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01 September 2016

Live at Rose Lehrman Sets 2016-17 Lineup, Gettysburg Campus Offers Community Education Series, More

Current News from HACC, Sept. 1, 2016

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, shares recent news and events with the community, including:

  • Live at Rose Lehrman Sets 2016-17 Lineup
  • Gettysburg Campus Offers Community Education Series
  • Woven Canvas Exhibit at HACC’s Gettysburg Campus

Live at Rose Lehrman Announces 2016-17 Performance Lineup
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Live at Rose Lehrman (LARL) 2016-17 season begins Sept. 21, 2016, with Houston-based Soul Street Dance at the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.

Using a contemporary mix of choreography and popular music, Soul Street Dance delivers an athletic, well-crafted and dynamic performance for all ages to enjoy. This performance is scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
The group is part of the Arts Envoys international touring program through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The group has performed in various countries, including the former Soviet Union, Mexico and Haiti. Members of the group also have appeared in film and on television and performed with the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets Launch Crew.
From hip-hop to Broadway, the 2016-17 season performances also  include dance, music and theatre. Other season performances include:
PUSH Physical Theatre – Oct. 6, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
New York-based PUSH Physical Theatre expresses what it means to be human: the joy and sorrow, humor and tragedy. Performers bring the narratives of people’s lives to the stage with hope and optimism.

Tartan Terrors – Nov. 30, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
In a perfect mix of music and dance, the Tartan Terrors mix rock’s energy with traditional folklore. This performance features the tune of classic pipes and fiddle, drum tones and signature guitar styles.

ODC/Dance – Jan. 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
Known worldwide for its athleticism, passion and intellectual depth, the California-based group brings its unique flair to Harrisburg.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – Feb. 16, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars is a musical group that formed during the Sierra Leone Civil War. Their work has shown them the healing power of music.

Broadway’s Next H!T Musical – March 29, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is a theatrical awards show with a twist! Master improvisers gather made-up song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor and laughter.

“Our season has a diverse mix of exciting events. We hope you will enjoy the shows,” said Lori Friedlander, technical director for the Live at Rose Lehrman Performing Artist Series.

Patrons are encouraged to become a LARL “friend” and purchase tickets to obtain the best seats first. The “friends” pre-sale memberships start at $35 and are processed by mail only until Sept. 5, 2016. Tickets for the general public go on sale Sept. 6, 2016.

Patrons can view upcoming events and purchase tickets at For more information or a season brochure, please call 717-231-ROSE (7673). Follow LARL on Facebook at and view the season preview on YouTube.

LARL season 2016-17 sponsors include the HACC Foundation, HACC’s Student Government Association and The Rose Lehrman Arts Fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.

Media sponsors include WHTM-TV, and WITF. Grants and community support include The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and The ODC Artistic Venture and Touring Initiative.

Caption – Soul Street Dance will be on stage at the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC on Sept. 21, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Gettysburg Campus Offers Community Education Series
GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Life-long learners can choose from more than 20 classes on a variety of topics in a new Community Education Series this fall 2016 at the Gettysburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.

The series, which runs on Fridays from Sept. 9-Nov. 18 in a short workshop format, includes classes that will expand knowledge in the arts, politics, history or finances; improve computer skills; or provide fascinating facts for trivia nights with friends. Topics include:
  • “The War on Drugs: Fact, Fiction and Controversy”
  • “What’s New in Windows 10?”
  • “How Do We Get Loose? ‘Plato’s Cave’
  • “It’s the End of the World, and I Feel Fine”
  • “How Gettysburg Helped Win World War I from Home”
  • “Create a Movie with Digital Pictures”

“Few of us find enough time for ourselves. Life is busy and full of chores, challenges and commitments. Still, we all instinctively know that time spent on our own enrichment serves everyone in our lives,” said Shannon Harvey, vice president of HACC’s Gettysburg Campus.
“Health requires nourishment. Brain health requires learning. HACC’s Community Education Series is an opportunity to nourish your brain and enrich your life,” she added. “You choose the topics that interest you the most.”
The cost is:
  • One day (one session) - $15
  • One day (two sessions) - $25
  • Six days (12 sessions) - $120

For a complete listing of class sessions and to register, please visit or contact Wendy Kaehler at 717-339-3506 or

Woven Canvas Exhibit at HACC’s Gettysburg Campus
Exhibit runs through Sept. 29, 2016

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – “Intersections,” a collection of woven canvas by Harrisburg artist Caroline Owens, is on display through Sept. 29, 2016, in the Art Exhibit Hallway of the Gettysburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.
The public is encouraged to meet the artist and learn about her work at a reception on Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. The exhibit is open to the public Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Owens is a self-taught artist and craftswoman whose lifelong fascination with fiber, color and structure is expressed in canvas woven of various weights of paper colored with acrylic media.
She creates images at least twice in acrylic on paper and deconstructs completed paintings in order to create new woven works. The finished works resemble tile mosaics and pixilated photographs.
HACC’s Gettysburg Campus is located on 731 Old Harrisburg Road. For more information, please contact Vanessa Larson at 717 339-3509 or
Caption – “Intersections” (woven canvas) by Caroline Owens will be on display through Sept. 29, 2016, in the Art Exhibit Hallway of the Gettysburg Campus.
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