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Soulful Kaliberation

One of the many events that took place during Black Arts Weekend, Af-Lat-Am hosted spokenword poetry group, Soul Kaliber, on Saturday night in Kemper Auditorium. This group has had a history of performances at PA: they entertained students in November during the Latin Arts celebration when they addressed Latin issues with their powerful words. According…

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Exsultemus Emerges

Racing across the street to the Chapel, I arrived, breathless, at its closed doors. Pulling them open in hopes of sneaking into the concert only fifteen minutes late, I was shocked to find the inner doors closed, barred by the ticketseller. From the crack between the doors, I could just make out a sweet, evocative…

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Sweeney Dials Wrong Number

Last Sunday, the theater classroom was packed for “Sorry, Wrong Number,” written by Lucille Fletcher and directed by Virginia Sweeney ‘06. This short, one act play opened with a lonely invalid woman, Mrs. Stevenson, played by Paz Mendez Hodes ’07, lying in bed attempting to call her husband. When the operator (Katie Nadworny ’05) accidentally…

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Burns Supper: The Haggis Experience

At approximately eight O’clock this past Tuesday night, Instructor in English Mary Fulton opened the first “Burns Supper” in PA history, and she hopes that this gathering will become an annual tradition here on Academy Hill. Clearly, unless you are either from Scotland or happen to have been to one before, you are probably not…

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Revue Brings Best of Broadway

The lights come down, and an air of anticipation falls over the full house in Kemper Auditorium. From the darkness emerges the lonely sound of a solitary drum, tapping, “dah, dah, dah, dah.” Lights appear over the stage to reveal an ensemble of disgruntled jailhouse women and their male companions. The six in the middle…

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