, Press Releases|

Members of the teen club at the Olney library pose after a guest appearance from author Lisa Maxwell (back row, second from left) Constellation has honored the Maryland Writers’ Association (MWA) Teen Writing Club program with a $500 grant under its Community Champions Program. Constellation, an Exelon company that supplies energy to homes [...]