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Broadnax directs ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ on Broadway



Penn State Theatre Professor Steve H. Broadnax III is the director of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” which premiered on Broadway in October 2021 after runs in Syracuse and Baltimore.
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Storytelling course to share perspectives of those experiencing climate change effects



Students would tap into an artistic means of storytelling to share perspectives of those grappling with the effects of climate change.
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Theatre alum premieres one-woman musical in New York City



Theatre alum Katie Nixon premieres her one-woman musical in New York City after touring to festivals in Canada and Washington, D.C.
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Theatre alum Jerrie Johnson to talk career, new series on Nov. 29



Theatre alum Jerrie Johnson will give a public talk at 6 p.m. on Nov. 29 in the HUB-Robeson Center's Freeman Auditorium.
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Music education major named fall 2021 student marshal



Brenna Arnoldi has been named the College of Arts and Architecture student marshal for fall 2021.
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Jazzman Delfeayo Marsalis guests on next virtual ‘Meeting the Moment’ starting Dec. 6



In the tenth webisode of the free virtual discussion series “Meeting the Moment,” trombonist and bandleader Delfeayo Marsalis will drop some jazz knowledge on host Michael Mwenso.
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“Wild Party” set in 1920s tells tale of courage and strength that is still relevant today



"The Wild Party" tells tale of courage and strength that is still relevant today.
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Shostrom’s “Hippolyta” sculpture on display at SUNY Adirondack



"Hippolyta" is a six-foot tall, mixed-media sculpture named after the Greek mythological figure who had a magical girdle given to her by the god of war, Ares.
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Stuckeman architecture students earn honorable mention in design competition



A pair of Stuckeman School architecture students earned fourth place/honorable mention honors in the Museum of Outdoor Arts third annual national collegiate design competition.
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Center for the Performing Arts seeks concepts for integrative courses featuring Black artists



The impact will be to elevate “We Are” from a one-dimensional declaration of Penn State identity to a critical examination of who we are as the world at large.
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Guerrilla Girl Frida Kahlo returns



The Art History Department welcomed "Frida Kahlo" founding member of the Guerrilla Girls Collective back to campus
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Robin Thomas Publishes Article



Robin Thomas published "Race and Architecture in Eighteenth-Century Italy" as part of the roundtable "Constructing Race and
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Tickets for Center for the Performing Arts spring events go on sale Nov. 18



The hybrid spring 2022 season will feature ticketed on-stage and free “Up Close and Virtual” programs, including Broadway, classical music, interpretive dance and jazz events.
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Visual arts professor Helen O’Leary has solo exhibition at San Francisco gallery



Helen O'Leary has a one-woman exhibition, “Writing the Unwritable Novel,” at the Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, November 6–December 31.
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School of Music serves as example for COVID-safe, in-person events



The School of Music has successfully returned to live, in-person events, with COVID-19 protocols in line with the latest research on aerosol transmission.
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Stuckeman School professor uses virtual reality to expand studio environment



Travis Flohr led a virtual reality-based studio for undergraduate and graduate students during the fall 2020 semester that allowed students to have more learning opportunities
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School of Theatre confronts domestic violence in latest production



"The Wild Party" opens Nov. 5 and runs through Nov. 14 at the Playhouse Theatre.
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Violinist Cho-Liang Lin performs in free virtual ‘Front Row: National’ starting Nov. 15



The free concert stream features works by Lukas Foss, Antonín Dvořák and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
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Nancy Locke Publishes Essay



Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, has published “Piquer, plaquer: Cézanne, Pissarro, and Palette-Knife Painting” in
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“Sesame Street” and “Avenue Q” puppeteer Rick Lyon reflects on time at Penn State



Rick Lyon, puppeteer and a 15-season veteran of Sesame Street credits much of his success to his time at the Penn State School of Theatre.
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Architecture student’s research uses fungi for better building acoustics



Architecture student Natalie Walter researches the use of fungi in creating acoustic panels.
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College of Arts and Architecture to honor Alumni Award recipients on Nov. 5



The College of Arts and Architecture will honor its 2021 Alumni Award winners in an in-person ceremony, open to the public, at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, in the Music Recital Hall.
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McCune Bruhn part of interdisciplinary team working on enhancing online viewing of artwork



Heather McCune Bruhn, assistant teaching professor of art history, is co-principal investigator on a multidisciplinary team that received an $83,040 grant from IMLS.
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Scholar of Asian, Asian-American art to give Dickson Lecture



Dr. ShiPu Wang will present “'Other' as Method: Rediscovering Transracial and Transcultural Alliances in American Modernism” as part of the Dickson Lecture Series on Oct. 21.
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