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Memorial Weekend Live Music, PA Roundhouse Rally and More!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 27 through Thursday, June 2. The Memorial Day weekend is here, and as the nation takes time to remember the military members who gave their lives while serving their country, live music ...

Food Truck Festival, Highway to Rock, Spring Blues & Brews This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 20 through Thursday, May 26. The outdoor live music activity continues to pick up steam, as more outdoor events populate this week's show listings. Among the events is the inaugural ...

Abundant Live Music Outdoors and Indoors This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 13 through Thursday, May 19. The live music schedule continues to get busier as more outdoor events surface and indoor venues continue to present shows and performances. Several all-ages ...

Smile Empty Soul, Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day Happenings This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 6 through Thursday, May 12. Among the show highlights this weekend is national recording group Smile Empty Soul arriving on the stage at McGarvey's on Friday night. Formed in the Los ...

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Deeds

Blair County Robert L. LaMorte and Doris Melle to Stephen J. DeOliveira and Sarah S. Sloane, property in Altoona, $182,000. Justin D. Bigler to Frederick A. Sr., Catherine L. and Jacob L. Disher, property in Catharine Township, $153,500. Carolyn Lunghofer to Jeanette R. Acrie, 707-709 ...

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Happy New Year!

I hope you are having a good start to the new year! It is snowing at the moment, in Altoona. Windy, snowy and snow wind. Our first major storm of the year. I hope you are safe and can limit travel. It's so nice to see snow falling and be cozy inside. This is one of those things that doesn't ...

Viral Imaginations: COVID–19 at PSU

Recently, I took part in a zoom event called: Viral Imaginations Ekphrastic Art Workshop. It was a really interesting experience as I haven't done a zoom workshop for art. Also, I wasn't very familiar with the term Ekphrastic. As noted from the Poetry Foundation, Ekphrastic is a "Description" ...

Self Care and why it’s important

Hi, everyone! I pray and hope all are doing well as we enjoy the summer. Remember to put out water for our wild friends and animals as the heat is so intense for everyone. I thought I'd journal about self care, what it means and why it's important. "Self-care describes a conscious act one ...

Happy Martenitsa Day!

It's the first day of March and that means Grandma Marta or Grandma March is sweeping away winter and helping spring emerge! It's a month that is filled with lots of ups and downs when it comes to weather, so be prepared. For now, at least in our little part of the world, it's pretty mild. ...