Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......October 31, 2002

ARTS_Spear "A Journey Through Rug Hooking" by Nancy Spear will be on display in the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus, through Dec. 1. A reception will be held at the HUB Gallery from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 12.

Choir concert

The Penn State Concert Choir, under the direction of Lynn E. Drafall, will present its autumn concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, in Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus. Tickets are $4 for general admission, $2 for students, and are available at the door.

The concert will open with a performance of "Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden" (BWV230) by J.S. Bach. Three movements of the Frank Martin "Mass for Double Choir" will close the first half of the concerts.

The second half of the program will feature Vaughan Williams' "Serenade to Music" featuring pianist Erik Clayton, violinist Lauren McClean and soloists Amanda Bryan, Kelly McMullan, Matthew Swope, James Chamberlain and Justin Fyala. The concert will conclude with three settings of French Canadian folk songs, "Trois Chansons Folklorique" arranged by Donald Patriquin.

Compañía Nacional de Danza

Compañía Nacional de Danza (National Dance Company) will perform "Multiplicity: Forms of Silence and Emptiness," a two-part, evening-length dance, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus. Nacho Duato is artistic director and choreographer for the performance.

Artistic Viewpoints, an informal discussion about the performance that provides insight from an artist or expert perspective, is offered in the Eisenhower Auditorium conference room one hour before the performance and is free to ticket holders.

Section one and two ticket prices are $36 and $26 for general audience members; $16 and $10 for full-time University Park students; and $20 and $12 for those 18 and younger. Tickets are available at the Arts Ticket Center's Eisenhower Auditorium and HUB-Robeson information desk locations; or by phone at (814) 863-0255 or (800) ARTS-TIX. For more information, check the Web at

Jordan Center

Musician John Tesh will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at The Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.

Singer Nicole C. Mullen, a Christian contemporary music artist, is the opening act.

Tesh, who has had a varied career as an entertainment journalist and musician, recently released "Christmas Worship," the follow-up to "A Romantic Christmas."

Theatre-style reserved seating is priced at $37.50 and $45.

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