May 20, 1999......Volume 28, Issue 31

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This week's arts briefs:
Williamsport arts center
Summer drama for youth
Houston at Jordan Center

Other arts-related sites:
Bryce Jordan Center

College of Arts and Architecture:
School of Integrative Arts
School of Music
Palmer Museum of Art

From the titanic to the tiny

Eight-foot-tall Khan, "The World's Tallest Man," towers over
33-inch Michu, "The Smallest Man on Earth."
They'll perform with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus
at The Bryce Jordan Center June 16-20.
For tickets, call (814) 865-5555 or (800) 863-3336.
For show times, check the Web at

Williamsport arts center

Four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar will perform at the Community Arts Center, part of Penn College, in Williamsport at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

With albums like In The Heat Of The Night, Crimes of Passion, Precious Time and Get Nervous, Pat Benatar's no-holds-barred rock blazed a wide trail through the 1980s music scene.

Tickets are $27.50 and $22.50.

Additional events include:

n Tracy Byrd, 7:30 p.m. May 21. Tickets are $23.50 and $18.50.

n Blessid Union of Souls, 7:30 p.m. June 2. All seats $9.33.

For more information, call the Community Arts Center box office at (717) 326-2424 or the NAC Omni line at (800) 432-9382.

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Summer drama for youth

MetaStages, a program of the School of Theatre, is currently registering students ages nine through 18 for summer drama camps at the Pavilion Theatre on the University Park campus. The one-week camps run from July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30 and Aug. 2-6.

Students, separated into classes by age, will participate in an arts production workshop and will receive training from professionals in acting, mime, movement, voice and improvisation. Each session culminates with a performance for family and friends on the stage of the Pavilion Theatre.

Class size is limited and enrollment fills quickly. For information and to register, call MetaStages Director Joann Leonard at (814) 867-8390.

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Houston at Jordan Center

Whitney Houston will appear at The Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday, July 18. The time and ticket prices will be announced at a later date. The tour, which was announced late last week, is Houston's first in four years and currently includes only 15 dates.

For updated information, check the Web at

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