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“Lest We Forget” exhibit honoring Holocaust survivors comes to Pitt

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

October 3, 2019

Photographs from the German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano’s traveling exhibit “Lest We Forget” will line the pathway from the Cathedral of Learning to Heinz Chapel from Oct. 18 to Nov. 15.

Mattress Factory museum welcomes nine new exhibits

An installation from the new “Night Blooms” exhibit at the Mattress Factory.

By Hayley Lesh, For the Pitt News

September 30, 2019

The opening party for the new Factory Installed 2019 exhibitions at the Mattress Factory in North Side on Friday featured food, drinks and contemporary artwork. The event displayed nine new exhibitions in the Mattress Factory’s main building and in the museum’s annex located on Monterey Street.

Fall events you ‘autumn’ check out

Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne will perform at the Roxian Theater in McKees Rocks on Oct. 8.

By Sara Nuss, Staff Writer

August 19, 2019

From hitting up music festivals to attending sporting events, there are many ways for returning students to entertain themselves in the bustling City of Pittsburgh. With fall just around the corner, it’s best to keep in mind any upcoming opportunities to attend concerts, fall festivals and other celebrations that come with the change of the weather. 

Three Rivers Arts Festival celebrates 60 years

Artwork on display at the Three Rivers Art Festival.

By Sarah Connor, Senior Staff Writer

July 5, 2019

Three multicolored giraffe statues stand at the center of the Wyndham Lawn in Gateway Center Plaza downtown, covered in sporadically placed patches of pink, turquoise, yellow, purple and green. These giraffes are pieces of an art project called Ocean Sole Africa — one of the many major attractions for the 2019 Three Rivers Arts Festival.

PITT ARTS introduces students to Pittsburgh’s cultural scene

PITT ARTS introduces students to Pittsburgh’s cultural scene

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

June 30, 2019

There’s more to college than just classes and extracurriculars, especially at an urban campus. Pitt students can expect dozens of opportunities each year to get out into the City and experience something new.

Liberal arts clubs offer expressive outlet for students

Collision’s 2019 magazine.

By Sara Nuss, Staff Writer

June 29, 2019

Out of the 600 clubs offered at Pitt, there are about 50 centered around the liberal arts, including film, art, music and literature.

Local Art collectives foster Pittsburgh creativity

Hatch Art Studio in Point Breeze.

By Zainab Hakeem, For The Pitt News

June 29, 2019

Pittsburgh art collectives have naturally popped up to encourage the City’s creative output, helping artists go from pop-up art galleries and basement shows to large scale concerts and commissioned works.

Third Thursday: Block Party event connects Wilkinsburg artists

Museumgoers at the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Third Thursday event.

By Isabella Colaianni, For The Pitt News

June 25, 2019

A usual visit to a museum might include viewing famous paintings, standing feet away from casts of ancient sculptures and maybe visiting the gift shop on the way out.

Birthing A Movement art exhibit addresses maternal mortality crisis

About 830 women die every day from preventable complications related to pregnancy and childbirth.

By Isabella Colaianni, For The Pitt News

June 12, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, about 830 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth-related complications.

Stress quick fixes: Our favorite apps and media to de-stress

Stress quick fixes: Our favorite apps and media to de-stress

By The Pitt News Staff

April 21, 2019

Finals week has arrived and stress levels are high. Here at The Pitt News, our staff has a few favorite apps, YouTube channels and artwork that help us relax when we need it.

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