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Audiences roar for ‘Black Panther’ – review

David McDonald, Staff writer

February 20, 2018

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“Black Panther’s” best attribute was not necessarily its protagonist, who was already hugely popular from his appearance in “Captain America: Civil War,” but its villains. If there is one thing that Marvel has been...

The Met Opera brings Rossini to the stage

Steven Martz, Staff writer

February 20, 2018

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A Babylonian epic for the ages is being broadcast right here on Mercyhurst University campus. The Mercyhurst Institute of Arts and Culture is showing “Semiramide” in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on March 17. The...

Faculty reed trio set to perform in Walker

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

February 20, 2018

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On March 14 at 8 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall, the D’Angelo Department of Music will present its first Faculty Recital Series performance of the spring semester. The evening’s performance will be by the Reed’m and Weep Trio,...

Wind ensemble features soloists

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

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On Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, the Mercyhurst University Wind Ensemble will give a performance of marches under the baton of director Scott Meier, Ph.D. All of the pieces on the program will...

New ‘Cloverfield’ is substandard

Anthony Miller, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

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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

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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...

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