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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Dralion’ wraps up a 15-year run

October 3, 2014 Musician Stephen Poulin said it was love at first sight when he started with Cirque du Soleil in 1987, and today he is still feeling the love. more »»

P90X creator Tony Horton makes exercise programs for the masses

September 26, 2014 When Tony Horton created the groundbreaking workout program P90X, he didn’t want to leave his natural personality behind and became a stereotypical “drill instructor” in the instructional videos. more »»

Violinist Regina Carter digs deep into her roots for new album

September 19, 2014 During her long career — first as a music prodigy who began playing piano at two, then as a world class musician and band leader — violinist Regina Carter has taken on a lot of subjects. more »»

Murderous comedy sure to bring laughs from ACT audience

September 11, 2014 If you’re going to make an investment in a theater production based on how many laughs you can get in return, the dark comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace,” appears a safe be. more »»

‘Birdman,’ ‘Unbroken,’ ‘Foxcatcher’ among releases bound to get awards attention

September 5, 2014 NEW YORK — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through “generals. more »»

Annual show highlights the best art the region has to offer

August 29, 2014 Lynn Marchetti Heverly believes that the 23rd annual “Artists in Our Midst” art exhibit “speaks for itself. more »»

Retrospective cabaret celebrates four decades of Cresson Lake Playhouse productions

August 22, 2014 No mid-life crisis here: Cresson Lake Playhouse is turning 40 years old and celebrating its four decades of theater with a musical cabaret. more »»

New twist on an old favorite

August 1, 2014 Odds are the up­coming show at Gardner Memor­ial Theater is going to leave you laughing. more »»

In harmony

July 30, 2014 Even if you’ve don’t instantly recognize the name of singer Richard Sterban, you likely will recognize his signature line: “Giddy up, oom poppa, oom poppa, mau mau.” The Oak Ridge Boys hit No. more »»

Foghat’s Roger Earl says the band isn’t ready to slow down

June 20, 2014 As rock stars age, they often get asked how soon they’ll retire. And the question can become a bit irritating. more »»

Keeping it real

April 25, 2014 The Tony award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” notoriously blends the macabre with comedy, and Altoona Community Theatre’s production is bringing another dimension t... more »»

BCAF sets arts festival schedule

April 25, 2014 The 47th annual Blair County Arts Festival, presented by the Blair County Arts Foundation, will be held from noon until 8 p.m. May 17 and from noon until 6 p.m. more »»

Up and Coming

April 25, 2014 Rockers to headline JOHNSTOWN — Thunder in the Valley Motorcycle Rally and Atlantic Broadband are proud to announce the 2014 entertainment headliner, Foghat, who will perform at 10 p.m. more »»

Dog days

April 18, 2014 Rachel DiAndrea adores animals. She loves them so much that the artist, a resident of Altoona, initially dreamed as a child of being a veterinarian. “I grew up preparing for that,” DiAndrea sai. more »»

Up and Coming

April 18, 2014 SAMA-Loretto preps recent acquisitions LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto will open its latest exhibition, “Arriving in Style: Recent Acquisitions of the Southern... more »»

Poetry reimagined

April 11, 2014 No one can claim that Timothy Melbinger isn’t ambitious. more »»

Up and Coming

April 11, 2014 Fundraiser set for May The third annual Striking Chords Against Cancer concert will be held from 2 to 10:30 p.m. May 31 at the Altoona Railroaders Museum. more »»

Cinematic diplomacy

April 4, 2014 BEIJING — Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that U.. more »»

Up and Coming

April 4, 2014 Comic legend visits area Emmy Award-winning comedienne and singer Vicki Lawrence will bring her “two-woman show” “Vicki Lawrence and Mama” to the Mishler Theatre for performances at 2 and 7:30 p.m. more »»

Sharing in song

March 28, 2014 When you hear the words “vocal ensemble,” you might picture a concert filled with selections from composers like Schubert, maybe some spirituals and perhaps an American traditional or tw. more »»

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