Madonna tour to visit Pitt
PITTSBURGH Music legend Madonna will bring her latest world tour to Pittsburgh's CONSOL Energy Center on Nov. 6. The time for the show will be announced at a later date.
Madonna, who recently performed at halftime of the Super Bowl, will begin her world tour on May 29 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The tour will include the Material Girl's first trip to Australia in 20 years.
She will also release her latest album, "MDNA," on March 26.
Tickets for the Pittsburgh show will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday. Tickets will be available at LiveNation. com, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster retail outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or the CONSOL Energy Center Box Office.
Ticket prices have not yet been announced, but similar concerts on the tour have ranged in price from $80 to $350 per ticket.
TCP present 'King and I'
TYRONE - The Tyrone Community Players will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King And I" at 8 p.m. March 23 and 24 at the Tyrone Area High School Auditorium.
A cast of more than 40 actors and actresses from ages 5 to 75 will take the stage to tell the tale of Anna and the King of Siam. Cast members come from Tyrone, Altoona, Holidaysburg, Philipsburg and State College.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children. Reserved seating may be purchased by calling 684-ART2. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Group plays PSU Altoona
UNIVERSITY PARK -The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State is partnering with Penn State Altoona to present a free Brentano String Quartet concert, titled "An Afternoon with Beethoven," and outreach activity at Penn State Altoona at 3:30 p.m. March 22 in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
The quartet, ensemble-in-residence at Princeton University since 1999, also performs and interacts with the public at Penn State University Park on March 23.
The Penn State Altoona event features Brentano performing excerpts of Ludwig van Beethoven quartets along with context provided by two Penn State Altoona faculty members.
Tim Melbinger, lecturer in music, and Jutta Gsoels-Lorensen, associate professor of German, English and comparative literature, will discuss the historical context of the quartets and lend insight on pertinent musical ideas from the works.
The public is also encouraged to attend another performance at 7 p.m in the Edith Davis Eve Memorial Chapel at Penn State Altoona.
Although free, tickets are required for this event and can be picked up in advance at the Misciagna Box Office during regular hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
This program includes pieces by Beethoven, Bela Bartok and Claude Debussy.
For more information, call the box office at 949-5452 or visit altoona. psu.edu.