Upcoming cultural events announced

December 07, 2005

DuBois --The Penn State DuBois Office of Student Life announces the slate of performers for the upcoming semester's cultural events series. All events are free unless otherwise noted. Some events require advance tickets.

-- "Yewande," 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, Hiller Auditorium. Classically trained in voice and piano, Yewande's talents as a blues, rock and soul singer have gained international attention from her performance on Black Entertainment Television's prime-time show "106th & Park" to featured spots on "Ford's Soul Expedition Compilation CD."

-- "The Healing Force," 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, Hiller Auditorium. This internationally known group of musicians and performers based in Winston-Salem, N.C., celebrate African-American culture through drums, music and storytelling.

-- "Death by Chocolate," 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, Multi-Purpose Building gymnasium. This theatrical performance presented by the Penn State DuBois Thespian Society will be accompanied by a fitting dessert. Tickets go on sale beginning Jan. 9 and can be purchased by calling the campus at (814) 375-4766.

-- "Jazz Divas," 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, Hiller Auditorium. Julie Davis and Kelly Dow tackle jazz and pop standards Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, The Beatles, Al Jarreau and Jimi Hendrix. They have toured Japan, London and New York, composed and performed for the TV show "FoodNation with Bobby Flay" and produced "Divas of Jazz," a concert celebrating seven unique singers. Their latest CD "Naked" won best jazz album at the Florida Music Awards, where they also were voted best jazz artist.

-- Jim Karol, 7 p.m. Monday, April 3, Hiller Auditorium. As seen on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, Jim Karol's mind and magic show has been presented at more than 3,000 venues. His memory skills have earned him world record titles, and he has been deemed by his audiences and performing colleagues as the "psychic madman."

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