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Stage AE creates ‘intimate’ atmosphere during concerts

Written By Emily Petsko

June 29, 2016


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With seven concerts scheduled next month, Stage AE is prepared to make its debut on the North Shore as an intimate venue with a unique twist – both an indoor and outdoor entertainment complex.Although the outdoor amphitheater, which seats 5,500 people, is smaller than other Pittsburgh venues, Stage AE...

Scholarships beneficial in college, after graduation

Written By Kim Roberts

June 29, 2016


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For a college student, receiving a scholarship is not just a financial help. Winning an award from an organization shows the dedication, work ethic and responsibility that employers look for in potential job candidates.Junior accounting major Eric Davis received this kind of recognition in the form of...

School of Business funds four students’ ‘dream internships’

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016


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When Steve Tanzilli received his first unpaid internship with the Pittsburgh Pirates "many, many years ago," he was fortunate enough to have his parents' financial support.Their "economic wherewithal" was the enabling factor that allowed him to take part in an opportunity that he considers to have in...

‘Priscilla’ takes stage in Pittsburgh premiere

Written By Alexandra Zegar

June 29, 2016


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The Benedum Center will soon be filled with dancing koalas, Elvis impersonators, giant cupcakes and more when "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" takes the stage.The Tony award-winning musical, based on the 1994 movie "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert," will make its Pittsburgh debut Ma...

Production 3 process comes to close

Written By Camelia Montoy

June 29, 2016


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For Heidi Schlegel, cinema is a way of life. She'll neglect sleep, food and homework in the name of filmmaking. She'll even hire a translator.But what Schlegel really looks forward to is the final product."The most rewarding thing is when you can sit there and watch all of your blood, sweat and tears co...

Psychology alumus teaches language, shares ‘humanity’ with South Korean students

Written By Emily Petsko

June 29, 2016


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"Living Ehglish Language Foreign" was the title that caught Adam Flanagan's eye while browsing through a bookstore in South Korea.When he realized it was a book teaching the English language, he chuckled to himself, but he also understood the importance of his role as an English teacher in a foreign co...

‘Quartet’ portrays musicians of the past

Written By Joel Brewton

June 29, 2016


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He walked in with the intention of being Elvis and walked out as Johnny Cash instead. It was Derek Keeling's plan for landing a lead role in "Million Dollar Quartet," which is currently playing at Pittsburgh's Benedum Center in the Cultural District."I sang a gospel song [for my audition] and our mu...

‘Red’ paints picture of ‘complex’ artist

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


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London-born Jack Cuttmore-Scott has been dubbed the next Matt Damon by director Eric C. Engle. Engle directed "Entertaining Mr. Sloane" last year, Cuttmore-Scott's U.S. professional debut, and was impressed by his talent.Although he does not take this compliment seriously, Cuttmore-Scott is excited to...

REI teaches zombie apocalypse survival

Written By Gregg Harrington

June 29, 2016


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Survival is a consistent necessity for humanity. Whether it is surviving the bubonic plague of the 18th century or the disco fad of the 1970s, society always comes through the other side relatively unscathed. The next looming catastrophe is the zombie apocalypse and the crews at REI’s South Side an...

Pittsburgh refutes ‘worst dressed’ rank

Written By Nikki Pollo

June 29, 2016


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When GQ Magazine rated Pittsburgh the third worst dressed city in America,  local "fashionistas" and industry experts began making efforts to prove it wrong.   The second annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week will kick off Downtown on Sept. 26 with the opening show, "Under the Tent at Market Square," an...

Restaurant aims for college crowd

Written By Akasha Brandt

June 29, 2016


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After 40 years of filling the bellies of students at Slippery Rock and Clarion University, the newest Bob’s Sub shop on Smithfield Street aims to cater to the college kids Downtown. “This was the perfect little niche for us, that we could get the Point Park and Art Institute students to fall in...

Playhouse to show Greek tragedy

Written By Alexandra Zegar

June 29, 2016


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When Melessie Clark found out she was cast as the lead for the Greek tragedy “Hecuba,” she knew she had some studying to do. “When I heard we were going to do a Greek play, I was actually super worried,” said Clark in an interview in Lawrence Hall Friday. “I just approached it using the te...