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‘Modern Millie’ dances on stage with Jazz Age style

Written By Adelyn Biedenbach

June 29, 2016


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 Millie Dillmount reaches New York City in the midst of the roaring twenties, where pixie style haircuts, the women's revolution and the Charleston reign.            The change she discovers mirrors that of Jessica Ernest, who is not only about to graduate and enter the world of theater, bu...

Performance gives life to ‘Chorus Line’

Written By Camelia Montoy

June 29, 2016


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In much of its original run on Broadway, Pittsburgh-native Danny Herman played the character Mike in "A Chorus Line."Now, Herman has come back to direct Point Park University students in the show, including Brandon Taylor, who plays Herman's original role."Meeting Danny Herman was the most intimidating an...

Morals questioned in ‘Dark of the Moon’

Written By Alexandra Zegar

June 29, 2016


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Borrowing its inspiration from popular supernatural works, Point Park University will show its take on a supernatural love story when it premieres its newest play, “Dark of the Moon,” on Friday, April 13 at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Unlike recent blockbusters, however, the creatures in this play do...

‘Phantom’ haunts Benedum with final tour in Pittsburgh

Written By Ashley Goodsell

June 29, 2016


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“The Phantom of the Opera”, a Broadway musical that has been touring for 17 years in over 100 cities has made its final stop in Pittsburgh.With magical scenery and mind-blowing stage effects, this musical was crowd pleasing from start to finish. As the theater lights dimmed and the spectators se...

Indie band Minus the Bear to play at Mr. Small’s

Written By Justine Bennett

June 29, 2016


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Cliff Chien, a huge follower of Minus the Bear, attended the band’s almost sold out 10 Year Anniversary Tour show in 2011 and said it was a “nearly life-changing event.” He promised himself he would see the band every time they returned to Pittsburgh — luckily for him that time is coming up so...

Interactive, ‘cabaret-style’ variety show part of upcoming Gallery Crawl

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016


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Several of the exhibits in the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's upcoming Gallery Crawl were constructed using the latest technological advances, like the 30 human-sized interactive robots in the Wood Street Galleries' "Hysterical Machines."However, one artistic attraction rewinds technology all the way ba...

Jeanne Beveridge finds niche in decade of nursing at Point Park

Written By Kelly Cline

June 29, 2016


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A quarter past eight in the morning, and two female Point Park University students waited in the health services office, located on the second floor of Thayer Hall, to be examined for health problems. One student displayed symptoms of the flu while the other was in search of a heating pad. The two wa...

Joke between friends ‘Made’ into reality TV show

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016


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When MTV’s reality show, “Made,” came to campus last semester for a casting call, Mackenzie Pinto signed her friend Maeve Gallagher’s name up as a joke.“She wasn't too happy with me, so my intentions were that she would never follow through with it,” Pinto, a sophomore sport, arts and en...

Just Ducky Tours offer student job opportunities

Written By Rachel Weber

June 29, 2016


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Quack! Quack! Quack! A familiar sound to residents, students and workers of downtown Pittsburgh and for those who are wondering what is with all the quacking … it's the Just Ducky Tours.Just Ducky is coming to Point Park University in search of fresh faces interested in becoming a part of the Just Du...

‘Let’s Go! Fest’ unites fans, students, bands

Written By Phil Trona

June 29, 2016


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 On Wednesday, April 14, Point Park University hosted "Let's Go! Fest," a live performance featuring the band I Can Make a Mess like Nobody's Business, which is one of several side projects by Ace Enders of five-piece pop-rock group The Early November.  Co-headlining the show was 27-year-old Anthony Ra...

Zombies, vampires find home in horror class

Written By Emily Petsko

June 29, 2016


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An outbreak of ghastly, flesh-eating creatures is headed directly toward Point Park University. Students must find ways to barricade the doors and create homemade weapons from the items in their backpacks to ward them off.            During the zombie section of the Literature, Film and Fe...

Local band to perform ‘cohesive mix’ of pop/rock

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016


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Steve Foht took a trip to San Diego when he was hit with inspiration for his band’s newest album. He felt the rush of the plane lifting off as it flew off the track, feeling the excitement of the pressure in his chest as the plane ascended into the sky.From that, Music From Another’s Room’s, ...