Auditions Scheduled for "The Original and True Rocket Boys"

Friday, September 06, 2013

Actors, singers and dancers are sought for roles in the upcoming Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts production of “The Original and True Rocket Boys.”

Directed by Troy Snyder and R.J. Nestor, performances for “The Original and True Rocket Boys” are scheduled for Nov. 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 and 23. Other performances will be offered for public school students.

Academy for the Arts Now Accepting Fall Enrollments

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is now accepting enrollments for the fall 2013 semester beginning the week of Aug. 26.

The Academy for the Arts, an initiative of the School of Fine Arts, offers private music instruction in all instruments including voice for ages 5 and older. The Academy also offers private music instruction in theatre, art and music.

"Mountain Mother Goose" Open House & Book Signing Set for Aug. 25

Monday, August 19, 2013

Dedicated to the spirit of childhood, the new book “Mountain Mother Goose: Child Lore of West Virginia” is a collection of jingles, jangles, rhymes, riddles, games and lesson stories chanted and sung by children of Central Appalachia on the playground; recited in one room school settings; and echoed in backyards and churchyards throughout the small villages and farms that dotted the hills and valleys of West Virginia. Stretching from the early 20th century practically to its end, this collection of melodies traces the regional attitudes and traditions of American children at play. 

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