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Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


The Center for the Performing Arts is teaming with Centre County PAWS to collect new and gently used items to help dogs and cats in need. Items will be accepted through Oct. 18 at Eisenhower Auditorium.

Emerson String Quartet—a chamber ensemble unrivaled in recordings, awards and collaborations and described as “the one indispensible quartet” by Newsweek—will return to the Center for the Performing Arts for the first time in six years with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct.

Called “iconoclastic” (England’s Sunday Times), “wonderfully clever” (rock star David Bowie) and “a musicologist’s nightmare” (Music Week), The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain “30 plucking years” anniversary tour will make a stop at Penn State with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.

A Bleed Blue blood drive, sponsored by the Center for the Performing Arts and the Student Bar Association, will take place 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Eisenhower Auditorium Conference Room.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will make its seventh appearance at Penn State when it performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Eisenhower Auditorium.