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. June 27 at the Jagermeister Stage at the Train Station venue within the rally.
The band is best known for its 1976 blues rock hit "Slow Ride," which has been featured in movies like "Dazed & Confused" and in video games such as "Guitar Hero III" and the "Grand Theft Auto" series.
The concert is free to the public.
Choral Union to perform
HUNTINGDON - Juniata College's Choral Union will introduce its audience to different cultures with a number of folk songs in its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rosenberger Auditorium on the Juniata campus. The concert is free and open to the public.
The concert will open with a version of "The Ash Grove," a traditional Welsh folk song, arranged by Jeremy Rawson. Russell Robinson's arrangement of "Gloria," a selection from Joseph Haydn's 10th mass, "Missa in tempore belli," or "Mass in Time of War," will follow the opening piece. A number of other folk songs will be performed.
The Choral Union is the largest choral ensemble at Juniata with a student membership of more than 90 and more than 50 members from communities in the Huntingdon area. The Juniata Choral Union traditionally performs larger choral works.
LORETTO - The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto will host a VSA workshop with Mary Ann Shaw and Jim Donovan on May 9. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The topic is "Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder" and the program will focus on both visual and performing arts.
During the workshop, participants will receive an overview of characteristics of autism, Asperger's syndrome and other pervasive developmental disabilities. Also scheduled for discussion are strategies for behavior management and the best practices in assessment.
Cost for the workshop is $25 per person, with breakfast and lunch included in the price. Reservations are required by May 7 and can be made by calling the museum at 472-3920. ACT 48 credits are available.
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto is located on the campus of St. Francis University.