Point Park Globe

Clean out closets and spring fashion forward

Written By Sophia Loughry

June 29, 2016


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 Lights, camera, strike a pose! Casting calls, catwalks and networking will all be a part of the Point Park Fashion Club’s annual fashion show, featuring clothing raffles, best-dressed contests and COPA freshmen modeling clothing provided by the Fashion Club.The club is also holding a clothing sw...

Art exhibit mocks ‘absurdities’ of technology

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016


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The first piece of artist Jesse Hulcher's technology art in his latest exhibit is "Gone Forever," a spotlighted metallic silver trashcan with Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" playing near it.Then there is the second piece, "Drive It Like You Stole It," which is an electronic book Hulcher wrote, displayed on...

CMU social lab surveys for research project

Written By Kalea Hall

June 29, 2016


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 It is the study that keeps on giving, for participants at Carnegie Mellon University's Research Cafe.Participants not only receive either a free gift card or a cash payment for their help with research, but they also gain the satisfaction of knowing they have helped students complete their education."I th...

Art exhibit takes stand against bullying

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


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Inspired the world around her, Curator Jill Larson wanted to create an art exhibit based on bullying, specifically girl-on-girl bullying.“Watching the news, I saw all of these horrific acts happening to girls, them committing suicide because of bullying. That was a big impact for me to do this show,” sa...

Conservatory brings ‘Illyria’ to Pittsburgh

Written By Camelia Montoy

June 29, 2016


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A lifelong tomboy, Anne Jacobs has always considered herself "one of the dudes."Ironically, in her first stage role with Point Park University Jacobs has to, literally, be a man. This even means learning the "swag" of a man's walk."The way [guys] move from their upper body and walk from their pelvis is...

Aspiring cinematographer continues success

Written By Kelly Cline

June 29, 2016


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Finding the correlation between scouting and film was natural for Point Park University senior Mark Christian because the lessons learned as a scout prepared him for his future in film."Eagle Scouts basically taught me everything I know about planning a movie," Christian said.Christian, a cinema and di...

Conservatory welcomes new professor

Written By Kim Roberts

June 29, 2016


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Pahl Hluchan works on animation, puppetry and painting. Now, he is also one of Point Park University's newest professors.Hluchan teaches in the visual and digital arts department of the Conservatory of Performing Arts and is using his varied background to teach his students."My goal is to make Point Pa...

August Wilson Center celebrates ‘Black Dance’

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016


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"Go," exhaled Kendra Dennard, igniting fellow members of the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble (AWCDE) into their next phrase of movement, and their bodies flowed in complete unison through the vigorous choreography as if they shared one collective brain. Even their breaths, heard over the electronic ac...

Cosplay sparks creativity

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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Casey Trojanowski morphed into a 902-year-old space and time traveler just by crossing the threshold of the Tekkoshocon convention.Suddenly, he spoke in a British accent and referred to himself as “the Doctor,” a character from the BBC series “Doctor Who.”However, Trojanowski does not have a ...

Awesome Books ‘Pops Up’

Written By Sara Payne

June 29, 2016


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Another storefront has "popped up" Downtown as a part of Project Pop Up: Downtown created by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.  "I always thought it would be a good idea to have a store Downtown, but this seemed like a really good opportunity," Bob Ziller said Friday morning at the store.Ziller, of...

Born Yesterday

Written By Alexandra Zegar

June 29, 2016


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Pittsburgh Public Theater transforms into a swanky 1940s hotel next week when the theater presents its newest comedy production “Born Yesterday.” The 1940s play, by Garson Kanin, follows shady businessman Harry Brock (Ted Koch) as he travels to Washington with his entourage to conduct corrupt bu...

Broadway star directs Conservatory’s ‘Oklahoma!’

Written By Mandy Toledo

June 29, 2016


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Patrick Cassidy is best known for his time on stage, but for his latest show he will be found in the director’s chair.“Being able to pass on something that you’ve learned throughout your life and [giving] that to somebody else, that’s the most rewarding thing I’ve ever been able to do,” sa...