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Articles by Sarah Harteis, Town&Gown

5 Questions with independent filmmaker and journalist Kirsi Jansa  5 Questions with independent filmmaker and journalist Kirsi Jansa
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
On November 6 and 9, Kirsi Jansa’s film, Gash Rush Stories, will be shown on the Penn State campus. It is part of the film series that is part of the Palmer Museum of Art’s exhibition Marcellus Shale Documentary Project. The film is “a series of short documentaries” that [Read More]
Q&A with Mike Casper, race director for the Tussey Mountainback 50 Mile Relay and Ultramarathon   Q&A with Mike Casper, race director for the Tussey Mountainback 50 Mile Relay and Ultramarathon
7 weeks ago - Town and gown
This year marks the 15th anniversary for the Tussey Mountainback 50 Mile Relay and Ultramarathon, an event that has raised more than $100,000 for local nonprofits. All proceeds from this year’s event on October 19 will support the Cancer Survivors Association Inc., a nonprofit organization [Read More]
5 Questions with Jamie Miller, public-relations manager for the Color Run 5 Questions with Jamie Miller, public-relations manager for the Color Run
14 weeks ago - Town and gown
Quickly making its return to Happy Valley is one of the largest event series in the United States – The Color Run. On September 14, “The happiest 5K on the planet” will take place on the Penn State campus, starting on Porter Road. While progressing through the 5K course, runners [Read More]
5 Questions with Tourism Ireland executive vice president Alison Metcalfe  5 Questions with Tourism Ireland executive vice president Alison Metcalfe
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
The Penn State football team is traveling to Ireland in August to play in the Croke Park Classica against Central Florida. It is expected that about 15,000 Penn State fans will be traveling to cheer on the Nittany Lions. Tourism Ireland has been helping some of those dedicated fans make traveling [Read More]
Q&A: Tawni O’Dell Q&A: Tawni O’Dell
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
For the last 10 years, Tawni O’Dell has made her home in Happy Valley. In addition to being a New York Times bestselling author of four novels, she has seen one of those novels, Back Roads, recognized as an Oprah’s Book Club pick as well as a Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection. The [Read More]
5 Questions with Carolyn Surrick, one of founding member of Ensemble Galilei  5 Questions with Carolyn Surrick, one of founding member of Ensemble Galilei
22 weeks ago - Town and gown
Since its start in 1990, Ensemble Galilei has continuously worked hard to create and bring to life unique and innovative musical projects. In the midst of its traveling and performing all over the country, it will be making a stop at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in July, performing [Read More]
5 Questions with my father, Joe Harteis 5 Questions with my father, Joe Harteis
26 weeks ago - Town and gown
President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” This quote immediately makes me think of, and be thankful for, my father, who has worked hard (and continues to) to make sure [Read More]
5 Questions with State College Choral Society’s music director Russell Shelley  5 Questions with State College Choral Society’s music director Russell Shelley
31 weeks ago - Town and gown
On May 10, the State College Choral Society will celebrate its 65th anniversary with a performance of Bach’s St. John Passion at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. Music director Russell Shelley has been directing the choral society for 14 years — his love for music stretches all [Read More]
5 Questions with Mary Roach, author of Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void 5 Questions with Mary Roach, author of Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
35 weeks ago - Town and gown
Every year since 2003, Centre County Reads has encouraged county residents to explore the human condition and the issues of community by reading the same book and coming together for discussions. Mary Roach’s Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void is the 2014 Centre County [Read More]
5 Questions with JR Mangan, organizer of “Rock the 80s”, the benefit concert for the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund 5 Questions with JR Mangan, organizer of “Rock the 80s”, the benefit concert for the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund
39 weeks ago - Town and gown
For the second consecutive year, the local community will be able to enjoy an exciting night of live ’80s music while also contributing to a special cause. Proceeds from the Rock the 80s concert, held March 22 at the State Theatre, go toward the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund, which [Read More]
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