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Libraries exhibit '100 Years of the Pulitzers: Celebrating our Humanity'
The Penn State University Libraries’ new exhibit opening today (Dec. 12) commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. Featuring Pulitzer-related materials from the University Libraries’ arts and humanities collections, “100 Years of the P...
Penn State University – Pattee Library Paterno Library
University Park, PA

Mon 2/20/17 - Wed 8/30/17
Special Event: Film, Talks/Lectures
Embrace film screening: Eating Disorder Awareness Week kickoff
Embrace is told from the point of view of Taryn Brumfitt as she traverses the globe talking to experts, women in the street, and well-known personalities about the alarming rates of body image issues that are seen in people of all body types. In her affabl...
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Mon 2/20/17 at 6:30pm
Theater: Rock, Special Event, Musical
Green Day's American Idiot
This stage adaptation of Green Day's seventh album, released in 2004, centers on three disaffected young men, Johnny, Will, and Tunny. Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban life and parental restrictions, while Will stays home to work out his relations...
Penn State School of Theatre – Playhouse Theatre
University Park, PA

Mon 2/20/17 - Fri 2/24/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 2/25/17 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Art: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Voices of Resistance
A free slam poetry connecting the struggles in the MIddle East to the tensions in the United States; featuring poetry from Penn State WORDS and poet, author and political commentator Remi Kanazi.
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Mon 2/20/17 at 8:30pm-10pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Eva Watson-Schutze: Pictorialist Portraits
Eva Watson-Schütze was affiliated with the Photo Secession, the organization of elite Pictorial photographers founded by Alfred Stieglitz in 1902. Watson came to Stieglitz’s attention in 1898, when her work was selected for exhibition in the First Philadel...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Tue 2/21/17 - Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-4pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-4:30pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Sat 3/4/17 at 12pm-4:30pm
Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-4pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Sat 3/11/17 at 12pm-4pm
Sports: Basketball
Men's Basketball: Purdue at Penn State
The Nittany Lions take on the visiting team from Purdue University in this college basketball matchup.
Penn State University – Bryce Jordan Center
University Park, PA

Tue 2/21/17 at 6pm
Music: Classical
Wu Han, Piano; David Finkel, Cello; & Philip Setzer, Violin
These world-class musicians are frequent collaborators. Setzer is a founding member of the Emerson String Quartet; Wu Han and Finkel are the artistic directors of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York; the two are also husband and wife. ...
Penn State University – Schwab Auditorium
University Park, PA

Thu 2/23/17 at 7:30pm
Art: Art Talk, Museum, Art Show
Paper Views Exhibition: "Photogravure: Process and Poetry"
Curated by Jean Sanders, associate professor of art. Plan to drop by the Drs. Albert and Lorraine Kligman Print and Drawing Study Room for this popular series of one-day exhibitions highlighting works on paper from the permanent collection. Conversation wi...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Fri 2/24/17 at 10am-4pm
Art: Family/Child (Books), Family/Child, Museum, Art Talk
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story and discussion at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings. "Freight Train" (1978) by Donald Crews + "Gathering the Mail" (1934) by Reginald Marsh.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 2/25/17 at 11am-11:50am
Art: Art Talk, Museum, Tour
Docent Choice Tour: "Contemporary Studio Glass"
Stop by the Palmer Museum of Art this Sunday afternoon and spend time in the galleries for a docent-guided tour led by Susan McCartney. Tours begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Christoffers Lobby and last approximately 45 minutes. Each tour will be unique and led b...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sun 2/26/17 at 2pm-2:45pm
Theater: Multimedia, Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Jazz, Rock, Swing, Experimental/Perf. Art
Brooklyn Babylon
The Vancouver–born, Brooklyn–based composer/bandleader Darcy James Argue and his 18–piece ensemble are in the never–ending process of reimagining what a 21st–century big band can sound like.
Penn State University – Eisenhower Auditorium
University Park, PA

Tue 2/28/17 at 7:30pm
Sports: Basketball
Men's Basketball: Ohio State at Penn State
The Nittany Lions host the visting team from Ohio State University in this college basketball matchup.
Penn State University – Bryce Jordan Center
University Park, PA

Tue 2/28/17 at 9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Museum
The Art of Poetry
Phil Terman, professor of English and modern languages at Clarion University. Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery while Penn State poets, storytellers, and other literary friends read their latest work in a feast for the eyes and ears. Co-sponso...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Wed 3/1/17 at 12:10pm-1pm
Music: Classical
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra presents J. S. Bach: The Circle of Creation
Hailed as “one of the world’s top Baroque orchestras” by a Gramophone critic, Tafelmusik returns with its latest multimedia work, "J. S. Bach: The Circle of Creation." The award-winning ensemble, created in 1979, performs historically informed musical expe...
Penn State University – Schwab Auditorium
University Park, PA

Thu 3/2/17 at 7:30pm
Sports: Family/Child, Baseball, For the Family, Special Event, Fair/Festival
SpikesFest 2017
The State College Spikes are ready to bring in the spring with the free family fun of SpikesFest 2017, presented by Mount Nittany Health and WTAJ-TV. SpikesFest 2017 will take place on Sunday, March 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Penn State Multi-Sport Fa...
Penn State Indoor Multi-Sport Facility
University Park, PA

Sun 3/5/17 at 11am-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Rose Lugiu Luwei: Feminist Awakening in China
In China, feminism is a sensitive topic. It is growing yet facing backlash. The young feminist activists are working hard to increase the domestic awareness on various issues from domestic violence to sexual harassment while the government is watching them...
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Mon 3/13/17 at 12:30pm
Theater: Film, Broadway
En Garde Arts presents Wilderness
En Garde Arts, the company that brought "Basetrack Live" to Eisenhower Auditorium in 2014, returns to Penn State with a documentary theatre production called "Wilderness." The new work is a multimedia piece about people in their teens and twenties grapplin...
Penn State University – Eisenhower Auditorium
University Park, PA

Wed 3/15/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event, Talks/Lectures
All In: Diversity & Implicit Bias in the Legal Academy
Join Penn State Law for a panel discussion of race, ethnicity, diversity, and bias in the legal academy, and what these factors mean for law students, attorneys, and law professors. This distinguished panel will bring together speakers from across the Penn...
Penn State University – Sutliff Auditorium
University Park, PA

Thu 3/16/17 at 5pm-6:30pm
Special Event: Gardening
3rd Annual Home Gardening School Presented by Penn State Extension Centre County Master Gardeners
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Centre County will host their third annual Home Gardening School, kicking off with a keynote address about Design Principles for a Beautiful, Productive, and Sustainable Garden by Shari Edelson, Director of Horticulture a...
Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA

Sat 3/18/17
Music: Musical, Children, Children's Theatre, Broadway
Year With Frog and Toad, A
A hit on Broadway, 'A Year With Frog and Toad' was nominated for three Tony Awards -- including Best Musical. Now, for the first time, an all-new production will tour across North America. Arnold Lobel's beloved characters hop from the page to the stage in...
Penn State University – Eisenhower Auditorium
University Park, PA

Sun 3/19/17 at 2pm
    

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