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INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

on June 19, 2014 10:50 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. 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.theartistshand gallery.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 “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 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 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 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. today.

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

Burkey Park, in Bolivar, will be the location of free concerts and movies this summer sponsored by the Bolivar Parks and Recreation Committee.

The concerts scheduled are:

• Hiram and the Walkers, 6:30 p.m. Sunday

• Port Vue Rock, 6:30 p.m. July 6

• Crew of the Half Moon, 6:30 p.m. July 20

• Kasey Zemba “Night of Country Music,” 5 p.m. Aug. 9

The movies, which start at dusk, are:

• “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” June 28

• “Super Buddies,” July 26

• “The Lorax,” Aug. 9

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:

• Northern Cambria Community Band, Sunday

• 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, “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 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:

• “Sweeney Todd,” 8 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 2 and 2 p.m. Aug. 3, Toretti Auditorium, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, White Township.

• “The Glass Managerie,” 8 p.m. Aug. 7 to Aug. 9 and 2 p.m. Aug. 10, Waller Hall Studio Theater.

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

Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild presents “What About Luv?” a two-act Broadway musical at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday in the Punxsutawney Middle School auditorium. Tickets will be sold at door. Phone (814) 938-6928 for details.

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