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Fall events you ‘autumn’ check out

Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne will perform at the Roxian Theater in McKees Rocks on Oct. 8.

By Sara Nuss, Staff Writer

August 19, 2019

From hitting up music festivals to attending sporting events, there are many ways for returning students to entertain themselves in the bustling City of Pittsburgh. With fall just around the corner, it’s best to keep in mind any upcoming opportunities to attend concerts, fall festivals and other celebrations that come with the change of the weather. 

Thrival Festival explores humans and technology

The “Act III. The Rising Tide” panel discusses the future of automation at Thrival’s Future of Work Symposium. (Photo by Elizabeth Donnelly | Contributing Writer)

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Thrival is an annual festival that explores the connections between people and important parts of their society — technology and music.

A melodic restoration: Thrival Festival aims to restore Hazelwood

A melodic restoration: Thrival Festival aims to restore Hazelwood

By Brady Langmann / Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Of the three producers behind this weekend’s Thrival Innovation and Music Festival, not one has a background in the music industry. Executive producer Dan Law once focused in foreign policy with a master’s degree in public and international affairs. He’s backed by Danielle Belko, formerly a p...

Smart minds thrive at Thrival Festival

 Valkyrie Speaker / Staff Photographer

By Jack Trainor and Matt Maielli / Culture staff

September 22, 2015

Thrival Festival sounds like the name of an electronic dance party, but it’s actually Pittsburgh’s most intellectual and revolutionary gathering of the minds. This week’s third annual Thrival Festival will host 30 innovation lectures all over the city, including the South Side, Allentown, Hill ...

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