Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 16 to March 30

March 16, 2005

SPECIAL EVENTS

Wednesday, March 16
-- HUB-Robeson Center, weeklong 50th anniversary celebration.

-- "Theatre in the Afternoon," 1 to 3 p.m., Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. For information, call (814) 278-1290.

Thursday, March 17
-- National Acrobats of Taiwan, Chinese acrobatic artistry, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Friday, March 18
-- "Paint the Town Red," Red Cross, buffet dinner, dancing and a silent auction, 6 to 9 p.m., The Nittany Lion Inn. For tickets, call (814) 237-3162.

Sunday, March 20
-- The Graduate Exhibition Poster Presentations and Visual Arts Display, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., HUB-Robeson Center.

Tuesday, March 22
-- "Arcadia," play by Tom Stoppard, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, through April 9. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

MUSIC

Wednesday, March 16
-- Artis Quartet, Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m., Schwab Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Thursday, March 17
-- Bach's Lunch, voice jury honors recital, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel.

-- Jazz @ the HUB, featuring Inner Dimensions, 6:45 p.m., first floor lounge, HUB-Robeson Center.

Friday, March 18
-- Graduate Exhibition Performances, 7 p.m., Esber Recital Hall.

Saturday, March 19
-- "An Evening of Swing," 7 p.m., Palmer Museum of Art. For more information, call (814) 865-7672.

Sunday, March 20
-- Oriana Singers, Lynn Drafall, conductor, 4 p.m., Esber Recital Hall. Tickets required.

Wednesday, March 23
-- "The Prairie Dog That Met the President," Opera Theatre, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Thursday, March 24
-- Bach's Lunch, clarinet choir, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel.

-- Jazz @ the HUB, featuring Inner Dimensions, 6:45 p.m., first floor, HUB-Robeson Center.

-- Francis Vidal, guest organ recital, 8 p.m., Esber Recital Hall.

Saturday, March 26
-- Mark Ballora, faculty presentation on computer music, 5 p.m., 128 Music II.

Sunday, March 27
-- Cherokee musician Michael Jacobs, 5 to 7 p.m., March 27, 212 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center; 7 to 9 p.m. March 28, Frizzell Room, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center.

Monday, March 28
-- Micha Howard, guest contrabass recital, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel.

Tuesday, March 29
-- Maroon 5, special guests The Donnas, 7 p.m., The Bryce Jordan Center. For tickets, call (814) 865-5555.

FILMS

Wednesday, March 16
-- "The World: A Television History, 15-Africa Before the Europeans, 100-1500," 12:15 p.m., 105 Deike.

-- "Night Passage, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Carnegie Cinema.

Thursday, March 17
-- "Je Chanterai pour toi (I'll Sing for You)" by Jacques Sarasin, 6:30 and 9 p.m., 113 Carnegie.

-- "A Panther in Africa," viewing and discussion, 7 p.m., 101 Pattee Library.

-- "42nd Street," 7 p.m. March 17, 1 p.m. March 20, Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.

Wednesday, March 23
-- "Pepper: The Master Spice," 12:15 p.m., 105 Deike.

Wednesday, March 30
-- "Cloves: Nature's Little Nails," 12:15 p.m., 105 Deike.

SEMINARS
Wednesday, March 16
-- Research Unplugged: Cary Libkin on "Staging Romeo and Juliet as a Rock Musical," noon, Penn State Downtown Theatre.

Saturday, March 19
-- Maureen Carr, 2 p.m., 115 Music Building I.

Monday, March 21
-- Alice Walker, poet, novelist, short-story writer, essayist and biographer, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Wednesday, March 23
-- Miwon Kwon "On the Becoming of an Artwork: Felix Gonzalez-Torres' Call for a Possibility of Renewal," 11:30 a.m., Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.

EXHIBITS

HUB-Robeson Center
-- Items commemorating Penn State's 150-year celebration and the HUB's 50th anniversary, first-floor display cases and Art Foyer.

Palmer Museum of Art
-- "An Intimate Eye: Selections from the Collection of James and Barbara Palmer," through May 15.

-- "Henry Varnum Poor: Studies for the Land Grant Frescoes," through June 5.

Pattee and Paterno Libraries
-- "American Prints from the 1920s and 1930s," through May 22.

-- "A Tradition of Educational Excellence: 150 Years of Penn State Teaching, Research and Service," 104 Paterno Library, through June 6.

Zoller Gallery
-- The International Rapid Prototyping Sculpture Exhibition, through March 26.

-- School of Visual Arts students exhibit, through March 26.

For a full listing of University Park activities, including sporting events, go to the Web at http://events.psu.edu/ and for a detailed listing of upcoming Conference and Institutes' conferences, visit the Web at http://www.outreach.psu.edu/conferences.html

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Last Updated March 19, 2009