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 Pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski performs Saturday at Wholey's in the Strip District.
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Pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski performs Saturday at Wholey's in the Strip District.

Rzewski plays Wholey's: The renowned pianist performs his signature composition in the fish emporium

The eminent composer Frederic Rzewski performed his “The People United Will Never Be Defeated” at Wholey’s, where one of his sons works.


 Students walk through a bright blue entryway that is part of Mt. Lebanon High School's $110 million renovation. When complete, the high school will include a fine arts wing. a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) wing, a cafeteria with a composting program and a separate aquatic and physical education building. The project is the result of years of community meetings that included planning and feedback.

A $110 million upgrade at Mt. Lebanon High School

Mt. Lebanon’s new $110 million high school offers new labs, music, art, academic and athletic facilities to its 1,700 students.



 Wilkinsburg High students are dismissed on Friday.

Penn Hills, Woodland Hills won’t take Wilkinsburg students

The Wilkinsburg district is set to meet officials of Pittsburgh Public Schools, also a bordering district, later this month.



 Monroeville Police Chief K. Douglas Cole said that more than 500 young adults showed up at Winghart's around midnight on Friday for a party.

Police respond to disturbance at Monroeville restaurant; gunshots fired

Monroeville Police Chief K. Douglas Cole said 20 area police departments responded to word of the shooting.


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School partnership creates a bond stronger than students’ disabilities

Students from the Assumption School and The Day School at the Children’s Institute have a special bond.



Nashville teen arrested for bomb threat at Pittsburgh Brashear High

The teen, who was not identified, also is accused of sending threats to schools in Nashville; Brockton and Whitman, Mass.; and Burke, Va.


 
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