Kristine Allen / WPSU-FM Producer
This is Morning Edition. I’m Mel DeYoung. It’s February, Black History Month. And this afternoon, Penn State Altoona is hosting a homemade journey through diversity. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports the Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive exhibit, designed to give the viewer greater awareness of prejudice and intolerance.
State College Community Theatre will present the muiscal Legally Blonde this weekend. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports as the curtain goes up tonight, a new era begins for the theatre group.
Tonight at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium, an internet project becomes a Musical, starring members of the Gay Men’s Chours of Los Angeles. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports the show brings a message of hope to teenagers who are bullied because of their sexual orientation.
A play that opens in Altoona tonight deals head-on with the issue of same sex relationships, intolerance and violence. But WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports, the play is also a a powerful and touching love story.
The Nittany Valley Symphony gives a family concert this Sunday afternoon in State College. WPSU’s Krisitne Allen reports the concert includes a mystery story for narrator and orchestra, written by novelist Lemony Snicket.
Yesterday (Thursday, January 17th), we had a world class pianist, Christopher O’Riley, speaking and performing just outside of WPSU’s studios here in the lobby of the Outreach Building at Penn State! WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports that tonight (Friday, January 18th) O’Riley will give an eclectic concert, with cellist Matt Haimovitz, in Penn State’s Center for the Performing Arts Series.
On January 2nd, at Penn State’s University Park Campus, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett faced questions about the timing of his lawsuit against the NCAA. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports.
Saturday night, WPSU presents the 2nd annual Winterfest concert, with The Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, conducted by Douglas Meyer. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports the orchestra will be joined by an accomplished young choir, and a harpist with a fascinating resume.
In 2008, college students played a significant role in electing Barack Obama president. WPSU’s Kristine Allen went to Penn State’s University Park Campus on Election Day to check on turnout.