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Welcome to the New Hazlett Theater

Opening night: the twittering excitement of musicians and actors, the frantic rushing of the stage crew, and the vital sound checks repeated ceaselessly....

B.Y.O.B. to the White House

A cluster of easels is set up in a circle around the model for the evening: a stuffed monkey peering out of a plastic watering can that rains over a Teenage...

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones play Pittsburgh

Matt’s Big 3 What I Liked: The Individual Musicianship Béla Fleck and The Flecktones are associated with many scenes: the hippie-friendly jam band scene,...

Local museum captures childhood

I tried to fit my right leg, then my left. The tiny hole would not allow me to put through both my legs simultaneously, so sweating and grunting, I stuck...

SPAMALOT takes the local stage

The legends of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table tell a story of the noblest of England’s leaders. Monty Python’s SPAMALOT sets the same...

A look at the PSO's new season

There are certain things that are an unavoidable part of Pittsburgh: the Steelers, bridges, ketchup. At least, that’s what hometown pride dictates. Europeans,...

Installation art invades North Side

Looking for a new Posturpedic bed? The Mattress Factory isn’t the place for that. Instead of mattresses, there are amazing art installations. Last weekend,...

These ain’t no one-hit wonders

Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds I really, really, really wanted to hate Justin Timberlake’s new record. “SexyBack,” the record’s first single,...

Bringing nature to a tech-savvy campus

Championing the phrase “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without,” Eustace Conway did not use running water or electricity for 20 years while...

Big Al’s Metal Shop

A while back, I had a chance to review the latest Machine Head disc. What struck me then and now about the album was its timeless value as a “headphones”...

Paperhouse

On Thursday, September 14, Kimveer Gill opened fire on students at Dawson College in Montreal. Two hours before the shooting, he left a series of blog...

Dollar Movie

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Wednesday, September 20 10 12 During the Cold War, an insane American general with...

Did you know?

*50* September 25, 1956 For the incoming first-years, Orientation week had concluded. Rush week was over. The Activities Fair had taken place. All of...

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