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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

Performance during the “Be Gay [Do Crime]” drag concert series.

‘Be Gay [Do Crime]’ concert series spotlights drag as an art form

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor February 12, 2023
Patrick Mayoral performs as Miss Demeanor in their drag concert series “Be Gay [Do Crime].” The show features a myriad of drag performers across Pittsburgh. The last concert took place on Friday at Mr. Smalls Theatre in Millvale.
Opinion | COVID-19 ruined concert culture

Opinion | COVID-19 ruined concert culture

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor December 2, 2022
COVID-19 has ruined concert etiquette, how you buy tickets and relationships between artists and their fans.
Yung Gravy performs during PPC’s Fall Fest on Schenley Drive on Sunday.

‘You got a building named after a MILF?’: Yung Gravy expresses Pitt pride at Fall Fest

By Tanya Babbar, For The Pitt News October 17, 2022
Pitt joined Yung Gravy’s “gravy train” as hundreds of students watched him kiss the Cathedral of Learning on an onstage screen during Fall Fest on Sunday, calling it a “MILF.”
The Cathedral of Learning alongside the Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain.

Editorial | The top 7 best things about staying in Oakland for the summer

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 24, 2022
Here are the best parts about staying near campus over the summer.
Opinion | There’s nothing like live music

Opinion | There’s nothing like live music

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor March 15, 2022
There is no other experience like seeing your favorite musician or band live, and we need to preserve this — particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pitt cellists play at a symphony orchestra concert at Bellefield Hall Auditorium in August 2018.

Pitt Symphony Orchestra returns to in-person concerts for the holidays

By Thomas Schmidt, For The Pitt News November 18, 2021
The Pitt Symphony Orchestra has been performing digitally ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, but they’re finally returning to in-person performances and practices.
Stacey Sarmiento places flowers at a memorial in Houston on Sunday to honor her friend, Rudy Peña, who died at the Astroworld music festival.

Editorial | Those responsible for the tragedy at the Astroworld Festival need to be held accountable

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 8, 2021
The death of eight people is absolutely inexcusable and steps must be taken to prevent events like this from becoming unsafe. 
Students attend a concert at Stage AE to see alternative indie band Glass Animals.

Students return to in-person concerts despite pandemic uncertainty

By Darin Fields, For The Pitt News September 19, 2021
As concerts and other live performances have begun to return, one question lingers in the air — is the risk of exposure worth the experience? For Pitt students, there is a common feeling of cautious excitement about the return of concerts.
TPN File Photo

What to do this summer: local events

By TPN Staff May 29, 2017

June 9 through 11: Steel City Comic Con — Special Horror Fan Edition at Monroeville Convention Center 10 and 11: Pridefest in Downtown 11: EQT Equality March in Downtown 16: Urban Garden...

Mike Posner is headlining Bigelow Bash on Sunday, April 9. (Ralph Arvesen/Zuma Press/TNS)

Bigelow Bash preview

By Caoline Bourque / Staff Writer April 5, 2017

Acrobats will juggle and flip alongside musicians and food truck vendors on Bigelow Boulevard Sunday as crowds take over the street at Bigelow Bash. Bigelow Boulevard will transform into a festival...

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