Jessica Knapp


Cirque Mechanics brings big top to Luhrs

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. 

The Reflector hosts Halloween open mic

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. 

Writer uses poetry to discuss difficult topics

Award-winning author Patricia Smith shared poetry and a handful of personal literary experiences during her keynote address at this year’s English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference on Friday afternoon in the Tuscarora Room.