Classic hits from Kanye West, Weezer and OutKast serenaded Shippensburg University students’ eardrums as they sauntered into the Thought Lot Thursday night for a listening party held by SU junior Zach Geesaman and sophomore Luke Hershey.
Saturday night’s performance of “42 ft. - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels” by Cirque Mechanics, brought the energy of the big top to Shippensburg University’s H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center. The ensemble that came to life in 2004 showcased its ability to entertain like no other.
We walked into the theater to celebrate my friend’s birthday, dragging our expectations along the carpet. In spite of our pessimistic outlook walking in, Sony’s “Venom” managed to leave us laughing and engaged, setting aside a less-than-coherent plot.
Shippensburg University’s undergraduate journal of the arts, The Reflector, hosted a community-wide open mic and poetry reading at the Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education (SHAPE) Gallery Friday night.
On the radiant flat-screen spanning the width of the stage, an antique watch appears, revealing the source of the slow ticks. It was much slower than any of the tapping throughout the performance. The intricate sounds throughout, supported by video backgrounds of unicorns and waterfalls, took the audience to a fantasy land.
The John Denver Celebration Concert, presented by Denver’s estate, brought together the famous folksong singer and songwriter’s bassist and pianist, as well as a few new faces, to perform in front of an audience.
Halfway through their mission to play at each of the world’s seven wonders, the world-renowned The Piano Guys stopped by Shippensburg University’s Luhrs Performing Arts Center for a light-hearted concert.