Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......November 14, 2002

ARTS_Waldman "Color Photography" by Jake Waldman is on display in the Ritenour Building on the University Park campus through Dec. 8. These photographs of trains are taken between 1993 and 2001 at various locations around the country.

Bon Jovi to appear in a 'blaze
of glory' at University Park

Rock band Bon Jovi will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at The Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. The Goo Goo Dolls are the opening act.

Lead singer and guitarist Jon Bon Jovi joins guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan and drummer Tico Torres to form Bon Jovi, which is touring in support of the band's most recent album, "Bounce." Among Bon Jovi's hits are "You Give Love a Bad Name," "Livin' on a Prayer," "Shot Through the Heart," "Wanted Dead or Alive," "Blaze of Glory," "Bed of Roses," "Lie to Me" and "It's My Life."

The Goo Goo Dolls are known for such hits as "Iris," "Slide" and "Here Is Gone."

Reserved tickets cost $45, $55 and $65.

Tickets will be available at The Bryce Jordan Ticket Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, select Uni-Marts, the Altoona Campus ticket outlet, by calling (814) 865-5555 or (800) 863-3336 and online at

'Fosse' sashays into town

The musical "Fosse" will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus.

The musical is the winner of the 1999 Tony Award for best musical. It celebrates the dance and musical numbers that made choreographer and director Bob Fosse a Broadway and film legend.

Section one and two ticket prices are $38 and $30 for general audience members; $25 and $17 for full-time University Park students; and $33 and $25 for those 18 and younger. Call (814) 863-0255 or (800) ARTS-TIX.

Artistic Viewpoints, an informal discussion about the performance, is offered in the Eisenhower Auditorium Conference Room one hour before the performance and is free to ticket holders.

For tickets, information or a season brochure, call (814) 863-0255 or visit

York runs through Nov. 16

Tickets for the world premiere of "YORK: The Voice of Freedom," a musical drama composed by Bruce Trinkley, professor of music, and starring singers from the New York City Opera, are on sale now at the Arts Ticket Center locations in Eisenhower Auditorium and the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus. Performances of York are at 7:30 p.m. through Nov. 16 at The Playhouse in the Arts Building at
University Park.

York, with words by Jason Charnesky, tells the story of the only African-American on the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804 to 1806.

Tickets are $24 for general audience members; $5 for full-time University Park students; and $10 for those 18 and younger. The $5 ticket price is limited to the first 300 full-time University Park students who purchase tickets. Students may purchase one ticket per valid student ID card.

Tickets are available at the Arts Ticket Center's Eisenhower Auditorium and HUB-Robeson Center information desk locations; or by phone at
(814) 863-0255 or (800) ARTS-TIX. For information, check on the Web.

Upcoming events

The following events are planned in the School of Music:

* Horn Studio Recital, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19,
122 Music Building I;

* Centre Dimensions, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, Esber Recital Hall (tickets required); and

* Bach's Lunch Series: The PSU Mallet Ensemble, 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 128 Music Building II.

Musica Nova

The School of Music will present "Musica Nova" at
8 p.m. Thursday Nov. 21, in the Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus. Admission is free to the public.

The program will include music by contemporary composers including Luciano Berio, Douglas Paul Fisk, Jason Fick and Peter D. Buck. Performers will include School of Music faculty members, students and community performers.

Dance performance

Allied Motion, Penn State Altoona's resident dance company, will perform "Hope Enduring," an evening of three dance works at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf Kuhn Theatre in the Community Arts Center at Penn State Altoona.

Allied Motion is a professional modern dance company in residence at Penn State Altoona.

Tickets are free for children under 12, $4 for students and $7 for regular admission. Tickets are available by calling (814) 949-5452.

For information, call the Community Arts Center or visit the Penn State Altoona Web site at

Faculty art show

"A Faculty View," works by part-time visual arts faculty at Penn State Altoona, will run through Jan. 3 in the Sheetz and McLanahan Galleries of the Community Arts Center on the Penn State Altoona campus.

"Faculty View" will feature the works of Nancy Brassington, David Kasdorf, Terry Smith, Stan Snyder, Christopher Thomas, Harriet Rosenberg and William Wellman.

The galleries are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and before and during performance events. For more information, call (814) 949-5451 or visit the Penn State Altoona Web site at