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Oct. 19: Rhythms of Life Series

Percussionist Tony Vacca and his band World Rhythms will perform at noon in McGarvey Commons.
A portrait of the percussionist Tony Vacca

Percussion group to continue Rhythms of Life Series at Penn State Behrend

Tony Vacca traveled to West Africa 14 times to learn how to play the balafon, a wooden xylophone with 21 keys. On Oct. 19, he'll bring it to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for a free Rhythms of Life Series concert.
A portrait of the percussionist Tony Vacca

Tony Vacca

Tony Vacca and World Rhythms will perform at Penn State Behrend on Oct. 19.

Nobuntu pictured.

Zimbabwean female a cappella group Nobuntu to perform in The Logan Series

Nobuntu will showcase its impressive vocals on Tuesday, Oct. 24, when the group performs at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, as part of Music at Noon: The Logan Series. The concert is part of Nobuntu’s first American tour.

Oct. 19: Creative Writers Reading Series

Poet David Kirby will read from his new collection, "Get Up, Please," at 6 p.m. in Smith Chapel

Sept. 26: Music at Noon: The Logan Series

The Hot Club of San Francisco will put a jazz twist on songs by the Beatles when they perform selections from "John Paul George & Django."
Eric Freeze will read excerpts from “Invisible Men” on Thursday, Sept. 21, when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series kicks off at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Author Eric Freeze to read at Penn State Behrend on Sept. 21

Eric Freeze will read excerpts from “Invisible Men” on Thursday, Sept. 21, when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series kicks off at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
The Hot Club of San Francisco will bring its jazzy tunes to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Tuesday, Sept. 26, when the group opens the 28th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.

Hot Club of San Francisco to open 28th season of Music at Noon

The Hot Club of San Francisco will bring its jazzy tunes to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Sept. 26, when the group opens the 28th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.

Sept. 20: "Rhythms of Life" Series

World music performers Edmar Castaneda and Gregoire Maret will offer a free lunchtime concert at Bruno's Cafe.
A digital painting of a ship next to a large blue wave.

A painting that moves? Behrend art instructor shows what new tech can do

The "paint" in Heather Cole's large fabric painting "Don't Give Up the Ship" is actually computer code. Scan it with the Blippar app, and the ship will move.

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