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Original Chicago singer Peter Cetera headlines Misericordia Summer Arts Festival in Dallas on July 29

Original Chicago singer Peter Cetera headlines Misericordia Summer Arts Festival in Dallas on July 29

From a press release: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Peter Cetera will headline the Misericordia University Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival, performing time-honored hits such as “The Glory of Love,” “No Explanation,” and “Restless Heart” during the Starlight Concert on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. in the Wells […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA bands play Cougar Radio’s free Spring Jam 2017 at Misericordia in Dallas on April 22

NEPA bands play Cougar Radio’s free Spring Jam 2017 at Misericordia in Dallas on April 22

From a press release: Cougar Radio at Misericordia University in Dallas is presenting Spring Jam 2017 on Saturday, April 22 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Amphitheater in the center of campus. Musical guests for the free concert include Scranton metal band Behind the Grey, Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud, and Scranton […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia in Dallas hosts programs and poetry reading for National Women’s History Month

Misericordia in Dallas hosts programs and poetry reading for National Women’s History Month

From a press release: The College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University in Dallas is hosting three special presentations in honor of National Women’s History Month in March. The Women’s Issues Forum on Thursday, March 23 from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. in Huntzinger Room 218 will focus on issues involving gender and the role of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Free play depicts ‘The Meeting’ of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X at Misericordia in Dallas on Jan. 19

Free play depicts ‘The Meeting’ of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X at Misericordia in Dallas on Jan. 19

From a press release: Misericordia University in Dallas is presenting “The Meeting,” a play depicting the supposed meeting between Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X, on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. The production is free and open to the public. The compelling and provocative theatrical production, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Travel author/photographer Marty Essen presents ‘Around the World in 90 Minutes’ at Misericordia on April 12

Travel author/photographer Marty Essen presents ‘Around the World in 90 Minutes’ at Misericordia on April 12

From a press release: Award-winning author Marty Essen will present the global travel and photography show “Around the World in 90 Minutes” on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Misericordia University in Dallas. Essen’s high-energy multimedia program features interesting facts, humorous stories, and the best of thousands of photos he took while traveling the […]

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Misericordia art galleries exhibiting Impressionist and landscape paintings starting Feb. 6

Misericordia art galleries exhibiting Impressionist and landscape paintings starting Feb. 6

From a press release: Misericordia University’s Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is presenting the exhibition “The Golden Moment” by Impressionist artist Renée Emanuel, M.F.A., beginning Saturday, Feb. 6. Coinciding with her exhibit, the Marquis George MacDonald Gallery will feature landscape paintings by Bill Teitsworth, AWS, in the exhibition “Painting Places.” Both exhibits run through April 23. […]

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Misericordia University artist in residence Howard Skip Sensbach featured in six-state exhibition

Misericordia University artist in residence Howard Skip Sensbach featured in six-state exhibition

From a press release: Howard Skip Sensbach, ceramic instructor and artist in residence at Misericordia University in Dallas, will have his sculpture “Burden” on display in “OH+5: The Ohio Border Exhibition 2016,” a six-state, regional biennial at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio from Jan. 22-March 12. This is the second time Sensbach […]

 Rich Howells

Misericordia debuts documentary with only surviving Nuremberg prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz on Sept. 22

Misericordia debuts documentary with only surviving Nuremberg prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz on Sept. 22

From a press release: The Departments of English and History and Government at Misericordia University in Dallas are presenting a newly produced documentary with the only surviving member of the prosecution team of the Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany on Tuesday, Sept. 22 to mark the […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘Little Women: The Broadway Musical’ sings praises of strong females at Misericordia

‘Little Women: The Broadway Musical’ sings praises of strong females at Misericordia

Before Katniss Everdeen, Hermione Granger, Buffy Summers and, hell, even Wonder Woman, there was a group of fictional girls that embodied female empowerment, and one in particular who could give today’s leading ladies a run for their money – and they were created in the mind of Louisa May Alcott nearly 150 years ago. This […]

 Sara Pokorny

Vivian Shipley reads from the humorous side of her poetry at Misericordia on March 16

Vivian Shipley reads from the humorous side of her poetry at Misericordia on March 16

Up until her early 30s, Vivian Shipley never wrote a poem in her life. It’s an attribute you wouldn’t think to pin on her, considering her accolades: a two-time recipient of the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement, the Library of Congress’s Connecticut Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Literary Community, the Connecticut Book […]