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Koehler and Planisky Selected Second Cohort of Pennsylvania Arts Marketing Initiative

Kristen Koehler, executive director, and Catherine Planisky, Performance Services assistant, of IUP’s Lively Arts have been selected to take part in a new, five-year initiative to strengthen and advance the arts marketing and audience engagement skills of Pennsylvania-based arts and cultural professionals.

Posted on 6/22/2018 5:31:07 PM

IUP Community Music School Joint Band-Choir Concert

The spring performance of the Indiana Community Choir and Indiana Concert Band will take place as a joint concert at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 5/2/2018 1:38:43 PM

Annual Sidewalk Commentary Contest Planned for May 2

The annual IndianaUniversity of Pennsylvania Sidewalk Commentary Contest, also known as “Chalk theWalk,” will be held Wednesday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the IUP OakGrove.

Posted on 4/25/2018 9:23:30 PM

“Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen” Performance Canceled at IUP

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Lively Arts hasannounced that the “Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen” performance originallyscheduled for Thursday, May 3 has been canceled due to scheduling difficulties.

Posted on 4/23/2018 10:39:47 AM

IUP’s Music Theater Presents Innovative and Fast-Paced Production Filled with Operatic Favorites

IUP’s Music Theater will present Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!, a unique blend of music from two comic operas—The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini and The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—featuring talented singers, pianists, and a professional string quintet May 2–5 in the Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/23/2018 10:04:43 AM

“Kinky Boots” Post-Show Q&A is Final 2017–18 Outreach Session

The Lively Arts will present its final Ovations! series educational outreach session for the 2017–18 season by hosting a Q&A with cast members from the Broadway mega-hit musical Kinky Boots. The session takes place in Fisher Auditorium’s Mezzanine Lobby approximately 10 minutes after the April 19 show.

Posted on 4/16/2018 11:31:36 AM

Tony Award-Winning Best Musical “Kinky Boots” to Close 2017–18 Ovations! Season

The Lively Arts at IUP presents Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winners Harvey Fierstein (book) and Cyndi Lauper (score), on IUP’s Fisher Auditorium Stage for one night only on Thursday, April 19, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/11/2018 1:36:11 PM

Crimson Youth Choir to Perform in International Unity Day

The IUP Community Music School’s Crimson Youth Choir has been invited to perform at International Unity Day 2018, which will be held on Saturday, April 7, at the upper level of the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 4/3/2018 9:18:13 AM

IUP University Museum Goes Downtown with “Women of Art”

Returning to the Artists Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar onPhiladelphia Street for the fifth consecutive year,“The University Museum Goes Downtown” opens with“Women of Art.” The exhibit runs April 11 to May 21, with a public reception on Friday,April 13.

Posted on 4/2/2018 3:57:11 PM

Theater-by-the Grove to Present Shakespearian Comedy “Twelfth Night, or What You Will”

The Department of Theater and Dance will present Twelfth Night,or What You Will, written by William Shakespeare. Directed by Michael Hood, the production will run April 12–15 and 18–21 on the Waller Hall Mainstage in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/2/2018 1:50:33 PM

Popular Chinese Music Group to Make American Debut at IUP

The Lively Arts at IUP presents the American debut of the highly popular Chinese music group HAYA in its Migration Concert on Thursday, April 5, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. HAYA’s shows have a distinct ceremonious feel, providing the audience with a path for escape from a fast-paced modern world through a contemporary migration to another world, one celebrating the wonders of nature and life.

Posted on 3/26/2018 1:45:59 PM

IUP Dance Theater Presents Fairytale Fun for Families: “The Princess and the Pea…Brained”

IUP Dance Theater will present a dance adaptation of the famous fairytale The Princess and the Pea, adding a few crazy and unexpected twists and turns to the story through movement that is filled with oddball characters, comical situations, and a timeless love story. This production will run April 6–8, 2018.

Posted on 3/23/2018 4:38:56 PM

Six MFA Students Present Art Exhibition, Opening March 31

The 2018 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions celebrate the creative accomplishments of six emerging artists who are in the final stages of their graduate program. The works will be available for viewing in the University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Annex, from March 31 to April 28, 2018, with a free public reception in all venues on Saturday, March 31, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/16/2018 12:32:50 PM

French Pianist to Present Masterclass

Highly acclaimed French pianist — and Steinway artist — Lise de la Salle will present a piano masterclass from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in Gorell Recital Hall. The class is free and open to the public.

Posted on 3/16/2018 8:32:29 AM

Lively Arts Bringing Pianist Lise de la Salle to Indiana

Acclaimed French pianist Lise de la Salle will make her debut in Indiana as part of the Ovations! Series beginning at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/12/2018 1:56:20 PM

Acclaimed British Cellist To Present Ovations! Concert

International award-winning British cellist Jacob Shaw, known for "Radical Classics" will present a concert on Tuesday, March 6, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/28/2018 6:24:40 PM

Shaw is Final Guest of Noontime Outreach Series

Prior to his concert at Gorell Recital Hall, virtuoso cellist Jacob Shaw will be the final featured guest of the 2017–18Library/Lively Arts noontime outreach series, from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 2/27/2018 5:14:11 PM

Wind Ensemble to Present “Road to Yale” Concert in Indiana

The Lively Arts announces the final Sound Choices Series concert for the 2017–18 season. The concert will feature IUP’s Wind Ensemble, conducted by Timothy Paul, director of Bands and assistant professor of Music. It will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., in FisherAuditorium.

Posted on 2/21/2018 1:25:46 PM

Meet Native American Flutist Robert Mirabal and the ETHEL String Quartet

The Library/Lively Arts’ free noon-time meet-the-artist series continues Thursday, February 22, 2018, with the presentation of the acclaimed string quartet ETHEL, along with three-time Grammy Award-winning Native American musician Robert Mirabal, in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 2/19/2018 2:45:32 PM

Theater-by-the Grove Scores Goal with Soccer Drama

The Department of Theater and Dance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania brings Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer-nominated debut play The Wolves to the stage February 22–25 and February 28–March 3 on the Waller Hall Mainstage on the IUP campus.

Posted on 2/12/2018 4:32:25 PM

CMA Foundation Awards Grant to IUP Community Music School

The Country Music AssociationFoundation awarded the grant in fall 2017. This partnership will ensure that musical opportunities through the IUPCMS are availableto as many in the region as possible, and to assist high school musiceducators with their programs.

Posted on 2/2/2018 11:41:07 AM

University Museum Opens Exhibit on Folk Artists in Western Pennsylvania

Partnering with the Historical and Genealogical Society ofIndiana County, the University Museum at IUPwill present “Memory and Magic: Folk Artists in Western Pennsylvania” from February 3 to March 10, 2018. An opening reception will be held atthe University Museum on Saturday, February 3.

Posted on 1/25/2018 5:15:55 PM

Les Ballets Trockadero Presents Family-Friendly Comic Ballet

Billed as “The World’s Foremost All-Male Ballet Company,” Les BalletsTrockadero de Monte Carlo dances onto stage for a comedic and entertainingperformance on Monday, February 5, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 1/25/2018 12:04:51 PM

IUP Community Music School Announces Fall Concerts

The IUP Community Music is pleased to announce the fall concerts for the Crimson Youth Choir, the Indiana Community Choir, and the Indiana Concert Band. All three will be presenting music they’ve worked on throughout the semester.

Posted on 11/30/2017 11:08:01 AM

Lively Arts Offers Open Rehearsal With the Hot Sardines

Members of the Indiana community are invited to an open rehearsal of the Hot Sardines with the IUP Jazz Ensemble as they prepare for IUP’s top jazz group to join them onstage for part of their performance at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 11/30/2017 8:47:54 AM

Ring in the Holiday with “Sing in the Holiday”

Join local choirs fromIndiana on Friday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium to “Sing in the Holiday,” along with five IUP choirs and a full complement of brass, woodwind, and percussion players.

Posted on 11/28/2017 4:06:49 PM

Lively Arts Collaborates with Indiana Arts Council for Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival

As its second Lively Collaborations to date, the Lively Arts at IUP will team up with the Indiana Arts Council to help keep the Delaney Chevrolet Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival the successful community event it has become.

Posted on 11/27/2017 5:51:29 PM

Community Music School Student to March in Thanksgiving Day Parade

TheIUP Community Music School is proud to announce that one of its students,Kristina Andrei, has been selected to march in New York City with the Macy’sGreat American Marching Band in the 2017  Macy’s Thanksgiving DayParade.

Posted on 11/16/2017 12:58:09 PM

Lively Arts at IUP Partners with Indiana County NAACP for “Lively Collaborations”

TheLively Arts at IUP rolls out its new community support program “LivelyCollaborations” as it partners with the Indiana County NAACP the night of theupcoming Black Violin performance at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, at FisherAuditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/3/2017 4:19:21 PM

Black Violin Up Next for Lively Arts Ovations! Series

The Lively Arts at IUP will present a performance by Black Violin, a duo of classically trained musicians who skillfully blend classical music with hip-hop, rock, R&B, and more, on Wednesday, November 8, in Fisher Auditorium, plus a Q&A session earlier in the day in the Stapleton Library commons.

Posted on 11/2/2017 2:36:10 PM

Q&A Scheduled With PSO Music Director Honeck

The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department present a Q&A session with Manfred Honeck, music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, on Monday, October 30. It will be hosted by IUP music professor Matthew Baumer and is free and open to students, staff, faculty, and community members.

Posted on 10/26/2017 1:41:35 PM

Lively Arts 2017-18 Educational Outreach Enjoying Success

The education outreach sessions with Lively Arts 2017-18 Ovations! series artists are in full swing and enjoying early success.

Posted on 10/12/2017 1:39:53 PM

University Museum To Host Annual Gala

The University Museum at IUP will host its annual gala on Friday, September 29, 2017, in John Sutton Hall. The theme for this event is “Cirque du Musée,” evoking magic, mystery, and perhaps just a hint of the unseen—to persuade our guests to throw caution to the wind and step into a world of where nothing is certain, but all is possible. Guests are invited to indulge their creativity for the evening’s attire.

Posted on 9/14/2017 2:33:26 PM

IUP Community Music School Begins Fall 2017

The IUP Community Music School began its fifth year on Tuesday, September 5, with private lessons, ensembles, and classes all getting started. Registration is still open for ensembles and classes, and private lessons may be signed up for year-round.

Posted on 9/7/2017 9:51:19 AM

James Innes Retrospective Exhibit Opens IUP Museum Season

The University Museum at IUP opens the 2017–18 season on Saturday, September 9, with an exhibition of works by James Innes (1929–2009), an accomplished painter and printmaker and IUP faculty member from 1966 to 1989.

Posted on 9/6/2017 12:38:13 PM

Ovations! Series Announced at Westsylvania Festival

The Lively Arts at IUP announced its 2017–18 Ovations season, which includes Broadway musicals, contemporary dance, jazz and classical music, theater, and world music.

Posted on 5/26/2017 1:21:02 PM

Community Music School Announces Spring Performances

As the spring semester comes to a conclusion, the IUP Community Music School will present two concerts that will feature all three of its ensembles, as well as a recital showcasing various private-lesson students.

Posted on 4/20/2017 2:53:12 PM

Gilbert and Sullivan Musical is Ovations! Season Finale

The Lively Arts will present the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players in “HMS Pinafore” as the grand finale of its 2016–17 Ovations! season. This light-hearted musical comedy will be performed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center starting at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/20/2017 8:46:37 AM

Broadway Revue is Next for Sound Choices

The Lively Arts will present “A Broadway Extravaganza” in Fisher Auditorium. This original Broadway review will be performed on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. featuring a lineup of show-stopping tunes that includes numerous popular Broadway shows.

Posted on 4/17/2017 8:46:49 AM

“Boeing, Boeing” Theater Season Finale

Theater-by-the-Grove will present the hilarious farce “Boeing, Boeing” as its 2016–17 season finale. Performances will be held in the Waller Hall Mainstage Theater April 20–22 and 26–29 at 8:00 p.m. and April 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/14/2017 1:09:30 PM

Case Study Discussion on Diversity and Public Relations

The Lively Arts will host a free outreach discussion on cultural diversity and awareness, and public relations with David Wannen, the executive director of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP), at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, in Room B11 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. All interested students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.

Posted on 4/10/2017 2:07:00 PM

Tucker Concert Features Trio of World-Class Musicians

When Shana Tucker takes the stageThursday, April 13, 2017, she will not be alone. She will be joined by three highlytalented musicians: Shirazette Tinnin, music director and drums; Nimrod Speaks,bass; and Seth L. Johnson, guitar, in her performance in GorellRecital Hall, starting at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/10/2017 12:04:10 PM

Shana Tucker Featured in Final 2016–17 Library/Lively Arts Noontime Event

The final Library and Lively Arts event for the season takes place on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in the Commons area of Stapleton Library, featuring singer, songwriter, and cellist Shana Tucker. The Q&A session begins at 12:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/6/2017 4:23:38 PM

“ChamberSoul” With Shana Tucker Next for Ovations! Series

Singer, songwriter, and cellist Shana Tucker will share her jazz, classical, blues, pop, andR&B influences when she performs on April 13, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall,located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/4/2017 12:56:17 PM

Lively Arts Hosts Open Mic with “HMS Pinafore” Cast Member

The Lively Arts will host a free open mic event at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Cogswell Hall, Room 126, with professional singer and actor David Wannen. Any IUP student who enjoys singing is invited to participate, along with anyone wishing to sit and enjoy the music.

Posted on 4/3/2017 2:08:52 PM

Dance and Percussion Present “A New Genesis”

Dance Theater combines forces with the IUP Percussion Ensemble to present a one-night-onlyperformance of “A New Genesis.” This originalproduction will be presented Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/3/2017 8:47:00 AM

Ceramics from Permanent Collection Featured in Downtown Museum Exhibit

The annual University Museum Goes Downtown exhibit at the Artists Hand Gallery will feature a variety of pottery from the University Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibit, running April 5 to May 1, 2017, embodies an array of styles, time periods, and artists.

Posted on 3/31/2017 2:55:06 PM

Q&A Scheduled With “42nd Street” Cast Members

The Lively Arts will host a Q&A session with cast members from the Broadway musical “42nd Street” in the Mezzanine Lobby of Fisher Auditorium immediately following the show’s 8:00 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/28/2017 4:39:03 PM

NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players: “HMS Pinafore” Tickets Available

“HMS Pinafore,” part of the Ovations! Series for the 2016–17 season, will be presented on Wednesday, May 3, in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/27/2017 2:42:10 PM

Broadway Musical to Tap Its Way Onto Fisher Stage

“42nd Street,” the Tony Award-winning musical about fame and the AmericanDream, comes directly from Broadway on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/21/2017 11:47:35 AM

MFA Thesis Exhibitions Open March 25

The 2017 Master of FineArts Thesis Exhibitions celebrate the creative accomplishments of four emergingartists who are in the final stages of their graduate program. The works will be available for viewing in theUniversity Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Annex.

Posted on 3/20/2017 1:13:40 PM

“Boeing, Boeing” Tickets Now Available

Part of the Theater-by-the-Grove series, “Boeing, Boeing” is a French farce featuring Bernard, whose three stewardess fiancées all arrive in town simultaneously. Presented in the Waller Mainstage Theater April 20–29, 2017.

Posted on 3/20/2017 12:32:13 PM

Shana Tucker Tickets Now Available

Shana Tucker will perform on April 13 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall. With a deep respect for the art of storytelling, Shana’s lyrical melodies evoke strong hints of jazz, soulful folk, and acoustic pop, woven into a unique rhythmic tapestry.

Posted on 3/15/2017 10:37:50 AM

Broadway Extravaganza Tickets Now Available

This gala performance will include a parade of show tunes and showstoppers from Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods, The Music Man, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeny Todd, and more. The performance will be presented on Thursday, April 27, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/14/2017 9:26:09 AM

“42nd Street” Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for the Broadway hit “42nd Street,” part of the Ovations! Series for the 2016–17 season. The performancewill be presented on Thursday, March 30, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUPPerforming Arts Center.

Posted on 3/10/2017 2:29:07 PM

Jam Session with Irish Group Caladh Nua

Join the Lively Arts Upstairs at The Coney this Sunday evening, March 5, 2017, for Irish food and a jam session with the Irish group Caladh Nua. The event will follow their 7:00 p.m. performance in Gorell Recital Hall. Attendance is free with a show ticket or $5 without.

Posted on 3/1/2017 2:30:14 PM

Irish Folk Group to Perform March 5

Caladh Nua, a quintet from Ireland, will perform Sunday,March 5, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall,followed by a music jam reception Upstairs at The Coney.

Posted on 2/21/2017 3:23:36 PM

Harlem Quartet: It’s the Company You Keep and What You Experience Along the Way

Harlem Quartet will perform Tuesdaynight, February 21, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the secondfloor of John Sutton Hall. There will be a post-recital reception. Theperformance is part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Posted on 2/20/2017 9:40:10 AM

Harlem Quartet Presentation in Stapleton Library

On Tuesday, February 21, the multi-Grammy Award winning Harlem Quartet will be featured as the second group in the Stapleton Library/Lively Arts noontime series. The group will present a Q&A and mini-preview of their evening performance. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to this free event.

Posted on 2/16/2017 9:19:34 AM

“Armed Man” Includes IUP Choirs With Orchestra and Soloists

The Department of Music, as part of its Sound Choices series, will present “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.” This choral masterwork will be performed Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 3:00p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/15/2017 6:13:28 PM

Harlem Quartet Offers Varied Program

Fromclassical to jazz, the Lively Arts at IUP welcomes Harlem Quartet in concert on Tuesday,February 21, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the secondfloor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/14/2017 8:48:52 AM

“Electriad” Explores Three Perspectives of War

Theater by the Grove will present “Electriad” on February21–26, which uses thestory of how siblings Electra and Orestes come to terms with their situation atthe end of the Trojan War to create a conversation about how individualsand cultures experience war across history.

Posted on 2/10/2017 5:26:51 PM

Mocktails for Valentine’s Day at Taj Express

If you arrive early to the theatrical spectacle TajExpress: A Bollywood Musical Revue, you will get to experience yet anotherValentine’s Day-focused happening. A variety of student groups will serve up some specialtynon-alcoholic beverage samples at 6:45 p.m. in the Grand Lobby of FisherAuditorium.

Posted on 2/9/2017 2:31:06 PM

Taj Express Brings High-Energy Spectacle to Fisher

Direct from Mumbai, India, the songand dance theatrical spectacle "TajExpress: The Bollywood Musical Revue" will be presented as a Valentine’s Daytreat by the Lively Arts at IUP as its next Ovations! series offering on Tuesday, February 14,2017, in Fisher Auditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/2/2017 2:48:55 PM

Paintings by Frank Mason Next Museum Exhibit

Frank Mason was a mid-20th-century painter,student, and then instructor in the Art Students League of New York. A varietyof his work will be on exhibit at the University Museum starting February 4,2017, and running through March 11.

Posted on 1/24/2017 4:25:32 PM

Taj Express Tickets Available

Taj Express is a new and fresh take on traditional Bollywood theater. Part of theLively Arts’ Ovations! Series, the performance will be onValentine’s Day, February 14, in Fisher Auditorium. Prior to the performance, different studentorganizations will provide a Valentine’s Day Mocktail event.

Posted on 1/23/2017 2:12:01 PM

Community Music School Announces Fall Concerts

The IUP Community Music School will present three concerts to close the fall 2016 semester during a very busy upcoming December 10–11 weekend.

Posted on 12/6/2016 9:53:52 AM

Living Jazz Legend to Perform in Fisher Auditorium

Leading into the holiday season, the Lively Arts will welcome jazz legend Diane Schuur in concert on Friday, December 9, at 8:00 p.m.in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/29/2016 10:22:16 AM

Grand Opera Opens in Fisher December 2

Music Theater and Theater-by-the-Grove have combined forces to present the comic musical tale of “Die Fledermaus—The Bat” in the IUP Performing ArtsCenter on December 2–4, 2016.

Posted on 11/28/2016 9:48:58 AM

Community Music School Instructor Wins Regional Voice Competition

Amber Leitsch competed in the 2016 Tri-States Chapter of the National Association of Teachers and won first place in upper division, musical theater category.

Posted on 11/17/2016 8:53:24 AM

“Lively” Gifts for the Holidays Starts November 14

For one month only, starting Monday, November 14, 2016,the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all upcoming series events through May 2017.

Posted on 11/10/2016 11:39:38 AM

Diane Schuur Concert Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur in concert on December 9.

Posted on 11/7/2016 1:18:23 PM

Akropolis Offers Outreach and Concert

The Akropolis Reed Quintet will present a Q&A session in the Stapleton Library Commons from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, as the first event of the 2016–17 Library Lively Arts Mary Jane Shafer Memorial series.

Posted on 11/4/2016 9:27:13 AM

Model Train and Quilts Themes of Next Museum Exhibit

The University Museum will unveil its next exhibit, Holiday Wheels and Thrills: A Model TrainDisplay, on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The exhibit, which also features locally created quilts, will be openthrough December 10, and admission is free.

Posted on 11/3/2016 12:24:54 AM

Dance Work Tells Classic Tale

A dance adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’sfamous tale “Blood Wedding,” presented by Dance Theater and the Department of Theater and Dance at IUP, will run November 4–6 in the Zink Hall Dance Theater.

Posted on 10/31/2016 8:49:45 PM

Akropolis Quintet Brings Youthful Energy to the Classics

The Akropolis Reed Quintet, an innovative ensemble with acclaimed precision, will perform on November 9 as part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Posted on 10/27/2016 10:15:12 AM

Daloy Dance Company Founder Boasts International Credits

Ea Torrado, founder of Daloy Dance Company, will lead the group in a performance on the Fisher Auditorium stage Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/17/2016 12:54:57 PM

Fall Concert Set for Litton Quartet

As part of its Sound Choices series, the IUP Department ofMusic will present the Litton Quartet in a fall concert on Tuesday, October 25,in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/11/2016 10:06:53 AM

Lively Arts Hosts Filipino Community Dance

As part of International Education Week, the Lively Arts will host a community dance class by Daloy Dance Company on Tuesday, October 18, that celebrates the dance traditions of the Philippines.

Posted on 10/11/2016 9:28:00 AM

Filipino Dance Company Set for U.S. Debut at IUP

The Lively Arts presents the DaloyDance Companyon Thursday, October 20, 2016. The contemporarydance company will perform at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, located in IUP’sPerforming Arts Center.

Posted on 10/10/2016 2:34:46 PM

Akropolis Reed Quintet Tickets Available

The Akropolis Reed Quintet, part of the Ovations! 2016–17 season, will present a concert on November 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/5/2016 4:35:17 PM

Litton Quartet Tickets Available Now

The Litton Quartet, presented as part of the Sound Choices series, will perform on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/5/2016 4:04:04 PM

Theater Offers Thought-Provoking Play about Race

Theater-by-the Grove willpresent “We Are Proud to Present aPresentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa,From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 And 1915” on October 13–16 and 19–22, 2016, as the firstproduction of the season.

Posted on 10/5/2016 9:10:59 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Canceled

The Ovations! series concert of the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra featuring violinist Pinchas Zukerman for October 8, 2016, has beencancelled. A dinner prior to the concert has also beencancelled.

Posted on 10/3/2016 10:00:39 PM

“We Are Proud…” Tickets Available

The 2013 Obie Award-winning play “We Are Proud…”  brings the audience to a rehearsal of a group of actors recreating the story of the Herero genocide, where they learn about each other’s backgrounds, assumptions, and prejudices. October 13–16 and 19–22 as part of the Theater-by-the-Grove series.

Posted on 9/27/2016 2:48:21 PM

Zukerman to Perform With PSO as Helwig Distinguished Artist, Honeck Conducts

The Lively Arts at IUP continues its 2016–17 Ovations!season with a performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, featuring violinist PinchasZukerman, on Saturday, October 8, 2016, inFisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/27/2016 10:32:02 AM

Daloy Dance Performance Tickets Available

TheDaloy Dance Company will perform on October 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium,located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center. The danceensemble is part of the Ovations! series under the Lively Arts’ 2016–17 event season.

Posted on 9/20/2016 1:53:50 PM

Afiara Quartet Performs With Kid Koala in “Nufonia”

Afiara Quartet will perform live with DJ scratch artist and Nufonia-Must-Fall creator Kid Koala Tuesday, September 27 at 8 p.m.

Posted on 9/19/2016 8:46:32 PM

Ticket Discount Offered to Students for “Nufonia”

Many of you may know DJ and scratch artist Kid Koala.Probably very few if any of you have heard of his incredible show, “NufoniaMust Fall.” But we want you to know it, and we’re offering a hefty discount on tickets for the show on Tuesday,September 27, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 9/19/2016 10:40:53 AM

Organ Scholarship Committee Presents Sixth Choral and Hymn Festival

TheCarol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee will present the Choral and Hymn Festival on Sunday, September 25, at CalvaryPresbyterian Church. Admission andreception are free, with donations for the scholarship fundgratefully accepted.

