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February 2019

Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$9.50 - $12.50

February 22nd | 7 pm – Animated February 23rd | 7 pm – Live Action February 24th | 7 pm – Documentary For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 8th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the…

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State Of The Story presents: Tears and Laughter Through Loss

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$5.00 - $7.00

Loss is an experience common to all of us. Please join us for a special evening on Monday, February 25 to hear touching and humorous stories of tears and laughter through loss. You might just find that you relate to the storytellers and even heal a little bit too. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Attic of the State Theatre. #stateofthestory #storytelling

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Monday Movie Series: The Wife

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$4.00 - $7.00

R | 1 h 45 min | Drama | 28 September 2018 (UK) A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Rickie Lee Jones

February 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$49.50 - $54.50

Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums.  A cultural phenomenon, Rolling Stone magazine put her on its cover twice in two years, and Saturday Night Live gave her an unprecedented three songs for her second appearance.  Rickie is both a character in the songs and the songwriter singing, defying convention with her sometimes brazen sexuality and the mixed bag of jazz, rock and…

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Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

February 27 @ 7:00 pm
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$4.00 - $7.00

Electric Church tells the story of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s involvement as the headliner of the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival, then hailed as the ‘Southern Woodstock’. Jimi Hendrix was the critical component he needed to elevate the three day festival to a major cultural event. Electric Church features interviews with Hendrix’s Experience band mates Billy Cox and the late Mitch Mitchell as well as Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood, Rich Robinson, Kirk Hammett, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, and many others.…

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March 2019

The Marcus King Band

March 10 @ 8:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$28.50

Songwriter. Guitarist. Singer. Bandleader. At only 22 years of age, Marcus King has been writing songs and performing onstage for half his lifetime, delivering a southern fried brand of blues and psychedelia inspired by rock n’ roll. All five members of the band—drummer Jack Ryan, bass player Stephen Campbell, trumpeter/trombonist Justin Johnson, sax player Dean Mitchell and keyboard player DeShawn “D-Vibes” Alexander—create a blistering, yet soulful unit that has honed their synergy through endless touring. King is a Blue Ridge…

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Cat Video Film Festival

March 13 @ 7:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$6.00 - $9.00

The State Theatre is donating $2 of every ticket sold to local cat rescue Hope’s Dream Rescue & Sanctuary. CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to best serve…

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Yonder Mountain String Band with Fireside Collective

March 16 @ 8:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$32.50 - $37.50

Yonder Mountain String Band’s first new album in two years, LOVE. AIN’T LOVE is undeniably the Colorado-based progressive bluegrass outfit’s most surprising, creative, and yes, energetic studio excursion to date. Songs like “Chasing My Tail” and “Alison” are rooted in tradition but as current as tomorrow, animated by electrifying performance, vivid production, and the modernist power that has made Yonder one of the most popular live bands of their generation. Melding sophisticated songcraft, irrepressible spirit, and remarkable instrumental ability, LOVE.…

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April 2019

Turkuaz with special guest Aqueous

April 4 @ 8:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$20.50 - $23.50

Drip painting entails actively splashing myriad colors on canvas. Popularized by Jackson Pollock, Janet Sobel, Max Ernst, and other 20th century luminaries, the artform itself relies on action and motion. In similar fashion, energetic splashes of funk, alternative, rock, R&B, and psychedelia color the music of Turkuaz. Balancing male-female harmonies, strutting guitars, wild horn arrangements, and interminable grooves, this spirit takes shape in the color donned by each respective member on stage nightly via larger-than-life performances. The Brooklyn-based nonet—Dave Brandwein…

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Twiddle with special guest Gatos Blancos

April 21 @ 8:30 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$20.50 - $23.50

With 12 years of relentless touring behind them, Vermont-based rock band Twiddle has built an impressive resume spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo, and multiple sellouts of historic rock venues including Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre, and Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club. And with the second half of the band’s third studio album, PLUMP, on the horizon, the band’s career continues to catapult forward. Buoyed by the generous support of 359 Kickstarter donors, the 27-song album does more than showcase the group’s…

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The Machine Celebrates 30 Years of Performing Pink Floyd

April 30 @ 8:00 pm
The State Theatre, 130 W. College
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$42.50

Celebrate 30 years of America’s pre-eminent Pink Floyd tribute band, with a special anniversary presentation of three classic albums, played in their entirety: Wish You Were Here, Animals, and Dark Side Of The Moon plus an encore. Featuring the Interstellar Lights. Lasers by Lightwave International on selected dates. THE MACHINE performs Pink Floyd, America’s top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 30-year reputation for extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, selling out theaters, premier showcase rooms and casinos across North America, Europe and…

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