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INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

on March 28, 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 April 5. 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 Indiana Art Association presents:

  • Thirty art works 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, a display looking 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 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 “Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibition,” Friday through May 4.

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 Blairsville High School cafeteria. 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. April 4, Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP.
  • “An Evening of Dance and Percussion,” 7 p.m. April 6, 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 “How the West Was Won,” with Jimmy Stewart, Debbie Reynolds and George Pappard, at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the third-floor theater.

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.

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.

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

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