Student Programming Association announces October events

October 13, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Student Programming Association is excited to announce its October 2016 programming calendar of events. 

Oct. 14 — Hollan presented by SPA’s Noontime Concert Series 

Hollan, a musician from Harrisburg, PA, known for her songwriting talents and sharing her music through folk songs will be performing as part of SPA Noontime’s Concert Series, downstairs in the new addition of the HUB-Robeson Center at noon. This event is open to the public.  

Oct. 15 — SPA presents “For More We Turn to Jessica Williams” 

A writer and performer from Los Angeles, Williams is known for her role as senior correspondent for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." "For More We Turn To Jessica Williams" will start at 10 p.m. in the HUB-Robeson Center's Alumni Hall. Students with a valid Penn State ID can attend Williams' performance. 

Oct. 21 — HVML presents 925Labs, Abhi D and JAYDOT as part of the SPA Noontime’s Concert Series 

Penn State’s Happy Valley Music Label (HVML) will present 925Labs, Abhi D and JAYDOT as part of SPA Noontime’s Concert Series in the HUB-Robeson Center’s Noontime Lounge (above Hibachi-San) at noon. The artists who are local acts a part of HVML are best known for being rap artists and producers. The event is open to the public. 

Oct. 24 — “An Evening with Joanna Shields” presented by SPA Lectures and the College of Liberal Arts 

The Student Programming Association and the College of Liberal Arts are excited to present “An Evening with Joanna Shields” on 8 p.m. in the HUB-Robeson Center’s Heritage Hall. A 1984 Penn State graduate, Shields is best known for being a veteran in the technology industry and for being a parliamentarian. Shields will focus her discussion on how technology is challenging sociopolitical systems and security. As technology shifts the human condition, Shields will look at what are the realities of lives lived behind screens. The event is open for those with a valid Penn State ID; however, available space will be offered to the public.  

Oct. 27-29 — SPA presents “The Rocky Horror Show” 

A cult classic reimagined for the Halloween season, “The Rocky Horror Show” brings the experience of live theater to students who are seeing the show for the first time or their 100th time. Directed by Taylor Kellar, Junior Theatre major, the show is put on entirely by students for students. Performances will occur on Oct. 27, Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 in 111 Forum. The show will start at 9:45 p.m. each night. Props will be provided. Students with valid Penn State ID will be able to attend these shows. 

Oct. 28 — Suburban Living presented by SPA’s Noontime Concert Series 

Suburban Living, an alternative, pop, and dream pop band will perform as part of SPA Noontime’s Concert Series in the HUB-Robeson Center’s Noontime Lounge (above Hibachi-San) at noon. This event is open to the public.  

Last Updated April 19, 2017