8:00 pm

Friday, Apr. 18, 8 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall, Silver Center for the Arts

Named for their distinctive red footwear, these five highly accomplished women have careers spanning the fields of orchestral, band and chamber music performances in such groups as Dallas Brass, PRISMA, Monarch Brass Quintet, the United States Marine Band, Detroit Symphony, Atlanta Symphony and St. Louis Symphony. The ensemble reflects timely changes in the music scene with repertoire consisting of popular styles to the avant-garde written by the leading composers of our time. After performing with the group, legendary trumpeter and Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen said “The Stiletto Brass Quintet is a group of five superb musicians whose technique and ensemble work is simply unmatched.”

For more about  The Stiletto Brass Quintet, Visit  stilettobrassquintet.com.

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $30, Senior $28, Youth $15

8:00 pm

Friday, Apr. 25, 8 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

Stage and screen comic diva Sandra Bernhard broke into the industry in the Martin Scorsese film The King of Comedy and later became known for her groundbreaking TV role on Roseanne as Nancy Bartlett, the first openly gay character in a TV sitcom.  She’s also appeared on Hot in Cleveland, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Law & Order: SVU, Will & Grace, The Sopranos and The L Word.  Bernhard’s live performances are a thrilling hybrid of stand-up comedy and rock ‘n roll, a raucous mix of political satire, pop culture commentary and cabaret.   Contains adult language and themes.   “The experience is like hanging out with a hip and funny friend who never fails to lift you up with her outrageous freedom.” Los Angeles Times         

Co-sponsored by the S.A.G.E Center and the Women’s Studies Council at PSU.

For more about Sandra Bernhard, Visit  sandrabernhard.com 

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $35-$30, Senior $33-$28, Youth $20-$15