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Auditions open for sketches

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

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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...

A dance to remember

Megan Lay, Contributing writer

October 24, 2017

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Pilobolus Dance Company left everything to the imagination during their performance in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Oct. 10. That is the mission of the company, however, since everything they choreograph and...

‘Happy Death Day’ – movie review

Sydney Van Leeuwen, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you’re looking for a movie to terrify you to your very core this October, Christopher Landon’s “Happy Death Day” is not it. If you’re looking for a cute and amusing film to get you into the Halloween mood, however,...

Photography exhibit to begin Oct. 30 in Cummings Art Gallery

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you are into photography, then the Art department’s next exhibit in the gallery is for you. It is the Juried Photography Exhibit. The photographers will be local ones, so it will be interesting to see. The works will be...

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