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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.
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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...

The War on Drugs gives Altar Bar some Rock n Roll

The War on Drugs gives Altar Bar some Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Jack Trainor / Staff Writer March 24, 2014

While waiting concert-goers stood in line outside the Altar Bar on Saturday, a man stopped his car in the middle of the road and asked the crowd who this band, The War on Drugs, was and if they were any...

Bruiser Brigade: Danny Brown goes hard at Altar Bar

Bruiser Brigade: Danny Brown goes hard at Altar Bar

The line to get inside the Altar Bar stretched a block down Penn Avenue before turning a sharp corner and continuing down 16th Street as hundreds of fans stood outside the venue in anticipation of the...

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