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  • “The Search for the Afghan Girl | The Penn Stater Magazine
    74 who was named a Penn State Distinguished Alumnus a few years ago is an internationally known photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic and other publications He s best known for his haunting 1985 image of an Afghan girl shown above in a 2002 spread from The Penn Stater I just learned from Dana Carlisle Kletchka the Palmer Museum s curator of education that that famous photo has a name Haunted Eyes Tell of an Afghan Refugee s Fears and that it will indeed be among the photos at the Palmer exhibition Just seeing that photo blown up to 19 x31 will be worth the trip up to the museum as far as I m concerned This 1995 image of fishermen along the Sri Lankan coast is also included in the exhibition at the Palmer Steve McCurry courtesy George Eastman House In conjunction with the McCurry exhibition the Palmer Museum is also offering showings of a 2003 National Geographic documentary called The Search for the Afghan Girl which chronicles the efforts to find the Afghan girl in that famous photo It s a 50 minute film and it can be seen at the Palmer any Sunday afternoon at 1 00 starting this Sunday and continuing through Aug 16 One more thing I just discovered that Steve McCurry has an active blog You can check it out here Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading June 17 2009 at 2 55 pm Tina Hay 6 comments Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood s Super Journey Spend the Super Bowl With Keegan Michael Key Rick Santorum Ends Another White House Run Honors for Emily Burns Follow us

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  • Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts | The Penn Stater Magazine
    before Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading July 15 2013 at 3 00 pm Tina Hay Leave a comment The Annual Cartoon Concert at Arts Fest There was a time back in the early 1980s when you could see the band Cartoon play somewhere in the State College area at least once a week I remember seeing them at the Saloon in the Hippo Room at the Deli and at a now defunct bar called Rego s among other places Or you could hear them live on QWK Rock on Sunday nights I remember taping some of those shows from the radio and I still have those cassettes somewhere in my music collection It s been 31 years since Cartoon formed as a band they were Menagerie at first but I think they learned that the name was already taken so they had to find a new name And it s probably been 25 years since they broke up The members Glenn Kidder 73 Kevin Dremel 81 Randy Hughes 79 and Jon Rounds 87 94g graduated got married took jobs elsewhere But once a year they more Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading July 16 2011 at 8 00 am Tina Hay Leave a comment A CD from the Essence of Joy Alumni Singers I m listening right now to a new recording from the Essence of Joy Alumni Singers a CD released just in time for the group s annual performance at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts The group is as its name would suggest a group of Penn State alumni who sang in Essence of Joy when they were students It s actually an officially chartered alumni interest group or AIG of the Alumni Association Like Essence of Joy the Alumni Singers have a repertoire that includes sacred and secular music from the African and African American tradition The song that s playing for me in iTunes right now for example more Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading July 14 2011 at 3 03 pm Tina Hay Leave a comment Exploring at AstroFest I don t know about you but when I pick up a program at an event and discover that one of the featured presentations is titled Galactic Cannibalism I immediately plan the rest of the evening s activities around yes Galactic Cannibalism And that did turn out to be one of the highlights of my Thursday night visit to AstroFest the annual celebration of astronomy that the Department of Astrophysics hosts every year during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts But it was just one of many All of the students and researchers at AstroFest went out of their way to make sure all of us had a good time And it s continuing Friday and Saturday nights so if you re in town for

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  • Dana Carlisle Kletchka | The Penn Stater Magazine
    reporters with perfectly coiffed hair and pressed trench coats clutching microphones and checking their mobile devices big white trucks with large call letters on the side and satellite dishes hovering over them and sound technicians in warm jackets bending over their equipment disposable cups of steaming coffee in hand Across the street the burned out shell of a hotel nestled in between two beautiful Victorian buildings stood as witness to destruction and it occurred to me more Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 15 2012 at 8 19 am Tina Hay 2 comments Steve McCurry at the Palmer Museum In our May June 2002 issue McCurry talked about being reunited with his most famous subject Well OK Steve McCurry himself won t be at the Palmer Museum of Art this summer But a major exhibition of his photography called Face of Asia opens at the museum this coming Sunday June 21 and continues through Aug 16 It s perfect for anyone who plans to be in State College for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts scheduled for July 9 12 McCurry 74 who was named a Penn State Distinguished Alumnus a few years ago is an internationally known photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic and other publications He s best known for his haunting 1985 image of an Afghan girl shown above in a 2002 spread from The Penn Stater I just learned from Dana Carlisle Kletchka the Palmer Museum s curator of education that that famous photo has a name Haunted Eyes Tell of an Afghan Refugee s Fears and that it will indeed be among the photos at the Palmer exhibition Just seeing that photo blown up to 19 x31 will be worth the trip up

