INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
January 09, 2014 10:50 AM
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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “A Quilt Celebration,” through Feb. 1.

For more information, 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., is open from 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 March 8:

• “Portraits from the Silver Screen,” 19 charcoal and graphite drawings from the early days of Hollywood by Dayas Silvis, in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center

• “Potpourri,” a mix of photography, fiber art, paintings, collages and drawings, by Trish Dodson, at Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC

• “Blendship,” IAA artists exhibit 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.

• “Nature and the World Around Us,” photographs by Heather Russell, in the Chalice Room, Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 Church St. Visitors should 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:

• Indiana Open Arts Exhibit, Saturday and Saturday. The show is sponsored by the Indiana Art Association, the Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana Garden Club.

• 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 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 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.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Brad Yoder, an acoustic singer/songwriter, will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The all-ages show is free.

Call (724) 463-8710 for more information.

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, will present:

• The Fresh Beat Band, 5 p.m. Jan. 19

• Justin Moore, 7 p.m. Feb. 12, with Randy Houser and Josh Thompson

For more information, go to www.kovalchickcomplex.com or call (800) 298-4200.

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, “Rose Marie,” a 1935 production starring Stewart, Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. Set in the Canadian wild, the Mounties search for the lost Stewart.

• Jan. 18-19, “Wife vs. Secretary,” a 1936 production starring Stewart, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy. Gable plays a magazine publisher, beloved by his wife (Loy), who hires a sexy secretary (Jean Harlow) to help him with his hectic schedule. Stewart plays the secretary’s boyfriend.

• Jan. 25-26, “Small Town Girl,” a 1936 production starring Stewart, Janet Gaynor and Robert Taylor. Kay (Gaynor) is a girl living in a small rural town whose life is just too dull and repetitious to bear. One night, she meets young, handsome and rich Bob Dakin (Taylor), who asks her for directions. Stewart plays Gaynor’s prospective suitor, Elmer.

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 a special exhibit, “Selections from our Collections.” For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or go to www.jimmy.org.

THEATER

The Indiana Players will present the following shows in Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St.:

• “You Can’t Take it with You,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8, 14 and 15, and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16.

• “A Woman Called Truth,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23. A staged dramatic reading of the Sojourner Truth story in recognition of Black History Month.

• “Glengarry Glen Ross,” 7:30 p.m. March 28 and 29 and April 4 and 5, and 2:30 p.m. March 30 and April 6.

• “I Remember Mama,” 7:30 p.m. May 9, 10, 16 and 17, and 2:30 p.m. May 11 and 18.

Indiana Area Senior High School will present “See How They Run,” a farce by Philip King, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the auditorium. The play is set the 1930s and ’40s, during World War II. Tickets will be available at the door.

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