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October 25, 2013

What's happening in region this week

JOHNSTOWN — Club music

Stone Bridge Blues Band will perform for Last Friday at 5:30 p.m. today at the Ethnic Social Club on the fourth floor of the Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The five-member band celebrates the tradition of classic blues by delivering its blues true to the spirits of the original blues masters.

Members are Mike Borstnar, guitar and vocals; Brian Moore, bass and vocals; Rick Rhodes, harmonica; John Mundy, drums; and Harold Hayford, keyboard.

Doors open at 5.

There is no cover charge.

Information: 539-1889.

Doo-wop magic

The Duprees will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

Tickets are $39, $36 and $34.

Information: 467-9070 or

Victorian comedy

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” will be presented by Richland High School Drama Club at 7 tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the black box theater at Richland Performing Arts Center, One Academic Ave., Richland Township.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students.

Information: 269-0300 or

Spooky good time

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween Spooktacular Concert will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Tickets are $37 and $35 for adults, $10 for students and children and $32 and $30 for senior citizens.

Information: 269-7200, 535-6738 for group sales or

Seasonal show

A paranormal presentation and magic show will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Summerhill Township Volunteer Fire Company, 411 Cedar St., Beaverdale.

The presentation will feature magician Rodney Wisen of Portage and paranormal investigator, psychic and medium Ryan Michaels of Sidman.

Admission: $10 for adults and $5 for those younger than 18.

Information: Ryan Michaels on Facebook.

Reunion concert

A fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the community room at Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy, 119 Jari Drive in Richland Township, will help a local troupe expand on its love of dance in West Africa.

Kulani, the West African dance and drum ensemble from Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, is planning a three-week trip to the African nation of Guinea in January to study dance, traditional drum rhythms and songs with members of Les Ballets Africans, the national dance company of Guinea.

It will feature music from Rachel Allen and Bo Moore who are reuniting to play for the event.

There will be items for a silent auction, including Sabika jewelry, a spot at Jim Donovan’s Summer Rhythm Renewal at St. Francis University and services such as Thai massage, music lessons, photography lessons, Reiki sessions and math tutoring.

There also will be a wine auction and basket raffle.

Cost is $5 per person and includes two beverage tickets and a ticket for the basket items.

Light refreshments will be served.

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