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Six More Weeks of Winter, Seven More Days of Live Music!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, February 3 through Thursday, February 9. Punxsutawney Phil rendered his verdict on Thursday for six more weeks of winter. If Phil's forecast has you feeling cold, be content knowing that the ...

Woof-Stock, Sips & Snacks, A Starlite Gray’s Debut This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 27 through Thursday, February 2. Among the live music happenings on area stages this weekend are fundraiser events for an animal rescue organization and an area public library, and the ...

CPHS Chili Fest, Robert Burns Supper and More This Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 20 through Thursday, January 26. This weekend presents some fun live music-related events and opportunities to escape from cabin fever for a little while. The Central PA Humane Society ...

Live Music Good Luck on Friday the 13th Weekend!

Here is a listing of area live music and online music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 13 through Thursday, January 19. Western superstition suggests that bad luck awaits us on Friday the 13th. But a number of live music events on Friday the 13th and throughout the ...

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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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Showing some art at UPMC Blair Medical

Thought I'd share some of my art at UPMC Blair Medical. The show will run from July 28th till September 22nd. You can view some of my pieces on my Instagram! This was a very fun and easy way to display my work locally with the group, Art in Common. If you've got some time, take a look and enjoy!

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 ...