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Articles by Sarah Harteis, Town&Gown

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
3 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]
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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
7 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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Q&A: State College mayor Elizabeth Goreham Q&A: State College mayor Elizabeth Goreham
15 weeks ago - Town and gown
When she moved to State College 20 years ago, Elizabeth Goreham didn’t plan on being the mayor of the town. It was when she came to realize her passion for the community that there was no stopping her. In November, Goreham was re-elected State College’s mayor for a second term, and she [Read More]
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5 Questions with Jason McIntyre, local musician and producer for the “Runnin’ Down A Dream” concert benefitting Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsylvania and the State Theatre 5 Questions with Jason McIntyre, local musician and producer for the “Runnin’ Down A Dream” concert benefitting Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsylvania and the State Theatre
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
On January 25, the State Theatre and Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsylvania are once again bringing their third annual benefit concert to Happy Valley. Local musicians will present “Runnin’ Down A Dream,” which celebrates the music of Tom Petty, at the State [Read More]
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5 Questions with Bill Doan, Penn State theater professor, and writer/performer of Not Self Inflicted 5 Questions with Bill Doan, Penn State theater professor, and writer/performer of Not Self Inflicted
24 weeks ago - Town and gown
Bill Doan is a professor, author, and performing artist. He has taught theater history, criticism, and literature as well as devised a community-based theater at Penn State for five years now. He also has served as president of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education from 2011 to 2013. On [Read More]
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Q&A with St. Joseph's principal Christopher Chirieleison Q&A with St. Joseph's principal Christopher Chirieleison
38 weeks ago - Town and gown
Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy, a faith-based college-preparatory high school, opened in Boalsburg in the fall of 2011. It originally opened for ninth- and tenth- grade students, and this year it will have juniors (who could attend in 2012) and seniors, as well. It will graduate its [Read More]
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5 Questions with bluegrass singer Rhonda Vincent 5 Questions with bluegrass singer Rhonda Vincent
42 weeks ago - Town and gown
Growing up as the fifth generation of the musical Vincent Family, Rhonda Vincent began singing publicly at the age of 3. Since then, she has not stopped singing or performing, and her success has earned her and her band more than 80 awards, including Entertainer of the Year from the International [Read More]
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Q&A with Vince and Beth Smith Q&A with Vince and Beth Smith
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
Vince and Beth Smith of Spring Mills are one local couple who, as foster parents, have been opening up their home to children in need for more than four years. The Smiths, along with their four daughters (ranging in age from 2 to 17), have made a family commitment to welcome these children with [Read More]
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5 Questions with Gary Thornbloom, chairman for the Sierra Club Moshannon Group 5 Questions with Gary Thornbloom, chairman for the Sierra Club Moshannon Group
55 weeks ago - Town and gown
Along with the rest of the Sierra Club Moshannon Group, chairman Gary Thornbloom works hard to engage the community in exploration, enjoyment, and protection of the wild places of the earth. One way they do this is by bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour — one of the largest [Read More]
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5 Questions with Ted Christopher 5 Questions with Ted Christopher
59 weeks ago - Town and gown
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, and Penn State’s School of Music and School of Theatre are producing the provocative, faith-exploring show of Leonard Bernstein’s MASS. [Read More]
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