The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, is presenting “Throw it in the Ocean,” works of the Three Dimensional Design students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, through March 2. 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 from10 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 is presenting:
• “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, through March 8.
• “Potpourri,” a mix of photography, fiber art, paintings, collages and drawings, by Trish Dodson, Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC, through March 8.
• “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., through March 8.
• “Naturescapes,” by photographer Sherrill Begres, and “Shining Through,” a display of stained glass objects by Sandra Pembleton, through April 8, 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, is presenting 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 detail 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.
Kipp Gallery in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Sprowls Hall will present:
• “Children of the Romantic Age,” new artworks by Gwyneth Scally, March 6-27. The exhibit explores humanity’s romantic and catastrophic relationship with the natural world.
• Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, April 1-18. The student exhibits will feature a variety of works by undergraduate art majors.
For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.
The University Museum in Sutton Hall at IUP is presenting “Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibit,” through March 22.
The museum’s hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays, noon to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.; closed Sunday, Monday and university holidays. Located on the first floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall, the museum is free and open to the community.
The Lively Arts/College of Fine Arts, Performing Arts Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will present:
• PSO Pops: A Broadway Valentine, 8 p.m. Friday, Fisher Auditorium
• “Beauty and the Beast,” 7 p.m. Feb. 27, Fisher Auditorium
• Sybarite5, 8 p.m. March 11, Gorell Recital Hall
• Ballet Hispanico, 8 p.m. March 27, Fisher Auditorium
• Grace Kelly, 8 p.m., April 24, Gorell Recital Hall
• Faces of Love, 3 p.m. March 9, 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.
Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, will present:
• “Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles,” 8 p.m. March 9
• “Family Feud Live!”, 7:30 p.m. April 30
• Straight No Chaser, 7 p.m. May 11
• Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey will present “Super Circus HerosSM,” May 15-18
For more information, go to www.kovalchickcomplex.com or call (800) 298-4200.
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, “Born to Dance,” a 1936 production starring Stewart, Eleanor Powell and Buddy Ebsen. Powell bears out the title in this Cole Porter musical.
• Feb. 22- 23, “Seventh Heaven,” a 1937 production starring Stewart, Simone Simon and Jean Hersholt. A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor and then marches away to war.
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:
• Feb. 23: “Shirley Adams.” In South Africa, a single mother struggles to care for her paraplegic teenage son, Donovan, in a depressed district on the outskirts of Cape Town.
• March 9: “Soul of Sand.” A watchman and his wife living at an abandoned mine find themselves trapped in the brutal schemes of their tyrannical landlord in this suspenseful drama set on the urban outskirts of Delhi, India.
• March 30: “Hannah Arendt,” a biopic on influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt. Arendt’s reporting on the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann in The New Yorker, controversial both for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils, 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.
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. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
• “A Woman Called Truth,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22 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 28-29 and April 4-5, and 2:30 p.m. March 30 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 Monster in the Garden,” 8 p.m. Feb. 20-22, 26-28 and March 1, and 2 p.m. Feb. 23, Waller Hall Mainstage
• “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.