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Students wait to watch a 30th anniversary screening of “The Silence of the Lambs” at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum hosted by Pitt’s Office of New Student Programs on Wednesday night.

‘Silence of the Lambs’ 30th anniversary event introduces students to local film history

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News October 28, 2021
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the film “The Silence of the Lambs,” Pitt’s Office of New Student Programs hosted a Wednesday screening of the iconic thriller movie at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.
Characters at Scare House Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh’s Halloween attractions up their scare game this year

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer October 26, 2021
The memory of midterms isn't the only thing working its way into students’ nightmares this Halloween season. ScareHouse and Kennywood’s Phantom Fall Fest, among other local haunted houses, have plenty of season-worthy scares for students.
Baby Loves Tacos Thunderdome opened a month ago on Meyran Avenue.

Baby Loves Tacos Thunderdome offers local art, music and tacos

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer October 26, 2021
Walking on Meyran Avenue, the hanging cantina lights and the bright, yellow lawn chairs outside make Baby Loves Tacos Thunderdome glow. Its decor inside combines to create a culture and community-focused space, according to owner Gary Musisko.
Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
This year’s second annual One Minute Film Festival is horror-themed. It’s a collaboration resulting from the partnership with the Center for Creativity’s Text and conText Lab and the University Library System.
Dune hit theaters and HBO Max yesterday.

Review | “Dune” is a stunning, albeit disconnected, cinematic spectacle

By Mera D'Aquila, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
Staff writer Mera D’Aquila argues that “Dune” succeeds as a grandly constructed and visually captivating film, even if it suffers with pacing and some clarity.
The University Art Gallery welcomed guests back in-person with live music and art from members of Womens of Vision, Inc. on Wednesday.

Women of Visions celebrates 40 years

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor October 21, 2021
Live music and art welcomed guests back to the University Art Gallery on Wednesday, marking both the 40th anniversary of the formation of Women of Visions as well as the gallery’s first in-person exhibit since February 2020.
Pitt Stages debuted Maria Treviño Orta’s “Somewhere” at the Charity Randall Theatre on Saturday. The play runs until Oct. 22.

Pitt Stages goes ‘Somewhere’ with sustainability

By Grace Hemcher, Staff Writer October 21, 2021
Pitt Stages is kicking off its in-person productions at Charity Randall Theatre for the first time since spring 2020, and the much-anticipated return to live performance at Pitt comes with an important message about mindfulness and sustainability.
Butler Street in Upper Lawrenceville on Jan. 13, 2012.

Get Out of Oakland | Lawrenceville

By Nadiya Greaser, Staff Writer October 21, 2021
It’s time to get out of Oakland and visit some other Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Lawrenceville is a fun, walkable neighborhood with an abundance of shops, restaurants and entertainment.
Gussy’s Bagels & Deli on Fifth Ave. offers a variety of homemade sandwiches and bagels, from pumpernickel to cinnamon raisin.

Gussy’s Bagels and Deli brings homemade bagels to Oakland

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Gussy’s Bagels and Deli is located at 3606 Fifth Ave., between Atwood Street and Meyran Avenue, and offers a variety of homemade bagels and sandwiches for customers to choose from, with a bright atmosphere championed by owner Scott Walton.
Members of Pitt’s salsa club practice in room 501 in the William Pitt Union.

‘Just so much fun’: Pitt’s salsa club spices up students’ Sundays

By Sarah Demchak, For The Pitt News October 19, 2021
Salsa is a kind of music that moves dancers in a fast series of patterns and spins. Pitt students have the opportunity to try this style of dance out, either individually or paired, with Pitt’s salsa club.
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