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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Movin' On announced today that its announced headliner A$AP Rocky will not be able to perform at this year's show, and will be replaced by fellow rapper Wiz Khalifa.
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There's the Oscars, the Sundance, and the Golden Globes, but here at Penn State, we have something a little more unique that the Student Film Organization puts together every year: the Blue and White Film Festival.
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Indie rock band American Authors will take the stage on Friday, May 2nd in the HUB Alumni Hall.
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Hardwell's last stop on his Revealed North American Bus Tour was Penn State, where he brought a phenomenal setlist with a visual joyride for his audience.
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"Ripped!", the first ever full-length feature film created by a husband-and-wife film making team of Penn State professors, tells the zany story of the Norman's Normans -- a music-making quartet from the British Space Agency blasts off on a journey that's out of this wacky world.
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Four writers wandered around north campus during SOMA's Arts Crawl on Friday evening to embrace a variety of musical perspectives.
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This week's Music Monday looks at some of the best setlists from Coachella 2014.
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For the second year in a row, downtown State College will host a College Town Film Festival event. The four-day festival will highlight a variety of independent films at The State Theatre and other locations, including an appearance from actor James Denton of Desperate Housewives fame.
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After a successful first year at the Pegula Ice Arena with Sara Evans, the Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute will return again to Penn State this fall.
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Pop duo Timeflies featured Penn State in its 'Timeflies Tuesday' cover of 'Cruise' by Florida Georgia Line.
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