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INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

on April 04, 2013 10:50 AM

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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents the public and personal work of Bernie Wilke through Friday. The exhibition features a look at Wilke’s 25 public mural projects in Indiana along with pieces of his studio work, including paintings and drawings.

For more information, go to www.theartistshandgallery.com.

The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., presents “All Dolled Up,” an exhibit of dolls, through June 29. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (724) 459-0580 or go to www.blairsvillehistoric.com.

The Indiana Art Association presents:

  • Paintings by Heather Lipe, Alice O’Dell, Dayas Silvis and Heather Russell, on exhibit in The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana.
  • Thirty artworks by Heather Russell, on exhibit in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
  • A display of members’ works at Indiana Ambulatory Surgical Center, 841 Hospital Road, White Township.
  • “Life is a Puzzle,” a series of mosaics by international artist, Jerry McClure, on display weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Calvary Presbyterian Church Chalice Room, 695 Church St. Visitors are asked to use the School Street entrance and check in at the downstairs office.

For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or go to www.indianapaartassociation.org.

The Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana, presents the following programs:

  • Early cleaning methods, an exhibit focused on antique sweepers, vacuum cleaners and their predecessor, the rug beater.
  • “Celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouting,” an exhibit of uniforms, badges and other Girl Scout memorabilia.
  • 150th anniversary of the Civil War display, a look at the soldiers and civilians affected by the War Between the States.
  •  “The One Room School House in Indiana County,” photographs and artifacts documenting the county’s early schools.
  • Continuous exhibits detailing the history of Indiana County, including the county’s history of coal mining, Native Americans and military personnel.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call (724) 463-9600.

The University Museum in Sutton Hall at IUP presents “Spectrum: Annual Graduate Art Exhibit,” through May 18.

Museum hours are 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

DANCE

Mountainview Square Dance Club hosts round and square dancing at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in the Blairsville High School cafeteria. Couples and singles who do modern western square dancing are welcome.

For more information, call (724) 465-2753 or go to www.mountainviewsquares.com.

Thunderbolts Square Dance Club sponsors A-1 and A-2 dancing at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the cafeteria at Blairsville High School, Burrell Township. Couples and singles who do advanced dancing are welcome. For more information, call (724) 388-1909.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

The Lively Arts at IUP presents:

  • Cimarron, 8 p.m. today, Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP.
  • An Evening of Dance and Percussion, 7 p.m. Saturday, Fisher Auditorium.
  • Seth Rudetsky, 8 p.m. May 6, Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP.
  • An Opera Gala, 8 p.m. May 10, Fisher Auditorium.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

FILM

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present the following matinees at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:

  • Saturday and Sunday: “Take Her, She’s Mine,” 1963 production starring Stewart, Sandra Dee and Audrey Meadows.Stewart stars as the harried father of a wild teenage daughter.
  • April 13-14: “Cheyenne Autumn,” a 1964 production starring Stewart, Carroll Baker and Richard Widmark. John Ford’s last Western, it portrays a Cheyenne Indian tribe and its eventful journey back to original settlement after being relocated by the government.
  • April 20-21: “Dear Brigitte,” a 1965 production starring Stewart, Billy Mumy and Glynis Johns, tells the story of an 8-year-old genius with a crush on Brigitte Bardot.
  • April 27-28: “Shenandoah,” a 1965 production starring Stewart, Patrick Wayne and Katharine Ross. “Shenandoah” tells the saga of a Virginia widower indifferent to the War Between the States until his family is involved.

Museum admission: members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children under 7, free. Prices are subject to change without notice. Movies are included with admission to the museum, which is currently hosting the special exhibit “Selections from our Collections.”

For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or go to www.jimmy.org.

The Indiana Theater, 637 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents a one-day showing of “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day-Lewis, today at noon, 4 and 7:15 p.m. Admission is $4.

THEATER

The Lively Arts at IUP presents:

  • “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” 8 p.m. April 14, Fisher Auditorium.
  • “Temptation of the Muses,” 8 p.m. April 25, Fisher Auditorium.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Harmony High School presents “Seussical,” at 7 p.m. April 12 and 13 and 2 p.m. April 14 in the high school auditorium. General admission tickets are $5 and will be available at the door.

The Homer-Center High School Class of 2013 will present the comedy “You Can’t Take it with You,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $5. There will also be a senior citizen afternoon matinee on that day at noon.

Penns Manor Area High School presents “Little Women, The Broadway Musical,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $6 at the door.

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