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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Alumni Network ensures Pitt experience doesn’t end with graduation

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer
12:26 am

Pitt’s traditions and special events are a hallmark of a great college experience, but this connection to the University doesn’t have to end after students graduate. The Pitt Alumni Network offers many more annual trips and events to keep the Pitt spirit alive long after graduation.

Local events to enjoy during the spring semester

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor
January 25, 2023

Spring semester is in full swing, and winter is well underway, but Pittsburgh is still bustling with plenty of upcoming events. Here is a compilation of arts and entertainment activities to look forward to in February and March.

City of Asylum presents ‘Klenicki Meets Monk’ exhibit, concert to address mental health and intergenerational trauma

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023

City of Asylum hosted a concert on Sunday featuring jazz music of the late Thelonious Monk accompanied by the abstract paintings of Norman Klenicki in an exhibit titled “Music, Visual Art, & Mental Health: Klenicki Meets Monk.”

New video channel, Music from the 412, highlights local music in Pittsburgh

By Serena Garcia, Senior Staff Writer
January 23, 2023

Anthony Lamonde conceptualized the music video station, “Music From the 412” last year and debuted it this past New Year's Eve. Running 24 hours a day, the station spotlights local artists and is accessible via their website or through streaming apps.

Student project ‘Sweetness’ showcases intersection between Pitt arts programs

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer
January 20, 2023

The first project of its kind at Pitt, “Sweetness” began as a music video featuring music by Mario Quinn and became something much bigger — a choose-your-own adventure interactive event involving more than 20 people across Pitt arts disciplines.

How FRESA is turning a passion for Asian dance, pop culture into a Pitt community-builder

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer
January 18, 2023

FRESA, or Fresh Entertainment by Student Artists, is a Pitt student-led organization that explores Asian pop culture through dance and song, producing music videos mimicking that of Korean pop, Japanese pop or Chinese pop groups.

Contemporary Craft exhibit brings internationally recognized glass artists together

By Anoushka Parnerkar, Staff Writer | January 18, 2023

Contemporary Craft, an art gallery in Lawrenceville, is using glass to push barriers in art. The gallery’s most recent exhibition, Transformation 11: Contemporary Works in Glass, features 17 international glass artists who are taking a modern approach to the age-old craft.

Winterfest at The Frick offers art, winter activities

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer | January 17, 2023

Winterfest at The Frick is an outdoor family friendly event featuring activities such as skating, live performances, guided art making, carriage rides and more. Winterfest is a two-weekend event taking place Jan. 14-16 and Jan. 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brenda Song talks growing up in the acting industry at PPC, ASA event

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer | January 27, 2023

About 300 students gathered in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room on Thursday night to welcome Brenda Song, who Pitt Program Council invited in collaboration with Pitt’s Asian Student Alliance. Song is an actress who started her career at age six as a child model.

Review | The Pale Blue Eye — a mystery solved too easily

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer | January 18, 2023

“The Pale Blue Eye” is an action-packed gothic thriller streaming on Netflix, with a plot that viewers will find lacks consistency and depth.