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MIAC announces spring installment of Maria J. Langer Film Series | January 02, 2013

The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture is pleased to announce the Spring 2013 installment of the Maria J. Langer Film Series, featuring an array of critically acclaimed independent world movies and documentaries. All selections will be screened in the university’s newly renovated Taylor Little Theater.

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Maria J Langer Film Series

New Mercyhurst photography exhibit casts spotlight on Erie architecture | December 07, 2012

From the elegant Watson-Curtze Mansion to the crumbling remnants of Erie’s industrial past, the newest exhibit at Mercyhurst University’s Cummings Gallery aims to showcase the city’s beauty and examine points of its deterioration. The exhibit, titled “A Second Look – Architecture of Erie,” opens Monday, Dec. 10, and will run through Jan. 20. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.

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MU Photography Exhibit Erie Architecture

Make laughter – not war is focus of film premiere at Mercyhurst | November 19, 2012

Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the film “Where Do We Go Now?” follows the antics of the town's women to keep their blowhard men from starting a religious war. This Maria J. Langer Film Series offering is slated for two screenings on Dec. 7 at 2:15 and 7:15 p.m. in Taylor Little Theater.

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Make Laughter Not War

Mercyhurst Dancers set stage for return of 'Tis the Season' tradition | November 13, 2012

The Mercyhurst University Dance Department will again present "Tis the Season" Dec. 7-9 in the university’s Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center.

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MU Dance Department 'Tis the Season

Woodward talk rescheduled | November 07, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward's talk at Mercyhurst University has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 10, at 8 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center (PAC).

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NPAA exhibit now in Cummings | November 05, 2012

Works by 32 members of the Northwest Pennsylvania Artist Association are now on display in Mercyhurst University’s Cummings Art Gallery. The NPAA Invitational Exhibit: Freedom is a diverse exhibit including works in watercolor, oil paintings, photography, sculpture, fiber arts and jewelry.

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Oversized duck has university community quacking with curiosity | November 05, 2012

It’s the season for donkeys and elephants, so what’s an oversized bentwood duck doing on the front lawn of Mercyhurst University?

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David Seitzinger Large Duck Art

Flashback 1962: MIAC to present classic films at 70 cents a pop | November 02, 2012

The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture (MIAC) will bring the Sixties to life through a new Classic Film Series, presenting memorable films from 1962 on select Sundays December through April. Best of all, MIAC is charging 1962 ticket prices so 70 cents is all the more you’ll need to go to the movies – that’s $1.40 to take a date, or $2.80 to entertain a family of four.

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Dyslexia to be explored through film, panel discussion at Mercyhurst | November 01, 2012

“Dislecksia: The Movie,” directed by dyslexic Harvey Hubbell V, is a comic documentary, but it has a serious purpose. It will give viewers a better understanding of the condition itself, the problems it makes for individuals and families, and the programs that are needed to deal with it.

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Dislecksia - The Movie

Quality reigns as hallmark of annual Friends of Mercyhurst Art Show | November 01, 2012

The seventh annual Friends of Mercyhurst Art Show transforms the first-floor corridor of Old Main into a vibrant hub of color and creativity starting Monday, Nov. 5.

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Friends of Mercyhurst Art Show