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Pittsburgh film culture

Pittsburgh. It’s no New York. It’s no Hollywood. Speaking of the Pittsburgh independent film scene, curator Gordon Nelson was quick to acknowledge the...

Burning the midnight oil via the Internet

We have reached the period of mixed blessings. The end of the year is in sight, and summer will be here soon. Sunlight has graced our campus once again...

Custom-made handbags break into Pittsburgh

It started in a one-bedroom apartment in Boston; now it is on the racks in three cities and numerous homes beyond. It is Ray-Min Shoulderware — not simply...

Transition makes the radio waves

Web Special: Fans of Sum 41, Lit, and A New Found Glory will enjoy Pittsburgh-based rock group Transition’s latest release, Get There. The group, consisting...

Keller Williams: A one-man band

Web Special: The air was thick with smoke last Wednesday night in a packed Mr. Small's Theatre with hipsters, hippies, and preppy high-schoolers all here...

Save the writings on the walls

Boys have been writing on walls since the beginning of time. Well, perhaps that is an exaggeration, but this scribbling tendency is quite ancient. Recent...

From blogs to books

How do you turn your bitterness about life into a productive and creative escape? You create a blog that gets noticed, and then get a book published. In...

Philharmonic at Heinz

Last Wednesday night, Heinz Hall, the home of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, was home to the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. For this concert, the Philharmonic...

Big Al’s Metal Shop

As with most things in life, it is the little details that separate the good from the glorious. Take the Rex Theater, for example. With seats in place,...

dollar movie

Wednesday, 4/12 8 10 12 The Royal Tenenbaums I got this on DVD for my Secret Santa this Christmas past. He opened it, looked at it, said, “I don’t like...

Did you know?

50 Years Ago April 10, 1956 The Newman Club, which, if you didn’t know, was and is the Catholic club on campus, held an Easter Orphans Party. The party...

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