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Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown

Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown

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Q&A with Sue Haug, a Driving Force Behind the Penn’s Woods Music Festival Q&A with Sue Haug, a Driving Force Behind the Penn’s Woods Music Festival
66 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
The Penn’s Woods Music Festival has a succinct but important vision: “Inspiring a passion for live music in this and future generations.” [Read More]
Jazz Artist Jay Vonada and His Quartet Get Set to Release Album with Many Moods and Grooves Jazz Artist Jay Vonada and His Quartet Get Set to Release Album with Many Moods and Grooves
67 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
At the age of 12, when many kids are focused on video games, Jay Vonada started to learn to play his dad’s trombone, which his father used to play in the Legion band in Aaronsburg back in the 1950s. [Read More]
Q&A with Sue Haug, a driving force behind the Penn’s Woods Music Festival Q&A with Sue Haug, a driving force behind the Penn’s Woods Music Festival
68 weeks ago - Town and gown
The Penn’s Woods Music Festival has a succinct but important vision: “Inspiring a passion for live music in this and future generations.” The festival began in 1986 but ended in 2003 before being re-started in its current format at Penn State in 2008. The festival was begun to [Read More]
Jazz artist Jay Vonada and his quartet get set to release a CD with many moods and grooves Jazz artist Jay Vonada and his quartet get set to release a CD with many moods and grooves
68 weeks ago - Town and gown
At the age of 12, when many kids are focused on video games, Jay Vonada started to learn to play his dad’s trombone, which his father used to play in the Legion band in Aaronsburg back in the 1950s. “My brother, who plays trumpet, started teaching me on the trombone and then I was [Read More]
Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
69 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
After 15 years as a print journalist, Dvir was studying documentary filmmaking at grad school and teaching at the same university when he found his first film opportunity: Jessie’s Dad, a documentary about a father’s activism to boost child protection laws in the United States. [Read More]
Penn State professor Boaz Dvir tells stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things Penn State professor Boaz Dvir tells stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things
72 weeks ago - Town and gown
In his junior year in high school, professor and filmmaker Boaz Dvir was voted editor of the school newspaper, but his adviser had to pull him aside and make a deal with him not to do it. “I was going to be too much of a hard-hitting journalist,” Dvir says. Dvir’s high school [Read More]
Cynthia Young and Colleagues Are Fostering a Series of Timely Conversations on Race and More Cynthia Young and Colleagues Are Fostering a Series of Timely Conversations on Race and More
80 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
Through the Sawyer Seminar Series at Penn State, Cynthia Young is helping to give others a learning platform she once longed for. [Read More]
Cynthia Young, Penn State colleagues are fostering a series of timely conversations on race and more Cynthia Young, Penn State colleagues are fostering a series of timely conversations on race and more
81 weeks ago - Town and gown
Growing up in a small town in Ohio, Cynthia Young, now chair of the Department of African American Studies at Penn State, lived in a predominantly Jewish community. Young related to her Jewish friends, who had family Holocaust stories to share, as people who face discrimination. But it was [Read More]
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