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  • Face of Asia | The Penn Stater Magazine
    to the museum as far as I m concerned This 1995 image of fishermen along the Sri Lankan coast is also included in the exhibition at the Palmer Steve McCurry courtesy George Eastman House In conjunction with the McCurry exhibition the Palmer Museum is also offering showings of a 2003 National Geographic documentary called The Search for the Afghan Girl which chronicles the efforts to find the Afghan girl in that famous photo It s a 50 minute film and it can be seen at the Palmer any Sunday afternoon at 1 00 starting this Sunday and continuing through Aug 16 One more thing I just discovered that Steve McCurry has an active blog You can check it out here Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading June 17 2009 at 2 55 pm Tina Hay 6 comments Coming in 2009 A Steve McCurry Exhibition Rajasthani men participate in the the Hindu festival of Holi 1996 Rajasthan India chromogenic development Lambda print Steve McCurry courtesy George Eastman House Just got a call from Joyce Robinson curator of the Palmer Museum of Art with whom we did a Q A in our July August 2008 issue Among other things she was calling to tell me that the museum has booked an exhibition of the photographs of Steve McCurry 74 for next summer Woo hoo We love Steve McCurry He s a National Geographic photographer who is most famous for his image of the Afghan girl with the haunting green eyes but who has many many other wonderful photographs We feature his images in the magazine every couple of years usually in conjunction with a new book of his or whatever excuse we can find Anyway the exhibition is called Face of

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  • National Geographic | The Penn Stater Magazine
    called The Unguarded Moment and it sounds intriguing from the description at Amazon com In The Unguarded Moment people go about their everyday business in extraordinary circumstances and settings like the young tea vendor wading through the waist deep monsoon waters in India the fishermen casting their nets in the Niger river in Mali s Sahel Desert and the boy working in a candy factory in Kabul Afghanistan There are children paying close attention to their teachers in school rooms in Sri Lanka and Afghanistan as well as five young monks happily playing with computer games at a monastery in India just like any other boys their age would Today s edition of the U K s Daily Telegraph has a short review of the book as well as a link to five or six images from it Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 14 2009 at 7 54 pm Tina Hay Leave a comment Steve McCurry to Shoot Kodachrome One Last Time A sign of the times Kodak announced today that it will no longer manufacture its legendary Kodachrome slide film Hardly anyone is buying the stuff everyone s shooting digital these days What I didn t know is that the world famous photo of an Afghan girl by Steve McCurry 74 was shot on Kodachrome Fittingly Kodak is asking McCurry to help mark the end of the Kodachrome era Photojournalist Steve McCurry s widely recognized portrait of an Afghan refugee girl shot on Kodachrome appeared on the cover of National Geographic in 1985 At Kodak s request McCurry will shoot one of the last rolls of Kodachrome film and donate the images to the George Eastman House museum which honors the company s founder in Rochester Meanwhile an exhibition of McCurry s photography including that famed image of the Afghan girl opened at the Palmer Museum of Art yesterday Thanks to John Rafacz a staffer over in the College of Arts and Architecture for calling my attention to the Kodachrome story Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading June 22 2009 at 11 49 am Tina Hay 2 comments Steve McCurry at the Palmer Museum In our May June 2002 issue McCurry talked about being reunited with his most famous subject Well OK Steve McCurry himself won t be at the Palmer Museum of Art this summer But a major exhibition of his photography called Face of Asia opens at the museum this coming Sunday June 21 and continues through Aug 16 It s perfect for anyone who plans to be in State College for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts scheduled for July 9 12 McCurry 74 who was named a Penn State Distinguished Alumnus a few years ago is an internationally known photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic and other publications He s best known for his haunting 1985 image of

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  • Palmer Museum of Art | The Penn Stater Magazine
    and displayed a ground level enabling all of us to enjoy it The Class of 2010 winner will be announced next week so stay tuned Lori Shontz senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 20 2009 at 6 56 pm Lori Shontz 2 comments Steve McCurry to Shoot Kodachrome One Last Time A sign of the times Kodak announced today that it will no longer manufacture its legendary Kodachrome slide film Hardly anyone is buying the stuff everyone s shooting digital these days What I didn t know is that the world famous photo of an Afghan girl by Steve McCurry 74 was shot on Kodachrome Fittingly Kodak is asking McCurry to help mark the end of the Kodachrome era Photojournalist Steve McCurry s widely recognized portrait of an Afghan refugee girl shot on Kodachrome appeared on the cover of National Geographic in 1985 At Kodak s request McCurry will shoot one of the last rolls of Kodachrome film and donate the images to the George Eastman House museum which honors the company s founder in Rochester Meanwhile an exhibition of McCurry s photography including that famed image of the Afghan girl opened at the Palmer Museum of Art yesterday Thanks to John Rafacz a staffer over in the College of Arts and Architecture for calling my attention to the Kodachrome story Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading June 22 2009 at 11 49 am Tina Hay 2 comments Steve McCurry at the Palmer Museum In our May June 2002 issue McCurry talked about being reunited with his most famous subject Well OK Steve McCurry himself won t be at the Palmer Museum of Art this summer But a major exhibition of his photography called Face of Asia opens at the museum this coming Sunday June 21 and continues through Aug 16 It s perfect for anyone who plans to be in State College for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts scheduled for July 9 12 McCurry 74 who was named a Penn State Distinguished Alumnus a few years ago is an internationally known photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic and other publications He s best known for his haunting 1985 image of an Afghan girl shown above in a 2002 spread from The Penn Stater I just learned from Dana Carlisle Kletchka the Palmer Museum s curator of education that that famous photo has a name Haunted Eyes Tell of an Afghan Refugee s Fears and that it will indeed be among the photos at the Palmer exhibition Just seeing that photo blown up to 19 x31 will be worth the trip up to the museum as far as I m concerned This 1995 image of fishermen along the Sri Lankan coast is also included in the exhibition at the Palmer Steve McCurry courtesy George Eastman House In conjunction with the McCurry exhibition the Palmer

