SAMA to feature photographer's work
Photographer Christian James' work will be on display at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona in the exhibition, "Journey of a Lifetime: The Photography of Christian James," opening May 17. The exhibit will remain on view through Sept. 7.
A Bedford County native now living in Altoona, James' work is available in 160 galleries throughout the U.S. and Japan, and last year alone sold 3,000 prints and 12,000 books.
James will speak at a Lunch a l'Art program at the Museum at noon on June 19. The program includes lunch and a presentation by the artist. Cost is $13 or $12 for SAMA members. Call 946-4464 for reservations or additional information.
The Museum also will celebrate the exhibition at a Blue Monday program at 6 p.m. May 20. The event features a light dinner and libations set to the music of Stormy. Cost is $20 per person. Call 946-4464 for reservations or information.
Country singer Tritt to perform June 28
GREENSBURG - Travis Tritt, one of the top country singers of the 1990s, will perform at 8 p.m. June 28 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg.
Tritt, a two-time Grammy Award winner and four-time Country Music Association winner and a member of the Grand Ole Opry, has had 19 Top 10 Billboard Country singles, including five No. 1's. His last album of original music was 2007's "The Storm."
Tickets are $40, $52, $65 and $100 and can be purchased at the Palace Theatre box office, by calling 724-836-8000 or online at www.thepalacetheatre.org.
Cresson Lake preps new musical
LORETTO - Cresson Lake Playhouse will present the musical "The Fantasticks" at 8 p.m. May 23-25 and May 30 through June 1 and at 2 p.m. May 26 at the playhouse in Loretto.
The original Off-Broadway production of "The Fantasticks" is called "the world's longest running musical," having run for 42 years and more than 17,000 performances.
Tickets are $17 for adults and $10 for students under age 18. For tickets or more information, call the CLP offices at 472-4333. Tickets will also be available at the door.