The Merciad

Literary Festival continues with Jane McCafferty

Anthony Miller, Staff writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 16th annual Mercyhurst Literary Festival has begun, but what is the Literary Festival, and what does it entail? The Literary Festival was started at Mercyhurst by English professors Ken Schiff, Ph.D., who passed away last...

NTL takes a stab at Caesar

Steven Martz, Staff writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A new take on the Shakespeare classic will be hitting the British theatre. The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is showing an encore version of the adapted classic “Julius Caesar” in the Mary D’Angelo Performing...

Congratulations to winning artists in student show

Steven Martz, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2017-2018 Juried Student Art Show brought out fantastic work from an array of talented students, thanks to benefactor and Mercyhurst alumna Patricia S. Yahn. The juror, Alexa Potter, did a wonderful job choosing the artwork...

‘Every Day’ just mundane – review

Sydney Van Leeuwen, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In high school, I read the book “Every Day” by David Levithan (2012). Being a hopeless romantic and a huge John Green fan, I enjoyed every page of the novel, which revolves around a character — named A — who wakes up...

Get your brass to this concert

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On March 26 at 8 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall, the D’Angelo Department of Music will present its first Roche Guest Artist Series performance of the spring semester. Pittsburgh Brass will present a concert featuring both original...

Art sophomore review showcases students’ progress over two years

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

February 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Sophomore Art Review will take place from March 19 to March 23 in the Cummings Art Gallery, located in the lobby of the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. Sophomore Art students will present their portfolios from their...

Audiences roar for ‘Black Panther’ – review

David McDonald, Staff writer

February 20, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Black Panther’s” best attribute was not necessarily its protagonist, who was already hugely popular from his appearance in “Captain America: Civil War,” but its villains. If there is one thing that Marvel has been...

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