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State College offers a wide variety of entertainment options, from 18 bars and clubs in the downtown area to a number of music and performance venues, including the Bryce Jordan Center and The State Theatre. Happy Valley has hosted such performing greats as Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen, Cirque du Soleil and Lewis Black. Student groups like SOMA and SPA also provide both national acts and student art and entertainment on campus and the community is home to an up-and-coming local music scene.

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0 Looking To Watch Mayweather-Pacquiao In A State College Bar? Tough Luck

Want to watch the so-called Fight of the Century Saturday tonight? Your options are more limited than you may have imagined. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will take to the ring at 9:00 p.m. in one of boxing’s most hyped matches of all time. But the fight comes with a price. Pay-per-view options for non-local viewers run $90.00 to $100.00 depending on which definition you wish to view it in.

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0 Big Gigantic Explodes At Movin’ On 2015

As the music picked up and people realized what kind of show it was, the world started to crash. People were going crazy as the beat built and dropped repeatedly. The bass shook my body to its core and the crowd was perfect. With barely any room to move you had two choices: dance or get the fuck out.

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0 Mute Cities Opens Movin’ On 2015 With A Bang

Mute Cities kicked off Movin’ On 2015 this afternoon, and they certainly didn’t disappoint. The Battle of the Bands victors took the B Stage by storm. Mute Cities powered through its recently released EP and kept the crowd engaged the whole time. With great vocals and an intimate crowd, the band seemed to be right at home on perhaps the largest stage — both literally and figuratively — they have performed on.

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1 Bryce Jordan Center Beer Sales A Success In First Weekend

In the song “Beer Run,” Garth Brooks says he “can’t stop thinking what the hell they were drinking when they made this county dry.” If this weekend is any indication, Bryce Jordan Center regulars may be wondering the same thing about their arena that Brooks did about his county. With a successful first weekend of beer sales at the BJC, it wouldn’t be surprising for limited liquor sales to continue at the arena.

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0 ‘Saturday Night Live’ Crew Cracks Up The Bryce Jordan Center

Three comedians made the Bryce Jordan Center roar with thunderous laughter and applause Monday night despite unfortunate weather conditions. “Saturday Night Live” regulars Vanessa Bayer and Kate McKinnon, along with MTV’s “Pranked” host and SNL writer Streeter Seidell, brought high energy and a little touch of the weekly sketch show to Happy Valley, and tailored their jokes to the Penn State student crowd.

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