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A conversation with Staton and Quinto

Aaron Staton and Zachary Quinto sit down with The Tartan and talk about politics, Halloween, and B There.

School of Music performs Italian opera

This past weekend, Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music performed The Coronation of Poppea, an opera in three acts by Claudio Monteverdi.

A comedy act

Last Thursday, Chapelle’s Show came to Carnegie Mellon — part of it, at least.

Halloween history

It’s that time of year again! Yes, that jolly ole time of zombies and witches is back again.

Screams, shivers, and bumpy rides

Looking for something to do on Halloween? Here's a list of places you can visit.

Latest horror movies

The Halloween spirit takes over again as television stations and movie theaters are filled with new and classic horror films. This year, Saw comes out...

Coconut milk custard in a pumpkin bowl

The best thing about cold weather is the food. Specifically, custard — coconut milk custard, that is. Even better is coconut milk custard in a pumpkin.

School of Music announces guest conductor

The School of Music has revealed the identity of the celebrity conductor who will conduct the Philharmonic’s January concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Scenes from African-American life

“We have one shot at this.” By “this,” Wilson meant Radio Golf, the epic final play of a 10-play cycle Wilson began in 1984.

A lukewarm performance

A night with songwriters Dean and Britta playing original songs to 13 of Andy Warhol’s four-minute films was not meant for wayward Carnegie Mellon students.

Cardboard caves and tin men

At the Carnegie Museum of Art, the corner wing on the second floor is sterile, a dead end.

Brooklyn band plays at brillobox

In 2005, the Brooklyn-based rock band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah found what every musician in the post-music-industry-collapse age was looking for.

At home on the range

It’s been a staple of comedy since everyone’s formative preschool years, when children would ask each other: “Why did the chicken cross the road?”

Campus chic

Designers are moving away from trends and toward timeless, versatile pieces.

Italian drawings on display at the Frick

In the exhibition at the Frick, From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado, 70 drawings by Italian artists are displayed.

Tartan Q&A

Find out just what the Tartan staff thinks about scary places on campus and college kids trick-or-treating.

Everything you need to know

That library nap may not be such a good idea. Read more to find out why.

Dollar movie

This week's selection of films includes American Teen, Hellboy 2, Boogie Nights, and Diary of the Dead.

Did you know?

Find out just what Tech students paid for tuition in 1908 and see why ZBT was dismissed in the '80s.


What it comes down to is this: Video killed the radio star, and YouTube killed the music video.


Event listings for Oct. 27–Nov.3.

Emerson Quartet plays at Carnegie Music Hall

The Emerson Quartet returns to Pittsburgh tonight when it opens the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society’s 2008–09 season. At 8 p.m. at Carnegie Music Hall,...

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