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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Dating back to its first performance in 1898, Penn State Thespians has created a legacy that is continuing with “Beauty and the Beast” this March.
The concert will showcase several Penn State music groups and soloists.
The program will cover everything from body image to sexual decision-making to the elusive G-spot.
It’s time to dig out that tattoo choker and find a babysitter for your Tamagotchi: a 90s-themed bar crawl will hit five downtown bars on January 28.
Light Up State College hopes to illuminate more than 3,000 ice lanterns on February 4.
The Rose Bowl game was actually only added to help offset the costs of the parade.
The rally, sponsored by Penn State’s Alumni Association, will be held on Jan. 1 in the L.A. LIVE area of Los Angeles.
President Eric Barron serves as your friendly neighborhood Uber driver taking students home for break in this year’s Penn State holiday greeting video.
Try to hold back the tears as you watch this Penn State fan find out he can cross the Rose Bowl off his bucket list.
Participants can purchase wristbands from Hotel State College, the Tavern, Bradley’s Steaks, Primanti Bros, or Cafe 210.
The celebration will feature performances from Penn State a cappella groups, holiday decor, and free refreshments.
W.O.R.D.S. will partner with APAC and SPA to host a slam poetry show focused on intersectionality tonight with guests Fong Tran and Andrea Gibson.
The Students Organizing Multiple Arts will partner with Chronic Town to host its annual fall concert this Saturday night.
The museum partnered with the Commission on LGBTQ Equity for a “Day With(out) Art.”
A week at home for Thanksgiving break doesn’t have to be boring — if you’re heading to Pittsburgh, check out our agenda for a perfect Fall Break.
Jon Bellion, best known for his song “All Time Low,” will perform in the HUB on Friday, December 2 at 10 p.m.
Cinderella’s night was over by midnight, but yours just started. From how to plan a perfect pre-game to your journey to The Phyrst, here’s your official guide to turning 21 at Penn State.
Penn State announced Saturday Blake Shelton will be the headliner for Beaver Stadium’s first-ever concert, dubbed Happy Valley Jam. But is Shelton the best artist to play Beaver Stadium for the first time?