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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Concerts coming to Pittsburgh in February

Concerts coming to Pittsburgh in February

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor January 23, 2024

A few of the biggest stadium acts in the world will pass through Pittsburgh throughout the month of February, along with a handful of bands and singers filling in smaller venues. Here’s a look at the...

Actors perform “Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott” at the New Hazlett Center for Performing Arts on Saturday.

‘Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott’ play brings history alive for kids

By Tanya Babbar, Senior Staff Writer January 23, 2024

When audiences came to see the play “Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott” last Saturday at the New Hazlett Theater on the North Side, they saw a lot more than a recap of a familiar historical...

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays along with “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” playing on the screen above them.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra enchants audiences with an immersive Harry Potter musical experience

By Casey Carter, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

In the highly anticipated fourth installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, Potterheads, music lovers and symphony regulars gathered at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh on Jan. 20 and 21 for...

Conner Smith plays guitar during his performance at Stage AE on Friday night.

Photos: Country singer Conner Smith performs at Stage AE

By Nate Yonamine, Assistant Visual Editor January 22, 2024

Conner Smith, a 23-year-old country singer from Tennessee, performs at Stage AE on Friday night.

Austin James (Troy Bolton) and TyMariya Moss (Gabriella Montez) rehearse a scene in Randall Theatre on Saturday morning.

Photos: “We’re All in This Together” – 24-hour production of “High School Musical Jr.”

Musical Theatre Club at Pitt, Redeye Theatre Project, and USITT at Pitt joined forces to learn, rehearse and perform “High School Musical Jr.” in 24 hours.   Thursday: Auditions Before...

A performer at the “Poetry Unplugged” event during the Hooks and Phonics Festival at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center on Friday night.

August Wilson Center celebrates poetry and hip-hop with Hooks & Phonics Festival

By Daniella Levick, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

“Poetry Unplugged” proved that words can create community out of consternation, oppose oppression, promote self-expression and guide enduring change over the weekend.  The August Wilson African...

The Carnegie Museum of Art

Pitt first-year Imaan Saeed wins Carnegie Museum inclusive art competition

By Irene Castillo, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

Imaan Saeed had not considered art as a profession until recently. The first-year molecular biology and studio arts major won a prize at the “Envisioning a Just Pittsburgh” competition, the Carnegie...

Emma Stone and Mark Ruffalo in “Poor Things.”

Review | ‘Poor Things’ is an aptly named visual masterpiece, thematic disaster

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Consider watching “Poor Things” on mute, because while its beautiful set design, visual direction and tour de force performance from Emma Stone captivate audiences visually, its misguided attempt at...

Composite Mac Miller mural on Butler street.

The physical legacy keeping Mac Miller’s memory alive in Pittsburgh

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor January 19, 2024

The iconic Pittsburgh rapper and musician Mac Miller would have turned 32 today. Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, grew up in Point Breeze and became one of Pittsburgh’s most prominent cultural...

PileZ opens on the corner of Atwood Street and Bates Street.

PileZ brings Rochester’s ‘garbage plates’ to Oakland

By Kelly Xiong, Senior Staff Columnist  January 17, 2024
PileZ, a new restaurant at Bates and Atwood, opened on Jan. 5. The restaurant serves the garbage plate, a dish originating from Rochester, New York. 
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