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New ‘Cloverfield’ is substandard

Anthony Miller, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Warning — this review contains spoilers for the film. On Super Bowl Sunday, Netflix announced that a new “Cloverfield” movie was going to be available to watch on the service after the game. This surprise announcement, combined...

Jazz ensemble to hold first concert of spring semester

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. in Taylor Little Theatre, the Mercyhurst Jazz Ensemble will present its first full concert of the semester. While this will be a “show without a theme,” in the words of director Scott Meier, Ph.D., he...

‘La Boheme’ showcases post-French revolution era

Steven Martz, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

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The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture (MIAC) is showing a striking opera from the Metropolitan Opera. “La Boheme” is being shown in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Feb. 24. The performance will start...

Professional art juror judges works

Eleanor Hein, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This month marks the return of the annual Patricia S. Yahn Juried Art Show, which is certain to be spectacular beyond a reasonable doubt. Patricia Yahn is an alumna from Mercyhurst University who studied watercolors with none...

Met’s ‘Tosca’ not for the faint of heart

Steven Martz, Staff writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Curious about how Napoleon’s invasion of Italy affected Rome? Look no further. The Mercyhurst Institute of Arts and Culture (MIAC) is broadcasting a production of “Tosca.” MIAC will be broadcasting the opera on Feb. 17...

Music to bring Tri-State festival to arts center

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Jan. 25, Mercyhurst University will host its annual Tri-State Honor Band music festival. This is a three-day music festival that was “designed to cater to excellent high school band musicians through exposure to outstanding...

High marx for the upcoming ‘Young Marx’ production

Steven Martz, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After holiday break brings, we’ll have new classes, new experiences and — you guessed it — new MIAC events, including the enlightening National Theater live encore showings from our friends across the pond. MIAC is showing...

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