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Music to host third Piano and Strings Day

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

September 26, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Sept. 30, the D’Angelo Department of Music will host its third annual Piano and Strings Day, a daylong program for musicians in grades six thru 12. The day will begin at 8 a.m. with a welcome meeting before students break...

Lumen accepting applications

Anthony Miller, Contributing writer

September 26, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 2018 edition of the Lumen, a creative arts magazine consisting of submissions from Mercyhurst students, is accepting applications. Various events around campus are going to take place to help promote the Lumen. These events...

“I, Tonya” – review

Grace Sloop, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I’m sure many of you have never heard of Tonya Harding, but for those of you who have, you probably perceive her as a villain of the figure skating world. Largely known for her alleged involvement in the 1994 incident in which...

“The Death of Stalin” – review

Donoven Rudberg, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With director Armando Iannucci’s return to the big screen after HBO’s “Veep,” “The Death of Stalin,” based on the French graphic novel, seemed almost coincidental in the timing with the series. Instead of satirizing...

“Mom and Dad” – review

David McDonald, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

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In his most recent directorial work, Brian Taylor, director of the “Crank” series, once again displays his insane genius. “Mom and Dad,” a film in which parents inexplicably try to murder their kids, is the perfect blend...

“I Love You, Daddy” – review

Sydney Van Leeuwen, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I’m a History major and Documentary Filmmaking minor. I attended the Toronto International Film Festival with my friends in the Modern Cinema Club with the hopes of viewing great movies that would inspire me in my potential...

Art gallery for refugees

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Art at Mercyhurst has been filled with opportunities, and one opportunity coming up is Artists In Motion: Illustrations of Perilous Journeys. It is a new exhibit called “Art for Change by Eritrean Refugees.” The artworks...

Wind ensemble led by students

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst University’s Wind Ensemble will present a concert fully programmed, rehearsed and conducted by Music Education majors. The student conductors will be sophomore...

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