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Climate Change Progress: the Untold Story
Dates:Sunday, October 28, 2018
Title:Climate Change Progress: the Untold Story
Description:Presentation: D.C. climate lobbyist to share signs of progress in Congress STATE COLLEGE, PA – Daniel Richter, vice president for government affairs at Citizens’ Climate Lobby, will speak on the topic: “Progress on Climate Change in DC: The Untold Story,” at 3 p.m., Sunday, October 28 in the Community Room of the State College Borough Building, 243 South Allen Street. Dr. Richter’s talk, sponsored by the State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, is free and open to the public. “Danny Richter knows more about Congressional attitudes toward pricing carbon than anyone I know of,” says Sylvia Neely, group leader for the State College chapter of CCL. “We are delighted that he is coming from Washington to speak. With the election season in full swing, we encourage anyone with an interest in how Congress actually works to attend this talk.” Dr. Richter joined CCL in 2013 and established its Washington, D.C. office. He is responsible for CCL’s legislative strategy and for clarifying the details of CCL’s policies. He also has overseen CCL’s research policy leading to several studies on the environmental and economic impacts of the organization’s signature legislative initiative: carbon fee and dividend. “I came to work on climate by way of medicine,” Dr. Richter says. “Realizing the potential for a warming world to make lots of people sick, I figured the best thing I could do for the most people was to prevent the warming in the first place.” That led him to pursue a Ph.D. from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. There he explored, on all seven continents, past warming and cooling trends to see what could be learned to counter current human-caused warming. His master’s degree in geosciences was earned at the University of California-San Diego and his bachelor’s degree is from the University of Notre Dame. After his talk in State College, Dr. Richter will travel to Huntingdon where he will speak to classes and student gatherings at Juniata College on Monday, Oct. 29.
Times:3:00PM - 4:00PM

The Tamburitzans - New Show in Altoona
Dates:Sunday, October 28, 2018
Title:The Tamburitzans - New Show in Altoona
Description:The Tamburitzans – America’s Premier International Music & Dance Group – Bring New Show to Altoona The longest-running live stage show in the United States set to perform at Mishler Theatre on October 28th Newly organized, The Tamburitzans have delivered exciting live song and dance for more than 80 years. A vibrant new performance showcases songs, dances, and costumes of international cultures. On Sunday October 28th, the world-renowned ensemble will bring their show to Mishler Theatre at 4:00pm. The music, song and dance of over a dozen countries will take their audience on a journey to another place, another time, to feel, hear and see the cultures of Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Latin Caribbean, and Ukraine. Much like their home city of Pittsburgh, The Tamburitzans are rich in cultural diversity and represent the longest-running live stage show in the United States. Bringing a wealth of performing experience to the stage, the ensemble features 29 talented young artists from all corners of the United States, Canada and Europe who are enrolled in Pittsburgh-area colleges. In addition to promoting cultural awareness through an entertaining performance, The Tamburitzans encourage academic achievement by granting scholarships to its deserving performers. About The Tamburitzans Since its inception in 1937, the company’s dazzling repertoire has reflected the traditions and influences of more than 100 nationalities. The group has performed in 48 states and 15 countries at iconic locations like Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and Disney World. Led by Executive Director Robert Vukic and Artistic Director George Kresovich, The Tamburitzans organization is supported by the Pittsburgh International Folk Arts Institute (PIFAI), a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. For more information, visit www.thetamburitzans.org
Times:4:00PM - 6:00PM

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