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A collection of photographs and drawings by students on display in a window of the Frick Fine Arts building during the Creators Collective Exhibition this weekend.

Creators Collective hosts a weekend-long exhibition featuring Black, queer art

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer April 9, 2023
Pitt Creators Collective transformed Frick Fine Arts Building this weekend with student artwork ranging from photography, poetry, drawings, paintings, sculptures and more. The exhibition is Creators Collective’s first large event since it was founded in 2019.
Members of “Music from the 412,” Emily Raad and Ray Mongelli.

New video channel, Music from the 412, highlights local music in Pittsburgh

By Serena Garcia, Senior Staff Writer January 23, 2023
Anthony Lamonde conceptualized the music video station, “Music From the 412” last year and debuted it this past New Year's Eve. Running 24 hours a day, the station spotlights local artists and is accessible via their website or through streaming apps.
5 New Year’s resolutions that are actually attainable

5 New Year’s resolutions that are actually attainable

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor January 8, 2023
New Year’s resolutions are not ways to become a different person, but aspirations we should try to recall throughout the year. As the spring semester kicks off, here are five low-pressure New Year’s resolutions that are all about baby steps.
The best jams to listen to during finals week

The best jams to listen to during finals week

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer December 7, 2022
Piles of last minute homework, cramming for exams and late nights at the library — Pitt’s finals week eerily approaches. Listening to music may help relieve some of that stress, so here is a list of five playlists, albums and songs to listen to during the upcoming week.
Opinion | The Grammys’ ‘Big 4’ Category nominations are nonsensical

Opinion | The Grammys’ ‘Big 4’ Category nominations are nonsensical

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist December 4, 2022
It’s clear that the Grammys are not perfect, but one would expect to still see high-quality music selected by their esteemed “academy” of artists and critics. However, this year’s selection of nominees in the Big 4 Categories are downright nonsensical. 
The lead singer of Kicked in the Head by a Horse performs at The Deli on Friday night in Oakland.

The Deli showcases Pittsburgh’s DIY band scene

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 10, 2022
The Deli is owned by four Pitt students and every month they host two to four shows for local and touring bands. Admission is $5 and information about upcoming shows can be found on their Instagram.
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.”
A culture table at the East European Festival in the Cathedral of Learning on Sunday.

East European Festival celebrates cultural diversity with fashion, music and more

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer October 16, 2022
Pitt’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies held a festival Sunday in the Cathedral of Learning, which featured vendors, educators and advocates with roots from nearly every country in eastern Europe.
A cellist plays during Wednesday’s symphony orchestra concert in the Bellefield Hall auditorium.

Pitt Symphony Orchestra hosts first concert of the season

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer October 13, 2022
Pitt’s Symphony Orchestra held its first concert of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The free show filled plenty of seats in Bellefield Hall. The program underscored the orchestra’s multifaceted talent.
The Center for Creativity’s new space for Pitt students, The Understory, in room B50 of the Cathedral of Learning.

The Understory fosters creative space for student performance

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer October 6, 2022
The Understory, the Center for Creativity’s newest space, is open to all Pitt students, staff and faculty looking to express themselves through performance. Located in B50 in the Cathedral of Learning, the space has music practice rooms, a stage, podcast equipment and sewing materials.
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