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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Street Prophet band performing at the Pittsburgh Innovation District Show at 115 Atwood St on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Pitt student bands pack Atwood office building for ‘Live from Oakland’ concert

By Trinity Foster, Senior Staff Writer October 12, 2023

Eli Alfieri, founder of the live music project Post Genre, believes the community is entering “the next era of Oakland music.” The project held the second installment of its “Live From Oakland”...

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Talk Times give Pitt international students a friendly way of studying English

By Gabriella Garvin, Senior Staff Writer October 12, 2023

Xiao Du arrived in Pittsburgh last month. As a student at Pitt’s English Language Institute, he said he discussed a variety of topics at his first Talk Time. Du said he hopes it will help improve his...

Lana Del Rey sings at the Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown, near Pittsburgh on Oct. 3, 2023.

‘Fall in love with the music’: Lana Del Rey dazzles audience at her first Pittsburgh area concert

By Carissa Canzona, Staff Writer October 9, 2023

Lana Del Rey performed her first show in the Pittsburgh area at The Pavilion At Star Lake in Burgettstown last Tuesday, Oct. 3. It was the ninth stop of her brief tour, which kicked off in Tennessee in...

A crowd gathers around the stage at a Pittsburgh concert in the 1960s.

Pitt student chronicles Pittsburgh’s musical legacy in documentary ‘The Scene Will Never Die’

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer October 9, 2023

Jazz music swells as iconic images of Pittsburgh in the past and present flash across the screen before cutting to the title card — “The Scene Will Never Die” in bold gray typeface over a black background....

COIN’s lead vocalist Chase Lawrence shreds the guitar during Fall Fest at Schenley Drive on Sunday.

‘Electric’: COIN and student openers rock Fall Fest 2023

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer October 8, 2023

“Can we just lose our minds for like 30 seconds?” shouted Chase Lawrence, the lead vocalist of COIN, to hundreds of Pitt students crowded into a stretch of Schenley Drive. The audience obliged, chanting...

Junior theater and communications major Stefania DiMichele reads an ELLE magazine as Elle Woods during the “Legally Blonde” musical on Tuesday at the Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre.

‘Elle Woods is everything’: Pitt Musical Theatre Club performs with pink positivity in ‘Legally Blonde’

By Trinity Foster, Senior Staff Writer October 5, 2023

Dreams came true for Stefania Dimichele on Tuesday night when Pitt’s Musical Theatre Club opened their production of “Legally Blonde.” DiMichele played the musical’s protagonist Elle Woods, a sorority...

A man and woman interact on screen during the film “A Woman of Paris,” which was shown as a part of Pittsburgh’s recent Silent Film Festival.

‘A time machine’: Pittsburgh Silent Film Festival revisits forgotten film history

By Sarah Pine, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

An event years in the making, Pittsburgh’s first Silent Film Festival featured a series of silent film screenings in hopes of reviving the largely forgotten art form.  Silent film reached its peak...

Pitt Dance Marathon reveals a record-breaking total of $24,980.51 for their 12-hour fundraising push on Monday evening in Schenley Quadrangle.

‘It all adds up, dollar by dollar’: Pitt Dance Marathon exceeds 12-hour fundraising goal for UPMC Children’s Hospital

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor October 2, 2023

Pitt Dance Marathon announced that they exceeded their fundraising goal of $17,000 for UPMC Children’s Hospital on Monday night. Their 12-hour fundraising push raised $24,980.51, breaking last year’s...

Festival presenters stand together behind the Ukrainian Heritage table during the Eastern European Festival on Sunday in the Cathedral of Learning.

East European Festival encourages cross-cultural celebration

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer October 2, 2023

From enjoying Dobos cake and Turkish coffee to watching Bulgarian dances and Austrian puppetry, visitors who attended Pitt’s East European Festival this weekend got a chance to celebrate Eastern European...

Aki Onda’s performance Spirits Known and Unknown” featuring Eyvind Kang in the Miller ICA at Carnegie Mellon University on Friday.

Impossible Music exhibit at Carnegie Mellon reexamines the meaning of music

By Jiya Narwal, Staff Writer October 1, 2023

Clay microphones, a self-playing piano and a cassette machine playing archival tapes captivated visitors at the “Impossible Music” exhibit at Carnegie Mellon University. The showcase explores musical...

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