You Ought to Know: Ed Kissell

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When most people hear the word “advocacy,” they think of the efforts of individuals who take action to influence government programs and policies. I’ve seen many advocates fight for different causes in their lives. I know the struggles that these individuals go through in order to help facilitate change. It’s a tireless battle and oftentimes […]

Erie Philharmonic celebrates 99th anniversary

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This article by Rebecca Styn was originally published in the Erie Reader on Oct. 31, 2012. From the dissonantly colorful, exhilarating piece of musical clockwork showcased in Christopher Rouse’s “Infernal Machine” to the anguish of the Virgin Mary at the cross of Jesus portrayed in Rossini’s “Stabat Mater,” the Erie Philharmonic covers the musical gamut in this year’s […]

Mysteries of the universe explained at JES Global Summit

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This article by Rebecca Styn was originally published in the Erie Reader on Oct. 31, 2012. On Thursday, Nov. 15, at approximately 7:30 in the evening, the universe, as you know it, will be turned upside-down. Ancient secrets will be revealed. A dark, mysterious force lurking on the periphery of human knowledge and working to pull asunder the […]

Eerie Erie: Halloween tales from Erie Reader

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This article by Rebecca Styn was originally published in the Erie Reader on Oct. 17, 2012. The leaves have all changed color, the days are getting shorter, darkness swoops in early and the nights get colder and grow longer. During the Halloween season, popular tales and legends resurface once again. Through these stories, people delight in the […]