Comic Hart to play BJC
STATE COLLEGE - Stand-up comedian Kevin Hart will bring his latest tour, "Let Me Explain," to the Bryce Jordan Center at 8 p.m. April 29.
Hart is one of the most popular comedians working today and will soon star in two feature films: "Think Like a Man," to be released April 20, and "Five Year Engagement," to be released April 27.
Tickets are $39.75 and $49.75 and will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 21. Tickets will be available at the Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Downtown Theatre, online at www.bjc.psu.edu or ticketmaster.com or by calling 865-5555.
Brooks show visiting PSU
UNIVERSITY PARK - The classic Mel Brooks movie is alive! The touring Broadway musical comedy "Young Frankenstein," adapted from Brooks' classic 1974 film, will come to Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. April 11.
"Young Frankentstein" ran on Broadway from November 2007 to January 2009. The show won the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Broadway.com Audience Award for best musical. The stage show features the most popular scenes from the movie plus new numbers, including "Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and "Puttin' on the Ritz."
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $59 and $53 for adults, $44 and $38 for University Park students and $54 and $48 for people ages 18 and younger.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX and Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and Bryce Jordan Center.
SAMA shows 'Strange' art
LORETTO - The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto will open its latest exhibition, "Flights of Fantasy: Visions of the Strange and Wonderful," on April 6.
The exhibition, which features 50 works selected from the museum's permanent collection will remain on view through June 16.
"Flights of Fantasy" explores the many expressions of artistic imagination. Among the works on display are paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture with styles ranging from solid realism to the near-abstract.
SAMA-Loretto is located on the campus of St. Francis University and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
PSU Altoona hosts exhibit
A unique Internet art exhibition will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. April 5 in room 115 of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona.
Produced by assistant professor of visual arts studies A. Bill Miller, "Speed Show" will feature 18 internationally recognized Internet artists who were tasked with creating a Web-based response to the question: "What is 'Internet'?"
Their responses and submissions make up the exhibition.
Each piece will be presented on its own work station within Penn State Altoona's Visual Arts Studies lab.
The lab will become a space filled with participants in two roles: artists working individually within the larger connections of the Internet and exhibition visitors.
Viewers may also visit the exhibition Web site at www.master-list2000.com/speedshowextracredit.html to see details and artist information.
Pitt singers to perform
BEDFORD - The Pitt Men's Glee Club will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. the Bedford United Methodist Church, 132 E. John St., as part of the Pennsylvania Consort's Guest Artist Series.
Founded in 1890, the 60-member group is one of the top men's collegiate ensembles in the nation and the oldest extracurricular group at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as its oldest music ensemble.
Tickets are available prior to the show for $7 at the Visitors Bureau and Fisher's Pharmacy in Bedford, and at Everett Rexall Pharmacy. Tickets will be $8 at the door.
For more information, call 733-2301 or email paconsort@artsinbedfordpa. org.