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.
The excavation of an ancient desert garden and pool complex – an archeological project directed by Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend – was detailed in a documentary feature that appeared this month on PBS, including WQLN-TV in Erie. The full episode can be streamed here.