April 13, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
SSU’s Clark Planetarium
Presents Free Laser Shows
Shawnee State University’s Clark Planetarium is presenting a
week of laser shows free and open to the public beginning on
Monday, April 19 and ending in a Saturday marathon with 10
shows from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 24.
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, five one-hour shows will be
available from 1 to 5 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, one show
is scheduled at 1 p.m. and three one-hour shows are
scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m.
Both educational and general entertainment shows will be
presented. Soundtracks from Michael Jackson, Blue Oyster
Cult, the Who, Metallica, Will Smith, Pink Floyd, Alice
Cooper, Ricky Martin, Beatles and U2 are only a few of the
numerous hit artists that accompany the shows.
Seating is limited and walk-ins are welcome on a first-come
first-served basis. Reservations are encouraged. Only 50
seats can be reserved for each show.
The shows are sponsored by Clark Planetarium and Student
Activities and Housing. The regular weekly shows at 7 p.m.
Monday and Friday are also scheduled for the week. Three
shows from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. are scheduled on Friday night
for students only.
To make reservations and to see the complete schedule, go to
http://planetarium.shawnee.edu. For more information, call
Arthur Bogard at (740) 351-3147 or e-mail