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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The Bryce Jordan Center announced that there will be an event from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 where students will have the opportunity to buy $1 tickets to three select shows at the BJC, courtesy of UPAC.
The group’s unique folk/punk style and crowd of supporters set Zach Wade & The Good Grief apart from competitors in Alumni Hall.
Who doesn’t love adventure, romance, and dancing dinnerware? Penn State Thespians created its own rendition of Beauty and the Beast for its spring musical.
Even though the mid-semester slump is in full effect, there’s still plenty to look forward to this semester.
The presentation, titled “We Are Not Worthy,” will take place at 8 p.m. in the HUB’s Freeman Auditorium.
The cards are designed specifically for each librarian and employee, giving them a unique caricature and superhero nickname.
Journalist Sheryl WuDunn, who co-authored national bestseller Half The Sky, is holding a lecture at Penn State on March 20. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the HUB’s Freeman Auditorium.
“It is our time of the year to take much pride in our community — that the LGBTQA+ community is thriving at Penn State and that our students are proud of who they are and the identities that they hold.”
The “White Iverson” and “Drank In My Cup” stars will be coming to Happy Valley on April 20 for Tussey Mountain’s Spring Fest.
Meme-worthy images are everywhere at Penn State.
The first annual Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival will come to Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park this summer with artists like John Legend, Alessia Cara, X Ambassadors, and The Roots.
Badfish: A Tribute To Sublime will be performing at the State Theatre on February 27.
Muhammad, the first American Olympian to wear a hijab in competition, spoke before a large crowd at Heritage Hall in the HUB about her journey to the Olympics and her identity as a black, Muslim-American fencer.
Because some traditions should never be outgrown.
The School of Theatre put on an electrifiying rendition of American Idiot The Musical.
Whether you hallucinated a duck running around the floor or swore you saw a Blink 182 member, we want to hear your THON-induce delirium story.