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Morgantown Poets ft. Author Suzanne Heagy – Feb. 18

Morgantown PoetsMorgantown Poets will feature Fairmont-based author Suzanne Heagy at 7pm on Thursday, Feb. 18 at Monongalia Arts Center (MAC). An open mic night for new and veteran authors will follow immediately thereafter.

Suzanne Heagy has published short stories, poetry, and creative essays about literature and also worked as an editor for many years.  She has recently published her first novel, Love Lets Us Down, set in Indianapolis. Heagy is formerly a professor of English at Fairmont State University.

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Vintage Theatre Company’s Timeless Romance

timeless romance imageMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) is pleased to host two performances of the Vintage Theatre Company’s Timeless Romance: Love Songs, Scenes, and Sonnets on Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20 at 8 pm.

Timeless Romance: Love Songs, Scenes, and Sonnets is a joint production between the Vintage Theatre Company’s (VTC) opera troupe, Montani Cantanti, and VTC's Shakespeare troupe, The Rustic Mechanicals. The evening is full of Shakespeare's immortal words and thoughts on the subject of love presented through opera works, scenes from his plays, and readings of some of his most famous sonnets.

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A Place at the Table

place at the tableMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) is proud to announce our February 2016 Benedum Gallery exhibition, A Place at the Table. The Proud Students Against Landmines and Cluster Bombs (PSALM) exhibition takes a look at the international campaigns to ban landmines and cluster munitions and how the campaigns address the needs of survivors.

A Place at the Table will be on display in MAC’s Benedum Gallery from February 5 – 27, 2016 and will feature a sculptural table with hand-painted plates representing the needs of people with disabilities and the important efforts being made to meet those needs. Also on display will be photos and other items to educate the public about PSALM’s work.

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Call for Crew Members

MACplayersMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) is releasing a call for crew members for the April/May MACplayers production of Walter Cronkite is Dead.

The MACplayers production of Walter Cronkite is Dead — written by Joe Calarco — will be directed by David Beach and will star Chris Adducchio and Cindy Ulrich. Performances will be held in MAC's Tanner Theatre on April 29 – 30 and May 5 – 6 at 8 p.m. and matinee performances will be held on May 1 and 8 at 2 p.m.

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Morgantown Poets ft. Daleen Berry – Jan. 21

Morgantown PoetsMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) is pleased to host the monthly meeting of Morgantown Poets, featuring Morgantown-based author Daleen Berry, at 7pm on Thursday, January 21, 2016. An open mic for new and veteran writers will follow Berry.

Daleen Berry was the mother of four children by age twenty-one, who later went on to become a New York Times best-selling author. She has authored or co-authored four books, including the The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese (2014), which looks at one of the most shocking crimes of the decade. Berry’s memoir, Sister of Silence, details her journey from victim to survivor while growing up in Appalachia. Since the publication of her Skylar Neese books in 2014, Berry has appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, 20/20, the Today Show, NBC Dateline, Lifetime, and Discovery ID, and in print publications such as Elle and People. Her latest release is the nonfiction book Guilty by Matrimony.

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