Posted on 9/16/2016 9:03:36 AM

“Nufonia Must Fall” Offers Unique Experience for All Ages

Kickingoff the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series for the 2016–17year will be Kid Koala and his multimedia performance “Nufonia Must Fall.” This technical marvel will be performed on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/14/2016 10:38:59 AM

Museum 40th Anniversary Celebrates in Black and White for Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala on Friday, October 14, 2016, in John Sutton Hall. Thetheme for this 40th anniversary event is a “Celebration in Black andWhite.”

Posted on 9/13/2016 12:39:22 PM

“Cinderella” Tickets Now Available

The Lively Artswelcomes Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”as a part of the Ovations! series for the 2016–17 year. Relive this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical on Tuesday, October 11, in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/6/2016 10:43:00 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tickets Now Available

The Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra, featuring violinist and two-time Grammy winner Pinchas Zukerman, will perform a concert on Saturday, October 8,2016, in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center, as part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Posted on 9/6/2016 9:27:18 AM

Next “Chat With the Lively Arts” Focuses on Community

The Lively Arts will host its next “Chat” at the Artists Hand Gallery inDowntown Indiana with a focus on “Reaching Into the Community.” This Chat with the Lively Arts will be held on Friday, September 9, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00p.m.

Posted on 9/2/2016 9:24:47 AM

Voice Faculty Featured in Sound Choices Opening Concert

The IUP Department of Music will kick off its Sound Choices series with “Liebeslieder” on Friday, September 9, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. The voice faculty will join forces with the piano faculty for an evening of love songs including arias, art songs, piano solos, and selections from Brahms’ ”Liebeslieder Waltzes,” opus 52.

Posted on 9/1/2016 1:11:53 PM

Museum’s 40th Season Opens With Bancroft Works

Celebrating its 40-year anniversary, the University Museumopens the 2016–17 season on September 10 with “Gilded Age to Great War: MiltonBancroft and His Art.”

Posted on 8/31/2016 12:16:05 PM

Kick-off Concert for Festival Features Alaskan Fiddler and Poet

The Lively Arts at IUP will present the kick-off concert forthis year’s Northern Appalachian Folk Festival featuring Alaskan fiddler andpoet Ken Waldman. The free concert will be held in the Indiana Theater onPhiladelphia Street starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Posted on 8/30/2016 9:40:06 AM

“Nufonia Must Fall” Tickets Now Available

Tickets are now available forKid Koala and the multimedia performance of “NufoniaMust Fall,” based on hisgraphic novel. Kicking off the 2016–17 Lively Arts Ovations! series, theperformance takes place Tuesday, September 27, in FisherAuditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 8/23/2016 2:15:09 PM

After-School Workshops for Students With ArtsPath Artists

ArtsPath and IUP LivelyArts are partnering with the Artists Hand Gallery to host a special artist residency for students ages seven through 17 fromAugust 31 to September 24, 2016. It features two nationally known artists, both representedby the gallery and having extensive teaching experience.

Posted on 8/9/2016 10:09:01 AM

Chat: Taking Care of Touring Artists

TheLively Arts will host its third “Chat With the Lively Arts” at the Artists Hand Gallery, in Indiana, with a focuson “How We Host a Touring Artist,” on Friday, August 12, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/3/2016 8:49:25 AM

Chat Series Continues at Artists Hand

The Lively Arts will host a second Chat with the Lively Arts on Friday, July 8, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Artists Hand Gallery. Community members are invited to learn more about the programs and ask questions about its operations.

Posted on 6/30/2016 2:01:56 PM

Summer Exhibit Celebrates Indiana Borough Bicentennial

“Local Color—The Indiana Perspective” features works from the University Museum’s collection by artistswho have lived and worked in the Indiana area. The exhibit, presented in honorof the Indiana Borough Bicentennial, opens June 25, 2016, and runs through July28.

Posted on 6/16/2016 9:32:16 AM

Artists Hand Partners with Lively Arts for Chats

The Artists Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar, in DowntownIndiana, is partnering with the Lively Arts at IUP to provide an opportunity forcommunity members to “Chat With the Lively Arts” about its 2016–17 season, outreach,and operation. The first in this series will be Friday, June 10.

Posted on 6/8/2016 11:17:41 AM

Park Inn Teams with Lively Arts to Present Broadway Blockbuster

The Park Inn will be the presenting sponsor as the LivelyArts brings the Broadway tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” to Indiana on October 11.

Posted on 6/7/2016 12:34:17 PM

Local Exhibit Features Photography of David Young

“A Passion for Light” celebrates decades of photographer David Young’s work andaccomplishments. The exhibition opens in Kipp Gallery with a public receptionSaturday, June 11, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 6/6/2016 8:40:50 AM

Ovations! Season Announced at Westsylvania Festival

The Lively Arts at IUP announced its 2016–17 Ovations!season from the stage during Saturday’s Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival.

Posted on 5/25/2016 3:05:14 PM

“XX” Exhibit: Female Artists from Museum’s Collection

Curated by Jen Blalock and Ashley Bouton, the University Museum’s “XX” is a showcase of artworkfrom the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists. “XX”will open Monday, May 23, 2016, with a public reception from 6:00 to 8:30p.m. The show will run until June 11. Admission is free.

Posted on 5/17/2016 2:00:05 PM

Community Music School Presents Young Voices Concert

The IUP Community Music School will present a Young Voices concert at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, in DiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall, on the IUP main campus. The program will feature private students from the school’s voice studios, as well as the Crimson Youth and Voice choirs.

Posted on 4/28/2016 11:21:19 AM

Arnaldo Cohen to Present Open Masterclass

On Monday, April 25, 2016, the Lively Arts will present Steinway Artist Arnaldo Cohen in a special masterclass session at 6:30 p.m. He will be in town to present a full concert on Tuesday, April 26, as part of the Ovations! series.

Posted on 4/19/2016 1:13:07 PM

Cohen, Steinway Artist, to Perform in Gorell

As a finale to the 2015–16 Ovations! series, the Lively Arts welcomes Arnaldo Cohen, who will perform on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 4/19/2016 12:55:39 PM

Music Library Hosts Noontime Q&A with American Tapestry

The University Libraries and Lively Arts final combined event of the season will present a question-and-answer session by American Tapestry on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Cogswell Hall, Room 101 (Music Library). The event will start at noon, and admission is free.

Posted on 4/12/2016 3:25:58 PM

Artists Hand Hosting University Museum Landscapes

A wide variety of landscapes from the University Museum’s permanent collection are now on display at the Artists Hand Gallery in downtown Indiana through May 2, 2016.

Posted on 4/5/2016 6:22:58 PM

“Spelling Bee” Is Quirky Musical

IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove andMusic Theater will present its season finale, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” on April 14–17and 20–23 at 8:00 p.m. and April 17 at 2:00 p.m. The hit musical will bepresented on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/4/2016 11:24:22 PM

American Tapestry Presents Bicentennial Concert

In celebration of Indiana Borough’s Bicentennial, the LivelyArts welcomes the all-femaletrio American Tapestry. The group will perform on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Gorell RecitalHall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/4/2016 11:04:52 PM

“Carmina Burana” Sets Dance and Music During WWII

The IUP Dance Theater combines forces with the vocal arts, piano, and percussion areas of the IUP Music Department to present a one-evening-only performance of Carl Orff’s popular “Carmina Burana” on Saturday, April 9.

Posted on 3/28/2016 9:16:01 AM

Arnaldo Cohen Tickets Available Now

The Brazilian-born pianist Arnaldo Cohen will wrap up the 2015–16 Lively Arts’ Ovations! series with a performance on April 26 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/21/2016 1:17:39 PM

Ballet Master Radchenko to Present Pre-Performance Talk

As part of the presentation by the Moscow Festival Ballet of a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake,” on March 28, 2016, the Lively Arts will host a pre-show question-and-answer session with the company’s founder and artistic director, Sergei Radchenko.

Posted on 3/16/2016 1:29:52 PM

“25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tickets Available

This multiperformance event will be held on April 14–23 in Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center. It tells of six awkward spelling champions that are in the competition of a lifetime where only one speller can leave victorious. This production is not recommended for children under the age of 10.

