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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

Paul Giamatti and Dominic Sessa in “The Holdovers.”

Review | ‘The Holdovers’ captures the beauty in nostalgia, no matter the era

By Ore Fawole, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Despite its understated appearance, the exploration of grief, comforting comedy and nostalgic ambiance in “The Holdovers” packs the emotional and cinematic punch that moviegoers have longed for since...

Participants model African wedding traditions at an event hosted by Pitt’s African Student Organization in the William Pitt Union.

African Students Organization stages a continent-spanning wedding celebration

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Pitt’s African Students Organization transformed the ballroom of the William Pitt Union into a wedding venue on Feb. 3, celebrating different African nations’ traditions in a mock wedding celebration. Rather...

Musicians perform during BRIGID, a celebration of St. Brigid, the Celtic goddess and patron saint of Ireland, at the August Wilson Center on Saturday.

BRIGID event celebrates Irish culture through music and dance at August Wilson Center

By Casey Carter, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

Guests at the BRIGID event gathered to enjoy live music and dance performances at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center in downtown Pittsburgh for a celebration of Irish culture on Saturday,...

Heading North performs at “Live from Oakland: Genesis” in Atwood Church on Saturday night.

Post Genre’s first Atwood church concert aims to transform the Oakland music scene

By Tanya Babbar, Senior Staff Writer February 5, 2024

For concertgoers in Oakland, the feeling of a favorite DIY venue shutting down is a familiar one. Post Genre, an Oakland-based music project, is trying to lay the groundwork for a permanent musical fixture...

Heading North performs at “Live from Oakland: Genesis” in Atwood Church on Saturday night.

Photos: “Live from Oakland: Genesis” at Atwood Church

By Pamela Smith and Ethan Shulman February 5, 2024

Post Genre and 8Trak Entertainment filled Atwood Church with live music Saturday night during the opening show of the “Live from Oakland: Genesis” series.

Dr. Sylvia Owusu-Ansah speaks during the panel at the “In Good Hands” premiere in The Understory on Thursday evening.

Pitt alum’s short film ‘In Good Hands’ celebrates Black doctors in Pittsburgh

By Quinn Cilea, Staff Writer February 4, 2024

Pittsburgh is a medical city. UPMC buildings are scattered across its neighborhoods, employing nearly 5,000 physicians. The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is one of the largest hospitals in the city....

“The Importance of Being Earnest” in Rauh Theatre.

Performance Collaborative stages Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

By Gabriela Herring, Staff Columnist February 4, 2024

Ten minutes before its scheduled start time, the Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre’s middle section was already full for the opening night of “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Located in the basement...

Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Oct. 10, 2017.

Staff Picks | Who will win a Grammy on Sunday?

By The Pitt News Culture Staff February 2, 2024

Music’s biggest night is this Sunday, and the culture staff of The Pitt News has some thoughts on who will take home awards in some of the biggest categories. When Lana del Rey, Noah Kahan and Taylor...

Green Day playing at the Hella Mega Tour.

Review | Green Day’s ‘Saviors’ might be the best pop punk album of the year

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist February 2, 2024

Green Day released their new album “Saviors” on Jan. 19. The band started teasing a new album and tour in October. They posted cryptic messages and posts all over their social media accounts that had...

Students study in the Global Hub in Posvar Hall.

Turkish table at Global Hub creates space for Turkish conversation, community

By Quinn Cilea, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

The Turkish language table had its fourth meeting last Wednesday at the Global Hub in Posvar Hall. At Pitt, Turkish is part of the Less-Commonly Taught Languages program. The club, while fairly new, is...

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