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Youth Chorale joins SVC with popular musical favorites

The Susquehanna Valley Chorale (SVC) will present its annual Pops Concert The Golden Age of Musical Theatre under the direction of SVC conductor and music director William Payn 7:30 p.m. May 12 and 13 at Weber Auditorium on the campus of Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove. The performance ...

SOTA announces dance ensemble spring performance

The dance ensemble of Saint John’s School of the Arts (SOTA), ranging in age from three years to adult, will present their Annual Spring Performance at 2 p.m. May 13, in the auditorium of the Williamsport Area High School and features 24 numbers involving 180 dancers, representing 11 ...

Events planned for the summer at Downtown Theater Center

STATE COLLEGE — Although Penn State University’s two on-campus theaters, The Playhouse and The Pavilion, will be “dark” this summer, its Downtown Theater Center will be alive with the sound of music and a poignant play in May. The professional theatre training program, Penn State ...

Spitler to exhibit artwork at Herdic House

Theresa Crowley Spitler will have an exhibit of her pastel paintings at the Peter Herdic House, 407 W. Fourth St., 6-8 p.m. on First Friday. Her paintings will be on display during the month of May. Spitler works primarily in pastels to create landscapes, still life and portraits. Her still ...

BEAL presents Beth DeJesus at the 4th Street Grille Gallery

Beth DeJesus is the Bald Eagle Art League (BEAL) artist exhibiting for the month of May at the Genetti 4th Street Grille Gallery located in the Genetti Hotel and Suites, 200 W. Fourth St. The exhibit of her work opens with a reception on First Friday, from 5-8 p.m. The exhibit is open to the ...

The life and work of Kate Paul honored with exhibit at Converge Gallery

Her passing in January wasn’t easy for anyone, but the artwork Kate Paul has left behind is a look at her life and times. Her work will be on exhibit in her honor at Converge Gallery, 140 W. Fourth St., through May 27. “Some Infinities” includes a collection of paintings, etchings and ...

Finding hope in the strangest of places

By JARED A. CONTI Sun-Gazette Correspondent Holy Moley. It is echoed from the lips of both Captain Marvel and his teenage alter-ego Billy Baston. This small, simplistic phrase reverberates through my head, my chest … my heart, as I wipe the tears from my eyes. I step back from this ...

Ska takes over the Bullfrog

The Bullfrog Brewery, 229 W. Fourth St., will host a special two-band show as Williamsport’s own Keystone Ska Exchange brings the sounds of ska music, along with special guests Fink’s Constant 9 p.m. Saturday. Formed in the summer of 2007, Keystone Ska Exchange is a vision from the mind ...

Alvin C. Bush Memorial Art Show to be shown at Bush House Estate

MUNCY — On May 6 and 7, Bush House Estate, 231 S. Lycoming Mall Road, will be hosting the first Alvin C. Bush Memorial Art Show. Some of the premiere artisans from North Central Pennsylvania will be displaying their various fine art and craftwork on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 6 and 11 a.m. to ...

Bucknell to offer screening of Oscar-nomination film ‘Silence’

The Bucknell University Office of the President will present a screening of the Oscar-nominated film “Silence,” directed by Martin Scorsese, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg. The event is free and open to the public. Bucknell trustee and internationally renowned ...

Local artist Janet Sherman featured at 4th Street Grille Gallery

Many artists remember that one moment when they realized they had something special to offer. Janet Sherman, Loyalsock Township, was 11 or 12 when she had her “a-ha” moment, but said she always has been an artist. The retired biology professor is the featured Bald Eagle Art League ...

1964: The Tribute brings a moment in history to the CAC

If you were lucky enough to be present for The Beatles live performances, where the only other things that were packing stadiums were sporting events, then you knew about for thousands of screaming girls — the mania — that accompanied The Beatles. That same moment in history is coming ...

Bald Eagle Art League welcomes Deb Parsons as monthly speaker

The Bald Eagle Art League will welcome glass artist Deb Parsons as the monthly speaker for the program “Glass and Your Garden,” 7-8:30 p.m. May 4 at the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St. Parsons of Cogan Station, has been working with various forms of glass making since 1983. ...

Art Tuesdays creates opportunity for community to grow as artists and people

Elody Gyekis, resident artist at the Green Drake Gallery and Arts Center in Millheim, leads a weekly art class on Tuesdays at Chef Hosch & Ann Catering, 414 W. Fourth St. After earning her bachelor’s degree in painting and ceramics from Penn State, Gyekis began her professional ...

Allenberry playhouse to reopen for July

BOILING SPRINGS — Last December, when I was tabulating my list of the most “Notable or Niftily Staged Shows” of the past year, I noted that the number of plays which I attended was down by at least six, primarily because the Allenberry Playhouse had been totally “dark” during ...

Mansield University senior to hold exhibit

Mansfield University senior and advanced digital photography student, Kelly Sestak, will hold a photographic exhibition entitled, “Nature’s Edge,” 6-9 p.m. May 5, at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave. This exhibit is inspired by the way human beings and nature interact with each ...

Andy Warhol pieces on exhibit at Susquehanna University

SELINSGROVE — The public is invited to a reception showcasing six Andy Warhol screen prints from the permanent collection of the Lore Degenstein Gallery at Susquehanna University. The reception will be held 5-7 p.m. May 3 in the university’s Blough-Weis Library at Susquehanna University, ...

Movie review: ‘Gifted’

A young mathematical prodigy is caught between her uncle, who raised her, and her grandmother, who has the resources to help fulfill her potential, in “Gifted,” a fairly routine and predictable child custody drama that raises questions about how we should raise gifted children and the ...

Mariachi Los Camperos to close out Weis Center season

LEWISBURG — Mariachi Los Camperos will bring the Weis Center’s 2016-17 season to a close 3 p.m. Sunday at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Mariachi Los Camperos was founded in 1960 by mariachi giant Natividad “Nati” Cano. His passing in October 2014 was mourned nationwide by ...

Time Relapse showcase their genre-bending music

BLOOMSBURG — Time Relapse calls Bloomsburg one of their home bases, but ask them to define their music? That’s one of the more impossible things a band can do when you’ve got four different musical influences melding into one band. “When we perform we’ll say, ‘OK guys, tonight, ...