Arts & Entertainment

Brendza’s Beat: City and Colour, SXSW, FOB featuring Sir Elton?

By: Zach Brendza|Features Editor City and Colour new song stream , new album If I could write a column on just this, I would. I have been to two City and Colour shows and one Alexisonfire (Dallas Green’s band prior to C&C) show. I have a City and Colour AND AOF tattoo. Yeah, I kind […]

Weekend events

Lunch & Learn: The Conservation Of Sculpture 10:30 a.m., March 14 The event will be held at Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland, located at 4400 Forbes Ave. The event begins with a guided tour of the museum’s sculptures followed by a light meal. For more information or to register, call (412) 622-3131. Old 97’s […]

The Rock brings it in film Snitch

By: Joel Frehn|The Duquesne Duke Go see Snitch. If you’re torn about what film to catch before Jack the Giant Slayer is released, this is what I would suggest. It is one of the few films that appeals to the three brands of audience. For long term fans, in this case, fans of Dwayne “The […]

Mogwai compose score for the dead in Les Revenants

By: Zach Brendza|Features Editor Post-rock, as a genre, always seemed to fit the role of soundtracks for films and entertainment. Take Explosions in the Sky’s efforts on the Friday Night Lights soundtrack. Having written all but three songs on the release, the Texas instrumental band provided a stellar soundscape to the triumphant film. In the […]

Weekend events

Thousand Foot Krutch 7 p.m., Feb. 28 The band will perform at Altar Bar in the Strip District. Also performing are Love and Death, The Letter Black, The Wedding, Shrouded in Neglect and Unparalleled Height. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 day of show. For more information or tickets to this all ages show, […]

Buckcherry starts 2013 off right with Confessions

Buckcherry starts 2013 off right with Confessions

By: Mike Richards|For The Duquesne Duke The hard rock band Buckcherry released their new album, Confessions, Tuesday, with much anticipation. The Californian band  is most known for their 2007 single “Sorry,” from their album 27, which frequented many popular radio stations. Their musical style, comparable to the southern rock versions of Def Leppard and Guns […]

A Good Day to Die Hard falls flat

A Good Day to Die Hard falls flat

By: Joel Frehn|The Duquesne Duke A Good Day to Die Hard is one of the worst films committed to celluloid or hard drive, pending the industry’s conversion to digital recording and projection. This is not one of the bad films that is an enjoyable view, such as The Room, but, a film whose poor craftsmanship […]

Brendza’s beat: Bonnaroo, Led Zeppelin reunion and Brand New

Brendza’s beat: Bonnaroo, Led Zeppelin reunion and Brand New

By: Zach Brendza|Features Editor  Bonnaroo lineup 2013 The line-up was announced yesterday. I’m going to really quickly run through the “highlights” of whose playing: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, R. Kelly, Wu-Tang Clan, Daniel Tosh, The Lumineers, Passion Pit, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Of Monsters and Men, Ed Helms’ Bluegrass […]

Weekend events

Bon Jovi 7:30 P.M., Feb. 21 The artist will perform at Consol Energy Center. Tickets for the concert start at $19.50 plus fees. For more information of this all ages show, visit consolenergycenter.com. DPC Film Series 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 7 and 10 p.m. Feb. 23 The film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part […]

Melissa McCarthy shines in Identity Thief

Melissa McCarthy shines in Identity Thief

By Adam Kelly | For The Duquesne Duke To be honest, expectations were mediocre at best before seeing Identity Thief. The film left me pleasantly surprised and wildly entertained. This is due in large part to Melissa McCarthy’s performance. While Jason Bateman is a very good actor, he seems to play the same role of […]