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The Pitt News

Members of Sweet Pill pose for a picture.

Opinion | Sweet Pill — a band you should get into

By Irene Moran, Staff Columnist April 1, 2024
Sweet Pill’s music has a great blend of raw emotion, tempo shifts and relatable lyrics that hit a little too close to home. Their music is super catchy and they are definitely a no-skip band for me.
Holiday lights in Schenley Plaza.

‘Glowland’ fills Schenley Plaza with giant seesaws, produces motion-based art

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor December 2, 2022
Oakland Business Improvement District is gearing up for the winter season with a new art-based community project, Glowland. Glowland is a month-long winter festival that features a series of light-based art installations, yard games and live music until Dec. 18.
The Three Rivers Arts Festival returns for in-person activities spanning across the entire Cultural District this year, with art and food vendors at Point State Park.

Three Rivers Arts Festival brings live music, art and food back to the Cultural District

By Jessica McKenzie, For The Pitt News June 9, 2021
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has returned with the Three Rivers Arts Festival for both in-person and virtual activity, offering ten days of free art displays and live music.
Argyle Studio held its grand opening last Thursday, offering Oakland a unique space for artistic retail. The pop-up shop represents the diversity of the Oakland community through a variety of products, including the creative work of over 30 local artists and vendors.

Local Pittsburgh artist studio opens on Forbes Avenue

By Jessica McKenzie, For The Pitt News June 2, 2021
Argyle Studio, a new pop-up artist’s shop in Oakland, came to fruition through the right-and-left-brain mother-daughter duo, Christine and Brigette Bethea. The pair envisioned Oakland’s newest retail space and brought it to life with a grand opening last Thursday.
Redfishbowl Studios in Lawrenceville

Artist collective combines art and activism

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor July 8, 2020
Redfishbowl and its collaborating artists are leading other initiatives to raise money for Pittsburgh organizations dedicated to bailing out protestors and supporting Black and trans people.
The Three Rivers Art Festival will occur entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three Rivers Arts Festival brings Pittsburghers together digitally

By Kaitlyn Nuebel, For The Pitt News June 9, 2020
Now in its 61st year, the Three Rivers Arts Festival normally brings about 500,000 people to the Cultural District, Gateway Center and Point State Park. But this year’s festival looks a little different from what most Pittsburghers have seen in the past.
Hatch Art Studio in Point Breeze.

Local Art collectives foster Pittsburgh creativity

By Zainab Hakeem, For The Pitt News June 29, 2019
Pittsburgh art collectives have naturally popped up to encourage the City’s creative output, helping artists go from pop-up art galleries and basement shows to large scale concerts and commissioned works.
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