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Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

Past Events

Director Sita Frederick sits in front of Eisenhower Auditorium.

Meeting the Moment
with Michael Mwenso

and guest Sita Frederick


7:30 pm Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

Sharifa Ali stands draped in the flag of the United States.

Juneteenth: A Fierce Urgency Celebration!
Hosted by Michael Mwenso
Featuring performances, reflections, and contributions from Black artists and Penn State faculty
Produced by Electric Root in partnership with the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


7:30 pm Saturday, June 19, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

Bill T. Jones looks at the camera with his left hand resting on his shoulder.

Meeting the Moment
with Michael Mwenso

and guests Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong


7:30 pm Wednesday, April 28, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

Small Island Big Song
An Oceanic Songline


7:30 pm Friday, April 23, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

Anthony McGill smiles at the camera while holding his clarinet.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s
Front Row: National
Anthony McGill, clarinetist


7:30 pm Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

Quartet members wearing sunglasses stand against a mural wall.

Kronos Quartet
Testimony


7:30 pm Wednesday, April 14, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

The eight members of Cantus stand in a row wearing black suits.

Cantus
One Giant Leap


7:30 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

A dancer extends her arms as she spins around.

Ballet Hispánico Dance Class


7:30 pm Tuesday, March 30, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

Dashon Burton looks at the viewer wearing a suit jacket.

Meeting the Moment
with Michael Mwenso

and guest Dashon Burton


7:30 pm Wednesday, March 24, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

A female dancer raises her arms in the air as a plume of golden fabric flows in her wake.

Ballet Hispánico
50 Year Legacy Experience
with Artistic Director and CEO
Eduardo Vilaro


7:30 pm Wednesday, March 17, 2021


Virtual event

FREE

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