Posted on February 19, 2017
Mike Thompson is back to discuss the 2017 National Photography competition. The Allegany Arts Council is putting out the call for entries and the deadline is Feb. 27, 2017 so be sure to enter to win over $5,000 in cash prizes. The Juror of this prestigious competition is Shannon Thomas Perich, she is the curator of historic photography at the Smithsonian.
There are several events scheduled celebrating photography month. The ever popular kids photo boot camp is happening April 1, 2017 space is limited so call the Arts Council to grab your spot. The Allegany Museum is hosting a “history in your attic” a photo retrospective for the entire month, featuring old photography of our region. The month would not be complete without a Robert Hine Gallery talk which will take place later in the month. For more information visit the Allegany Arts Council’s Website
SUMBIT your work, good luck and hope to see your work in the show!
Dr. Johnny O is back with his first episode of his political series for RTL. In this episode we are learning all about executive orders, memorandum, and proclamations. We are using current events to help the public at large learn and be able to relate to the topics being discussed in this series. Dr. Johnny O is wanting to convey facts and knowledge about how our government works and how you can fully participate in the democratic process. If you want to participate with a topic suggestions, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jess is back to discuss all of the exciting events that have happened since we last chatted. Frostburg Maryland was selected as one of the top eight small towns to compete for $500,000.00 to help the small business community. The small business revolution stopped by Frostburg on January 9, 2017 and had a chance to meet business owners and the people who make up this great town. On February 9, 2017 they will make an announcement of the top cities and open it up for a worldwide vote that will conclude on February 16, 2017. So how can you help??? VOTE VOTE VOTE!
More information on how you can help visit their website and use the #myfrostburg on your social media posts!
Updated on January 14, 2017
I had the privilege to speak with Betsey about the upcoming Women’s March on Washington. Betsey knowing how important this event will be; spearheaded an effort to coordinate a bus for people wishing to travel to Washington DC for the March. Betsey had such a response that there is a current waiting list for the bus, we do discuss other options for travel and how you can find a bus from your area to the march. This episode is full of information and we discuss important work that will happen after the March is over. Click on the links below for more information and how you can volunteer in your area.
Josh Grapes from Yellow K records joins us for today’s show. Josh has always dreamed of opening a record store and it happened this October 2016. Yellow K is also the name of his indie record label and their acts have been featured in Rolling Stone and Pitchfork. Josh has always had a special connection with music and he has a great passion for connecting with people, and providing a space which allows for hours of discovery of artists and genres of music.
Well.. we made it to year two and celebrating this occasion I am joined by Mike Thompson and Tim Gallagher to talk about podcasts that we listen to and enjoy. This show has grown a lot over the past two years and we are looking forward to expanding even further in the future. Thank you for listening tell all of your friends and family and contact the show we would love to hear from you!!
Here is our List of What we are listening to.. if you have suggestions please let us know!
Revisionist History- Malcolm Gladwell
Ringer (Bill Simmons)
The Dollop Comedy History Series
Keeping it 1600
Hear Me Monsters
Mike Thompson Seal of Approval True-Crime
Up and Vanished
In the Dark
Someone knows Something
Posted on November 13, 2016
Jessica is back to discuss all of the wonderful upcoming events and improvements to the city and NEW businesses that have opened in Frostburg since her last appearance on the show.
The City of Frostburg is participating in Small Business Saturday on November 26 it will include FREE wrapping of any item purchased during the event at local businesses. It is truly a one-stop holiday prep that supports local business and your community.
Shawn returns to the show and we had a chance to catch up and discuss the developments with the various projects slated for 2016-2017. The CEDC is committed to economic growth in the City of Cumberland
Are you interested in starting your own brewery, distillery, or winery?? This event is for you!