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Staff Picks: Our most anticipated movies of 2021

“The French Dispatch” is Wes Anderson’s 10th film.
January 19, 2021
The film industry had a rough year in 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic slowing or halting production, and companies pushing new releases to 2021.

Pitt Stages spring productions feature myths and childhood memories

Annmarie Duggan, chair of the theater arts department, said that moving to virtual theater presented many unique challenges, but she is proud of the work the department did.
January 19, 2021
Pitt Stages’ spring lineup features two undergraduate-directed Student Labs and three faculty-directed Mainstage shows, starting in February.

Pitt offers remote study abroad programs this spring

Pitt offers remote study abroad programs this spring
January 19, 2021
This semester, Pitt students can explore the Himalaya Mountains or participate in a London internship while never stepping a foot outside their home.

Family, scholars of Virgil Cantini discuss late artist’s legacy

Artwork in Posvar Hall by Virgil Cantini, a Pittsburgh-based sculptor and founder of Pitt’s studio arts department.
November 20, 2020
The Pittsburgh-based sculptor and founder of Pitt’s studio arts department made over a dozen public works of art on campus and throughout the City.

University Art Gallery “illuminates” world of medieval manuscripts

The University Art Gallery will open its first online exhibition Wednesday.
November 17, 2020
The University Art Gallery will open their first online exhibition, “A Nostalgic Filter: Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age” with a virtual conversation and exhibit tour on Wednesday at 12 p.m.

Gender at the end of the world: Poet S. Brook Corfman discusses new book

Poet S. Brook Corfman is a current Ph.D. candidate in the English department’s critical and cultural studies program.
November 17, 2020
Corfman read excerpts from "My Daily Actions, or the Meteorites" during a Zoom seminar on Monday.

Review: ‘Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins’ lets whirlwind journalist speak for herself

Molly Ivins in “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins,” a Magnolia Pictures release.
November 15, 2020
In times of political turmoil, it can be nice to have a sharp voice to cut through the noise — someone funny, smart, principled.

‘The Revolution They Remember’ highlights voices of China’s Cultural Revolution

“The Revolution They Remember,” a documentary about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, premiered Thursday night.
November 13, 2020
The almost two-hour documentary, shown over Zoom Thursday and to be released on DVD and online at an unspecified date, is a project of the University Library System's East Asian Library.

WPTS Radio wins national student podcast award

WPTS, Pitt’s student-run radio station, announced Tuesday that it received Best Podcast in College Broadcasters, Inc.’s National Student Production Awards for its “WPTS Impeachment Podcast.”
November 13, 2020
Pitt’s student-run radio station announced Tuesday that it received the Best Podcast award in College Broadcasters, Inc.’s National Student Production Awards.

Film Pittsburgh Fall Festival wraps four events into one

Still from “The Missfits.”
November 11, 2020
This year’s virtual fall festival encompasses selections from four previously separate festivals.
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