The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 19, 2012

Events | Seasonal magic

Johnstown — Haunted Illusions with David Caserta will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Before the show, a Halloween party hosted by the arts center and Pitt-Johnstown theater department will be held at 5:30 in the studio theater.

The show is not appropriate for children younger than age 5.

Tickets are $15 and $25.

Information: 269-7200, (800) 846-2787 or

Smooth harmonies

The Letterman will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

Tickets are $32, $36 and $40.

Information: 467-9070 or

Seasonal stories

“October Tales!” will be presented by The Parlor Players from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Dillweed Bed & Breakfast, Route 403, Dilltown.

A harvest refreshment and mingle hour will begin at 7, with performances at 8. 

Chris Collins of Ebensburg will present the chilling Poe classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart.”

Eric Shawley of Johnstown will interpret the monologues from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.”

Kyra Kozielec-Gilmore of Johnstown will share the poetry of Poe, including “The Bells” and “The Raven.”

Collins also will give a special preview of “A Tribute to Jimmy Stewart,” his one-man show that is scheduled to be performed at The Cabaret in Pittsburgh and Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Proceeds will benefit The Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana.

The cost is $16 per adult, and seating is limited. 

Advance reservations and payment is required. 

Information: 446-6465 or

Recital series

Tenor Paul T. Fockler will present a recital of religious and secular songs at noon Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., downtown Johnstown.

The Johnstown native is a tenor soloist at First Presbyterian and also performs as a guest soloist in the Greater Pittsburgh area from time to time.

Fockler was a math teacher in the Shade Central City School District, retiring in 1996 to become owner/operator of a Johnstown restaurant for five years.

His accompanist will be Elaine Mostoller.

A light lunch will follow the performance. 


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