Monologist to visit PSU
UNIVERSITY PARK - Monologist Mike Daisey will present his piece "The Island at the Birth of the World" at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, in Penn State's Schwab Auditorium.
In the story, Daisey recounts his journey to a South Pacific island named Tanna, whose people worship America at the base of a volcano.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $32 for adults, $15 for University Park students and $27 for those ages 18 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cpa.psu. edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX and in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, at the HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and Bryce Jordan Center.
The performance includes mature language.
Uzuri leads MLK events
HUNTINGDON - Multi-faceted performing artist Imani Uzuri will lecture and perform as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 16 and 17 on the Juniata College campus.
At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for Performing Arts, she will showcase and discuss her upcoming album, "The Gypsy Diaries." At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Uzuri will head a workshop, "Hush Arbor: Living Legacies of Negro Spirituals" in Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science.
Admission to both events is free and open to the public. The performance is sponsored by Juniata Presents and the workshop is sponsored by Juniata's Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Singing great to perform
GREENSBURG - Legendary singer Dionne Warwick will present a special Valentine's Day performance at 8 p.m.
Feb. 14 at The Palace Theatre.
The Grammy-winning singers many hit songs include "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?," "Don't Make Me Over," "A House is Not a Home" and "That's What Friends Are For," which raised millions for AIDS research in the 1980s. She also specialized in movie themes for films like "Alfie."
Tickets for the concert are $48, $58 and $68 and can be purchased www.thepalacetheatre.org and 724-836-8000.