The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Focus on the Arts

Focus on the Arts
  • Service organization supports nonprofits, other agencies

    Potential employers aren’t the only ones who recognize the value of AmeriCorps. While members’ labor is not considered to be employment, the experience they develop through service shows their ability to handle tough tasks, commitment to see things through and dedication to working on challenging issues.

    February 26, 2012

  • bottleworks_26.JPG [VIDEO] Bottle Works blooming with visual, performing arts

    From its humble beginnings as a soft drink factory, the former Tulip Bottling Co. has flourished into the vibrant Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center in Johnstown’s Cambria City neighborhood.

    February 26, 2012 2 Photos

  • Donors help sustain facility

    Like many nonprofit organizations, the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center is juggling finances as best it can in order to continue delivering quality programs and activities.

    February 26, 2012

  • TDB_7834_crop.jpg 'We like to lift rocks' | Renaissance garden next project at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center

    From musical dinners to singing and dancing, there’s always something happening at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center. A renaissance garden, featuring a 30-foot high glazed glass bottle with a welded frame, is the next project Rosemary Pawlowski, executive director, is working on.

    February 26, 2012 2 Photos

  • Van Gogh Close Up_Denn(5).jpg [VIDEO] A Stroke of Genius: Van Gogh exhibit opens at Art Museum

    Vincent Van Gogh. The name conjures up images of bold, thick, swirly lines and stories of a man embroiled in deep turmoil.

    In an exhibit currently showing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art titled “Van Gogh Up Close” through May 6, 46 of his paintings from the final four years of his life are on display, verifying his mastery of color and intensity, both in his professional and personal life.

    February 9, 2012 8 Photos

  • Arcadia_stage.JPG [VIDEO] 'Arcadia is viable financially'

    While Paul Jucha of the West End section of Johnstown is not a voting member of Arcadia Theater board of directors, he plays a key role in the operation of the facility as office administrator and bookkeeper.

    January 29, 2012 1 Photo

  • arcadia [VIDEO] Windber's grand lady | Venue one of community's jewels

    Only two months before Windber’s Arcadia Theater opened its doors, Warren G. Harding was inaugurated as the 29th president of the United States. Built in 1921 by Berwind-White Coal Co. for its mining employees and their families, the theater soon became a hub of entertainment that included vaudeville shows, live stage productions, silent films, and was among the first theaters in the region to show talking pictures.

    January 29, 2012 1 Photo

  • Arcadia_board.JPG [VIDEO] Board of directors governs theater

    Seventeen members of the board of directors at Arcadia Theater meet at 5:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the theater at 1418 Graham Ave., Windber. Vice chairman Al Christ, a board member for more than 10 years, said the meetings are usually well attended.

    January 29, 2012 1 Photo

  • Arcadia finds niche by offering variety of entertainment

    After rescuing Arcadia Theater from the brink of destruction, the refurbished venue still has to offer entertainment that will fill the 700-seat auditorium. That task of booking shows has fallen to Frank Cunsolo, theater executive director, along with two other committee members.

    January 29, 2012


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