Blue Monday on tap for July
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona will host its second Blue Monday program of the summer from 6 to 8 p.m. July 13.
The street party will include hors d'oeuvres, libations and a musical performance by the Randy Jackson Band.
The evening also will serve as an opening reception for "Lynn Baney: The Workings of an Expressionist Mind." The exhibition, on view through Sept. 5, features 25 works by this multi-award winning artist.
A resident of Roaring Spring and the owner of Brownstone Fine Art Gallery, Baney has exhibited her work across the United States. The artist will be on-site during the Blue Monday program to discuss her works.
Tickets for the Blue Monday program and reception are $20 and must be bought in advance. Attendees should R.S.V.P. by July 10 by calling the museum at 946-4464.
For more information, call the museum or visit www.sama-art.org.
Cirque show coming to BJC
UNIVERSITY PARK -Cirque du Soleil will bring its latest tour, "Alegria," to the Bryce Jordan Center for eight shows, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4.
The show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 through Oct. 3, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3 and at 1 and 5 p.m. Oct. 4.
"Alegria" is a classic Cirque du Soleil show which started its first U.S. tour in May.
The production has been seen more than 10 million people worldwide since its April 1994 premiere in Montreal.
Tickets range from $40 to $95 for adults and from $32 to $76 for children and go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Tickets will be available at the Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown, the Penn State Altoona campus ticket outlet, all Ticketmaster locations, charge-by-phone at 865-5555 and 800-745-3000 or online at www.bjc.psu.edu and www.cirquedusoleil. com/alegria.
Rock group to play show
STATE COLLEGE -The State Theatre will welcome the country/Southern rock group The Marshall Tucker Band, with special guest Richard Sleigh, for a concert at 8 p.m. July 9.
The Marshall Tucker Band released their first album in 1973 and are touring in support of their latest work, "Love Songs," released in February.
Tickets for the all-ages show are $34 and can be purchased online at www.StateTickets.org, at the theater box office from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday or by calling 272-0606 during normal box office hours.