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SAMA exhibit focuses on works that are ‘larger than life’

May 3, 2013 Whether their work is abstract or realist, the artists whose work hangs in the latest Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art exhibit in Loretto say some might think their paintings are just like those... more »»

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May 3, 2013 Rascal Flatts set tour BURGETTSTOWN — Rascal Flatts will bring their “Live & Loud” tour to First Niagara Pavilion at 7 p.m. Sept. 6. more »»

The professionals involved with SAMA’s Artist-in-Residence program show off their talents

April 19, 2013 The saying goes, “Those can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” In its new exhibition, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona proves that this old adage is just plain wrong. more »»

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April 19, 2013 ACT presents Broadway hit Altoona Community Theatre will finish its 2012-2013 season in the Mishler Theatre with the musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Foru. more »»

Minorities, women missing from late night network TV — and no change is in sight

April 12, 2013 LOS ANGELES — The role of female talk show hosts in late-night TV broadcast network history, all 50-plus years of it, can be summed up in two words: Joan Rivers. more »»

National touring production of 'Hair' comes to University Park

April 12, 2013 Many people know a song or three from the 1968 rock musical "Hai. more »»

The Reverend Horton Heat is still burning up the stage

April 5, 2013 With a name as unique and memorable as Reverend Horton Heat, you would think that his stage name came to “The Reverend” — a.k.a. Jim Heath — in a flash of inspiration. You would be wrong. more »»

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April 5, 2013 Pitbull, Ke$ha team for tour BURGETTSTOWN — Pop superstars Pitbull and Ke$ha will join forces for a North American summer tour, beginning on May 23 in Boston. more »»

After singing in a reality show, Colton Dixon finds success in Christian music

March 22, 2013 One of the more enduring images from Colton Dixon’s stint on the 11th season of “American Idol” was his farewell performance after being voted out of the televised singing competition. more »»

Celtic Woman returns to Penn State for a concert Wednesday

March 15, 2013 Music group Celtic Woman is making a round trip to its Irish roots in America, including a stop in State Colleg. more »»

Bernstein’s ‘Mass’ to play at PSU

March 15, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK — The stars are aligning at Penn State. more »»

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March 15, 2013 Heartbreakers to perform PITTSBURGH — Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Tom Petty and The Heart­breakers will headline a concert at 7:30 p.m. June 20 at CONSOL Energy Center. more »»

Altoona man lands minor roles in major films, wants to pursue acting career

March 14, 2013 Altoona resident Troy Benton has caught the acting bu. more »»

MacFarlane putting all he’s got into the Oscars

February 22, 2013 LOS ANGELES — Seth MacFarlane might be the hardest working man in show business. more »»

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February 22, 2013 SAMA to show Tibetan films The Southern Alleghe­nies Museum of Art at Altoona will host a Tibetan film festival in early March to coincide with the museum’s current exhibition, “Tibetan Treasures:... more »»

Bon Jovi keeps on ‘getting better’

February 15, 2013 The members of the rock band Bon Jovi have cranked out music for three decades, and they aren’t planning to stop any time soon. more »»

Backstage comedy comes back to ACT stage after two decades

February 8, 2013 Altoona Community Theatre’s production of “Noises Off” is back on the local stage after taking a bow 20 years ago. more »»

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February 8, 2013 Tibetologist to speak Glenn H. more »»

SAMA exhibit shows off permanent collection’s black and white depictions of life in the US

February 1, 2013 The American dream sometimes seemed unatainable for lower classes of the 20th century. more »»

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February 1, 2013 [b]Cosby visits Johnstown[/b] JOHNSTOWN — One of America’s most beloved comedians, Bill Cosby, will come to the Cambria County War Memorial Arena to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 13. more »»

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