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Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the two-time Grammy-winning salsa and Latin jazz ensemble, will undoubtedly coax a rhythm out of the audience during a performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Salsa Social will bring Latin American flair to State College. The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, in partnership with Penn State Ballroom Dance Club and Borough of State College, invites the community to learn how to move to the music at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.

Yo-Yo Ma will perform for the third time at Penn State, and this time he’s bringing company. The famed cellist will perform with British pianist Kathryn Stott, his longtime collaborator, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Philadanco and Rennie Harris Puremovement, two of Philadelphia’s premier African American dance companies, will represent the City of Brotherly Love with their collaborative performance “Straight Outta Philly.” The dancers will interpret social, political and historical issues through contemporar

Experimental beat-oriented ensemble Sō Percussion teams up for a unique musical experience with Grammy-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw and pianist Gilbert Kalish in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Schwab Auditorium.