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Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., is pleased to announce a new collaboration between the Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) and The Movie Brewdio, “The Film Lab.” “The Film Lab” will be a monthly gathering bringing together film professionals, patrons, and fans. Each meeting will feature a guest speaker and a short screening block. Every first Monday* from 6-9pm (speaker at 7pm) at Oscar’s Restaurant, 1103 E Oldtown Rd, Cumberland, Maryland 21502.

These are the dates for “The Film Lab” at Oscar’s:

Monday, February 6, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
Monday, May 1, 2017
Monday, June 5, 2017
Monday, July 3, 2017
Monday, August 7, 2017
*TUESDAY, September 5, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
​Monday, Dececember 4, 2017

For the first gathering on February 6, we will be introducing Allegany Allied Arts and the team behind the Queen City Film Festival (QCFF), and The Movie Brewdio and the team behind The Movie Brewdio Podcast with JW & Karl.

Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., produces the annual Queen City Film Festival (QCFF). Founded in 2012 and currently in its sixth year, QCFF 2017 will be held October 5-8 at The Venue At Mezzos, 114 S. Centre St. in Cumberland, Maryland.

David Rorabaugh is the President of Allegany Allied Arts, and also Festival Director for the Queen City Film Festival since 2012.

Eve Soliz is the Treasurer of Allegany Allied Arts, and has previously programmed shorts blocks in Kids/Family, Animation, LGBT, and Music.

The Movie Brewdio was created by Frostburg native and filmmaker JW Myers. In addition to producing Feature Films and Podcasts, Mr. Myers also teaches Film Acting Workshops, Advanced Improvisation Training, and Camera Acting for Children.

JW Myers grew up in Frostburg, graduated with a B.A. in Theater from Frostburg State University, and then spent the next two decades in New York and Los Angeles, writing, performing, and directing film and television. JW has produced and directed several feature films, including “The Pledge,” “A Christmas Tree Miracle,” “Special School,” and “Flamingo Dreams.” JW serves as Adjunct Faculty at Frostburg State University, teaching a class in Acting For the Camera. Locally, he also teaches Television Production for teens at MCCA (Mountain City Center for the Arts) in Frostburg, and “Improv with JW at Queen City Playhouse” in Cumberland.

Podcasting partner Karl Brubaker comes to The Movie Brewdio Podcast with a diverse set of skills and experience. A broadcast industry veteran, Karl has done everything from run morning-drive radio programming to director of news to writing and producing award-winning production for clients. Karl has extensive experience with marketing and public relations and specialized in working with nonprofit organizations. Karl is also a veteran of the stage, having acted and directed over twenty regional stage productions.


Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., can be reached by mail at 101 Decatur St., Cumberland, MD 21502. Please visit us at, or For more information, please contact

The Movie Brewdio can be reached by mail at 23 High St.
Frostburg, MD 21532. Please visit them at or For more information, please contact

Introducing “The Film Lab”

Introducing “The Film Lab,” a monthly gathering bringing together film professionals, patrons, and fans. Each meeting will feature a guest speaker and a short screening block. Every first Monday from 6-9pm at Oscar’s Restaurant.

Halloween Weekend Events at Windsor Castle

windsor castle aaa line artJoin Allegany Allied Arts for a weekend at Windsor Castle. Friday, October 30, we present a concert featuring People’s Blues of Richmond with Mixing Numbers With Sounds. Saturday afternoon, October 31, as part of the Downtown Cumberland Holiday Spooktacular, we will be showing the movie Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, right after trick-or-treating on the downtown mall. Saturday evening, October 31, as part of the Downtown Cumberland Ghouley Pub Crawl, we will be presenting a special 40th anniversary screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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Halloween Events at Windsor Castle

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Corpse Bride at Windsor Castle 10/31

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Join Allegany Allied Arts for the Downtown Cumberland Holiday Spook-Tacular.

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

77 minutes, Rated PG. Parental Guidance Suggested for children under 17. General Admission $8. Premium Table (for 6) $120. No alcohol will be served at this event.

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Windsor Castle 10/31

rhps 2015 posterAllegany Allied Arts is pleased to present the cult favorite “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975) with full audience participation encouraged. Hosted by our own Miss Iva Phetish with special guests to be announced.

October 31, 2015, Windsor Castle Events Centre, 210 S Centre St, Cumberland, Maryland 21502. Doors open 7:30pm, “Virgin Games” pre-show and costume contest at 9:30pm. Feature presentation 10pm. A limited number of “Survival Kit” grab bags will be available for $5 each. Arrive early and don’t miss out.

100 minutes. Rated R. Under 17 not admitted without parent or guardian. $8 General Admission. $120 Premium Table (for 6) includes six admission tickets, six grab bags, and six t-shirts.

Please contact us for sponsorship and fundraising opportunities. Bulk ticket sales available, please enquire by email for 20+.

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite


Announcing People’s Blues of Richmond at Windsor Castle 10/30

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People’s Blues of Richmond
w/ Mixing Numbers With Sounds
$12 Advance, $15 Day of Show
21+ for admission
Doors open 7pm, music starts 8pm

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite

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Large collection of ceramics molds, plus kilns



Here is a collection of over 2,000 ceramics molds that could go a long way towards a new business. Lots of decorative pieces and also china sets, holiday pieces and so much more. Located in nearby West Virginia. Kilns shown included but not tested.

Follow this eBay link for listing: Large collection of ceramics molds, plus kilns

Heritage Days Festival Prize Pack

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This is our Heritage Days Festival prize pack. Stop by our booth (#3 in front of Emmanuel Episcopal) and fill out an audience response card to enter to win. Prize pack contains RHPS t-shirt (M), RHPS t-shirt (W/J), Clover Skull t-shirt, AAA tote bag, AAA pen, AAA bumper sticker, AAA ping pong gun, QCFF flashlight/keychain, and Grateful Dead 3D tapestry. Tapestry provided by Through the Looking Glass. Retail value of prize pack $105. Contest rules posted at point of entry.