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What are the odds: Pitt will run over the Hokies

S_What are the Odds: Darrin Hall is taken down by a Virginia Tech player as he runs the ball for Pitt during the teams’ 2017 game.
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By Collin Martin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

A lot has happened in the NFL this past week. The LA Rams are no longer undefeated and are going up against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. The Dallas Cowboys got Amari Cooper, but the Eagles now have Golden Tate. If those have you asking who you should bet on this week, don’t worry, we have your answers here.

Photos: Redeye Theater

Grippi, Aluise and Mullen during the finale of “The Midnight Snack.”

October 24, 2018

Redeye Theater hosted its second 24-hour playwriting, producing and performance event of the semester this weekend. Students worked through the night to produce and perform five original plays and musicals — “The Midnight Snack,” “Frog Bones Can’t Handle That Kind of Stress,” “The Case...

Review: Tyler the Creator takes over Stage AE with trademark performance

Tyler, the Creator performs “Foreword” off his most recent album “Flower Boy” Tuesday night at Stage AE. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Charlie Garcia-Weger | For The Pitt News

February 22, 2018

The only venue you’d expect to see an act like Tyler, the Creator performing in Pittsburgh is Stage AE. And the only rapper that wouldn’t even think about the title of the concert hall until five songs through is the notorious “Odd Future” frontman. “What the f***, this is an American Eagle ...

Students celebrate sexuality in The Vagina Monologues

Natalie Miller (left), Emily Rush, and Savannah Garber (right) perform as part of the Vagina Monologues hosted by the Pitt Campus Women’s Organization in the O’Hara Student Center this weekend. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Siddhi Shockey | Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Cheers roared throughout the O’Hara Ballroom as the individuals on stage repeated the word “mine” over and over in an effort to reclaim their sexuality, prompting the audience to join in. The Campus Women’s Organization’s production of “The Vagina Monologues” — a play about the reclama...

Rhodessa Jones brings art and activism to Pitt

Rhodessa Jones, co-artistic director of San Francisco’s performance company Cultural Odyssey, was chosen by Pitt Arts to be Pitt’s artist-in-residence for the month of February. (Photo courtesy of Rhodessa Jones)

By Joanna Li | Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

Since she found theater, San Francisco-based artist Rhodessa Jones said she has always had a place in the world — whether it be to share her ups and downs or to offer other women a chance to speak out. “Theater has been the one lover that has never let me down — it demands a lot of me, but t...

Cry me a river: Timberlake’s controversial Super Bowl homage to Prince

Justin Timberlake performs during the Super Bowl halftime show Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minn. (Elizabeth Flores/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

By Darren Campuzano | Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Prince once told an audience in Los Angeles, “Instead of hate, celebrate.” Apparently, that memo never reached this year’s Super Bowl — as mutual hatred for all things Patriots stretched from Minneapolis all the way to Forbes Avenue. But for those that had no stake in the game, outrage wa...

Pitt playwrights compete in festival

As part of the third annual Playwriting Festival, Pitt students showcased three original plays in the Cathedral of Learning Jan. 21. (Photo Courtesy of Allen Howard/HDIC Productions)

By Caroline Bourque and Shahum Ajmal | Pitt News Staff

January 23, 2018

Onstage, two actors sparred, bickered and gestured toward an imaginary hole in the floor as a willing audience played along — bringing to life a story from the mind of a fellow Pitt student. At the third annual Playwriting Festival, hosted by the Pitt Performance Collaborative, three students had the c...

Poets and performers explore black futures

The event was hosted by the Center for African American Poetry and Politics. (Photo by Issi Glatts l Staff Photographer)

By Anna Bongardino | Contributing Editor

October 5, 2017

Projected onto a screen behind the stage of the Frick Fine Arts building, images of demolition were overlaid with the slow motion image of a woman twirling in a bright blue skirt. Colors shifted from negatives to sepia tone to a washed-out golden color which reflected the clouds of dust and destruct...

Bands compete for Fall Fest opener

Influential J, winner of the PPC Battle of the Bands, performs at the contest on Tuesday evening. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Madison Hook | For The Pitt News

September 13, 2017

The crowd hushed as INFLUENTIALJ strode onstage, mic in hand, while his original music video projected onto the wall behind him — featuring eye-catching scenes of the performer throughout Pitt’s campus dressed in an electric blue suit beside the bright red doors of Heinz Chapel. The rapper ma...

Weekly Rundown

By A&E Staff

November 11, 2013

Tuesday, Nov. 12Johnny Marr with special guest AlamarMr. Smalls Theatre400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, Pa.8 p.m.Admission: $25He’s played with Modest Mouse, Electronic, The Cribs and a little band called The Smiths. Johnny Marr fought off the synthesizer to prove that the six-string still had a place in ’80s pop musi...

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