Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......April 12 , 2001

"The Share Croppers," a mural by John Biggers, hangs in the Robeson Cultural Center on the University Park campus. Biggers, a University alumnus who received his master and doctoral degrees in art education, died Jan. 25 in Houston.

Put a T-shirt on clothesline

Penn State DuBois seeks public help in raising awareness against violence directed at women and children through The Clothesline Project which is planned for later this month.

The event features a clothesline decorated with T-shirts designed by survivors, their loved ones or any individual wishing to make a statement against violence.

The public may stop by Room 107 of the campus Multi-Purpose Building on the following dates to design a T-shirt for display: noon-4:30 p.m. Monday, April 16; 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17; and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. Shirts also may be designed at home and dropped off for display.

The clothesline may be viewed April 23-27 in the Hiller Building Student Union.

'Phantom' steals into town

The Center for the Performing Arts presents "Phantom: The American Musical Sensation"at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus.

The musical, set in in the Paris Opera House of the 1880s, tells the story of the Phantom, whose real name is Erik, and why he is so much in love with the voice of Christine.

Tickets for "Phantom" are $35 and $25 for general audience members; $30 and $22 for students; $20 and $12 for University Park students; and $25 and $19 for children 12 and younger.

For tickets, call (814) 863-0255 or (800) 278-7849.

Audio description will be available through the View Via Headphones program.

Jazz concert

The Jazz II and III ensembles will present a concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I, on the University Park campus.

The concert will feature performances by Inner Dimensions, directed by Dan Weiner, and Outer Dimensions, directed by Craig Waxman. Both Weiner and Waxman are graduate assistants in the School of Music.

Bach's Lunch

Three voice students from the School of Music will sing at the Bach's Lunch concert at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the Helen Eakin Eisenhower Chapel on the University Park campus. Freshman Katie Myers, sophomore Kimberly Meyer and Jodi Lewis, a graduate voice performance major, will perform classical selections.

After the free concert, audience members may take their bag lunches to the Wilkinson Lounge in the chapel. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Band revives jazz classics

The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra will present a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus.

The jazz orchestra-in-residence at the National Museum of American History will salute the leading composers of the genre in "100 Years of Jazz." Led by David N. Baker, chairman of Indiana University's jazz department, the orchestra explores the eras of big band, bebop and beyond.

Tickets are $25 for general audience; $20 for students; $10 for University Park students; and $13 for children 12 and younger. For tickets or information, call the Arts Ticket Center at (814) 863-0255 or (800) 278-7849.

Rotating Art Series

Veronique Foti will present her "Color, Light, Line" abstract paintings and drawings May 9 through Aug. 10 in the main administrative office in 133 Willard Building on the University Park campus. The display is part of the Women's Studies Program's rotating art display, which every three months showcases the artwork of a different female artist.

A reception honoring Foti, associate professor of philosophy, is planned for 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, in 133 Willard Building. The event is free to the public.

For more information call (814) 863-4025 or e-mail