Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest 2019

Three days of theatre, dance, poetry, and more! Involving over 20 performing arts groups, the Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest will offer ticketed events, workshops, panel discussions, and more events for folks of all ages. Last year’s festival featured over 100 events in 3 days!

Ice Cream Fest

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream…Fest! The Downtown State College Rotary Club is holding our annual Ice Cream Fest on Saturday, June 1st on Allen Street. The whole family will enjoy this kid-friendly festival designed to spark the imagination, delight the senses and awaken the scientist in all of us. And […]

We Are Weekend

Return to University Park from May 31 – June 2 and start a new Penn State tradition. Register today for We Are Weekend, the Alumni Association’s premier summer event set for May 31–June 2. The three-day celebration is open and inclusive to all Penn Staters, giving everyone the opportunity to attend events with family, friends, and classmates. […]

Live After 5:00!

Let’s celebrate the start to summer and election day with live music downtown! On a Tuesday? Why not! Stop downtown after work, grab a bite to eat and enjoy live music from Anchor&Arrow, Eric Ian Farmer and Scott Mangene from 6-9 pm! Tuesday’s lineup: Anchor & Arrow… Fraser Street MLK Plaza Eric Ian Farmer… Tavern […]

Twiddle with special guest Gatos Blancos

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 Machine Celebrates 30 Years of Performing Pink Floyd

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, […]

Men on Boats: Penn State Off-Centre Stage

A rollicking adventure tale brought thrillingly to life by a cast of diverse performers, who use carefully exaggerated theatrics to tell the story of an actual 1869 expedition led by John Wesley Powell to chart the Colorado River. Comical but never camp, pointed but never political, this rousing historical saga is a provocative meditation on […]

To Kill a Mockingbird

From the novel by Harper Lee Adapted by Christopher Sergel Directed by Susan H. Schulman It’s 1935, and racial tensions are high in Maycomb, Alabama. Nonetheless, young Jean Louise Finch-or Scout, as she is fondly called-manages to live a rather carefree, privileged existence, insulated from issues of race. All that changes when Scout watches her father, Atticus Finch, […]

Turkuaz with special guest Aqueous

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, […]

To Kill a Mockingbird

From the novel by Harper Lee Adapted by Christopher Sergel Directed by Susan H. Schulman It’s 1935, and racial tensions are high in Maycomb, Alabama. Nonetheless, young Jean Louise Finch-or Scout, as she is fondly called-manages to live a rather carefree, privileged existence, insulated from issues of race. All that changes when Scout watches her father, Atticus Finch, […]