Point Park Globe

Handmade wares ‘Pop Up’ at Burgheoisie

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016

While living in Philadelphia, Lauren Stauffer contributed to pop-up projects – community initiatives that promote revitilization by opening exhibits and businesses in vacant storefronts."It makes the city a little more vibrant," Stauffer, 26, said.When she moved to Pittsburgh last July, Stauffer ma...

Modern dance professor brings ‘fresh perspective’

Written By Alexandra Zegar

June 29, 2016

For Garfield Lemonius, nothing compares to being in a studio and teaching. The newest associate professor of Modern Dance has used his teaching talents in a variety of schools across the country.  Now, he brings his unique philosophy to the students of Point Park University's dance program. Lemonius re...

Hanlon’s Cafe relocates, keeps oldfashioned flavor, ‘loyal’ customers

Written By Julia Marasco

June 29, 2016

Walking through the doors of Hanlon's café, one is overwhelmed by the sound and smell of sizzling bacon and eggs on the grill. Sitting in the shiny red vinyl booths or at the counter on a spinning stool, it seems this eatery is from another era. This may seem out of place in the middle of Downtown Pi...

Fashion show to help students dress for success

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016

As a public relations and business management major with an interest in fashion, Michele Tabaka knows the line between professional and fashionable blurs at times.“Obviously fashion is taking over right now, and you want to be trendy,” said Tabaka.With one runway and ten models, Tabaka hopes to de...

Festival create ‘plays matchmaker’

Written By Emily Bastaroli

June 29, 2016

For years, Lauren Goshinski thought about ways to leverage all of the musical and artistic events happening in Pittsburgh. With a background in fine arts and being a disc jockey, Goshinski took it upon herself and her group of friends to create a new event.“I wanted to build it from the ground up,” Go...

Festival unites Latin American, Caribbean communities with art

Written By Emily Petsko

June 29, 2016

The beat of the drum thunders, wooden sticks crack in unison, voices chant and the dancers move their bodies effortlessly in sync with the battle rhythm.  This is the maculelê, a centuries-old Afro-Brazilian dance. Presenting their own rendition of this piece of history and culture will be Unção Ca...

Film explores the ‘Pretty Little Things’

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016

On a boardwalk in Florida, Alex Di Marco stumbled upon a homeless-looking man who sat with a ukulele next to his golden retriever, an empty bucket separating them from a gathering crowd.After the man began to play, a spectator held out a dollar bill and the dog responded immediately by running up, ta...

Folk group Paper Politicians pursues music career while balancing schoolwork, jobs

Written By Nicole Chynoweth

June 29, 2016

When Max Kovalchuk and Chris Cichra saw Christina Roig singing and playing guitar at a party last year, the two musicians recognized her talent immediately."We were like, ‘Wow she's pretty good,'" Kovalchuk said last Friday in the Lawrence Hall Commuter Lounge. "‘We should ask her to be in our ba...

From ‘goat-skin whips’ to ‘kissing lips’

Written By Richelle Szypulski

June 29, 2016

"Chocolate." "Roses." "Ugh." "Us."These were the first words that came to the minds of three female Point Park Universitystudents with varying relationship statuses and opinions about Valentine's Day."Us"conveys the theme at the heart of the Feb. 14 holiday: love. Yet the first two words suggest that, li...

Fuoco to join School of Communication

Written By Justin Platek

June 29, 2016

When called to cover a mining accident, Michael Fuoco had no idea it would wind up being one of his greatest journalistic achievements.In "The Confessor," he detailed a detective's drive to nail a man who murdered an 11-year-old boy.While writing "A Soldier's Heart," he captured the stories of four so...

Cultural District features fi re, fi lm, Latin fl air in annual Gallery Crawl

Written By Silas Orteza

June 29, 2016

 Point Park University students have never had a better opportunity to experience the artsthan the Cultural District's "Gallery Crawl," scheduled for Friday, Jan. 28th from 5:30 p.m. to9:00 p.m.  Presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Department of Education and CommunityEngagement, the Crawl no...

Future Tenant premieres performance exhibition ‘Trespass 2012’

Written By Adelyn Biedenbach

June 29, 2016

Lasers, fog and black light merge into improvisational sound. Percussion music with household objects is created on the spot. And then there are puppets.            Each of these artistic expressions combine to create Future Tenant Art Gallery's three part performance residency entitled Tr...