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“I, Tonya” – review

Grace Sloop, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I’m sure many of you have never heard of Tonya Harding, but for those of you who have, you probably perceive her as a villain of the figure skating world. Largely known for her alleged involvement in the 1994 incident in which...

“The Death of Stalin” – review

Donoven Rudberg, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With director Armando Iannucci’s return to the big screen after HBO’s “Veep,” “The Death of Stalin,” based on the French graphic novel, seemed almost coincidental in the timing with the series. Instead of satirizing...

“Mom and Dad” – review

David McDonald, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In his most recent directorial work, Brian Taylor, director of the “Crank” series, once again displays his insane genius. “Mom and Dad,” a film in which parents inexplicably try to murder their kids, is the perfect blend...

“I Love You, Daddy” – review

Sydney Van Leeuwen, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I’m a History major and Documentary Filmmaking minor. I attended the Toronto International Film Festival with my friends in the Modern Cinema Club with the hopes of viewing great movies that would inspire me in my potential...

Art gallery for refugees

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Art at Mercyhurst has been filled with opportunities, and one opportunity coming up is Artists In Motion: Illustrations of Perilous Journeys. It is a new exhibit called “Art for Change by Eritrean Refugees.” The artworks...

Wind ensemble led by students

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst University’s Wind Ensemble will present a concert fully programmed, rehearsed and conducted by Music Education majors. The student conductors will be sophomore...

Music employs Suzuki method

Music employs Suzuki method

September 12, 2017

Catch ‘Angels’ Part 2 in PAC

Steven Martz, Staff writer

September 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Once again, the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is showing a performance from National Theatre Live. The performance is “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.” It is a two-part series. Unfortunately,...

Dance creates elite Protégé Program for Erie community

Megan Lay, Contributing writer

September 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This fall, the Mercyhurst Dance department instituted a new Protégé Program for students ages 12 to 18. The goal of this program is to provide supplemental, individualized classical ballet instruction from Mercyhurst’s experienced...

Music faculty featured

Music faculty featured

September 12, 2017

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