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October 27, 2009

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Feller plans to use double major to be double prepared

October 26, 2009

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Certain to become a success, Danielle Feller is more than the average math major—she can dance, too.When she entered Mercyhurst she could not settle on just one major. Tyler Stauffer photo She always wanted to be a math teacher, and when she tried to give up dancing in high schoo...

'Homecoming' art gallery showcases local art

October 26, 2009

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Bright colors and captivating canvases hang around the walls in the Cummings Art Gallery, tempting every eye to take a closer look. Tyler Stauffer photo The gallery’s exhibition, “Homecoming,” celebrates the work of two local artists, Albert...

'Two Brothers, Two Masses' features Haydn brothers' works

October 26, 2009

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This week, the D’Angelo Department of Music celebrated music written by relatives. The concert “Two Brothers, Two Masses” was held on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. The Concert Choir, t...

'12 Angry Jurors' hits Taylor stage

October 26, 2009

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A classic courtroom drama is about to unfold on Mercyhurst campus with the premiere of the fall drama “12 Angry Jurors,” opening in Taylor Little Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 29. Captivating audiences since the 1950s, this one-...

'Séraphine' documents story of art and passion

October 26, 2009

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Many are captivated by the work of the great painters, whose pieces have set the bar, raised the aspirations of future artists and enticed those of us who just wish to sit back and enjoy. But the stories of the artists themselve...

The beat of Yamato returns to the PAC stage

October 26, 2009

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The potent and stirring drumming performance of Yamato is about to return to the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center (PAC), and given previous performances it is bound to be a show not to miss. Lauded as the most popular s...

'Aida' a story of eternal passion

October 26, 2009

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The second opera of the Metropolitan Simulcast season was shown on Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center (PAC). The opera shown was Sonja Frisell’s 20-year-old production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Aida....

Artist showcase: Alternates Routes and Keaton Simon

October 26, 2009

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Contributed photo The Alternate Routes The Alternate Routes are a four-piece band out of Bridgeport, Conn., with a distinctive alternative-country sound. Tim Warren, vocals and guitar, and Eric Donnelly, lead guitar and backing vocal, formed the band in 2002 while they were students at Fairfiel...

Freshman performs at student forum on harp

October 13, 2009

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Every Tuesday, the D’Angelo Department of Music at Mercyhurst College has a student forum in Walker Recital Hall to announce events happening in the department and give students the chance to perform in front of their peers. T...

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October 13, 2009

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October 13, 2009

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