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 From left to right, Point Park University students, Jaz McKibben and Jordan Durham, both 19 and cinema production majors, and Blaise Kepple, 18, global cultural studies major, will embark on a journey to South Africa to film a documentary about sharks.
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From left to right, Point Park University students, Jaz McKibben and Jordan Durham, both 19 and cinema production majors, and Blaise Kepple, 18, global cultural studies major, will embark on a journey to South Africa to film a documentary about sharks.

Student seek funding to make shark documentary

Three Point Park students are trying to rehabilitate great white sharks’ image by making a documentary.


Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre expands sensory-friendly offerings with 'Beauty and the Beast'

It will be the second ballet the company has adapted for those on the autism spectrum or who experience other sensory sensitivities.



 Amanda Cochrane and Robert Moore in "Beauty and the Beast."

Ballet preview: Pittsburgh Ballet to stage local premiere of 'Beauty and the Beast'

Artistic director Terrence Orr has wanted to bring the ballet to PBT since he came here. Now it will be at Benedum Center for two weekends.



 "Honeydew" by Edith Pearlman.

'Honeydew': Visionary characters abound in Edith Pearlman’s latest collection of short stories

Born with a gift: Edith Pearlman, 78, has been writing tales like this for decades.


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'Me & Earl & the Dying Girl' wins grand jury, audience awards at Sundance Film Festival

Filmed and set in Pittsburgh, the movie has won the most coveted prizes at the most important independent film festival in America.



Producer of 'A Most Violent Year' thanks Jessica Chastain for casting

Producer Neal Dodson talks about the serendipity of casting “A Most Violent Year” and re-creating 1981 New York there and in Detroit.


 

Music »


Point Park students developing record label

Point Park’s Pioneer Records takes students from the recording studio to CD release party in one semester.



2Do this week, Feb. 1-7: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Sax quartet Battle Trance at the Warhol, writers Craig Bernier and Scott Silsbe at Duquesne, PSO presents Play N’at chamber music series.


 
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