Posted on 3/15/2016 3:07:51 PM

Russian Ballet Company to Perform in Fisher Auditorium, Including Pre-show Talk

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Russia’s Moscow Festival Ballet in a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet “Swan Lake” on Monday, March 28, 2016, in FisherAuditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/14/2016 2:38:35 PM

American Tapestry Tickets Available

The Lively Arts presents AmericanTapestry on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall. The American culture trio performs fresh and innovative arrangements of classicAmerican music that is filled with nostalgia and has been shared from onegeneration to the next.

Posted on 3/14/2016 1:37:25 PM

Bartram’s Boxes Inspired by Art and Nature

The University Museum at IUP will open its next exhibit, Bartram’s Boxes Remix, on March 26, 2016. This touringexhibition, a collaborative effort of the Center for Art in Wood and Bartram’sGarden, both located in Philadelphia, will be on display until May 7.

Posted on 3/11/2016 12:18:00 PM

“Carmina Burana” Tickets Available Now

Experience the talent of IUP’s Department of Music and Department of Dance Theater as they come together on the Fisher Auditorium stage to present “Carmina Burana” on Saturday, April 9.

Posted on 3/8/2016 3:01:15 PM

Kipp Gallery to Open “Words and Objectivity”

IUP’s Kipp Gallery will host Spanish artist MireiaSentis for an artist exhibition, talk, and workshop. The exhibit, titled “Wordsand Objectivity,” opens March 17, 2016.

Posted on 3/8/2016 9:37:58 AM

Beethoven Featured for Litton Recital

The Litton Quartet, IUP’s faculty string quartet inresidence with the Department of Music, will present a Sound Choices recitalon Tuesday, March 22, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/8/2016 8:40:37 AM

Lively Arts Hosts Q&A With “Mamma Mia!” Actors

The Lively Arts will host a question and answer session with cast members from the hit Broadway show “Mamma Mia!” after the March 2 performance in Fisher Auditorium. Individuals interested in theater and acting are encouraged to meet in the Mezzanine Lobby of Fisher about 15 minutes after the conclusion of the show.

Posted on 3/1/2016 2:11:06 PM

“Mamma Mia!” Sold Out

As anticipated, the Ovations series presentation of Broadway's “Mamma Mia!” is sold out. Some tickets may, however, be released by individuals orgroups.

Posted on 2/24/2016 9:24:45 AM

Swan Lake Tickets Available

The Ovations! series is proud to present Swan Lake, performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet, on Monday, March 28, 2016, in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/22/2016 1:20:23 PM

Locals Cast for Tuesday Night’s RIOULT Dance NY

RIOULT Dance NY will perform as part of the Ovations! serieson Tuesday, February 23. The performance starts at 8:00 p.m. inFisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/19/2016 8:23:22 PM

Litton Quartet Tickets Available

Returning to the Lively Arts' Sound Choices show season is the Litton Quartet. The resident faculty string quartet will perform on March 22, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 2/15/2016 4:29:27 PM

Acclaimed Dance Company Performing at IUP

TheLively Arts at IUP presents RIOULT Dance NY, a robust and highly acclaimed contemporary ensemble, which will perform onTuesday, February 23, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 2/14/2016 10:03:48 PM

American Classic Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUPwill present the Eugene O’Neill American classic “The Hairy Ape” on February 18–20 and 24–27 at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/11/2016 12:57:48 PM

Lively Arts Hosts Dance Masterclass and Auditions with RIOULT Dance NY

The renowned dance company RIOULT Dance NY will present a special masterclass for dance students, ages 9–12, on Thursday,February 18, in the Rehearsal Studio of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/11/2016 10:09:47 AM

Lively Arts Outreach Plans Are Busy

The Lively Arts at IUP will present several outreach events to students and the greater Indiana community, including the opportunity to play Taiko drums with Drum TAO, dance with the renowned RIOULT Dance NY, and interact with cast members from the hit musical Mamma Mia!

Posted on 2/2/2016 2:22:05 PM

Guest Pianist to Perform at IUP February 8

Visiting pianist Miha Haas will present an evening of piano music on Monday, February 8, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall. IUP piano professor Henry Wong-Doe will also join Haas in performing two piano duos. The concert is free and open to the public.

Posted on 2/1/2016 12:16:26 PM

Drum TAO Travels from Japan With Stop in Indiana

The Lively Arts at IUP isbringing Drum TAO: Seventeen Samurai directly from Japan to Fisher Auditorium.This high-energy performance of one of Japan’s mostcelebrated company of martial arts drummers willbe held on Tuesday, February 9.

Posted on 1/27/2016 1:46:04 PM

Graduate Student Works in Museum and Galleries

The University Museum and Kipp Galleries will host the2016 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions. Showcasing a variety of media, theexhibitions will be on view February 6 through March 4, with apublic reception on Saturday, February 6.

Posted on 1/26/2016 2:37:10 PM

“Mamma Mia!” Tickets Available

The smash hit musical “Mamma Mia!” is coming to IUP as part of the Lively Arts 2015–16 event season. The Broadwayproduction will be held March 2 in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/25/2016 1:15:46 PM

Sample Music Together Early Childhood Classes Being Offered

The IUP Community Music School will offer two free "Try-A-Class" Music Together classes: one on January 23 and one on March 26, 2016.

Posted on 1/19/2016 5:37:31 PM

“Hairy Ape” Tickets Available

IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove series presents Eugene O’Neill’s “The Hairy Ape” February18–27 on Waller Hall Mainstage, part of the IUP PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 1/19/2016 3:51:36 PM

RIOULT Dance NY Tickets Available

The Ovations! series presents RIOULT Dance NY, a New York City-based dance company which will perform onTuesday, February 23, in Fisher Auditorium, locatedin the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 1/19/2016 3:45:01 PM

Special Time for Music Event in Library

A Q&A performance session with the ground-breaking, all-female Horn quartet Genghis Barbie takes place this Friday, January 22, in the Stapleton Library Commons. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the members, ask questions, and hear the French Horn played like you’ve never heard before!

Posted on 1/19/2016 1:12:40 PM

Registration Open for Music Together Early Childhood Classes

Registration is still open for the IUP Community Music School’s early childhood music and movement classes, utilizing the internationally recognized Music Together program. Classes begin on Saturday, January 16.

Posted on 1/13/2016 3:14:42 PM

The Barbies Coming to Town January 23

TheLively Arts at IUP will open its spring semester offerings with the wildlywhimsical, all-female horn quartet Genghis Barbie on Saturday, January 23,in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 1/13/2016 9:14:27 AM

IUP Community School Choir Schedules Concerts

The IUP Community Music School’s Crimson Youth Choir will perform on Sunday, December 13, in DiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall; and the Indiana Community Choir will present Handel’s Messiah at Trinity United Methodist Church, also on December 13.

Posted on 12/4/2015 1:11:19 PM

Walk Through Latin America Shifts Focus to Christmas

Portions of the Walk Through LatinAmerica exhibit in the University Museum have been transformed into displaysfeaturing the bright lights and sparkle of Navidad—theChristmas season. The exhibit will be open through December 12.

Posted on 12/3/2015 9:39:41 AM

Holiday Concert Combines Community and IUP Voices

The Department of Music at IUP will present a festive SoundChoices series concert titled “Home for the Holidays” on Sunday, December 6, in Fisher Auditorium of theIUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/30/2015 9:50:26 AM

“Lively” Gifts for the Holidays

For one month only, starting on Tuesday, November 17,the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all spring semesterseries events.

Posted on 11/12/2015 12:27:20 PM

“Ragtime,” Coming to Fisher Auditorium from Broadway

TheLively Arts at IUP will present the Tony-Award®winning musical, Ragtime, as part ofits Ovations! series. This All-American hit will be presented Thursday,November 19, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/11/2015 4:08:14 PM

Local Cast in IUP Presentation of “Ragtime”

The Lively Arts is pleased to announce that Hugo Rummel, a local preschooler, has been cast as Young Coalhouse in the upcoming presentation of “Ragtime: TheMusical,” taking place November 19 in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center

Posted on 11/6/2015 2:58:13 PM

Cantus to Perform in Stapleton Library Today

Hailed as “the premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States,” Cantus will present an informal lecture/demonstration in Stapleton Library today, November 6, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the commons area next to Java City.

