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Andy Warhol museum showcases four unique exhibitions

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Andy Warhol museum showcases four unique exhibitions

By Madison Krupp, Point Park News Service: The Andy Warhol museum offers Point Park University students free admission to the entire museum, as well as access to four special exhibitions that are currently available for a limited time. The four public programs presently on display are “Pearlstein, Warhol, Cantor: From Pittsburgh to New York,” “Glycerine and Rose […]

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Facts inspire author’s fiction: Campus event Thursday

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Facts inspire author’s fiction: Campus event Thursday

By Karly Rivera, courtesy of  The Globe: Jennifer Steil, the wife of a British Ambassador, found she was living in a new “weird world” and that inspired her to write a fictional novel. She will be speaking about the experience in Point Park University’s JVH Auditorium at 3 p.m. on Aug. 27 (register to attend: http://ambassadorswife.eventbrite.com). […]

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The Ambassador’s Wife @ Point Park

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Ambassador’s Wife @ Point Park

Marie Claire ranks Jennifer Steil’s latest book, “The Ambassador’s Wife,” among the “buzziest” books of the summer 2015. It already has won the Best Novel award in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. And now Anne Hathaway has signed on to play the novel’s lead character in a television series. Steil visits Point Park University on Thursday, […]

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Baseball & broadcasting just go together

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Baseball & broadcasting just go together

By Josh Croup, Point Park News Service: Like a young couple in love, broadcasting and baseball matured together, were criticized together and flourished together. Radio’s first voice was heard on Christmas Eve 1906. Reginald Fessenden set out to create the first radio broadcast and he did that and so much more. Fessenden opened up a […]

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Symphony program puts students in charge

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Symphony program puts students in charge

By Jessica Federkeil, Point Park News Service: Katie Morrow received the opportunity of a lifetime as a high school sophomore: playing on stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in Downtown, Pittsburgh. “It was a very surreal moment,” said Morrow now a senior cello player at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. “Just being on the […]

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The Five List: History Center’s top artifacts

The Five List: History Center’s top artifacts

By Sara Payne, Point Park News Service: Amid the adventures in the Strip District is the Senator John Heinz History Center, a 275,000-square-foot museum housing 250 years of the Pittsburgh region’s history. Anne Madarasz, museum division director and curator by training, has more than  22 years of experience at the History Center, making her the perfect person to […]

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Hollywood’s comic-book revolution helps shops

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hollywood’s comic-book revolution helps shops

By Travis Hefner, Point Park News Service: Sewickley’s Big Bang Comics and Collectibles enjoys the new normal: Like other area comic shops, it buzzes with people discussing the next big comic movie or TV show. Hollywood’s zealous creation of comic book-based television series and movies has given boosts to local comic shops with new and different customers. “It’s the […]

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Pierce the Veil bassist promises energy, fun in current tour

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pierce the Veil bassist promises energy, fun in current tour

By Jessica Federkeil, Point Park News Service: After spending most of 2014 writing and recording its new album, alternative rock band Pierce the Veil brought “The World Tour” to Pittsburgh for two shows, with Sleeping With Sirens, Feb. 10-11 at Stage AE, North Shore. Pierce the Veil’s bassist Jaime Preciado called in from the band’s tour stop […]

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‘Kiss My Apps’ exhibit gets interactive in Lawrenceville

| November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
‘Kiss My Apps’ exhibit gets interactive in Lawrenceville

By Justin Varney, Point Park News Service: “Kiss My Apps” is a new art exhibit with pieces inspired by media apps. The concept behind artist Andi Irwin’s exhibit in the show is to incorporate everyday mobile apps into one-of-a-kind art pieces. The exhibit can be seen at BE galleries, 3583 Butler St., through Nov. 15. Her […]

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‘Dance Moms’ choreographer celebrates lifetime of dance

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Dance Moms’ choreographer celebrates lifetime of dance

By Madeline VanHorn, Point Park News Service: Gianna Martello, 25, of Forest Hills, works as a choreographer at the Abby Lee Dance Company and can be seen on Lifetime’s hit series “Dance Moms.” Martello graduated from Point Park University in 2011 with a degree in advertising and public relations. Q: How long have you been […]

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