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Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
This year’s second annual One Minute Film Festival is horror-themed. It’s a collaboration resulting from the partnership with the Center for Creativity’s Text and conText Lab and the University Library System.
Dune hit theaters and HBO Max yesterday.

Review | “Dune” is a stunning, albeit disconnected, cinematic spectacle

By Mera D'Aquila, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
Staff writer Mera D’Aquila argues that “Dune” succeeds as a grandly constructed and visually captivating film, even if it suffers with pacing and some clarity.
The University Art Gallery welcomed guests back in-person with live music and art from members of Womens of Vision, Inc. on Wednesday.

Women of Visions celebrates 40 years

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor October 22, 2021
Live music and art welcomed guests back to the University Art Gallery on Wednesday, marking both the 40th anniversary of the formation of Women of Visions as well as the gallery’s first in-person exhibit since February 2020.
Pitt Stages debuted Maria Treviño Orta’s “Somewhere” at the Charity Randall Theatre on Saturday. The play runs until Oct. 22.

Pitt Stages goes ‘Somewhere’ with sustainability

By Grace Hemcher, Staff Writer October 22, 2021
Pitt Stages is kicking off its in-person productions at Charity Randall Theatre for the first time since spring 2020, and the much-anticipated return to live performance at Pitt comes with an important message about mindfulness and sustainability.
Butler Street in Upper Lawrenceville on Jan. 13, 2012.

Get Out of Oakland | Lawrenceville

By Nadiya Greaser, Staff Writer October 22, 2021
It’s time to get out of Oakland and visit some other Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Lawrenceville is a fun, walkable neighborhood with an abundance of shops, restaurants and entertainment.
Gussy’s Bagels & Deli on Fifth Ave. offers a variety of homemade sandwiches and bagels, from pumpernickel to cinnamon raisin.

Gussy’s Bagels and Deli brings homemade bagels to Oakland

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Gussy’s Bagels and Deli is located at 3606 Fifth Ave., between Atwood Street and Meyran Avenue, and offers a variety of homemade bagels and sandwiches for customers to choose from, with a bright atmosphere championed by owner Scott Walton.
Members of Pitt’s salsa club practice in room 501 in the William Pitt Union.

‘Just so much fun’: Pitt’s salsa club spices up students’ Sundays

By Sarah Demchak, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Salsa is a kind of music that moves dancers in a fast series of patterns and spins. Pitt students have the opportunity to try this style of dance out, either individually or paired, with Pitt’s salsa club.
Uzima Smoothie Bar, located on Fifth Avenue, held its opening ceremony on Saturday.

Uzima smoothie bar focuses on a healthy diet and a healthy mind

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
Uzima Smoothie Bar offers more than a wide variety of smoothies, juices, acai bowls and health shots. They’re looking to align their food with mental wellness.
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.

Review | “The Last Duel” tries to find a woman’s justice in medieval France

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor October 17, 2021
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.
Hozier performs in Seattle in 2015.

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.
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