Posted on 11/5/2015 1:41:49 PM

Tickets Available for “Home for the Holidays”

Ushering in the holiday season, the Lively Arts will present Home for the Holidays, a compilation of traditional holidayfavorites, festive choral arrangements, and a few surprises, onDecember 6, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing ArtsCenter.

Posted on 11/2/2015 12:15:24 PM

Additional Opportunities to Hear Cantus

The IUP Libraries and the Lively Arts will feature the men's vocal ensemble Cantus in their first noontime outreach as part of the Mary Jane Schafer Memorial series on Friday, November 6, in the Stapleton Library Commons next to Java City.

Posted on 10/27/2015 5:28:49 PM

World Touring Vocal Ensemble Next for Ovations! Series

The nine-member a cappella ensemble Cantus, hailed as “the premiermen’s vocal ensemble in the United States,” will perform onNovember 7, at Fisher Auditorium, located in the IUP PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 10/27/2015 12:51:38 PM

Dungeons and Dragons Inspiration for Next Theater Play

Theater-by-the-Grove willpresent “She Kills Monsters” as its second production of thesemester on November 5–8 and 11–14on the Waller HallMainstage of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/26/2015 1:33:39 PM

Latin Exhibition Opens on El Dia de los Muertos

The University Museum, in celebration of Hispanic HeritageMonth, will open an exhibit titled “Walk Through Latin America,” on October31, running through December 12, 2015. Admission is free tothe University Museum exhibit and all related activities.

Posted on 10/21/2015 10:42:35 AM

Fun-filled Opera Set for IUP Music Theater

IUP MusicTheater will present Mozart’s The MagicFlute. A semi-staged version featuring a full orchestra and chorus, thislight-hearted family classic will be performed in IUP’s Fisher Auditorium onSaturday, October 31, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 1, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/20/2015 2:11:33 PM

Tickets Available for Ragtime: The Musical

For the next performance of the 2015-16 Ovations! series, the Lively Arts presents Ragtime: The Musical. This multi-award winning Broadway show will take place on November 19, 2015, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/19/2015 11:39:08 AM

Dance Work Features Music by Peter Gabriel

The Department of Theater and Dance will present IUP Dance Theater’s originalproduction of Gabriel’s Dream on October 23–25 in the newly renovated Zink Dance Theater.

Posted on 10/14/2015 12:33:54 PM

Afro-Latin Jazz Group to Play Gorell

The Lively Arts at IUP will feature a performance by CALJE, the Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble. This international ensemble of gifted musicians will perform Wednesday, October 21, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/14/2015 11:01:47 AM

Museum Gala Reservations Still Available

There is still time to reserve your spot at the 2015University Museum benefit gala, “Your Special Island,” to be held Friday, October16, in John Sutton Hall on the IUP campus.

Posted on 10/8/2015 12:31:53 PM

“She Kills Monsters” Tickets Available

“She Kills Monsters,” thestory of Agnes and how she stumbles into the imaginary world written in thenotebook of her deceased teenage sister, will be performed November 5–14 on Waller Hall Mainstage,located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/6/2015 3:25:53 PM

Cantus Tickets Available

The Ovations series presents Cantus, under the Lively Arts’ 2015–16 season. The “premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” will perform on November 7, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/5/2015 2:30:23 PM

Lively Arts Continues Education Outreach with CALJE

Having already hosted two successful outreach sessions for the 2015–16 season with the Pittsburgh Symphony and LA Theatre Works, the Lively Arts will present a third outreach at Indiana Jr. High School on October 21 that features two members of CALJE, the Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble.

Posted on 10/5/2015 11:34:30 AM

Student Organizations Toasting to the Dead for “Dracula”

For its presentation ofL.A. Theatre Works’ “Dracula” on Thursday, October 8, eight organizations will participate in a “mocktail”event with a variety of beverage concoctions before the performance in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/5/2015 10:30:48 AM

L.A. Theatre Works To Hold Workshops

L.A. Theatre Works, the foremost radio theater company in the United States, will be at IUP this week for two educational outreach sessions open to the general public in advance of their performance of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel “Dracula” on Thursday, October 8.

Posted on 10/5/2015 8:31:15 AM

Recital Features Spanish Theme, New Faculty

Mezzo-Soprano Raquel Winnica Young and pianist Sun Min Kim,both new faculty members in the IUP Department of Music, will perform Ayres Ibericos, amusical journey through different regions of Spain, as part of the Sound Choicesseries on Friday, October 9, 2015.

Posted on 10/2/2015 11:28:03 AM

“The Magic Flute” Tickets Available

“The Magic Flute,” part of the Lively Arts’Sound Choices and Music Theater series, highlights pieces from Mozart’slast opera and will be performed October 31, at 7:00 p.m. and November 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/28/2015 4:21:48 PM

Lively Arts Presents Deadly Classic “Dracula”

Just in time for the Halloween season, the Lively Arts will present L.A. Theatre Works’ “Dracula.” This chilling tale, to be performed in unique radio-play style, will take place on Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/25/2015 11:17:58 AM

Annual Homecoming Concert is New Beginning

This year’s annual Homecoming Concert is titled “A New Beginning” as IUP and the Department of Music welcome Timothy Paul, the newconductor of the Wind Ensemble and director of bands. The concertwill be Sunday, October 4, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditoriumin IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/24/2015 12:50:58 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Kick Off Ovations! Series

The Lively Arts willkick off its 2015–16 Ovations! series season with a one-night only performance by the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra on Wednesday, September 30, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/24/2015 8:52:53 AM

Gabriel’s Dream Tickets Available

“Gabriel’s Dream,” performed byIUP Dance Theater, will be held on October 23 and 24 at 7:00 p.m. andOctober 25 at 2:00 p.m. in theZink Hall Dance Theater as part of the Lively Arts 2015–16 event season.

Posted on 9/22/2015 8:28:38 AM

CALJE: Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble Tickets Available

The innovative Latin Jazzgroup CALJE, the Chicago Afro-Latin JazzEnsemble, will perform on October 21, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 9/21/2015 9:38:13 AM

Theater Season Opens With “I and You”

Theater-by-the-Grovewill present the award-winning “I and You” as its opening production of the season on September 24–27 and September 30–October 3 on the Waller Hall Mainstage of IUP’s PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 9/18/2015 10:55:07 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Players To Work With IUP Music Students

On September 23–24, musicians from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will coach IUP music students who will participate in the residency and subsequent performance with the PSO in Fisher Auditorium on September 30. The sessions are free and open for auditing.

Posted on 9/17/2015 3:47:10 PM

“Your Special Island” Theme for Museum Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala event on Friday, October 16.

Posted on 9/14/2015 10:00:25 AM

Ayres Ibericos: Tickets Available

Ayres Ibericos is part of the Sound Choices series under the Lively Arts 2015–16 event season. This concert will be held on October 9, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, which is located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/11/2015 9:57:48 AM

“Dracula” by L.A. Theatre Works: Tickets Available

Be prepared for a scare as L.A. Theatre Work’s “Dracula” is presented on October 8 as part of the Lively Arts’ 2015–16 event season. This thriller will be held in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/11/2015 9:54:31 AM

Students Named to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony

For 14 years, the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra has partnered with IUP to bring a variety of concerts, classes, andworkshops to the Indiana community. For the first time, the partnership willinvolve a full side-by-side concert onWednesday, September 30, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 9/9/2015 12:58:46 PM

Triennial 2015 Opens 2015–16 University Museum Season

IUP’s faculty artists from the Department of Art are featured in the museum’s opening exhibition.

Posted on 9/8/2015 8:47:22 AM

Annual Homecoming Concert: A New Beginning Tickets Available

The IUP Music Department presents the annual Homecoming Concert, “A New Beginning,” on October 4, in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 8/31/2015 9:23:34 AM

IUP Community Music School Registrations Continue

The IUP Community Music School is continuing to take registrations for all fall 2015 offerings, including private lessons, ensembles, and classes. Following a year of growth, including a successful lesson program and three ukulele camps duringthe summer, the IUPCMS i

Posted on 8/26/2015 3:50:52 PM

I-Card Holders Get Extra Break on Lively Arts Tickets

The Lively Arts will once again offer shows this season atthe lowest prices in the region for students and others who pay the studentactivity fees.

Posted on 8/24/2015 3:11:44 PM

“I and You” Tickets Available

Theater-by-the-Grove presents the multiperformance play “I and You” as part of the Lively Arts 2015–16 season.

