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Eurofest creates cultural connections

The Balkan Babes ensemble performs Balkan music at Sunday afternoon’s Eurofest in Posvar Hall.

By Amanda Giamalis, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Vendors from both Pitt and outside organizations lined the walls during Pitt’s Eurofest, a celebration of European heritage and cultures.

Pittsburgh’s indie theaters set themselves apart

Manor Theatre is located on Murray Ave in Squirrel Hill. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Matt Maielli / Contributing Editor

August 21, 2017

Chain theaters and popular franchises are fatiguing after a while — remakes, reboots and sequels, oh my — so why not attend a classic film marathon in a single screen theater to refresh your cinematic palette. Here’s a short list of local, independent theaters that offer both mainstream releases,...

What to do this summer: local events

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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 Party at the Mattress Factory 16 through 18: 4th River Music Collective at OWL Hollow 17: Adventure Hunt P...

Three Rivers Film Festival exhibits broad swath of cinema

Three Rivers Film Festival exhibits broad swath of cinema

By Andrew Fishman / Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

Every filmmaker must start somewhere, and for many, film festivals are the best way to get their start.For filmmakers in the western Pennsylvania area, the Three Rivers Film Festival — hosted here in Pittsburgh — has been the largest and generally most successful outlet for independent films. The...

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