Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will award over 600 degrees at its spring commencement on Friday, May 8.
The ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St. It is open to the public and no tickets are needed to attend. Detailed information for candidates and their guests can be found here.
The Young People’s Chorus of Erie hopes to emphasize the power of an awakening through “My Soul is Awakened,” this year’s spring concert from northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program.
“The Road Home” will be the theme of this year’s Penn State Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir spring concert, scheduled for Sunday, April 19.
Its theme is inspired by a spiritual of the same name from Grammy-nominated southern American composer Stephen Paulus, who passed away last year. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Erie, 7th and Sassafras streets.
Braddock, Pa. has earned national attention for its embrace of art and culture in its economic recovery. On Thursday, April 9, members of Transformazium, an artist collective that plays a leading role in these efforts, will discuss their collaborative practice during a visit to Penn State Erie, the Behrend College.
For more than 27 years, Boston Brass’ unique brand of humor has been a staple of the brass quintet. The humor is a way for the group to bridge the gap of classical formality, one of the reasons they have been a repeat performer in Music at Noon: The Logan Series.
Boston Brass’ latest performance in the program takes place Tuesday, April 7, at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building. Admission is free, and reserved parking for audience members will be available in the Reed lot. The performance is part of the 25th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.
“Wadjda,” the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, will be featured when the Penn State Behrend International Women’s Screening Series resumes on Monday, March 23. The 6:30 p.m. screening in the Reed Auditorium is free and open to the public.