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Summer shows continue at Brodhead Cultural Center

7/12/2010 —

The Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center’s 34th season of summer programming continues in July with two free concerts and a production of the award-winning musical, "Cabaret." All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

The Monaca Cornet Band will perform at the Cultural Center’s J. P. Giusti Amphitheater on Tuesday, July 13, and the Metropolitan Symphonic Band will perform on Tuesday, July 20. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the concerts will be held in the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, July 29, 30, and 31, the Center Theatre Players will present "Cabaret" in the auditorium.

This summer’s Brodhead Cultural Center corporate partner is Clearview Federal Credit Union. Cosponsors are The Times, ARA Corporation, The Idea Works, and Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545.

The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will sell concessions prior to and during the performances. Proceeds benefit the Alumni Chapter’s scholarships for Beaver campus students.

On the nights of the outdoor concerts, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Mill Creek Valley Historical Association will staff and host free tours of the Baker-Dungan Museum located on the hill overlooking the J. P. Giusti Amphitheater. The museum, which is open to the public, contains a variety of local historical artifacts, tools, furniture, clothing, art, and other displays. This year’s theme at the Baker-Dungan Museum is the Beaver County Hookstown Fair.

To obtain free email or hard copies of the Cultural Center summer schedule, or for more information, call the Center at 724-773-3610, call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600, email rxm70@psu.edu, or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead online.

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