Posted on 8/24/2015 2:37:50 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tickets Available

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is returning to IUP as the openingperformance of the Ovations! series. The concert will be held on September 30, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 8/24/2015 2:08:46 PM

Ovations! Subscriptions Available Online

For the first time,subscriptions for the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series are now available online.Indiana’s premier series of touring performing artists offers a dozen events for 2015–16.

Posted on 8/19/2015 8:50:02 AM

IUP Community Music School Adds Additional Ukulele Camp

Due to popular demand, the IUP Community Music School has added a third Ukulele Song-Along camp for youth to its summer offerings. The camp will take place from 9:30–11:00 a.m. Monday–Friday, August 10–14, in Room 102 of Cogswell Hall. It is being offered to youth ages 8–12, or if they will be in grades 3–8 duri

Posted on 7/29/2015 12:32:46 PM

Donations for Fisher Auditorium Seats to Honor Jonathan Middler

The Lively Arts at IUP is coordinating donations topurchase and dedicate seats in Fisher Auditorium in memory of recent graduateJonathan Middler.

Posted on 6/2/2015 2:41:46 PM

Lively Arts Announces Ovations! 2015–16 Season

The Lively Arts announced its2015–16 Ovations! series season at the Thursday, May 21, After Hoursevent organized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Lively Arts. During a presentation,nearly 100 area business and community leaders heard which events will tourthrough Indiana over the coming year.

Posted on 5/20/2015 3:43:34 PM

Indiana Community Choir Presents Spring Semester Concert

The choir for the IUP Community Music School , the Indiana Community Choir, will present their spring concert at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. The performance takes place in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall on the IUP campus. Underthe direct

Posted on 5/7/2015 3:29:57 PM

Broadway Musical is a Winner

Broadway’saward-winning hit “Memphis the Musical” comesto IUP’s Performing Arts Center on Monday, May 4, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. Since openingin 2010, it has received some of theater’s highest honors.

Posted on 4/29/2015 1:26:34 PM

A Win-Win for Lively Arts Tickets

The Lively Arts at IUP willpresent two winners with a full season of world-class entertainment by askingfor your thoughts on one event, plus by inviting you to play a little guessinggame.

Posted on 4/27/2015 10:13:23 AM

Award-Winning Broadway Musical is Ovations! Season Finale

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Broadway’s award-winning“Memphis, the Musical.” Featuring the traveling tour direct from Broadway, the show will be presented on Monday,May 4, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/22/2015 9:54:08 AM

IUP to Host Maestro Honeck for Q&A Session

The session will be held from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 in DiCicco Hall, Room 121 Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 4/15/2015 9:03:11 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Includes Popular and New Works

After a February appearance wascancelled due to weather, the PSO is re-set toperform as part of this year’s Ovations! series. The concert, under the batonof Maestro Manfred Honeck, will now be presented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April20, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/10/2015 10:42:48 AM

Co-production Offers Up Musical Tales

Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater at IUP will presentthe fantasy-filled musical “Into the Woods”April 16–19, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/8/2015 1:31:48 PM

Jones Maruri Duo Presents Week of Outreach

The Jones Maruri Duo, consisting of cellist Michael Jones and guitarist Agustin Maruri, will present several outreach sessions during their weeklong stay in Indiana April 5–10, 2015.

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:25:17 PM

Guest Remy-Schumacher Performs with IUP Faculty on April 11

Visiting cellist Tess Remy-Schumacher will present an evening of chamber music on Saturday, April 11, in Gorell Recital Hall. She will be joined by IUP faculty members Stanley Chepaitis, violin; Jacob Ertl, piano; and Linda Jennings, cello. Admission is free.

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:09:23 PM

Recent Acquisitions Highlight as University Museum Goes Downtown

Since July 2013, over 50 new art works have been acquired bythe University Museum at IUP through purchaseand donation. Beginning April 7, 2015, many of these new works will be ondisplay at the Artists Hand Gallery.

Posted on 4/3/2015 10:36:03 AM

Guitar-Cello Duo Returns in Ovations! Series

Continuing its 25th anniversary season, the Lively Arts at IUP will present the return of the Jones MaruriDuo as part of this year’s Ovations! series. Based in Spain, the cello and guitar duo willperform at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/31/2015 1:21:47 PM

“Memphis” the Musical Tickets Available

Broadway’s smash hit musical “Memphis” will be performed on May 4, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium,located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/30/2015 2:19:23 PM

Noontime Event Today With Pablo Ziegler

Bring your lunch and join Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler today from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library as this extraordinary musician presents a special question-and-answer demonstration session.

Posted on 3/24/2015 1:44:36 PM

Invitational Exhibit Features High School Art From Across Pennsylvania

The 2015 High School Art Invitational at the University Museum of IUPis a celebration of Pennsylvania student artists, showcasing over 50 works representing 12 high schools from across thestate. The exhibit opens on Saturday, March 28, and runs through May 16.

Posted on 3/20/2015 8:54:54 AM

Grammy-Winning Pianist to Present Outreach

The Lively Arts and IUP Libraries present Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler in a special question-and-answer demonstration event on Wednesday, March 25, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 3/19/2015 3:18:50 PM

Dance and Percussion Combine for Unique Performance

The Department of Theater and Dance and Department of Music will present “An Evening of Dance andPercussion” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/17/2015 10:00:15 PM

Latin Grammy Winner Leads South American Quartet

The Lively Arts at IUP will host the Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango for aone-night-only performance infused with Latin jazz onThursday, March 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/17/2015 10:07:23 AM

Internationally Acclaimed Guitar Soloist to Perform at IUP

The College of Fine Arts and Department of Music will host internationally acclaimed guitarist Paolo Schianchi in a free recital on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/10/2015 2:18:17 PM

Centuries-Famous Choir Coming to Fisher Stage

TheVienna Boys Choir will perform a wide selection ofrepertoire from medieval to contemporary music in their one-night-only performance on Wednesday, March 18, in Fisher Auditorium ofIUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/9/2015 6:34:52 PM

President of American Guild of Organists to Offer Recital

TheCarol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee at IUP will present John Walker, former resident of Indiana and current president of the American Guild of Organists, in a free organrecital on Sunday, March 15, 2015, inDiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall, on the IUP campus.

Posted on 3/4/2015 5:08:43 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Rescheduled, New Date Set

The Lively Arts is pleased to announce that the PittsburghSymphony Orchestra concert has been rescheduled. The concert will now bepresented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/3/2015 10:32:39 AM

Graham Dance Educational Outreach Announced

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company will visit Indiana for a performance at Fisher Auditorium on March 2, 2015. The dance company will also hold a masterclass on the famed “Graham Technique” on Sunday, March 1, and a mini Tech Workshop on Monday, March 2.

Posted on 2/26/2015 12:31:03 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Rescheduling Update

The Lively Arts is working non-stop with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to try toreschedule the concert originally scheduled for February 21, 2015, which was cancelleddue to weather.

Posted on 2/25/2015 2:21:29 PM

Pablo Ziegler Classical Tango Quartet Tickets Available

Pablo Ziegler, a Latin Grammy-winning pianist, composer, andarranger, and his quartet will bring Argentinian musicaltradition to IUP with this chamber music engagement on March 26.

Posted on 2/23/2015 2:36:40 PM

“An Evening of Dance and Percussion” Tickets Available

This music and dance exploration, a joint performance by IUP Dance Theater and IUP Percussion Ensemble, will be held on March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 2/23/2015 2:17:14 PM

Groundbreaking Dance Company to Perform in Fisher Auditorium

The Lively Arts at IUP will present EssentialGraham: Martha Graham Dance Company on one night only—Monday,March 2, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing ArtsCenter.

Posted on 2/19/2015 3:39:37 PM

“Bach and Beyond” Tickets Available

Bach and Beyond is an IUP music faculty concert onMarch 21, 2015, that will begin in DiCicco Hall in Cogswell, move to Gorell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall, and end with areception in the Blue Room to benefit the music scholarshipfund.

Posted on 2/16/2015 1:53:10 PM

IUP to Host Maestro Honeck for Q/A Session

The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department will host the world-renowned music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck, in a “Meet the Composer” interview and Q&A session. It will be held 4:30–5:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in DiCicco Hall, room 121 Cogswell Hall. Geared t

Posted on 2/12/2015 2:42:43 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony to Perform Beethoven Masterpieces

The Lively Arts at IUP will present the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing an all-Beethoven concert on Saturday, February 21, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/12/2015 2:37:41 PM

“Soldier’s Heart” Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-Grove at IUP will present the drama “Soldier’s Heart,” written by Pittsburgh playwright Tammy Ryan, on February19–21 and 25–28, with a post-performance talkwith the playwright after the matinee on Sunday, February 22.

