ACTIVATE: Kicking off the dance department’s 2018-2019 season

By Laura Raccuglia Staff Writer The DeSales Dance department is hard at work on their upcoming yearly projects, and one of them, to kick off the Act 1 dance season, is the Emerging Choreographers Concert, better known as the ECC. The theme of the concert this year is ACTIVATE. Just like all of the other ECCs, the title is a verb. In the previous years, the ECC themes … [Read more...]

Dames at Sea: A Musical Extravaganza

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Act 1’s early musical season kicks off this year with the song and dance production of Dames at Sea which ran from Oct. 11-21 in the Schubert Theater at the Labuda Center of the Performing Arts. A throwback to the underdog, “make it or break it” Broadway stories that enveloped the 1930s, the musical showcased heart and … [Read more...]

Reel History is off to an explosive start

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer As students entered the Air Products Room in Trexler Library, they are greeted by the smiling faces of history and TV/film professors. Popcorn, candies and drinks are complimentary for the enjoyment of the film. Fireball candies are displayed to compliment the theme of the night’s event, “Reel History: Going Nuclear.” This was the second year … [Read more...]

“Picnic” Brings Big Laughs to the Main Stage

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Act 1 extends the Labor Day weekend into October with William Inge’s comedy classic Picnic, which ran from Sept. 26 to Oct. 7 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts Theater. Contemporary at the time of its opening, Picnic gives a glimpse into the relationships between men and women in the 1950s Midwest over a Labor … [Read more...]