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Seeing live, local theater is a piece of ‘The Cake’

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor
June 2, 2020

A small town bakery becomes a battleground for marriage equality as family ties, religious identity and progressive values clash in the latest comedy from Pittsburgh Public Theater.

Hitting pause: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra cancels upcoming concerts

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer
May 19, 2020

Audiences have gathered to hear the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 1896. But in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic, the silence coming from Heinz Hall is deafening.

European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer
April 1, 2020

Women’s Choral Ensemble is one of three Pitt choral groups that have cancelled plans to perform in Europe this spring and summer due to COVID-19

Sex, drugs and R&B: The Weeknd recreates earlier sounds with ’80s-inspired ‘After Hours’

By Elise Lavallee, Contributing Editor
March 24, 2020

“After Hours” has more hits than misses, with something for everyone and every mood, sliding effortlessly between upbeat and slower emotional tracks.

Pitt Program Council announces Rico Nasty, Young M.A as Bigelow Bash headliners

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor
February 28, 2020

Pitt Program Council announced the 2020 Bigelow Bash spring concert will feature rappers Rico Nasty and Young M.A as the headlining performers. 

The Pitt News’ sex playlist

By The Pitt News Staff
February 13, 2020

Here’s our eclectic picks for the 69 best songs to bone to.

Carnegie Museum of Art debuts online exhibition series with ‘Lake Valley’

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor | May 26, 2020

Disorienting sounds play as overlapping cut-out shapes slowly fill the screen, creating the mesmerizing landscapes of artist Rachel Rose’s “Lake Valley.”

‘Writing the Pandemic’ with the Center for Creativity

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer | May 26, 2020

Pitt employees, undergraduates and graduate students who recently encountered pandemic-induced writer’s block needed to look no further than their laptop screens for some inspiration on Friday.

A quick rundown of HBO’s free content

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer | April 15, 2020

With many people social distancing at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, HBO has made almost 40 movies, shows and documentaries free for streaming during the month of April.

Review | “Trolls: World Tour” is mindless fun

By Sinead McDevitt, Staff Writer | April 14, 2020

“Trolls: World Tour” is one of the first films to be made available for digital home release at the same time as its theatrical release due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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