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April 5, 2012 Gallery has recycled art BEDFORD — The Bedford County Arts Council is currently showing the exhibit “Junk Rethunk — Upcycled Art,” featuring the creations of those who see artistic possibilities in... more »»

A new group of boy band idols plasters the walls of teenage girls’ rooms

March 30, 2012 NEW YORK — It seems like we can never say goodbye, bye, bye to boy bands. more »»

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March 30, 2012 Resort hosts music events SEVEN SPRINGS – Seven Springs Mountain Resort will host Doo Wop Weekend April 13 and 1. more »»

E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals coming to BJC

March 23, 2012 Darron Schnell thinks driving a monster truck is pure adrenaline. more »»

ACT?seeks 2012-13 season directors

March 23, 2012 Altoona Community Theatre has selected the shows to be presented during its 2012-2013 production season at the Mishler Theatre and is accepting letters of interest from individuals who would like to... more »»

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March 23, 2012 CLP to cast ‘Blonde’ EBENSBURG — Cresson Lake Playhouse will hold auditions for “Legally Blonde” at 2 and 7 p.m. May 6 at the CLP Rehearsal Hall, 526 W. Ogle St. more »»

Professional Bull Riders ready to saddle up and hold on tight as they prep for the?Johnstown Invitational

March 16, 2012 It sounds pretty easy when Josh Faircloth says it. “Show up and stay on your bull for eight seconds,” said the 22-year-old professional bull rider. “That’s all it takes. more »»

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March 16, 2012 Comic Hart to play BJC STATE COLLEGE — Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart will bring his latest tour, “Let Me Explain,” to the Bryce Jordan Center at 8 p.m. April 29. more »»

'American Idiot' characters grow up amid love, war and drugs

February 24, 2012 Dan Gleason, a 2010 Penn State University Park graduate in musical theater, is no stranger to the feeling of being on stage. more »»

Songwriters pen ‘viral’ tune

February 24, 2012 The area songwriting duo of Bill Dann and Jack Servello are back at it again. more »»

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February 24, 2012 Madonna tour to visit Pitt PITTSBURGH – Music legend Madonna will bring her latest world tour to Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Ener­gy Center on Nov. 6. The time for the show will be announced at a later date. more »»

Classic rock posters fill museum with images of music icons

February 3, 2012 If you walk past the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art location in downtown Altoona in the next few months, be prepared to do a double take. There are some famous faces staring back at you. more »»

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February 3, 2012 Top DJ set for BJC concert UNIVERSITY PARK — One of the world’s top DJ’s, Sebastian Ingrosso, will be making a special appearance with Alesso at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center for a concert at 7... more »»

Rise Against gives a voice to its views through its music

January 27, 2012 For more than 10 years, hardcore/punk band Rise Against has made a living from the ideology that music and a message should go hand-in-hand. more »»

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January 27, 2012 Reba to play War Memorial JOHNSTOWN — Country music superstar Reba McEntire, an inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame, will perform at 7:30 p.m. more »»

National tour takes rock musical to the theater, even as Hollywood preps its own version

January 26, 2012 Not many actors can say that they share a role with Tom Cruise. more »»

Comedian Jeff Dunham reviving art of ventriloquism

January 6, 2012 Jeff Dunham has realized the concepts for his puppets in some odd ways, but none are as strange as Jose Jalapeno on a Stick. “That’s the weirdest story,” Dunham said. more »»

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January 6, 2012 Monologist to visit PSU UNIVERSITY PARK — Monologist Mike Daisey will present his piece “The Island at the Birth of the World” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, in Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium. more »»

Usher in 2012 with a little ice at First Night

December 30, 2011 If wading through a crowded bar or sitting in front of the TV are not places you want to be as the ball drops this New Year’s Eve, let First Night State College provide you with an alternative,... more »»

Associated Press critics name cancer comedy “50/50” one of the year’s best films

December 23, 2011 Associated Press reviewers Christy Lemire and David Germain saw the same films in 2011, but they clearly weren’t seeing the same pictures. more »»

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