ACT to open with 'Memoirs'
Altoona Community Theatre will open its 2009-2010 production season with Neil Simon's nostalgic comedy "Brighton Beach Memoirs" for four performances Sept. 24 through 27 at the Mishler Theatre in Altoona.
The semi-autobiographical play opened in 1984 on Broadway and won Matthew Broderick a Best Featured Actor Tony Award for the lead role.
Tickets are $15, plus a box office fee, and can be obtained by calling 944-9434 between noon and 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.
Submit works for juried show
BEDFORD - All artists are invited to submit work for the Bedford County Art Council's 25th annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibit, a multimedia show and sale running from September 30 to October 30. Six cash prizes will be awarded.
Submitted work must be original, executed within the last two years and must not have been exhibited in any previous Bedford County Arts Council show. 2D entries must not exceed 48 inches in any direction and must be sturdily framed and wired. 3D pieces must not exceed 200 pounds. Prices, if for sale, should include the Arts Council's 25 percent commission.
Artists may submit two pieces - $10 for the first piece and $5 for the second.
Entries will be accepted September 22 through 26.
PSU Altoona exhibits Fink
The Penn State Altoona Division of Arts and Humanities will present the works of artist Kim W. Fink from Oct. 5 through No. 21 in the McLanahan Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
A free reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Center's Titelman Study.
Fink is an associate professor of printmaking at the University of North Dakota. His recent credits include serving as artist-in-residence at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Conn., and at the KALA Art Institute in Berkeley, Calif.
The McLanahan Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and before and during all performances.
'SNL' veteran to perform
CHAMPION - Seven Springs Mountain Resort will present former "Saturday Night Live" star Norm Macdonald at 9 p.m. Oct. 30 at the resort's convention hall.
Tickets for the show are $42.50 for the Platinum section, $37.50 for the Gold section and $28.50 for the Silver section. Tickets can be purchased at www.7springs.com or by calling 866-703-7625 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The concert is part of the resort's Halloween weekend, which includes special room rates and a Halloween Party at 9 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets for the party are $20 and will be available at the resort's Web site beginning on Sept. 22. All attendees for this event must be at least 21 years old.
Juniata shows printmakers
HUNTINGDON - The Juniata College Museum of Art will present its new exhibition, "Renewal: Printmakers from the New Northern Ireland," Thursday through Oct. 31 on the Juniata campus. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at the museum.
The exhibit, which was organized by International Arts and Artists, in collaboration with Belfast Print Workshop, Seacourt Print Workshop and The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, showcases the work of 18 contemporary artists working in the country's two most active printmaking workshops: Belfast Workshop in Belfast, and Seacourt Workshop in Bangor.
The museum is located in Carnegie Hall at 17th and Moore streets and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, call 641-3505, or visit www.juniata.edu/ museum.