INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
March 27, 2014 10:50 AM
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ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “Emphasis on IHS 2014 Senior Show,” through Saturday. This event coincides with the annual “March is Youth Art Month,” a month of promoting art and art education in the United States with thousands of American schools participating, often with involvement of local art museums, galleries and civic organizations. Works by a group of Indiana Area Senior High art students will be presented. 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 Horace Mann Elementary Gallery, 205 S. Fifth St., Indiana, will present an exhibit titled “Picture Mixture,” through April 14. Third-grade students created the works. Each student wrote a description of a famous work of art and the descriptions were then redistributed to someone else in the class to re-create the art using only the written description.

To view the gallery show, visitors should go to the front of the building, where they will be buzzed in to the main office and escorted to the gallery. For more information, call (724) 463-8560.

The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana, 285 Twolick Drive, White Township, will present the exhibit “Ned Wert: Abstracted Images,” through May 25. This exhibition represents several pieces from various series by the artist. Ned Wert is a Professor Emeritus of Art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, who has been producing and exhibiting professionally for more than 50 years. Visitors may view Wert’s artwork during normal First UU office hours, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 2 p.m.

For more information, call the church at (724) 349-2776 or visit the website at www.firstuu-indianapa.org.

The Indiana Art Association presents through June 8:

• “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 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.

• A variety of works in various styles by artists from the Indiana Art Association, 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.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

The final Brown Bag Concert, featuring Carl Rahkonen and “Joe’s Legacy,” an old-time string band, will be held Monday at noon in the community room at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia St., Indiana.

Bring a lunch and enjoy a beverage while listening to a free concert.

Chris Higbee will be performing on Friday at the Indiana Theater, 637 Philadelphia St., Indiana, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door one hour before the show, or at Tracey’s Upscale Resale, 622 Philadelphia St.; The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.; or The Brown Hotel, 103 N. Sixth St. There will be no opening act.

The Lively Arts/College of Fine Arts, Performing Arts Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will present:

• Ballet Hispanico, 8 p.m. today, Fisher Auditorium

• Grace Kelly, 8 p.m., April 24, Gorell Recital Hall

• Pipe Dreams, 8 p.m. May 4, Fisher Auditorium

Ticket information available at (724) 357-1313 or at the Hadley Union Building.

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

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

• “Family Feud Live!”, 7:30 p.m. April 30

• Straight No Chaser, 7 p.m. May 11

• Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus will present “Super Circus HerosSM,” May 15-18

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

FILM

The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “Made For Each Other,” Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. in the third-floor theater. The 1939 production stars Stewart, Carole Lombard and Charles Coburn and is a first-rate soap opera of a struggling young married couple, Stewart and Lombard, battling illness, lack of money and Stewart’s meddling mother.

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.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s spring 2014 Foreign Film Series will be held in McVitty Auditorium, Sprowls Hall, through April 27. The series is free and open to the public.

The films will be shown at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Films are in their native language but have English subtitles.

Films in the series are as follows:

• Sunday: “Hannah Arendt,” a biopic on influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, whose reporting on the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann introduced her concept of the banality of evil.

• April 13: “The Invisible Eye,” the story of Maria Teresa, a lonely assistant teacher at an elite Buenos Aires private school, during Argentina’s military regime of the 1980s.

• April 27: “Dooman River,” the story of Chang-ho, a 12-year-old boy, and his relationship with a young Korean refugee.

THEATER

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

• “Glengarry Glen Ross,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and April 4-5, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and April 6.

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

The Lively Arts at IUP will present:

• “The Girl in White,” 7 p.m. April 4-5 and 2 p.m. April 6, Zink Hall Dance Theater

• “The Pajama Game,” 8 p.m. April 10-12 and 2 p.m. April 13, Fisher Auditorium

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

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