Resort hosts music events
SEVEN SPRINGS Seven Springs Mountain Resort will host Doo Wop Weekend April 13 and 14.
This weekend will feature performances by Pure Gold, The Marcels and Jimmy Beaumont and The Skyliners.
Pure Gold will open the weekend's festivities on April 13 with dinner at 7 p.m. and a live performance at 8:15 p.m. Tickets for the Pure Gold dinner and show are $45 per person.
The Marcels and The Skyliners will perform at 7:15 p.m. April 14, after the evening's dinner service, which begins at 6 p.m. Tickets for this dinner and shows are $65 per person.
Tickets are available online at www.7springs. com or by calling 888-71-TICKETS.
A special weekend lodging package is also available. The Doo Wop Weekend package features two nights of lodging, breakfast each morning, tickets to Friday and Saturday's shows with preferred seating and dinner in the Grand Ballroom each night before the show. This package starts at $249 per person. For reservations or more information, visit www.7springs.com or call 866-437-1300.
All attendees must be at least age 21.
Jazz Band set to perform
Penn State Altoona's University Jazz Band will perform at 2:30 p.m. April 28 in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Directed by Kent Martin, lecturer in music at Penn State Altoona, the University Jazz performs selections from a historic and contemporary big band jazz repertoire. This concert will feature music in a variety of styles from the jazz idiom.
It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 949-5452 or visit www.altoona.psu.edu.
Guitarists to play PSU
UNIVERSITY PARK - The Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, renowned for making exceptional music that crosses eras and genres, performs classical, jazz and Spanish Renaissance selections in concert at 7:30 p.m. April 24 in Penn State's Schwab Auditorium.
The Penn State program highlights the quartet's signature mix of classical favorites and far-ranging explorations. The scheduled program features classical works by Luigi Boccherini, Manuel de Falla and Claude Debussy; jazz tunes by Miles Davis, Bill Evans and John Coltrane; and Spanish Renaissance music from the time of Miguel de Cervantes.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts presentation are $40 for adults, $15 for University Park students and $32 for those ages 18 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and Bryce Jordan Center.
PSU dancers set new show
Penn State Altoona's Ivyside Dance Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 26 and 27 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Director Caitlin Osborne restages a major work, "No Tenth Act," a tribute to the energy and stylistic diversity of dance during the era of vaudeville. Shannon Bishop, of Black Cat Belly Dance in State College, joins the creative team with a modern version of the old song "Oolooloo," and KT Huckabee provides two pieces of work proving that dance can have a comic edge.
Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona students and $7 for general admission, with children under 12 admitted free. The box office and galleries of the Misciagna Center are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday and before and during all performances. Performance and ticket information may be obtained by calling 949-5452 or by visiting www.altoona.psu.edu.