‘Arts & Leisure’

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    Violent film shows traumas of war

    Oct 29, 14 • 117 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by The film begins with fighting and killing in Africa. It ends with fighting and killing in Germany. “Fury” has been to hell and back. Filled with brown uniforms, gray skies and muddy roads, this film is blood, horror and agony at its peak. If you...

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    Schuster Theatre tells its story

    Oct 29, 14 • 74 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by The bottom of the television screen reads “#inthemoment,” advertising the new Lincoln MKC starring Matthew McConaughey.  During the commercial, the 2014 Oscar winner talks about going back in order to move forward. The gist of the message is that...

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    Inexpensive show worth small price

    Oct 29, 14 • 53 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Before 8 p.m. Friday night, I was a Cabaret virgin, so to speak. I had never seen it, nor did I even know the plot of the show. As I walked into the Taylor Little Theatre at Mercyhurst University, I was surprised to see the unique seating arrangement. The...

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    ‘Dorian Gray’ opens Studio series at Dramashop

    Oct 22, 14 • 434 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by In Dramashop’s second production of its 2014-2015 season, a classic gothic horror story adopts a modernized spin. “Dorian Grey” reimagines the “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde with a gender-swapped cast. Artistic director of Dramashop,...

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    Schuster Theatre rises from the dead

    Oct 22, 14 • 161 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Alpha Psi Omega, Gannon’s Honorary Theatre fraternity, will turn the Schuster Theatre into a haunted house from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. This annual event is known as “Stage Fright.” The theme for this year’s haunted house is...

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    Erie Reader awards worthy locals

    Oct 22, 14 • 245 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by While you were dozing on fall break, Erie was celebrating the best of the best. Thursday, the Erie Reader hosted its first Flavor of Erie party. It was an exclusive event held at the remote Pilot House located at 1 Holland St. The small hall nestled in...

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    ‘Boxtrolls’ stroll into the box office

    Oct 22, 14 • 167 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by One of the most anticipated movies of the fall season arrived at Tinseltown. “The Boxtrolls” uses stop-motion animation and is directed by up-and-coming directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi. This film truly lived up to the hype. The story...

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    Senior salute soothes stressed students

    Oct 22, 14 • 135 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Gannon will hold its Senior Salute for December graduates Oct. 29. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be available for students to visit until 4:30 p.m. in the Yehl Ballroom. Kathy DeSante, assistant to the provost and vice president of Academic...

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    Jason Aldean comes to Erie

    Oct 8, 14 • 459 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Jason Aldean is set to visit the Erie Insurance Arena Thursday as part of his 2014 “Burn It Down” tour. The tour started in Roanoke, Va., on May 1, and runs all the way through the tour’s last stop in Dallas on Oct. 25. Accompanying Aldean on the...

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    Art travels from D.C. to Erie museum

    Oct 8, 14 • 334 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by The Erie Art Museum is currently holding an exhibition of the photographs of William E. Workman in the Ronald E. Holstein Gallery running through Feb. 7. According to the Erie Art Museum, at age 13, Workman received his first camera, and it was not long...