Cultural & Community Events

Cultural & Community Events

 

Penn State Laureate, Andrew Belser - FaceAge Exhibition

October 3, 2017

Come explore issues of identity, gender, sexuality, and ethnicity through the lens of aging. The award-winning FaceAge video program weaves together interconnected chapters in which young adults (18‑22) and aging individuals (65+) re­flect on life while studying and describing one another’s faces. Belser wants to challenge the way you view aging. Free admission. Register: pds13@psu.edu

6:30 p.m., 112 Woodland Building and Gallery

 

Book Discussion - Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

October 11, 2017

Moderator: Dr. Karen Weekes, associate professor of English

Killers of the Flower

New Killers of Flower

Image: Penn State

Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, exposing one of the most sinister crimes and racial injustices in American history. Free admission. Register: 215-885-5180 ext. 15 or kmcinnis@mclinc.org

7 p.m., Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington

 

 

Live Performance: Sunday Muse

October 12, 2017

Sunday Muse, a local five-piece folk pop group strives to tell the truth of relationships and emotions through song and story. Their eclectic sound shifts between foot-stomping jolts of energy, to warm slow jams, to brutally honest tales of loss, change, and renewal, through rich harmonies and tight instrumentation.

Free admission.
7 p.m., Sutherland Auditorium

 

PSU Abington Women’s Volleyball Volleyball – Dig Pink

October 19, 2017

Attend this special game dedicated to breast cancer awareness and help support the fight against breast cancer. Be sure to wear pink! Free admission. All donations go to the Side-Out Foundation.

7 p.m., Athletic Building

 

Friday Night Film Series – The Lost City of Z

October 20, 2017

Moderator: Dr. Moylan Mills, professor emeritus of integrative arts

A true story of the adventures of the British scientist Percival Fawcett in the Amazon Jungle during the 1930s, this film is thrilling and thought-provoking in equal measure. Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, and Sienna Miller co-star.

Admission: $10.
7:30 p.m., 112 Woodland Building
 

PSU Abington Men’s & Women’s Soccer – Senior Day

October 22, 2017

Enjoy a day of soccer as the men’s and women’s teams of Penn State Abington and Cazenovia College square off in back-to-back games. Bring the noise as we cheer on our seniors during their last home game of the season. Free admission.

12 p.m. Men's game  -  2 p.m. Women's game
Memorial Field, 1151 Huntingdon Road, Abington

 

Friday Night Film Series – Genius

November 17, 2017

Moderator: Dr. Moylan Mills, professor emeritus of integrative arts

Jude Law and Colin Firth.

Genius

Jude Law and Colin Firth star in "Genius".

Colin Firth stars as Perkins, who edited the fictional works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe and without a doubt helped to make these novelists the highly acclaimed artists they are today. Also in the cast are Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Guy Pearce.

Admission: $10.
7:30 p.m., 112 Woodland Building

 

Penn State Abington Jazz Ensemble

December 6, 2017

Enjoy the toe-tapping, smooth sounds of the Penn State Abington Jazz Ensemble.

Free admission.
7:30 p.m., Sutherland Auditorium

 


Video Archives

The Diversity Project was performed on April 20 and 21, 2017 at Penn State Abington. It arose from the course, "Theatre in Diverse Cultures", where the cultural diversity of the class inspired a search for theatrical ways for students to tell stories from their family histories, cultures and traditions.


 

The Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert was performed on April 24, 2017 at Penn State Abington. The ensemble is a talented group of devoted musicians who from Abington campus and the Philadelphia area.