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Wind ensemble set to sleigh the stage

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Mercyhurst University Wind Ensemble will perform under the baton of Scott Meier, Ph.D., on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. The afternoon’s program will feature Christmas music, starting...

‘Peter Pan’ flies into PAC

Steven Martz, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is showing the encore version of “Peter Pan” in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. The performance will be shown on Dec. 3 at 12:55 p.m. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. It...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ truly entertaining

David McDonald, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The best apocalypse film of the weekend is not “Geostorm,” but rather “Thor: Ragnarok.” Marvel’s recent installment will leave audiences extremely enthralled. For those Marvel fans, such as myself, who were wondering...

Auditions open for sketches

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Auditions for the Mercyhurst Theater department’s production of David Ives’ award-winning play “All in the Timing” will take place Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in Taylor Little Theater. This piece is comprised of six sketches, all...

Second annual concerto competition accepting applications until Nov. 21

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The D’Angelo Department of Music and the Mercyhurst Civic Orchestra have announced the second annual Aria and Concerto Competition. This program was introduced by Jonathan Moser, instructor of music; violin, viola, string techniques,...

‘The Exterminating Angel’ comes to PAC

Steven Martz, Staff writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Mercyhurst Institute of Arts and Culture (MIAC) is exposing the Erie community to an amazing opera performance at The Metropolitan Opera. MIAC is live streaming “The Exterminating Angel.” The streamed performance is...

‘American Made’ review

Kristofer Gossett, Ph.D., Contributing writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“American Made” is an interesting title for a film that was marketed as a feel-good “Tom Cruise is the good guy who has fun and smiles his way to an ending fitting a protagonist as charming as Tom Cruise.” That was the...

NTL presents: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Steven Martz, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Not sure? Well, you and the Mercyhurst University community will find out who’s afraid on Nov. 12. The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is playing an encore version of “Who’s...

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