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At a press conference Wednesday, local Democrats charged the Romney/Ryan presidential ticket plans to cut education funding.WPSU’s Kristine Allen spoke with Centre County Comissioner Mike Pipe, and Charles Dumas, a Penn State Professor who is the Democratic candidate for US Congress from Pennsylvania’s 5th District.
This is Morning Edition. I’m Mel DeYoung. Yesterday, we took a look at the resurgence of Main Street in Milheim, Pennsylvania. Today, WPSU’s Kristine Allen visits a church in the town that has become a recording studio for some local musicians, working to re-imagine songs of a bygone era.
Milheim, Pennsylvania was an industrial town in the 19th century. But in the 20th century, it became one of those “dying downtowns” – losing business to nearby cities. In the first of two stories, WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports that in the 21st century, Milheim is starting to make a comeback.
Pennsylvania Dance Theatre will present an unusual, unsettling dance piece at the State Theatre in State College Thursday, July 12th, as part of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Earlier this week, WPSU’s Kristine Allen sat-in on a rehearsal for this powerful performance.
Our Music Makers series features an 11 year old singer from Bellefonte. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports she’s already a seasoned performer.
Last month, a Penn State faculty member won an international piano competition in Orleans, France. Saturday evening, he’ll be the guest soloist with the Penns Woods Festival Orchestra, on Penn State’s University Park Campus. As part of our “Music Makers” series, WPSU’s Kristine Allen speaks with pianist Christopher Guzman.
Late in the day on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012, Venus will pass in front of the sun. This transit will not happen again for more than a century. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports on an alignment of science and art that pays tribute to this rare astronomical event. (For information on transit watch events, please visit the community calendar at WPSU.org.)
There’s a World Premiere this weekend at the State Theatre in State College. It’s an unorthodox way of presenting favorite songs by Gilbert & Sullivan. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports on the Nittany Theatre Company’s new musical comedy.
The winner of WPSU’s annual “Art for the Airwaves” contest this spring is Alyson Leach of Galeton, Pennsylvania. WPSU’s Kristine Allen paid a visit to the town where Leach has a home, gallery and studio – and plenty of local great scenery to paint.