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Pittsburgh Opera masterfully tackles classic

Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer 10/17/19 Murder, seduction and insanely high notes — Mozart’s Don Giovanni tells the story of a womanizing man whose sins finally begin to catch up to him. A “film noir” take on this classic piece, the Pittsburgh Opera starts off its 2019-2020 season right. With this fresh interpretation on such […]

Cambodian Rock Band explores an untold story in a fresh way

<em>Cambodian Rock Band</em> explores an untold story in a fresh way

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 09/26/19 Cambodian Rock Band rocked the City Theatre Company’s stage in Pittsburgh’s Southside. I saw this play on Sunday, Sept. 15 as part of my Social Justice in Educational Settings class in the School of Education. Directed by Marti Lyons, the performance was as electrifying as its title, as it […]

A Star is Born impresses with original songs, emotional turns

Natalie Schroeder | Staff Writer 10/12/18 Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper hit the big screen together this past weekend with their film A Star Is Born. The movie first hit theaters in 1937 as an American Technicolor romantic drama film. The movie reboot earned a 91 percent on “Rotten Tomatoes,” and it was well deserved. […]

Choir aims to attract all types of singers

Choir aims to attract all types of singers

By Josiah Martin | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Getting involved in music at Duquesne just got a little easier, especially for those who aren’t studying music and find the idea of joining a campus music group a little daunting. These are the people that Caron Daley hopes to bring into the University Singers, a choral group […]

Panic! at the Festival: Third annual Thrival mixes genres

Panic! at the Festival: Third annual Thrival mixes genres

By Julian Routh and Jacob Guerra | The Duquesne Duke (All Photos by Jacob Guerra) After a week of events showcasing Pittsburgh’s growing technological and innovative scene, the third annual Thrival Festival shifted its allure to the 178-acre Almono site in Hazelwood this past weekend to host 25 distinguished musical performers on two stages. The […]

Meeting of Important People release new single at Warhol

Meeting of Important People release new single at Warhol

By Julian Routh | News Editor The best deal on Record Store Day couldn’t be found at Jerry’s, Dave’s or the Attic, surprisingly. Instead, it was over on the North Shore at the Warhol Museum, where indie pop rockers Meeting of Important People handed out dozens of free flexi-vinyls of their new single, “All Rode Off Together.” And as if […]