The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 13 Oct 2015 17:07:41 EDTTue, 13 Oct 2015 17:07:41 EDT like it's 1839: Canal Jam celebrates mountain music from 19th centuryhttp://www.altoonamirror.com State Altoona students who took music professor Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber's class last spring had an unusual assignment: Learn at least one ballad that was popular along the Main Line Canal through Pennsylvania in the 19th century.Fri, 11 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTFiguratively printing: Innovative printmaker's works on display at SAMA-Altoonahttp://www.altoonamirror.com the international art scene became dominated in the post-World War II era by abstract expressionism - the first uniquely American art movement - New York stole the center of attention from Paris.Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT'High energy' healinghttp://www.altoonamirror.com Lee knows plenty about the healing power of music. The Altoona native and country singer dedicates much of his time performing for and honoring veterans.Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT'Reflections' reveal Kutz's diversityhttp://www.altoonamirror.com Kutz has painted for most of his 60 years, and how his work evolved as he experimented with different media is reflected in a current exhibition of the popular Bedford County artist's work.Fri, 7 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTBig, bold and beautiful: 'Spectacular exhibit on display at SAMA Altoonahttp://www.altoonamirror.com sheer size of "The Gates of Paradise" - at about 7 feet tall - captures your eye, and then, the 16 frames pull you closer for an inspection of the characters and other details painted on the canvas.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT