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Rotten Bananas: ‘Black Widow’

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been away for some time, at least on the silver screen. Heroes have been fighting crime on the small screen through Disney+ and now, Natasha Romanoff is kicking through theatres in “Black Widow.”   The film, directed by Cate Shortland, brings back Scarlett Johansson to reprise her role as Natasha Romanoff, a …

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Community celebrates life of composer Barbara York

The Pittsburg community, especially the music community, lost one of its most active performers and composers, Barbara York, on Nov. 6, 2020. Because of safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, her memorial was not able to take place until the following year.   The Barbara York Memorial Concert took place on Saturday, July 10 at 7 p.m. …

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Smooth Bananas: Greta Van Fleet

If you’re on any particular “side” of TikTok right now, you probably have seen a performance by the band Greta Van Fleet. Their performance on Saturday Night Live has stirred up a lot of buzz on the heels of their album release.  The band, signed by labels Lava and Republic, consists of …

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Smooth Bananas: Harbor Day

In the modern age of technology and social media, artists are being born every day and from every region of the globe. That story is no different for Washington-based artist, Harbor Day.  The singer released his first album, “Ursa Major” on Jun. 11 with a handful of songs being released prior to the …

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High school students research carbon emissions at KPRC

According to their website, the Kansas Polymer Research Center’s mission is “to promote economic interests by delivering advanced technology unique technical services in chemistry and material science.” Thanks to grants, the future of environmental science is already being built at Pittsburg State University.  A group of seven high school students and two …

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Evolution isn’t ‘just a theory’ and that’s not up for debate

Even with all of our modern scientific advancements, even with all of our technological prowess, there are points of scientific fact that are “debated” by people who have no scientific knowledge or vocabulary. These usually involve topics that most religions get wrong. To any logical person, when you find evidence that contradicts your held …

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Rotten Bananas: ‘Loki’

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is not known for bringing their characters back from the dead and they haven’t started now. Loki’s merely causing mischief in a whole different life.   The series, created by Michael Waldron and directed by Kate Herron, features Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the Asgardian prince of mischief Loki as …

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Rotten Bananas: ‘Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside’

At the beginning of 2020, actor and comedian Bo Burnham decided to return to performing live after a long absence away. And then, the COVID-19 pandemic changed his plans.   “Inside,” written, produced, directed, and performed by Burnham, is a comedy special recorded entirely by Burnham over eight months in 2020 in his …

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Festival of the Arts hosts concerts, art gallery, movie screenings

The yearly tradition of the Pittsburg Festival of the Arts has come once again, featuring a variety of performances and artistic presentations ranging from the traditional classical music concert to screenings of classic films in the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall.  Starting on Sunday, Jun. 13 and ending on Saturday, Jun. 19, the Pittsburg State University …

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