Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 9 to March 23

March 09, 2005

SPECIAL EVENTS

Tuesday, March 15
-- HUB-Robeson Center weeklong, 50th anniversary celebration.

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

Monday, March 14
-- Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Dennis Glocke, conductor, Esber Recital Hall. Tickets required.

Tuesday, March 15
-- Nelly, featuring Murphy Lee, Ali and Kyjuan of the St. Lunatics, 7:30 p.m., The Bryce Jordan Center. For tickets, call (814) 865-5555.

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.

FILMS

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

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.

SEMINARS

Monday, March 14
-- Felipe Herrera, poetry reading, 7:30 p.m., 101 Pattee Library.

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

EXHIBITS

HUB-Robeson Center
-- "Calculations for the Perfect Woman," by Donnamaria Bruton, through March 16.

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
-- "Changing the Joke/Slipping the Yoke: Humor in African-American Fiction," by Pia Deas, 109 Pattee Library, through March 11.

-- "Endangered Peoples: Struggling to Survive in a Global World," 109 Pattee Library, through March 11.

-- "Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month," featuring posters designed by Penn State students, Pattee Library exhibit area, through March 11.

-- "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