Blues rockers to play State
STATE COLLEGE - The Grammy-nominated blues rock band North Mississippi Allstars will perform at The State Theatre at 8 p.m. Feb. 24.
Tickets are $25 for the general public and $20 for students and can be purchased online at www.StateTickets.org, in person at the Re/Max Box Office from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday or by calling 272-0606.
ACT presents Albee classic
Altoona Community Theatre will present "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee at 8 p.m. Feb. 18 through Feb. 20 and 2 p.m. Feb. 21.
The show is recommended for mature audiences due to adult language and situations.
Tickets are $15, plus a $2.50-per-ticket box office fee and may be purchased by calling 944-9434 Tuesday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. or online at www. altoonacomunitytheatre. com.
Jazz greats to visit PSU
UNIVERSITY PARK - The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour brings its six stellar musicians to Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium for a show at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16.
In addition to National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Kenny Barron, the sextet features violinist Regina Carter, singer Kurt Elling and guitarist Russell Malone, bassist Kiyoshi Kitagawa and drummer Johnathan Blake.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $43 for adults, $20 for University Park students and $36 people ages 18 and younger. Tickets are available online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown, HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and Bryce Jordan Center.
Jazz legend to perform
HUNTINGDON - Cuban-born saxophonist Paquito d'Rivera and his band will perform a concert at Juniata College at 7:30 p.m., Thursday in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts on the Juniata campus.
Tickets are $20 for the general public, $12 for seniors over age 65 and children ages 18 and younger and free for Juniata College students with a student ID. For tickets and more information, call 641-JTIX.
SAMA?displays local artist
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona has announced the opening of the exhibit "Kenneth Cotlar: Transcendental Transitions." The exhibition features more than 60 works and will be on display Feb. 19 through May 15.
The museum will celebrate the exhibition at a Blue Monday program on March 8. The event will include light supper and libations and a musical performance by Barry Wicks and Jimmy Mowery. Cost for the program is $20 per person. Reservations can be made by calling the museum at 946-4464.
Cotlar also will speak at a Lunch a l'Art program on April 7. Cost for the program, which begins at noon, is $13 or $12 for members. Call the museum for reservations or more information.
Daughtry heads to BJC
UNIVERSITY PARK - Three-time American Music Award winners Daughtry will bring their 2010 North American tour to Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center at 7:30 p.m. March 31, with special guest Cavo.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today and will be $39.75 for all seats. Tickets can be purchased at the Bryce Jordan Ticket Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown, Penn State Altoona Campus, online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.bjc.psu.edu or charge-by-phone at 865-5555.