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The A&E Staff reviews Pitt's freshman dorm offerings

The A&E Staff reviews Pitt’s freshman dorm offerings

By The A&E Staff May 28, 2014

The Pitt News A&E staff reviews all of Pitt’s freshman dorms in the style of a movie, album or video game review.  Disclaimer: Since none of our staff lived in or was familiar with Forbes Hall, we were...

Pittsburgh's large performance spaces draw diverse lineup

Pittsburgh’s large performance spaces draw diverse lineup

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer May 28, 2014

Mr. Small’s Funhouse400 Lincoln Ave.MillvaleMr. Small’s more than makes up for its quaint size with an awesome, earsplitting PA sound system. Shows are often filled to bursting at a 650-person capacity,...

Small venues foster both rising national and local talent

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor May 28, 2014

Though Mr. Small’s Theater and the Altar Bar might seem like small rooms in comparison to the mammoth spaces of Consol Energy Center and First Niagara Pavilion, both the roughly 500-person capacity venues...

Martin Creed Exhibit

Martin Creed Exhibit

November 20, 2013

The ability of modern art to turn the mundane into the intellectually engaging has persisted since the fateful day that Marcel Duchamp famously scrawled “R.Mutt” onto a urinal and entered it into the...

Action Bronson & Danny Brown at The Altar Bar

Action Bronson & Danny Brown at The Altar Bar

October 1, 2013

Rappers Action Bronson and Danny Brown performed at the Altar Bar in the Strip District in Pittsburgh on September 30th. The metal band Trash Talk opened the show for the duo.

STRFKR Concert

STRFKR Concert

September 4, 2013

On Tuesday September 3, indie-electronica outfit STRFKR put on a show at Altar Bar that included everything from light displays to dancers dressed as rabbits and astronauts. Photos by Staff Photographer...

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