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April 5, 2013

Events | Benefit face-off

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An Asian Karaoke Night will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Hadley Union Building’s Delaware Room.

The event is being held to celebrate a $25,000 grant from the Japan Foundation allowing Japanese to join the list of language courses offered at IUP.

Participants are invited to sing Asian or American songs to compete for prizes.

Singers can request a song on the Japan program’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/

groups/IUPJP.

This event is free and open to the public.

Industrial images

“An Industrial Revolution: The Photography of Amelia Patsy” will be on display through July 6 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown, at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the campus of Pitt-Johnstown, Richland Township.

The exhibit features 55 gelatin silver prints and cyanotypes chronicling much of western Pennsylvania’s industrial heritage and includes several Johnstown landmarks.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Information: 269-7234.

Student art

An exhibit of student artwork will be on display through April 12 at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Students in grades 8-12 from Greater Johnstown, North Star, Forest Hills, Bishop McCort Catholic, Windber Area, Richland, Westmont Hilltop and United school districts have been encouraged to submit one art piece for the exhibit.

Information: 536-5399.

Historical mail

“Letters to Sala: A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps” will be on display through Aug. 31 at Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Center hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through Saturdays.

Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students. JAHA members are admitted free.

Information: 539-1889.

Resident art

“We Are All in This Together,” an exhibition by resident artists, will be on display through Saturday at Art Works in Johnstown, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Information: 535-2020 or artworksinjohnstown.org.

Historic exhibit

“125 Years of Organized Jewish Life: 1888 to 2013,” the Johns-town Jewish Community Heritage Project, will be on display through September at Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The exhibition illuminates the history, traditions and achievements of Johnstown’s Jewish community.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Information: 539-1889.

American art

“Red, White and Blue in Black and White: The American Scene in Prints, Drawings and Photographs” will be on display through May 4 in the Margery Wolf-Kuhn Gallery at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto on the campus of St. Francis University.

Works range in date from 1890-1991, with the majority being American Scene subjects produced during the heyday of Regionalist art in the 1920s and 1930s.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Information: 472-3920 or www.sama-art.org.

Student art

“Artists of the 21st Century,” an annual student art exhibition, will be on display through Saturday at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto on the campus of St. Francis University and through April 21 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier, One Boucher Lane and Route 711 South, Ligonier.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at both museums and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays at Loretto and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends at Ligonier.

Information: 472-3920, Loretto; 724-238-6015, Ligonier.

Abstract art

“Julie Bernstein Engelmann: Being Spirit” will be on display through April 20 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona, 1210 11th Ave.

This retrospective will highlight Engelmann’s abstract canvases.

Information: 946-4464.

Asian art

“Tibetan Treasures: The Rezk Collection of Tibetan and Nepalese Art” will be on display through May 11 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona, 1210 11th Ave.

The exhibition includes approximately 70 objects of Tibetan and Nepalese art spanning eight centuries and all made within the context of Tibetan Buddhism.

It is one of the major collections of Tibetan and Nepalese art in the United States.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Information: 946-4464 or www.sama-art.org.

 

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