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October 14, 2011 Chinese company heading to BJC UNIVERSITY PARK — The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China, a company based in Beijing, has amazed audiences in more than 40 countries with its... more »»

Artist Philip Chan has been working on his ‘Fallen Angels’ series for 25 years

September 23, 2011 Angels on earth are by no means a new artistic theme. Heavenly beings have been depicted in worldly art for centuries — by some of the greatest painters, sculptors and in various other mediums. more »»

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September 23, 2011 Poet laureate to give speech The 2011-2012 Penn State Poet Laureate, Linda Miller, will offer the presentation “Ernest Heming­way in Letters, Literature, and Life” at 4 p.m. more »»

ACT’s ‘Murder on the Nile’ puts a group of vacationers into a deadly mystery

September 16, 2011 If you’d like to know who the killer is in Altoona Community Theatre’s production of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile,” you’ll have to see the play, because the cast isn’t talkin. more »»

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September 16, 2011 CAST looking for ‘Big’ actors CLEARFIELD — Auditions for the musical “Big River: The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn,” will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. more »»

Cresson Lake Playhouse gives area a look at little-known Neil Simon comedy ‘The Good Doctor’

August 26, 2011 Of all of Neil Simon’s award-winning plays, “The Good Doctor” — despite a multiple Tony-nominated Broadway debut in the early 1970s — is the one that has perhaps been most unfairly forgotten. more »»

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August 26, 2011 Country group to visit BJC UNIVERSITY PARK — Live Nation will present The Zac Brown Band, Sonia Leigh and Nic Cowan in concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Bryce Jordan Center. more »»

Area museum honors renowned artist for his 100th birthday

August 19, 2011 Will Barnet certainly deserves a different type of birthday present. Not only is he one of the most famous and respected American artists, but he is still working after turning 100 in May. more »»

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August 19, 2011 [b]Johnstown opens exhibit[/b] JOHNSTOWN — The Southern Alleghenies Mus­eum of Art at Johnstown will open its latest exhibition, “Allied Artists of Johnstown 79th Annual Juried Art Exhibition” on... more »»

Flood City event, beginning Aug. 5, offers something for every music lover

July 29, 2011 Vince Cuneo said Gregg Allman is one of the reasons he started playing music himself. more »»

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July 29, 2011 Caillat comes to Carnegie PITTSBURGH — Pop singer Colbie Caillat will perform with special guest Andy Grammer at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead. more »»

In bringing ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to its stage, Cresson Lake attempts its ‘most elaborate show of the summer’

July 22, 2011 You can find family fun at Cresson Lake Playhouse just by following the yellow brick road. more »»

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July 22, 2011 Presley tribute visits Palace GREENSBURG — Elvis impersonator Sterling Pollaro will celebrate the music of The King of Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis Presley, with a full stage show titled “Sterling: The... more »»

Penn State Altoona exhibit lets visitors in on private side of legendary artist

July 15, 2011 When underground comics icon Robert Crumb contacted Jerry Zolten in 1980, it was a shock. After all, Zolten had been a big fan of the writer and artist behind such characters as Fritz the Cat, Mr. more »»

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July 15, 2011 ‘Avenue Q’ auditions held EBENSBURG — Cresson Lake Playhouse will hold auditions on at 5 p.m. Aug. 14 at the CLP Rehearsal Hall, 526 W. Ogle St., for its production of the Broad­way hit “Avenue. more »»

The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts may be familiar to those in the area, but it’s become a big deal nationwide

July 8, 2011 Just like it wouldn’t be summer without a backyard barbecue, it wouldn’t be Central Pennsylvania without our nationally-acclaimed backyard arts festiva. more »»

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July 8, 2011 Hanson to play Carnegie MUNHALL — Drusky Entertainment will present Hanson, with to be announced special guests, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead. more »»

Some of the most successful artists in the genre will visit the Southern Cove Bluegrass Festival

July 1, 2011 The Southern Cove Fire Company has certainly learned about the power of music — and how to use it to their advantage. more »»

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July 1, 2011 ‘Flora, Fauna’ exhibit opens BEDFORD — The Bed­ford County Arts Center gallery will present its 17th annual “Flora and Fauna Exhibit” through July 30. The gallery, in Anderson House, 137 E. Pitt St. more »»

Battery has spent more than 15 years bringing Metallica fans the next best thing

June 10, 2011 When most music fans think of a tribute band — whether it’s a fair assessment or not — they think of a group of less-talented musicians copying a legendary ac. more »»

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