From 03/11/2017: Pam Slomiany and Jessica discuss their relationship as forged by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh.
From 03/11/2017: Emily Newman and Zena Ruiz on Ice Station Zebra, a new Children's Museum of Pittsburgh installation.
Brashear High School students celebrated International Women's Day (and Women's History Month!) by talking about special women in their lives.
From 03/04/2017: Andrew "Dru" Lasswell of the Liberty Tubes with smart-aleck rock.
From 03/04/2017: Richard Blair, son of Eric Arthur Blair (a.k.a., George Orwell) in a roundtable discussion about 1984 and the Orwell Society with Serena Zets (12th grade, Pittsburgh CAPA), Megan Ortego and Brooke Doran (12th grade, Valley High) as well as details about the Prime Stage Theater's production of 1984, 3/3 to 3/12, New Hazlett Theater.
From 03/04/2017: Racheal Finke (12, Quaker Valley), Josephine Reiter (13, Pittsburgh CAPA), Alexa Bronkaj (9, Mary Queen of Apostles), and Ava Heinricher (12, Marshall Middle School) of the Center for Young Musicians perform three selections as a violin quartet along with their instructor, Rochelle Agnew.
From 03/04/2017: Ken Regal of with details on Empty Bowls 2017, benefiting Just Harvest and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 3/19 (1:30 to 3:30, 4 to 6 pm), Rodef Shalom, Squirrel Hill.
Brashear High School in Pittsburgh serves about 1,300 students, 22% of whom are immigrants or former refugees who are learning to speak English. For a different perspective on U.S. immigration policies and realities, Youth Express spoke with ten students from Syria, Iraq and Yemen -- with a translator, when needed -- to provide perspective and insight into what it's like to be an Arabic-speaking teen in high school.
7th graders at Woodland Hills continued their audio message correspondence with 10th grader Marvin! Their discussion began with school and the prospect of dropping out before transforming into personal anecdotes about being an older sibling.
From 02/25/2017: Pittsburgh Savoyards perform in advance of their Gilbert and Sullivan show, Patience, 3/3 to 3/5 and 3/9 to 3/12, Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie.