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Review: Pittsburgh Fashion Week rocks the runway

Models walk the runway in designs by Bernice Yu during Pittsburgh Fashion Week’s Thursday night runway event at Wintergarden at PPG Place.

By Charlie Garcia-Weger, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

The Pittsburgh Fashion Week occurred from Sept. 17 to Sept. 20 and brought three different events to the City — including a high-profile runway show.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week hosts panel

Gemma Sole, COO and co-founder of Nineteenth Amendment, discusses fashion designers and their access to wholesale connections at PGH Fashion Week “The Future of Fashion Panel” Wednesday night at the Union Trust Building. (Photo by Maria Heines | Staff Photographer)

By Charlie Garcia-Weger, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

The Pittsburgh fashion community crafted its own version Wednesday night with a discussion of fashion's future — including the integration of technology.

Pittsburgh preps for festivals, frights, food and more this fall

Pitt recreates the cage from “The Silence of the Lambs” in Soldiers and Sailors — the location where certain scenes in the movie were originally filmed — each year.

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

September 18, 2018

From campus to Kennywood, there is something for students to enjoy this fall— even if they can only make it out of the library once this spooky season.

Donald Warhola talks art and Uncle Andy

Exterior of the Andy Warhol Museum. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Grey McGettigan, For The Pitt News

August 30, 2018

Andy Warhol's nephew leads gallery talks at the museum standing in honor of his uncle's timeless art.

Staff Picks: Our Autumn Aesthetics

(Illustration by Maria Heines | Staff Illustrator)

By The Pitt News Staff

August 20, 2018

Fall trends are abundant, and our staff is here to share their thoughts on the popular — and slightly ridiculous — trends coming our way this spooky season.

Best neighborhoods for off-campus adventures

Sephora and Coffee Tree Roasters sit side by side on Walnut Street in Shadyside. (Photo by Janine Faust | Contributing Editor)

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

August 20, 2018

For many new Pitt students, the busy, exciting atmosphere of city life is one of the reasons they chose to attend an urban university. With Oakland’s many hospitals, restaurants, drugstores and parks surrounding our campus, students have a good idea of what life is like in an urban area. But what many...

Q&A with acclaimed author, Pitt professor Anjali Sachdeva

Pitt English professor Anjali Sachdeva published a collection of nine short stories titled “All the Names They Used for God” in February 2018. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

To learn more about “All the Names They Used for God” and the author behind it, The Pitt News Gillot spoke with Sachdeva about her history and the creation of her acclaimed debut work.

‘Dandy Andy’ tour takes a look at Warhol’s queer history

The Andy Warhol Museum’s “Dandy Andy” tour focuses on Warhol’s identity as a gay man in relation to the gay rights movement in the United States. (Photo courtesy of Andy Warhol, Small Acetate (Self-Portrait in Drag), 1980, © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.)

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

The tour differs from regular museum tours by allowing visitors to learn more about Warhol’s boyfriends, his life as a gay man in New York City and how his art was subsequently influenced by the men in his life and the queer community.

Artisan Pittsburgh welcomes fans for Jeff Goldblum Day 2018

Artist Shervin Iranshahr paints a portrait of Jeff Goldblum as a part of Friday's Jeff Goldblum Day festivities.

By Delilah Bourque, Staff Writer

July 18, 2018

Everyone has celebrities they adamantly adore. For some, they’re heroes of westerns like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood, while for others they’re sex symbols like Angelina Jolie and George Clooney. For a certain group of people, there is one man who perfectly embodies all that a celebrity shou...

Future Tenant features feminist art in new exhibit

Jenna Houston used a collection of silk prints to form their piece

By Jon Kunitsky | Staff Writer

July 11, 2018

A placard awaits guests entering the Future Tenant artist space on Penn Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. “Through their various forms of artistic expression, [these artists] refuse to give in to the burdens of the male gaze. Instead, they yell back at the catcaller,” it reads, welcoming guests to t...

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