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  • Steve McCurry | The Penn Stater Magazine
    office in New York on this piece I learned about a nonprofit organization he started called ImagineAsia which aims to help schoolchildren in Afghanistan Looks like they re doing some very good work Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading February 1 2011 at 5 54 pm Tina Hay Leave a comment Steve McCurry s Career On Display in the UK The work of acclaimed photojournalist Steve McCurry 74 is currently the subject of a four month retrospective at the Birmingham Museums Art Gallery in England In a CNN com interview timed with the exhibition McCurry retells the story of his famed Afghan Girl photograph and offers his philosophy on the art form the CNN piece also features a slide show of some of McCurry s most compelling work You can check out more of Steve s work and a schedule of upcoming exhibitions on his website The Birmingham exhibition runs through Oct 17 Ryan Jones senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading September 20 2010 at 8 33 pm Ryan Jones 1 comment The End of an Era All of you photography junkies out there might like to know that Kodak entrusted their last roll of Kodachrome film to famed photographer Steve McCurry 74 The roll of film has already been shot by McCurry and processed by Dwayne s Photo Service a company based in Parsons Kansas the only remaining shop in the world to process Kodachrome McCurry told The Wichita Kan Eagle in an interesting article It s definitely the end of an era Kodachrome has such a wonderful color palette a poetic look not particularly garish or cartoonish but wonderful true colors that were vibrant but true to what you were shooting Steve McCurry Chiang Mai Thailand 2010 Most of the details of what McCurry shot are unknown but according to NPR s The Picture Show his first and last images are in New York City with middle images from India When all is said and done the final 36 shots will make their way home to the Eastman House in Rochester N Y where Kodak is based Jessie Knuth graphic designer Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading July 26 2010 at 6 38 pm Jessica Knuth Leave a comment Steve McCurry and Afghan Boy Reunite Photographer Steve McCurry 74 has a great story on his blog about one of his former photography subjects Ali Aqa McCurry photographed Aqa at school in 2007 while on assignment in Afghanistan for National Geographic The article in the magazine mentioned that Aqa had hopes of becoming a lawyer After the story was published many readers responded and wanted to help Aqa reach his goal The only problem was that it was going to be a challenge to find him again Three years later with the help of school officials and the United Nations

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  • Big East Conference | The Penn Stater Magazine
    Fun With the Women s Volleyball Team A behind the scenes look at the photo shoot for our March April 2009 cover story on the women s volleyball team which had just won its second national title Includes a short video clip from the photo shoot 5 What Might Have Been Back in 1982 the Big East came within one vote of inviting Penn State to join the conference Eight years later the Lions joined the Big Ten instead and the rest well is history Enjoy Stick with us in 2010 and we ll bring you lots more where these came from Tina Hay editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading January 4 2010 at 11 46 am Tina Hay 1 comment More on Penn State The Big East Conference Back in March I linked to a New York Times Q A with outgoing Big East Conference commissioner Mike Tranghese in which the long time administrator spoke with regret about the league s failure in the early 1980s to invite Penn State to join Well it seems these Big East folks can t get over it In a Q A posted today at SI com the league s new commissioner John Marinatto is asked about the possibility of conference expansion His answer It s not in the immediate future I don t think our membership has an appetite for it unless it happens to be something that brings value to football If Penn State was interested in moving back to the East we d be interested in that because they bring value Worth noting that Marinatto wasn t asked about Penn State but volunteered us and no other schools It s nice to be wanted but for a lot of reasons not least because Joe Paterno seems more focused on the long shot idea of Big Ten expansion than on leaving the league Nittany Lion teams have called home for almost two decades Marinatto probably shouldn t get his hopes up Ryan Jones senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading July 10 2009 at 5 20 pm Ryan Jones Leave a comment What Might Have Been Penn State s move to the Big Ten in the early 1990s had a huge impact on college athletics helping end the era of major college independents and predicting the conference consolidation that followed But what if the Nittany Lions had made a different move a decade earlier That s one of the questions posed today in a New York Time s Q A with Mike Tranghese long time commissioner of the Big East Conference If you follow college sports at all the whole thing is worth a read but one exchange is especially noteworthy Q do you ever look back and wonder what would have happened if Penn State had come aboard A I look back on 30 years and I think we made one major

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