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AAPI shows and movies to check out this month

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor
May 18, 2022

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so here is a list of films and shows created by and starring AAPI individuals.

Pitt African Dance and Music Ensemble brings Bellefield auditorium to life

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Writer
April 17, 2022

The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble held a concert last Friday to commemorate the hardwork and dedication of student performers enrolled in PAMDE director Yamoussa Camara’s course, African Drumming Ensemble.

Bigelow Bash returns in person after three years, with headliner Flo Milli

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer
April 10, 2022

Hundreds of students crowded on Bigelow Boulevard in anticipation for Bigelow Bash’s headline act. Flo Milli sprinted onstage and the entire audience jumped with hands up in the air.

Benefit concert raises money for arts education

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer
April 5, 2022

Alicia Loui, a junior biology major, was the main organizer and star performer of the Cello for Charity concert on Monday in Bellefield Hall, an event created to support inequalities in music and arts for low-income communities.

Student indie pop band Quiet Hours named ‘Best Band’

By Grace Hemcher, Staff Writer
March 22, 2022

If you're part of the underground music scene on campus, you may have heard of Quiet Hours, a six-member indie pop band that performs weekly shows at music venues around Oakland and the greater Pittsburgh area.

Staff picks: TPN’s Wine and Dine Playlist

By The Pitt News Staff
February 23, 2022

There is more than one way to say “I love you” or “Let’s take this to the bedroom,” and these can all be conveyed through the mode of song — and a good bottle of wine. Listen to “Wine and Dine” playlist here:

Pitt professor wins prestigious award from Renaissance Society of America

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor | April 13, 2022

Pitt professor Christopher Nygren’s book, “Titian’s Icons: Charisma, Tradition, and Devotion in the Italian Renaissance,” received the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Prize, the biggest prize for Renaissance scholars in the United States.

CMOA ‘Working Thought’ exhibit creates conversation about economic disparity, labor

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer | March 15, 2022

The work of 35 contemporary artists is featured in the new “Working Thought” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art, which is open until June 26. The exhibit highlights art that explores how economic disparity and labor have shaped American life past and present.

Staff Picks | Summertime Flicks

By The Pitt News Staff | April 20, 2022

It snows one day and then it's 80 degrees the next, but the impending doom of climate change aside, it is supposed to be spring, and then summer. What better way to encourage the warm weather than to indulge in a “summertime flick?”

CMU International Film Festival unveils the ‘faces behind the masks’

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer | April 6, 2022

Jolanta Lion, assistant director of Carnegie Mellon’s Humanities Center and part-time Polish instructor at Pitt, recalls asking pedestrians about the significance of masks in their lives leading up to the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival.

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