Posts Tagged ‘Lauren Sovisky’

  • Gannon alumni star in production of ‘The Crucible’

    Sep 12, 17 • 95 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by By LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer In 1692, Salem witches made a nasty brew. With Halloween slowly making its way into September, enwrap yourself with the ghosts and ghouls of Erie, or rather, some witches. One local theater is embracing the thrilling holiday...

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    Thachuk welcomed as new ECO director

    Sep 7, 17 • 164 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by By LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer With a new season of the Erie Chamber Orchestra comes a new music director. After a year of auditioning incoming music director applicants, the Erie Chamber Orchestra narrowed down its selection to one final contender....

  • Playhouse presents ‘Noises Off’

    Apr 4, 17 • 311 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer Who needs an ab workout when the Erie Playhouse can make you laugh until your stomach hurts? The Erie Playhouse’s production of “Noises Off” opened two weeks ago, and this play nearly brought the house down. This farce...

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    ‘The Glorious Ones’ honored at PACT

    Mar 28, 17 • 282 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer The Erie Playhouse will be heading to regional competition later this spring after “The Glorious Ones” won honors at the most recent Pennsylvania Association of Community Theatres (PACT) Theatre Festival. Playhouse...

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    Erie Art Museum seeking entries

    Mar 21, 17 • 344 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer The Erie Art Museum is seeking entries for its 94th annual spring show. The spring show is a regional competition celebrating new work by artists in all media. Artists residing within 250 miles of the city of Erie have the...

  • Schuster Theatre, Erie Playhouse join forces

    Mar 14, 17 • 247 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by By LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer In honor of the Alex Clemente fundraiser, Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre teamed up with the Erie Playhouse in a comedic theatrical production over the weekend. Since 1996, the theater program has held an annual...

  • Emanuel Ax gives time, talent to Erie

    Mar 14, 17 • 297 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by By LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer One of the most notable pianists performed on the Erie stage accompanied by the Erie Philharmonic Saturday evening. Emanuel Ax is considered one of the most important interpreters of Beethoven of this generation and one of...

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    ‘The White Snake’ featured at Schuster

    Feb 15, 17 • 733 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer In every culture there is an epic tale that is told and re-told for generations. In England, the legend of Robin Hood has been recreated into movies. In Spain, there was believed to be a fountain of youth. Greeks tell their...

  • WERG introduces new segment

    Feb 7, 17 • 334 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by LAUREN SOVISKY staff writer “Erie’s Rock Alternative: 90.5 WERG, that was the Red Hot Chili Peppers with ‘Go Robot.’ Coming up next here is Cage the Elephant with ‘Cold Cold Cold.’” Molly Cooke, 90.5 WERG’s programming director, announces...

  • Schuster Theatre preps for fundraiser

    Jan 31, 17 • 332 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by LAUREN SOVISKY sovisky001@knights.gannon.edu Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre as well as other local theaters welcome Fringe Fest Erie 2017. Throughout the month of February, Gannon students, faculty and staff produce original pieces to be performed...