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Traveling to the ACC Championship Game? Visit the Queen city’s cultural gems

By Mera D'Aquila, Staff Writer
December 2, 2021

The indisputable highlight of a visit this weekend to Charlotte, North Carolina will be watching our very own Panthers win an ACC title. But while you’re there, try to venture off the beaten path that leads from your hotel room to the stadium.

Pitt Symphony Orchestra returns to in-person concerts for the holidays

By Thomas Schmidt, For The Pitt News
November 18, 2021

The Pitt Symphony Orchestra has been performing digitally ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, but they’re finally returning to in-person performances and practices.

Music On the Edge hosts performance by contemporary pianist Jeanne Golan

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer
November 16, 2021

When Jeanne Golan was growing up, the very thought of a career outside of piano made her burst into tears. Now a Steinway & Sons recording artist, she performed in Bellefield Hall on Saturday night — with a smile on her face during each piece.

Student musicians find solace in local music scene

By Darin Fields, Staff Writer
October 28, 2021

To escape the stresses of school, some student musicians have found peace and creativity in their music, as well as the welcoming Pittsburgh music scene.

Staff Picks: Fall Albums

By The Pitt News Staff
October 12, 2021

The weather might have not caught up to it yet, but it is definitely October and autumn is upon us. It doesn’t matter if you’re leaning into the more gloomy or the lovestruck aspects of fall, these albums have got you covered.

PPC’s first in-person Fall Fest since 2019 delayed for two hours

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer
October 10, 2021

Food trucks, hundreds of students and a large stage blocked off Schenley Drive most of Sunday. Pitt Program Council hosted the first in-person Fall Fest since 2019, offering Pitt students a day to unwind before midterm season goes into full swing.

Frick Museum’s ‘Victorian Radicals’ exhibit displays art from the UK

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News | November 11, 2021

Victorian Radicals debuted Nov. 6 at Pittsburgh’s Frick Art Museum and will be on display through Jan. 30, 2022. The exhibition features a series of artworks that have never been exhibited outside of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Pittsburgh museums students should see before they graduate

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News | November 8, 2021

There are multiple museums in the Pittsburgh area that students, faculty and staff can enjoy for free with a valid Pitt ID.

Three Rivers Film Festival showcases independent filmmakers

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor | November 15, 2021

The Three Rivers Film Festival is a Film Pittsburgh program running from Nov. 10 until Wednesday. It is the longest running film festival in southwestern Pennsylvania and showcases 32 independent films.

Staff Picks: House ‘Party’ Movies

By The Pitt News Staff | November 9, 2021

These movies will get you pumped up in the comfort of your own home — pumped for love, that sweet two-day weekend and the obscene amount of popcorn you’ll make to watch them.

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