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Penn State DuBois announces cultural lineup

2/7/2007 —

Penn State DuBois is pleased to host the following performances coming up during the spring semester as part of the Cultural and Performing Arts series. Admission to all events is free and open to the public.

  • LeCount Holmes, re-enacting the life of Frederick Douglass, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Hiller Auditorium. Offered in conjunction with African-American History Monday, Holmes believes that he was born to portray Frederick Douglass and has traveled all over the country and to London to share a part of the rich heritage of African Americans while at the same time teaching about determination, perseverance and self-esteem. Holmes appeared as Douglass in an upcoming documentary titled, "Emancipation, Revelation, Revolution."


  • Harry O'Donoghue, Irish folk singer, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19, at Hiller Auditorium. Born and raised in Ireland, O'Donoghue performs throughout the United States and Ireland in a variety of settings from concerts to festivals, clubs, private events, conventions and singer-songwriter showcases. Now living in Savannah, Ga., he also hosts singing workshops, passing along folksongs in the oral tradition and customizes and guides tour groups to Ireland each year.


  • The a-cappella jazz group, "Traces," will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at Hiller Auditorium. The all-female quintet is known for their tight jazz-like harmonies and vocal riffs. These five voices bring music influenced by love and life, with clear spiritual roots, back to the popular forefront. 


  • Harley Newman, a real-life daredevil, will entertain the Penn State DuBois audience with stunts beginning at 7 p.m., Monday April 9, at the campus gymnasium. Newman's innovative stuntwork featuring fire, swords, beds of nails and more has been featured on more than 150 television shows.

For more information contact the Penn State DuBois Office of Student Activities at 814-375-4766.

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