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Lenten Choral Celebration

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

April 9, 2019

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On April 3, the D’Angelo Department of Music hosted a Lenten Choral Concert featuring the Mercyhurst Concert Choir and Chamber Singers at St. Luke Catholic Church. This was my first time attending one of the choir’s concerts,...

Raw Edges show was ‘en pointe’

Lauren Abbott, Editor in chief

April 9, 2019

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Every year, the Dance department puts countless hours into preparing student-choreographed works to be showcased in a yearly performance called Raw Edges. This year was the 21st season of Raw Edges, and I can truly say it was...

Students perform opera in PAC

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

April 9, 2019

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If you are looking for something to do at the end of April, come see the student opera “Don Pasquale.” This opera was composed by Gaetano Donizetti in 1842 and premiered in 1843. It is now a staple of the operatic canon. This...

Captain Marvel packed a punch

Nash Greeven

April 2, 2019

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“Captain Marvel” is a puzzle piece that fits between the events of “Avengers: Infinity War” and the coming “Avengers: Endgame.” It’s like a connecting bridge; almost an “Infinity War 1.5.” It’s an origin...

You won’t want to miss ‘Musical Comedy Murders’

Gianluca Ianiro, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

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The Mercyhurst University Theatre department’s production of John Bishop’s famous work, “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” was a whirlwind comedic adventure. Under the direction of Brett Johnson, Ph.D., this show had...

Come hear music at the ‘lit’erary festival

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The next event of the 17th annual Literary Festival is Legendary Songwriters: A Celebration, which takes place April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Taylor Little Theatre; this event is free and open to the public. This third event of the...

Reviewer thrown by jazz trio name

Michael Solazzo, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I love jazz music, even though it might not be for everyone. I see jazz as one of the greatest art forms that the United States ever created. This January, I even made the trip to New York City to see some authentic live jazz,...

Trio of four coming to Walker Recital Hall

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you are looking for some new groovy tunes to get you through the rest of the semester, look no further. The Warp Trio is coming to Mercyhurst on April 1 as part of the Roche Guest Artist series, and it is sure to be a concert...

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