Center For Literary Arts Fall Events; Jen Browne

Jen Browne is back to discuss upcoming fall events for the Center for Literary Arts. The One Act Play festival returns to the Palace for it’s 8th season September 30, 2017 at 7pm.  Playwrights from all over the world submitted work and the winners have been announced.. do not miss this event. Purchase your tickets at Main Street Books in Frostburg, Allegany Arts Council, and CLA.

The Fall Reading Series Starts this September 19th. All of the reading series will be held at 7:30pm at the Lyric Theatre 20 E. Main Street Frostburg that is free and open to the public. This series features Charley Henley, Chauna Craig, and Robert Earl Price.

Coffee with the Writer an informal discussion with writers with coffee and pastries with writers from 10-12pm on the first Saturday of each month with Frank Senese and Barry Weinberg in October 7 and November 4; drink hot Clatter Coffee and eat the sweet treats from Lorenzo’s

Stop into the CLA they are open Monday and Friday from 12-6pm Wednesday 12-2:30pm Saturday 9-4pm 

Matthew Scarpelli

Matthew Scarpelli, is a third generation funeral director, everyone at one time or another will need a funeral director and this episode will help shed some much needed light on this well respected profession. This episode is full of great information and insights including how his family started  Scarpelli Funeral Home.  


Women Action Coalition

The Women’s Action Coalition, Greater Allegany County began following the  the Women’s March in Washington, DC, January 21, 2017. Their mission is to increase our understanding of the current political situation, take action to bridge divides, and acknowledge the inherent value of each person, without exception.  This episode we will be promoting the First  Book Discussion in partnership with the Allegany County Public Library system; Hillbilly Elegy. This book will help kick start dialogue and hopefully bring about change and understanding. If you would like to help put the ACTION in women action, then click the links below for more information.

Meeting are held every Wednesday on the campus of Allegany College of Maryland. Allied Health Building Rm: 237 from 7-9pm

For more information:

WAC FaceBook Group 

Choose Civility 


Michael Lipton

The talented Michael Lipton joins us to discuss his upcoming show with his band the Carpenter Ants benefiting WFWM public radio. Mr. Lipton a very talented guitarist has been playing on  Mountain Stage for the past 30 years, and established the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. The WV Music Hall of Fame inducts new members annually and the ceremony is broadcast live on WV public broadcasting. Be sure to visit their website for more information. The Carpenter Ants are West Virginia’s premier rhythm & blues group, having played well over 2,000 performances worldwide. They owe their success over the past 25 years to always having a good time which is contagious.

Be sure not to miss his exciting show on August 19, 2017 at the Palace Theatre in Frostburg MD. Get your Tickets HERE 


Ethics in Politics with Johnny O

Dr. Johnny O is back and discussing ethics in politics using the four levels of ethics as a guideline. This episode as always is full of fantastic information. Johnny O is a regular returning guest of the show and if you have a topic that you would like to discuss be sure to contact us with your questions.

4 Levels of Ethics

  • Personal Morality- based on who you are, your parents, background etc… -basic sense of right and wrong
  • Professional Ethics-  each profession has its own set of rules of behavior
  • Organizational- both formal organizational rules and informal org. culture
  • Social Ethics- group rules of your society, often found in laws

When radio meets a Podcast; WFWM

Chuck Dicken, station director of WFWM joins us to discuss the history of the station on the campus of Frostburg State University. This NPR affiliate public radio station provides  great news coverage and original programming;  from Jukebox Friday Night, Footlight Parade, Jazz, Sounds Eclectic…etc. For a full schedule visit their WEBSITE 

As with any public radio station, donations help keep the station going… so get out and buy your tickets to their great benefit concert series. HERE 



The H.A.M.S. Gregg Wolff

Gregg Wolff is back to discuss the Highland American Music Series Presents!

A Special Weekend of music to benefit Frostburg State University’s Public Radio station WFWM. (91.9 FM)

This concert series will kick off with Sierra Hall August 18, 2017 and The Carpenter Ants on August 19, 2017. Both shows will be held at The Palace Theatre doors open at 7:30pm.

Gregg also discusses their exciting 2017-2018 shows with Seldom Scene and the Quebe Sisters for more information check out their website 

All tickets are available for purchase online and at Main Street Books in Frostburg MD.

Don’t wait these shows will sell out, see great live music and support your local public radio station.

Wholesome Harvest; Suzy Snow


Suzy Snow is joining us for her third appearance on the show!  Suzy is the owner of Wholesome Harvest Food Market in Frostburg MD and she is celebrating her first year in business. Suzy discusses plans for the future and expanding into classes from topics ranging from a healthy diet, cooking, and preserving techniques.

For more information on seasonal offerings and classes be sure to sign up for Suzy’s weekly email blast, on her WEBSITE. 

Suzy had a personal health setback this year and if you are willing to donate to the cause of keeping wholesome harvest open and serving up local food to our rural population. The best way to keep this business thriving is to support it by shopping, often and with gusto!


Kit Pepper; Sadie’s

Kit Pepper makes her first appearance on the show to discuss her great art gallery space Sadie’s 87 East Main Street in Frostburg Maryland. The gallery where “Gathering is an Art” is open     nine days a month, from the first Friday to the second Saturday. Each month brings new artwork, a fresh theme and new events. Hours are late afternoon, early evening during the week (Monday-Thursday), later on Friday, all day on Saturdays and Sunday afternoon.

Keeping the gathering spot tradition alive is a priority for Sadie’s. Main Street residents and visitors are encouraged to pop in. You never know what you might find!
For more information about Sadie’s

Vist the Facebook Page HERE

Contact Kit and show your ART: or


Pirates Ahoy! featuring Grace Cardiff

Grace Cardiff from Frostburg State University Children’s Literature Center is here to discuss this great annual event Pirates Ahoy!  The event takes place on July 12, 2017 from 9:30am to1pm, all activities are free and open to the public, so bring your best outfits and treasure hunting skills to this great annual event.

This years featured author is Beth Fairy with her book “Pirates Perfect Pet” you will get a chance to meet the author and get her autograph!

For more information about Pirates Ahoy click HERE 

For information about The Children’s Literature Center