Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......October 25, 2001

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The Four Freedoms posters, inspired by President Franklin D. Roosevelt's State of the Union address on Jan. 6, 1941, were painted by Norman Rockwell. Reprints of all four of the posters are currently hanging in the lobby of the University Libraries' Social Sciences Library, second floor Paterno Library on the University Park campus.

Fuel, heavy metal set
to ignite at BJC

The rafters will be shaking when alternative rockers Fuel and a heavy metal festival both hit the stage in November.

Fuel will ignite fans with a show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at The Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. Sevendust and Nonpoint will open the show.

Reserved tickets and general admission (main floor only) tickets cost $26.50.

Fuel's debut full-length CD, "Sunburn," appeared in 1998 and its second CD, "Something Like Human," was recently certified platinum.

The inaugural metal festival has rescheduled its performance date to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at The Bryce Jordan Center.

Headlined by Slipknot and System of a Down, the tour now features the hard-core quintet from Chicago, No One. Minneapolis-based shock-rock American Head Charge will open the show.

Rammstein and Mudvayne were on the original line-up and are no longer part of the tour.

Reserved tickets cost $37.


Tickets are available at The Bryce Jordan Ticket Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, select Uni-Marts, Commonwealth Campus ticket outlets, by phone at (814) 865-5555 and (800) 863-3336, or online at http://www.bjc.psu.edu.

Chamber Orchestra to perform

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, a chamber orchestra, will perform for the first time in more than a decade at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus.

Section one and two prices are $32 and $22 for general audience members; $27 and $19 for students; $17 and $9 for University Park students; and $10 and $6 for children 12 and younger. For information, call (814) 863-0255 or (800) 278-7849, or visit http://www.cpa.psu.edu on the Web.

Artistic Viewpoints is offered in the Eisenhower Auditorium Conference Room one hour before the performances.

Wadaiko Yamato drummers

From the ancient city of Nara, birthplace of Japanese culture, comes Wadaiko Yamato, a new-age taiko drum ensemble that includes male and female percussionists. The Center for the Performing Arts presents the Wadaiko Yamato Drummers of Japan at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus. Artistic Viewpoints is offered in the Eisenhower Auditorium Conference Room one hour before the performance.

Prices for the event are $25 for general audience members; $20 for students; $10 for University Park students; and $13 for children 12 and younger. For tickets, group sales or information, call the Arts Ticket Center at (814) 863-0255 or (800) 278-7849. For more information, check the Web at http://www.cpa.psu.edu.

German exhibit

An exhibit, titled "German-American Crosscurrents at Penn State: Celebrating a Century," runs through Jan. 3 in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library, University Park.

The exhibit honors the 100th anniversary of the University's Department of German. It includes a rare Amsterdam imprint of William Penn's 1681 pamphlet that invites members of the Pietistic sects of Germany to settle in Pennsylvania.

For information, call Sandra Stelts at (814) 863-5388 or e-mail sks@psulias.psu.edu.

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