Arts and Entertainment Calendar: September 22 to October 11

September 22, 2004

SPECIAL EVENTS
Saturday, September 25
-- T.J. Maxx Tour of Gymnastics Champions, 7 p.m., The Bryce Jordan Center. For tickets, call (814) 865-5555.

Monday, September 27
-- The Whirling Dervishes, an Islamic Turkish spiritual group, 7 p.m., Schwab Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Tuesday, September 28
-- "Is There Life After High School?" 8 p.m., Penn State Downtown Theatre Center. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Saturday, October 2
-- "Final Vinyl Sale," 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Penn State Armory, behind Wagner.

Wednesday, October 6
-- Swan Lake, Pennsylvania Ballet and Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

-- "A Tour of Campus," The Penn State Molly Trolley, 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., lunch at Cafe Laura, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For reservations, call 278-1290

Monday, October 11
-- "Cafe Hunger" and auction, 5:30 p.m., Frizzell Room, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. For tickets, call (814) 863-0249.

MUSIC
Friday, September 24
-- Jazz Showcase, Noontime Concert Series, noon to 1 p.m., HUB-Robeson Center.

Saturday, September 25
-- The Rock Invasion, Christian artists, HUB Robeson Center lawn, through Sept. 26.

Monday, September 27
-- "An Afternoon of 17th-Century Italian Keyboard Music," lecture/recital by Christopher Stembridge, 5 p.m., 101 Pattee Library

Tuesday, September 28
-- "Is There Life After High School?" 8 p.m., Penn State Downtown Theatre Center. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Thursday, September 30
-- Bach's Lunch, brass quintets, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel.

-- Timothy Hurtz, faculty oboe recital, 8 p.m., Esber Recital Hall.

Friday, October 1
-- Barking Spiders, noon to 1 p.m., first floor lounge, HUB-Robeson Center.

-- Dave Matthews Band, 6 p.m., The Bryce Jordan Center. For tickets, call (814) 865-5555.

-- The Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the Symphonic Band, Dennis Glocke, director, 8 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium. For tickets, call (814) 863-0255.

Friday, October 8
-- Eric Himan, noontime concert series, noon to 1 p.m., first floor, HUB-Robeson Center.

-- Jazz ensembles, 10 p.m., Alumni Ballroom HUB-Robeson Center.

FILMS
Wednesday, September 22
-- "Destination Senegal," and "The Canadians: Their Land," 12:15 p.m., 105 Deike.

Wednesday, September 29
-- "Central America," 12:15 p.m., 105 Deike.

Wednesday, October 6
-- "Water is for Fighting Over," 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., 105 Deike.

Monday, October 11
-- "The Promise," by Heifer International, 10 a.m.; "Sowing Seeds of Hunger," by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, 1 p.m.; "Remedies: Healing the Earth," Heifer International, 3 p.m.; all in the Pasquerilla Center.

SEMINARS
Monday, September 27
-- Christopher Stembridge and Willard Martin on "An Afternoon of 17th-Century Italian Keyboard Music," 5 to 6:30 p.m., Foster Auditorium, Pattee Library.

-- Terry Barrett on "The Importance of Interpretation," 7 p.m., Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.

Tuesday, September 28
-- Gary Indiana, novelist, actor, theatre director and art critic, 11:30 a.m., Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.

Wednesday, October 6
-- "Strengthening Courses with Cultural Content from the United States," faculty-led discussion, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 315 Rider II.

EXHIBITS
HUB-Robeson Center
-- "Body Bags," Eric Symons, large soft sculpture, Art Foyer, through Dec. 12.

-- "Brandywine Collection: Prints from the Diaspora," HUB Gallery, through Oct. 15

-- Dawoud Bey, photographic portraits, Robeson Gallery, through Oct. 17.

North Halls exhibit area
-- Artwork by Gretchen Diehl, through Oct. 10.

Palmer Museum of Art
-- "Recent Acquisitions," Works on Paper Gallery, through Jan. 23.

-- "Accommodations of Desire: Surrealist Works on Paper Collected by Julien Levy," Special Exhibitions Gallery II, through Dec. 5.

-- "The Seligmann Portfolio," by Kurt Seligmann, Sept. 28 through Jan. 30.

Pattee and Paterno Libraries
-- "Paying Dues: Labor and Diversity in Black and White," main exhibit area, through Oct. 29.

--"Asia in the Era of Globalization," 109 Pattee, through Oct. 10.

West Halls exhibit area
-- Photographs by Sarah Carson, through Oct. 13

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