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Paul D. Miller—better known in hip-hop music, literary and art circles as DJ Spooky—has traveled to the ends of the Earth to collect data representing climate change for use in his sonic soundscapes.

The public is invited to explore the centrality of sound in human experience at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, in the Life Sciences Building’s Berg Auditorium.

Pieter and Lida Ouwehand of Ferguson Township have used an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution to immediately support the Pieter and Lida Ouwehand Endowment for the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State.

In anticipation of this year’s presidential election, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will team with Americana recording artists Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell for the Use Your Voice 2016 Tour. The three will perform together on stage at 7:30 p.m.

The Russian National Orchestra, led by conductor Kirill Karabits and featuring violin soloist Stefan Jackiw, will make a stop at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, as part of its 25th anniversary world tour.