Rogers brings tour to area
JOHNSTOWN - Country music legend Kenny Rogers will bring his "Christmas and Hits" tour to the Cambria County War Memorial Arena at 7 p.m. Dec. 19.
Rogers' many hits include "Lucille," "She Believes in Me," "Lady" and his signature song "The Gambler," as well as a roster of hit duets in the 1980s with Kim Carnes, Sheena Easton and Dolly Parton.
Tickets for the show are $29.95, $37.95, $46.95 and $57.95 and go on sale at 10 a.m. today.
Tickets are available at the War Memorial Box office, charge-by-phone at 800-243-8499 or online at www.warmemorialarena. com.
Dance group heads to BJC
UNIVERSITY PARK - Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company, a folk dance ensemble based in Kiev, Ukraine, and founded in 1937 by ballet master Pavlo Virsky, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $36 for adults, $15 for University Park students and $26 for people ages 18 and under.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown, the HUB-Robeson Center and the Bryce Jordan Center.
Annual exhibit back on show
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona will reopen the popular annual exhibition "Antique Dolls: A Holiday Celebration" on Nov. 13. The exhibit will be open through Jan. 2.
The exhibition will feature dolls from all over the world.
In celebration of the exhibition, the museum will host a "Pizza and Parade" party, beginning at 5 p.m. Dec. 3.
Guests will have an opportunity to view the exhibit and eat dinner, and afterward watch Altoona's annual "The Spirit of Christmas" parade, followed by fireworks and the Christmas tree lighting at Heritage Plaza.
Cost for the event is $5 for children and $7 for adults.
Call the museum at 946-4464 for reservations.
Juniata shows art collection
HUNTINGDON - Selections from the personal art collection of Robert Wagoner, professor emeritus of philosophy at Juniata College, will be exhibited at the Juniata Museum of Art from Thursday through Feb. 27.
The exhibition, "Faces of Time: Drawings and Prints from Old and Modern Masters," will feature a gallery talk by Wagoner at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, followed by a reception in the museum at 5 p.m.
At 1 p.m. Nov. 14, there will be another reception at the museum hosted by Wagoner.
The Juniata College Museum of Art is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, call 641-3505, or visit www.juniata.edu/museum.
Musical piece recalls Henry
UNIVERSITY PARK - New York City's Bang on a Can All-Stars and Norway's Trio Mediaeval will perform the evening-length "Steel Hammer" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Written by Pennsylvania-born composer Julia Wolfe, "Steel Hammer" focuses on the folk hero John Henry and the legend of his race against a steel-driving machine.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $29 for adults, $10 for University Park students and $19 for people ages 18 and under.
Tickets are available online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown, the HUB-Robeson Center and the Bryce Jordan Center.
For more information, visit http://www.cpa.psu. edu/events/bang.html.
'Fluffy' comic visits Byham
PITTSBURGH - Comedian Gabriel Iglesias will bring his latest tour, "Comedy Central Live: Gabriel Iglesias - The Fluffy Shop," to the Byham Theater at 8 p.m. March 4.
Iglesias is best known for his Comedy Central specials, the latest of which, "Gabriel Iglesias: I'm Not FatI'm Fluffy," will premiere at 9 p.m. Sunday on the network.
Tickets are $35.50 and go on sale at 9 a.m. today at LiveNation.com, charge-by-phone at 412-456-6666 or at the Theater Square Box Office.
Local gallery adds artist
The Servello Gallery of Art in Altoona has added works by Native American artist Will Espey to the gallery's collection.
Espey, a former professional hockey player, has exhibited his works throughout the United States.
Much of his art tells the story of the Iroquois Indians' Great Migration from South and Central America to the St. Lawrence River Valley in New York.
The gallery will exhibit four of Espey's watercolor paintings and a portrait done in oils on black walnut.