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Pop Filter editor's video makes finalist for DATA awards

In the news again is our highly talented and wildly creative Pop Filter editor, Jennifer Baron, with her new music project The Garment District. This time she's in collaboration with filmmaker Keith Tassick as part of the production of the video for her song, "Nature-Nature," which is set to 500 of her photos in this video. The artsy and techy video was just named a finalist for the DATA Awards for--what else--the intersection of arts and tech category, given annually by the Pittsburgh Technology Council (on June 7th this year).

And who's doing vocals? Her lovely and talented cousin, Lucy Blehar from Mt. Lebanon, a student in the theatre program at DePaul University in Chicago. The song was recorded by Pittsburgh native Kevin C. Smith in his Friendship studio. Hats off to all.

See the video here.

Food events: Michael Pollan speaks, South Side serves soup, Dormont does dinner and a movie

Burghilicious, "Pittsburgh's yummiest blog," gives a mouthwatering rundown of February food events in the area. The lineup includes the sixth annual South Side Soup Contest (Feb. 20); a lecture by local/seasonal/organic foodie--and recent Oprah guest--Michael Pollan (Feb. 25 at Allegheny College); and a Julie & Julia screening catered by Enrico's at the Hollywood Theatre in Dormont (Feb. 28).

Click here to read the complete Burghilicious blog post.

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Dormont's Hollywood Theatre reopens as community entertainment hub

The Hollywood Theater reopened this month in Dormont.

The theater, originally constructed in 1933, reopened once before in 2007, only to be closed again in 2008. It is now being operated by a group of Midwest investors known as the Motion Picture Heritage Corporation. Programming includes a midnight horror series and Friday night concerts.

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