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David Pencek, Town&Gown

David Pencek is editor of Town&Gown magazine, Town&Gown's Penn State Football Annual, and Town&Gown's Penn State Winter Sports Annual.

Articles by David Pencek, Town&Gown

Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
State College had been quiet in the summer — too quiet for some. So a group of people decided that maybe holding a small arts festival would liven things up a bit here. That’s a very abridged version of how this major event called the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts [Read More]
5 Questions with Mary Chapin Carpenter 5 Questions with Mary Chapin Carpenter
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
Beloved singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter took some time to talk about the new record before she brings her tour to the State Theatre June 29. [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
As I write this, it’s about a week following Mother’s Day, and I’m now looking ahead to Father’s Day. Talk about a difference in build up! Mother’s Day is all about planning a special day or weekend. It’s about letting Mom (wife) sleep in or making her [Read More]
5 Questions with Mary Chapin Carpenter 5 Questions with Mary Chapin Carpenter
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s been nearly 30 years since Mary Chapin Carpenter released her first album, and ever since she has remained one of the most respected and beloved singer-songwriters. Lately, she has looked to changes things up in her career. In 2014, she released her first orchestral album, and this year, [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
13 weeks ago - Town and gown
May is one of the more interesting months of the year. It begins with the fresh feelings of spring — people are still getting their gardens ready for the warmer months, doing some spring cleaning, and making sure their homes didn’t suffer any damage from the winter (or some [Read More]
A Salute to Volunteers A Salute to Volunteers
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown, David Pencek, Town&Gown, Tiara Snare, Town&Gown
In honor of National Volunteer Month in April, a few members of the Town&Gown staff visited three places that provide so much to our communities — and who rely so much on volunteers. [Read More]
Q&A with Lou Prato Q&A with Lou Prato
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
Editor’s note: The following is part of a Q&A with author and Penn State sports historian Lou Prato that didn’t run in the April issue of Town&Gown because of space. T&G: Overall, what do you think has changed the most when it comes to Penn State and its athletic [Read More]
A Salute to Volunteers A Salute to Volunteers
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
The lifeblood of nearly all nonprofit organizations is the work done by volunteers. They are the people behind the scenes who give of their time to help causes, groups, events, and more without asking anything in return. April is National Volunteer Month, which celebrates the work done by [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
From the outside, Beaver Stadium isn’t the most visually appealing sports facility. That may be an understatement. Some have described it as looking like a giant erector set. Inside, however, is where it has become a special place to many. With regards to the few decades that [Read More]
5 Questions with author Karen Abbott 5 Questions with author Karen Abbott
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
Karen Abbott has made her mark writing about some of the more fascinating women in American history. Her book, "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy" is this year’s Centre County Read selection, and Abbott will give a talk March 16 at the HUB-Robeson Center. [Read More]
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