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Beach Boys bring SoCal sounds to Heinz Hall

Beach Boys bring SoCal sounds to Heinz Hall

By Darren Campuzano / Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Culture, Music

It was less than 60 degrees in Downtown Pittsburgh Saturday but Mike Love — front man of the Beach Boys — was singing about breaking out the sandals and cruising past palm trees. “First order of business: Thanks for showing up,” Love said jokingly. “I’m a little wacky tonight.” The 7...

Preparation pays off: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays Shostakovich

Preparation pays off: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays Shostakovich

By Joanna Li / For The Pitt News

October 16, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Top Stories

World-renowned musicians clad in dark colors quickly filled 101 empty black chairs organized in a crescent shape on the stage. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra played their program “Shostakovich Triumphant” Sunday at Heinz Hall Downtown as part of their BNY Mellon Grand Classics series. Polish gue...

Bill Burr ignores critics, focuses on comedy

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 19, 2013


Filed under Archives

As a comedian, actor and radio personality, Bill Burr has developed a following for his blunt, everyman style of humor. Burr never holds back, going on riffs about his issues with women, American education, The Oprah Winfrey Show and the tribulations of dog ownership. In anticipation of his performance...

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