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INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

on June 05, 2014 10:49 AM

ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present The Indiana Art Association’s 73rd annual Spring Art Show, through June 28. Awards will be announced during a free public reception to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. The show will provide something for everyone in a wide variety of media and subjects. Most pieces will be for sale during gallery hours. For more information concerning the IAA exhibit opportunities and classes for children and adults, visit www.indianapaartassociation.org.

For more information on the gallery exhibits, go to www.theartistshandgallery.com. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., has a new display, “Clocks Old and New,” on exhibit through the end of June. 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 through Sunday:

• “Expressions,” a collection of still life, portraits and abstract works by Gloria Doze-Czworka, in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center

• “People and Nature,” a group of paintings by Louise Leigey, Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC

• “Blendship,” IAA artists exhibiting together with acrylic paintings by Julie Knox, photography by Heather Russell, an oil painting by Gloria Doze- Czworka and collages by Hillary Brunwald and Heather Lipe, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

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 “Pencil Paint Pixel: Twenty-Nine Years of Visual Communications,” Saturday through July 26. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. June 12.

The museum’s summer hours are Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Located on the first floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall, the museum is free and open to the community.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

The Dillweed Bed & Breakfast in Dilltown announces the 16th annual Pick-A-Dilly Herb Faire, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14. Admission is free and open to the public. The one-day event is co-sponsored by The Herb Study Group of Indiana County. Enjoy a unique selection of area artisans selling country crafts; handmade beeswax products; hand-carved wood items for the home; embroidered artwork; all-natural gourmet herb vinegars, dips and seasoning blends; pasta mixes; and herb bean soups. Look for original botanical art; loose leaf and bagged herbal teas; hand-poured soap products and lip balms; jewelry; and other garden-inspired specialties.

Visitors to the event will gain valuable gardening information, growing tips and learn how to care for and cultivate their own herbal gardens. Explore the history and many uses of this year’s herb in the spotlight, artemisia. French tarragon (a member of the artemisia family) will be available for sale during the show. Visit the “Ask the Gardening Expert” table with your herb and general gardening questions any time during faire. For more information, go to www.dillweedinc.com.

Concerts in the Park, held on Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Memorial Park, Indiana, and sponsored by the Indiana Arts Council, will present the following shows:

• Keystone Repertory Theater (Broadway show tunes), Sunday

• Somebody to Love (classic/variety), June 15

• Northern Cambria Community Band, June 22

• Unknown String Band with Aaron & Eli (bluegrass/Americana), June 29

Admission is free. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

Phil Vassar will be the headliner for the Indiana County Fraternal Order of Police Rhododendron Lodge 33 40th annual Country Music Show, at 1 and 6 p.m. July 20 at the J.S. Mack Community Center grandstands. Opening the show will be Larry Frick. Tickets are available by calling (724) 349-9114.

FILM

The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present the following movies at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:

• Saturday and Sunday, “The Philadelphia Story,” a 1940 production starring Stewart, Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. A society girl yearns for down-to-earth romance; Grant is her ex-husband and Stewart is a fast-talking reporter who falls in love with her.

• June 14 and 15, “The Spirit of St. Louis,” a 1957 production starring Stewart, Patricia Smith and Murray Hamilton. Stewart plays Charles Lindbergh in this story of Lindbergh’s flight across the Atlantic.

• June 21 and 22, “Pot O’ Gold,” a 1941 production starring Stewart, Paulette Goddard and Horace Heidt. Stewart leads a band of struggling musicians.

• June 28 and 29, “The Ziegfeld Girl,” a 1941 production starring Stewart, Judy Garland, Lana Turner and Hedy Lamarr. Three girls are recruited as Ziegfeld Follies girls and their lives change forever.

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 Indiana Players, at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present:

• The fifth annual One-Act Festival, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and June 13 and 14 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and June 15.

• “The Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m. July 18 and 19 and 24 and 26 and 2:30 p.m. July 20 and 27.

For reservations, call (724) 464-0725. Tickets can be purchased online at www.indianaplayers.com or at the door.

The Keystone Repertory Theater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s summer theater, will present the following shows:

• “Hands on a Hardbody,” June 12 to 15, Flagstone Amphitheater, across from Wallwork Hall.

• “Sweeney Todd,” July 31 to Aug. 3, Toretti Auditorium, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, White Township.

• “The Glass Managerie,” Aug. 7 to 10, Waller Hall Studio Theater.

Tickets available by calling (724) 357-2787 or email livelyarts@iup.edu.

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