The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 26 Nov 2015 07:15:50 EDTThu, 26 Nov 2015 07:15:50 EDT like it's 1839: Canal Jam celebrates mountain music from 19th century 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-Altoona 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' healing 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 diversity 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 Altoona 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