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.
Cecil Blutcher says it during every show: He doesn’t like labels. Whatever he is, Blutcher’s intimate aura captivates every audience he raps, acts, or performs poetry in front of. We sat down with Blutcher to discuss past influence, current projects, and future plans.
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.
Many students, such as myself, were jamming to the amazing artists since early in the day, so you can bet we were ready to see the final act. My feet hurt and I was sick of being elbowed in the ribs. I was ready for Passion Pit to put on an incredible performance, and they certainly delivered.