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Fairy tale opera ‘Rusalka’ to be in PAC

Steven Martz, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On March 4, the Mercyhurst Institute of Arts and Culture will be bringing “Rusalka” to Mercyhurst University live from the Met in NYC. This performance will start at 12:55 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. The...

The Met presents ‘La Traviata’

Naomi Greenstein, Staff writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For the avid opera fanatics on campus, prepare to be blown away on March 11,  at 12:55 p.m. as the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center screens a simulcast of “La Traviata” via The Met: Live in HD. A three-act opera by...

‘Lion’ film shows the long way home

Kristofer Gossett, Ph.D, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Lion” is really two movies in one, which ultimately ends up being one of its biggest narrative strengths, but also creates a feeling of being incomplete in a lot of ways. Director Garth Davis and screenwriter Luke Davies...

‘John Wick’ 2: New dog, old but good tricks

Austin Wood, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2017

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“You wanted me back…I’m back.” The second chapter of the John Wick series doesn’t innovate or change the original formula of the action movie, but it is almost impossible to take your eyes off the perfectly choreographed...

‘Split’ receives split reviews

Sydney Van Leeuwen, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The first time I heard of “Split” was while watching a football game on TV. The preview played, my friends and I grew excited, and we made plans to see the most recent M. Night Shyamalan film. The second time I heard of...

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