The Merciad

Regina Carter

September 30, 2009

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Evans participates in student productions on campus

September 29, 2009

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The large room is barely lit as groups of people sit waiting for what is to come. They watch as music picks up volume and tempo and at last, a light shines over a stage. The people applaud and slowly become absorbed in the ...

To Kyle

September 28, 2009

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Dance department seniors planning for futures

September 28, 2009

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When walking around the Mercyhurst campus, any student would be hard pressed not to see one of the school’s many dance majors or see one in a class. Wearing pink tights and black leotards under their street clothes, it appear...

Violinist Regina Carter jazzes up PAC

September 28, 2009

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Regina CarterAn engaging sound is about to arrive at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at Mercyhurst College – the sound of acclaimed jazz violinist Regina Carter. Lauded as “wonderfully listenable, probingly intelligent and, at times, breathtakingly daring...taking the li...

Guelcher film 'Riding Alone' teaches father-son values

September 28, 2009

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As the second film shown in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center's (PAC) fall 2009 Guelcher Film Series, “Riding Alone for a Thousand Miles” seems to emphasize the truly important aspects of life. After separating himself f...

Dancer Sones enjoys 'Hurst, ready for future

September 28, 2009

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Senior Trevor Sones is one of just two male seniors in the dance department. He is spunky, friendly, and knows how to own just about any style of dance. He was recently involved in the local production of “Chicago” as a featured da...

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers' new album amazes fans

September 28, 2009

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I’ve said it many times, and I’ll stand by it forever – Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers is my all-time favorite band. Their combination of heartfelt lyrics, unique instruments, and fun-loving personalities makes the Sixer...

CWB debuts with 'Highway Run'

September 21, 2009

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Normally, I consider myself to be pretty open-minded when it comes to music. Still, there are few things worse than clashing genres, which, in most cases, is a cardinal sin of music. Unfortunately, this is the case for the Cha...

Trey McIntyre anything but ordinary

September 21, 2009

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The Trey McIntyre Project performance that took place in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 18, presented dance that was anything but ordinary. With unusual themes and distinct choreography, the dance...

Students appreciate first Faculty Recital

September 21, 2009

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The D’Angelo School of Music hosted its first faculty recital in Walker Recital Hall on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. The faculty recital series serves as a place for the faculty of the music school to perform their primary i...

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