‘Arts & Leisure’

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    ‘Nightcrawler’ sneaks into box office

    Nov 19, 14 • 220 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by I hadn’t heard of “Nightcrawler” until only a couple of weeks before it was released. It’s probably because I don’t have cable, but that’s neither here nor there. As soon as I saw the trailer, however, I was immediately interested in Jake...

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    Local architect designs each era

    Nov 19, 14 • 213 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by When we look at the markers of an era, we usually classify it in two spectrums: the arts and politics. For instance, if we look at the 1920s, we tend to think of flappers and ragtime music along with it being the era of Prohibition and the rise of...

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    Erie theater festival expands

    Nov 19, 14 • 164 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Imagine 49,497 performances of 3,193 shows in 299 venues all occurring in the course of three weeks: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The festival started in 1947 when eight theater groups arrived at the Edinburgh International Festival uninvited to perform...

  • Vigil enters world of concept art

    Nov 19, 14 • 190 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by “I can’t stop screaming these words over again. Until breath escapes and my chest caves in,” Jonathan Vigil screams at the beginning of The Ghost Inside’s fourth studio album, “Dear Youth.” A slight change of direction for the Los Angeles-based...

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    ‘1989’ lacks original Swift charm

    Nov 12, 14 • 444 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by This is one of the hardest reviews for me to write in recent memory, mostly because I truly like Taylor Swift. I’m not her biggest fan, and I don’t own any of her albums but she continuously proves to be one of the more genuine people in the...

  • Artist-of-the-Year

    Clerkin named artist of the Year

    Nov 12, 14 • 306 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Dedication to arts and culture is often a thankless job. But a service to the betterment of the Erie community will be celebrated Wednesday at the 2014 Fall for Arts and Culture awards ceremony. The awardees include Al and Peggy Richardson for the Applause...

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    Chekhov makes a comedy

    Nov 12, 14 • 252 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by The Erie Playhouse’s newest production will be loved by some audiences and appreciated by others. “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” received several awards during its time on and off Broadway, including the Tony Award for Best Play, among other...

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    Gallery shares new winter exhibit

    Nov 12, 14 • 338 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by The Schuster Art Gallery, located on the first floor of the Center for Communication and the Arts, continues its 2014-2015 season with “The Christmas Show.” Following the large success of their Juried Exhibit from the Northwest Pennsylvania Artist...

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    Game day is more than just fun

    Nov 5, 14 • 349 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s Gamers’ Guild will host an open game dayfrom 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday on the second floor of Waldron Campus Center. The event will be a day for students to take a break from studying and play many types of competitions. The...

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    Wilde about ‘Dorian Grey’

    Nov 5, 14 • 321 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by Dramashop’s production of “Dorian Grey” will leave its audiences talking and potentially coming back to understand the story more. This production is part of a Studio Series, which Dramashop uses to be a bit more experimental. The script, written by...