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Come hear music at the ‘lit’erary festival

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

The next event of the 17th annual Literary Festival is Legendary Songwriters: A Celebration, which takes place April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Taylor Little Theatre; this event is free and open to the public. This third event of the...

Reviewer thrown by jazz trio name

Michael Solazzo, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

I love jazz music, even though it might not be for everyone. I see jazz as one of the greatest art forms that the United States ever created. This January, I even made the trip to New York City to see some authentic live jazz,...

Trio of four coming to Walker Recital Hall

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

If you are looking for some new groovy tunes to get you through the rest of the semester, look no further. The Warp Trio is coming to Mercyhurst on April 1 as part of the Roche Guest Artist series, and it is sure to be a concert...

Chinese acrobats stun crowd

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

Audiences were on the edge of their seats March 23 as they watched the high-flying, gravity defying Golden Dragon Acrobats. Hailing from China, Lien Chi Chang founded the Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats in 1967 with his family,...

PigPen Theatre Co.

PigPen Theatre Co.

March 26, 2019

Senior art theses

Jillian Marcellin, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

The Mercyhurst University Art department is preparing to show its Senior Art Thesis Show. This show gives senior students an opportunity to share their ideas and art. The thesis begins with idea generation, rough drafts and...

Choir concert at St. Luke’s

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

On April 3 at 8 p.m., a choir concert at St. Luke Catholic Church will feature both the Mercyhurst University Concert Choir and the Mercyhurst Chamber Singers. Thomas Brooks, director of Choirs, is the conductor, and freshman...

Roche guest pianist dazzles in WRH

March 19, 2019

On March 18 at 8 p.m., pianist Emily Yap Chua, D.M.A., continued the Roche Guest Artist Series in Walker Recital Hall. Chua is the Music Department Chair and a Professor of Music at Randolph College, and she continues to be an...

Chinese troupe comes to MIAC

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

March 19, 2019

On Mar. 23, Mercyhurst’s Institute for Arts and Culture will host the Golden Dragon Acrobats. The performance will take place in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The Golden Dragon Acrobats is a company...

Super performance!

Kristian Biega, News editor

March 19, 2019

The Mercyhurst Dance Department had rightful cause for celebration as they brought Super SoMar Palooza! to life on Feb. 23. In SoMar Dance Works 20th year, the performance shone with creativity, strong and impressive technique...

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