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'Ursa Major' a minor breakthrough for Third Eye Blind

September 11, 2009

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The wait is over. Third Eye Blind, the preeminent band of choice on college campuses nationwide, finally released its long-delayed fourth studio album, “Ursa Major,” on Aug. 17. Playing on campus in May as part of Mercyh...

Contributed Photo

September 9, 2009

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Sarah James participated in the Summer Dance Program at Mercyhurst.

Fall term preview

September 7, 2009

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Preview this fall's music events on campus

September 7, 2009

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D’Angelo Department of Music Faculty Recital Series This series is put on annually by the music department. The faculty take turns performing their primary instrument for their students as well as members of the Erie comm...

Summer dance creates promising opportunities

September 7, 2009

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Contributed Photo: Sarah James participated in the Summer Dance Program at Mercyhurst. With the current economic climate pressing funds ever thinner, many programs have and may continue to see cuts occur. Unfortunately, the arts sector is often one of the first to experience budget trimming. Th...

New PAC Web site up and running

September 4, 2009

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The Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at Mercyhurst College has often been called the cultural center of Erie. The PAC brings in dozens of artists from various genres each year to present not only to the students ...

Jennings explores job opportunities

May 13, 2009

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 So, I don’t know if you’ve heard but… the economy crashed. Break out Steinbeck’s "Grapes of Wrath" with your high school copy of Harper Lee’s "How to Kill a Mockingbird" and start nodd...

Original choreography displays talent

May 13, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College Dance Department held an impromptu choreography showing in the Dance Space in Zurn Hall on Thursday, May 7. The "Close the Door" program showcased the talents of Choreography II students Claire Hinde, Sarah Mastrocola ...

Composer Farrar holds opera masterclass

May 13, 2009

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  The D’Angelo Department of Music recently held a masterclass titled "Fairytales and Fantasies" on Thursday, May 7. The class featured the Library Director at St. Bonaventure University Paul Spaeth and Jordan Farr...

'The Wrestler' to be screened at PAC

May 13, 2009

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  As part of its award-winning Guelcher Film Series, the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center will screen the Darren Aronofsky film "The Wrestler" on Wednesday, May 13, at 2:15 and 8 p.m. Written by Robert...

Unknown artists from S to Z showcased

May 13, 2009

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S is for…Stealing Summer & Sun Domingo.                 Stealing Summer is a four-piece band made up of brothers Landon and Grayson Smith, Brad Hutcheson and Jon ...

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