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Mozart at the PAC

Mozart at the PAC

February 7, 2017

Tri-State music festival brings honors band to perform on campus

Jeanette Fournier, Staff writer

February 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Tri-State Music Festival is back again. This year, the festival’s concerts fall on Feb. 24 and 25. On Feb. 24, music students of D’Angelo Department of Music will perform in  the Prism Concert at 8 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo...

Three winners named at first concerto/aria competition

Naomi Greenstein, Staff writer

January 31, 2017

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On Jan. 22, the D’Angelo Department of Music at Mercyhurst University held the Mercyhurst Chamber Orchestra’s first Concerto/Aria Competition that included competitors from Mercyhurst University as well as two local high schools. Jonathan...

‘Hidden Figures’ more relevant than ever

Sydney Van Leeuwen, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Here at NASA, we all pee the same color.” And the entire audience applauded. It has been a long time since I have seen a movie that had so much participation from the audience. Numerous lines in the Oscar-nominated “Hidden...

Alumnus funds juried student art show

Eleanor Hein, Staff writer

January 31, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Mercyhurst Alumni Association has always been a source of pride. Evidence of past Lakers exists throughout the university: It is heard in the form of bells at athletic events; it is enjoyed in the form of various class gifts...

Hoffmann at ’Hurst

Caitlyn Lear, Staff writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Dec. 8 and Dec. 11, at 8 p.m., the D’Angelo Opera Theater will be performing “The Tales of Hoffmann.” The DOT is celebrating the “Comic Opera” from Paris, France. These operas are similar to American musical theater...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ was a magical adventure

Connor Adair, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” was announced, there was a distinct separation between Harry Potter fans. Some were ecstatic that J.K. Rowling had begun a new project in the wizarding world. Others, however,...

Apollo’s Fire will be lit

Apollo’s Fire will be lit

November 29, 2016

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