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Author Archives: Maria Shea

Celtic Classic Dog Show

See thousands of canines in exhibitions, competitions and judging, visit the vendors and take a tour of the show. The event runs 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday in the Utz Arena. Judging begins daily at 8 or 8:30 a.m. Admission is free. For details, click here.  

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Téada

This traditional Celtic band (whose name means “string” in Irish) includes Oisín Mac Diarmada, Séamus Begley, Sean Gavin and Patrick Doocey, and is considered one of the most exciting and innovative ensembles in Irish music. Champion dancer Brian Cunningham will be the band’s special guest. The performance is 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For details, click here.  

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“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

Christopher, a brilliant teen who has difficulty dealing with the sounds and stresses of everyday life, is falsely accused of killing a neighbor’s dog and decides to investigate the crime. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Krevsky Center. This show contains adult themes and language. For details, click here.  

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Kilmaine Saints

Central PA’s Celtic rock band the Kilmaine Saints will have you singing along, stomping your feet, lifting your pints and shouting for more with their high-energy show. The concert is 8 p.m. in the Abbey Bar. For details, click here.  

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Author Gretchen Sorin

State University of New York Professor Gretchen Sorin will discuss her book, “Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights,” and how the automobile fundamentally changed African American life. Sorin’s book is the basis for the upcoming PBS documentary by Ric Burns, and she will be interviewed on stage by WITF’s Scott LaMar for a broadcast ...

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“Verboten”

The Theatre of the Seventh Sister presents this story set in 1936 Hamburg, Germany, when a group of friends defy a ban on swing music by meeting in a warehouse to dance and sing. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, in the school’s Steinman Theater. For details, click here.  

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The Greatest Love of All

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically-acclaimed tribute through the singer’s greatest hits featuring the breathtaking vocals of Belinda David, accompanied by a live band, backing vocalists and choreographed dancers. The concert is 7:30 p.m. For details, click here.  

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Charter Day

Stop by and chat with Pennsylvania State Archives staff and view the original 1681 charter that granted the land of Pennsylvania to William Penn. State Archive documents relating to the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will also be on display. Admission is free 12-5 p.m. and the charter will be on display until March 13. Charter Day’s free admission ...

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Ice & Fire Festival

The free winter festival will feature dozens of illuminated ice sculptures, ice skating in the street, a firepit and s’mores lounge, glass blowing workshops, food trucks, an artist market, vendors, music, fire dancers, children’s activities and more. Hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. For details, click here.  

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