Terry McMillan Lecture. Byham Theater. 7:30 p.m.
Author Terry McMillan will give a talk at the Byham Theater about her new novel Who Asked You? The talk and book signing is presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures. More information and tickets can be found at pittsburghlectures.org.
TUESDAY10.1.13Pillbox | September 30, 2013
Kanye West and anarchy discussed in lecture
Kanye West, Lady Gaga, and Wes Anderson rarely make it into academia as subjects of study, and they’re even less frequently cited in this sense as renowned theorists like Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, and Emma Goldman. But a combination of pop culture and high-brow intellectualism was precisely what queer theorist Jack Halberstam brought to Carnegie Mellon in his Thursday lecture. The lecture — ...Pillbox | September 23, 2013
Detroit comes to Pittsburgh for the 35th-anniversary celebration of the Mattress Factory
Walking around Pittsburgh’s North Side 35 years ago was a completely different experience than it is today; back then, the area was still segregated and rife with crime and drug activity.Pillbox | September 16, 2013
Summer 2013 produces solid releases
Washed Out – Paracosm
When talking about summer music, there’s no better place to start than with Ernest Greene, better known by his stage name, Washed Out. With his early EPs, High Times and Life of Leisure, Greene set himself up as chillwave’s poster boy, and four years later, his aesthetic remains much the same on this month’s release, Paracosm.Pillbox | August 26, 2013
An explorer's guide to Pittsburgh neighborhoods
You’ve officially arrived at college. While you’ll be busy over the next few days getting to know the campus that will be your home for the next four or five years, it’s also important to explore outside the Carnegie Mellon bubble. Pittsburgh is a wonderfully diverse city with lots to offer, especially to college students. Read on for an overview of the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh that we here at ...Pillbox | August 19, 2013