Arts & Entertainment

Brendza’s beat: Blink 182, Kim + Kanye and Supergroups

By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor Get Ready for Action Possibly one of the best selftitled albums will be honored in a three show engagement. Blink 182 will play its Self-titled album, in a celebration of its 10th anniversary, at the Hollywood Paladium (two shows) and at L.A. radio station KROQ’s Red Bull Sound Stage […]

Weekend events

Belly Dance 6 p.m., Oct. 24 The event will be held at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Arts Education Center, located at 805 Liberty Ave. Participants will learn the art of the belly dance and is suitable for all skill levels. The event is $10. For more information for this 18+ event, call (412) 471-6079. DPC Film […]

A taste of new music, October 15

The Avett Brothers Magpie and the Dandelion For a band that has established itself by writing numerous happy-go-lucky folk songs, the Avett Brothers Magpie and the Dandelion is probably one of their most ambitious and emotional attempts at songwriting. Magpie and the Dandelion is stained with a lot of heartbreak and pain, specifically in songs […]

Weekend events

Culture Club: Curators of Carnegie International 5:30 p.m., Oct, 17 The event will be held at Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland. Curators of the 2013 exhibit Daniel Baumann, Dan Byers and Tina Kukielski will hold group discussions on their work with the International. For more information, visit cmoa.org. Hugh Laurie 6:30 p.m., Oct. 17 […]

Red Masquers’ Threepenny Opera is flawless

By: George Flynn | Opinions Editor  The Red Masquers put on a fabulous rendition of a musical directed by John Lane Threepenny Opera on Saturday in the Peter Mills auditorium in Rockwell Hall, during the first of two weekends of performances. The play has been performing since Oct. 3 and will continue playing through Saturday. […]

Brendza’s Beat: Fresh Gambino, Morrissey’s story and Lennon

By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor Because The Internet Gambino is a mastermind. These aren’t just lyrics from “Freaks and Geeks,” an earlier track from Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino. While I may not be super into the rap game, I know a little bit about it. Childish Gambino is my favorite rapper. So with […]

Weekend events

Steve Hackett 7:30 p.m., Oct. 10 The artist will perform songs of his former band, Genesis, at Carnegie Library Music Hall in Homestsead. For more information or tickets to this all ages show, visit druskyentertianment.com. Earl Sweatshirt 8 p.m., Oct. 10 The artist will perform at Mr. Small’s in Millvale. Also performing is Vince Staples. […]

Yo-Yo Ma, PSO enchant Heinz Hall

Yo-Yo Ma, PSO enchant Heinz Hall

By: Carrie Garrison | For The Duquesne Duke Last Friday, Heinz Hall’s 2,661 seat concert hall was filled to capacity with people anxious to see the Grammy Award-winning cellist, Yo-Yo Ma. Friday marked the opening of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the season and featured an exclusive gala with Hors d’oeuvres, a silent […]

Don Jon is great first feature for Gordon-Levitt

By: George Flynn | Opinions Editor Don Jon, a new romantic comedy film came out in theaters Sept 27. The film was written, directed and starred by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film, being Levitt’s first feature film which he both wrote and directed was an interesting project which tackled an issue that doesn’t usually come up […]

Weekend events

Bayside 7 p.m., Oct. 3 The band will perform at Altar Bar in the Strip District. Also performing are Motion City Soundtrack, Whats Eating Gilbert and State Champs. Tickets are $18.50 in advance and $21 at the door. For more information or tickets, visit druskyentertainment.com. Pittsburgh Dad 8 p.m., Oct. 3 The character, played by […]

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