Posted on 2/11/2015 2:24:41 PM

Vienna Boys Choir Tickets Available

The Vienna Boys Choir is coming to IUP! This performance, part of the Lively Arts’ 25th anniversary season, will be held on March 18, 2015.

Posted on 2/9/2015 3:10:54 PM

“Te Amo, Argentina” Performance Filled with Love and Passion

The Lively Arts at IUP will present TeAmo, Argentina, celebrating the fascinating and diverse culture ofArgentina through dance, live music, and video, onWednesday, February 11.

Posted on 2/3/2015 3:36:15 PM

Milonga Hosted by International Tango Stars

The Lively Arts at IUP will host international Tango stars Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barriionuevo in a “Milonga” on Tuesday, February 10, in the Rehearsal Studio of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/3/2015 3:20:58 PM

Annual Thesis Exhibition Opening in Museum and Gallery

The 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will run February7 through March 5 across threeexhibition spaces—the University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and KippGallery Annex. An opening reception will be held on February 7. Admission to the exhibits and reception is free.

Posted on 1/29/2015 4:15:42 PM

Martha Graham Dance Company Tickets Available

The Martha Graham Dance Company, showcasing masterpieces inspired by choreographer Martha Graham herself, will perform on March 2, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/26/2015 2:20:52 PM

“Soldier’s Heart” Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for “Soldier’s Heart,” a Theater-by-the-Grove production about a soldier who returns home only to deal with the troubling nightmares about her deployment. Show dates are February 19–28 on the WallerHall Mainstage.

Posted on 1/23/2015 10:18:12 AM

Tickets Available for Te Amo, Argentina

Te Amo, Argentina is an original tango performance that will get you upand moving on February 11, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/23/2015 10:09:17 AM

Meet the Cast of “Sister Act”

Following the performance of the Broadway touring production of “Sister Act” on January 20, the Lively Arts will offer a “real-world” educational opportunity to area high school students and IUP students who have an interest in theater.

Posted on 1/16/2015 1:30:01 PM

I-Card Holders Get $2 Off “Sister Act”

Do you have an up-to-date activity-fee paid I-Card? If you do, remember “HolyIUP” andyou’ll be eligible to receive $2 off on up to four tickets to the Broadwaymusical “Sister Act,” set to kick off the first day of the spring semester.

Posted on 1/15/2015 2:42:31 PM

Broadway’s Singing Nuns Rolling Into Fisher Auditorium

Forthe first Ovations! series event of 2015, the Lively Arts at IUP will bring the hit musical comedy “Sister Act,” direct from Broadway, for one night only on January 20.

Posted on 1/8/2015 10:53:56 AM

Electric Harpist Continues Library Series

Come meet Deborah Henson-Conant, a Grammy-nominated one-woman orchestra who Tonight Show trumpeter Doc Severinsen calls the “Wild Woman of the Harp,” in a Q&A session and mini-preview performance at noon on Wednesday, December 3, in the Stapleton Library Commons.

Posted on 11/26/2014 12:59:19 PM

American Opera Presented by IUP Music Theater

IUP Music Theater will present the iconic American opera The Tender Land . Presented also as part of the Lively Arts’ Sound Choices series, the production will be performedDecember 4–6, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 7, at 2:00 p.m. on theWaller Hall Main stage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/24/2014 10:58:50 AM

Electric Harp is Key to Wild Concert

The Lively Arts at IUP will present a return visit from Grammy-nominatedelectric jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant on December 4, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/20/2014 3:58:29 PM

Lively Arts Gifts Available Now Through December 17

For one month only, starting on Monday, November 17, 2014, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all spring semester series events. Tickets make a great gift for the holidays for your family, friends, and colleagues, or a special treat for yourself. Patrons will a

Posted on 11/13/2014 12:29:30 PM

Season of Light Exhibit Next for University Museum

“Season of Light,” featuring a variety ofholiday decorations and items from area collectors, will be the University Museum’s exhibit from November 15 through December 13, 2014.

Posted on 11/5/2014 2:47:14 PM

Tickets Available for “The Tender Land”

This opera, composed by Aaron Copland, is set in theMidwest of the 1930’s and shows how a young girl must choosebetween living in her quiet town or leaving to explore the outside world. December 4–7 on the Waller Hall Mainstage in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/5/2014 1:40:03 PM

Theater Offers Up Futuristic Classic in “Fahrenheit 451”

Theater-by-the Grove at IUP will present “Fahrenheit 451” on November 6–8 and 12–15. This classic, provoking tale by Ray Bradbury centers on mediainfluence and will be presented on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 11/3/2014 11:45:51 AM

Tickets Available for Deborah Henson-Conant

When the Grammy-nominated electric harpist Deborah Henson-Conant is on stage, you will never look at a harp in the same way. This out-of-the-box performance is perfect for all ages and will be held on December 4, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium, located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/3/2014 10:18:52 AM

Chinese Acrobats Coming to Fisher Auditorium

Direct from Beijing, the NationalAcrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform a one-night-only event on November 11, 2014, at a family-friendly time of7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/30/2014 2:50:40 PM

Dance and Music Combine for Ballet Performance

The Department of Theater and Dance and the Department ofMusic at IUP will present “An Evening of Story Legends In Music and Dance” on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. inFisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/24/2014 12:52:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit at IUP Features Art and Poetry

Kipp Gallery’s next free exhibit, The Mountain and the Bumble Bee, features a variety of artand poetry and will run October30–December 5, 2014.

Posted on 10/23/2014 3:44:29 PM

Steinway Artist Joe Augustine to Present Piano Recital

Acclaimed pianistand Steinway artist Joe Augustine will be in residence on the IUP campus and will present a free recital on Tuesday, October28, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/21/2014 4:00:12 PM

Japanese Koto Players Begin Library Events Today

In a preview of their Wednesday performance as members of Strings and Serpents, the ensemble’s two Japanese koto players will present an outreach session in the Stapleton Library commons area on Tuesday, October 21, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/20/2014 12:29:41 PM

Lively Arts and Library 2014–15 Noontime Series Announced

Theseevents are free and provide a unique and exciting opportunity for all individualsto hear a combination of music, discussions on the music, information on theperformers’ background, and the influence the group has had nationally andinternationally.

Posted on 10/16/2014 1:08:20 PM

Contemporary Collaboration Performance Includes U.S., France, and Japan

The Ovation! series will present Stringsand Serpents, an international collaboration that explores a synthesis ofJapanese and Western structures by merging musical and visual form,performed on October 22, 2014.

Posted on 10/14/2014 2:53:52 PM

Tickets Available for “Celebrating Our Own,” November 14

Come celebrate the talents of music students and faculty in a Music Department concert by the IUP Concert and Symphony Bands under the direction ofStephanie Caulder and Jason Worzbyt.

Posted on 10/13/2014 8:49:04 AM

Tickets Available for “Fahrenheit 451”

Fahrenheit 451, presented by Theater-by-the-Grove productions, is based on the book claimed to be oneof Ray Bradbury’s best works. It brings the issues of media and technology tothe surface in a powerful, non-stop journey of adaptation. November 6–16 at WallerHall Mainstage.

Posted on 10/8/2014 1:46:33 PM

Tickets Available for Cirque Peking: National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

This thrilling acrobatic and circus performance has been enjoyed by all ages and audiences ofall types for over 60 years. Experience Cirque Peking onNovember 11, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium

Posted on 10/6/2014 10:23:37 AM

Tickets Available for “An Evening of Story Legends in Music and Dance”

These two dance pieces, “Appalachian Spring” and “The Soldier’s Tale,” directed byHolly Boda-Sutton and Jack Stamp, take place November 1, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/6/2014 9:27:33 AM

Barkada Saxophone Quartet Appearing in Solo Concert and at Homecoming Concert

The Barkada Quartet, featuring alumnus Justin Polyblank, will present a free concert on Thursday, October 9,and join the IUP Wind Ensemble as guest artists forIUP’s annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 12.

Posted on 10/5/2014 2:15:02 PM

Litton Quartet Performs October 7

The Sound Choices series, representing IUP MusicDepartment’s premier performances, will present the Litton Quartet on October 7,2014.

Posted on 9/25/2014 2:07:27 PM

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