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Swedish quartet captures college barbershop championship

Swedish quartet captures college barbershop championship That good old-fashioned American tradition, the barbershop quartet, has left the continent. Trocadero, a quartet from Sweden, beat out 23 other young quartets from around the world to capture the college championship Tuesday evening in Pittsburgh, leading a foreign takeover of the collegiate division. Four of  the top five quartets haile...
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Barbershoppers bring harmony to Pittsburgh | TribLIVE

The Yonge Guns Quartet from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (from left) Chris Tanaka-Mann, Reuven Grajner, Greg Mallett and Jonah Lazar perform 'If My Friends Could See Me Now/Hey Look Me Over' medley Tuesday June 30, 2015 on a park bench along Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

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There's harmony in Pittsburgh this week. The Barbershop Harmony Society, with some 5,500 members from around the world, is in town for its annual convention. The society practices and promotes the classic barbershop vocal harmony style of music, often performed by a quartet of four harmonizing singers, typically with two tenors, a baritone and a bass. via Barbershoppers bring harmony to Pittsb...
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Pittsburgh Spotlight: Hi Neighbor!

Add this to the family activity list for Pittsburgh - A visit to Mister Rogers' Neighborhood! We don't think that Fred Rogers was a barbershopper, but it's probably just because nobody asked him. Visit the Heinz History Center Special Collections Gallery to see the largest collection of original items from the “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” television set on public view. Featuring select artif...
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PITTSBURGH: Family Road Trip Time!

What can be better to do as a family than to spend time together at a barbershop convention? Oh yeah... make it a road trip!                 Pittsburgh is less than ten hours away from most of the Atlantic seaboard, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, St. Louis, Atlanta -- in fact, more than half the U.S. population is within 500 miles! Load the car wit...
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Former Churches Blessed With New Lives in Pittsburgh – NYTimes.com

Some of the Steel City’s savviest entrepreneurs have been purchasing many of Pittsburgh’s disused churches and adapting them into clubs, restaurants, theaters and concert venues.... A chapel tour of the area, for instance, could include a singalong session at Charlie Murdoch’s Dueling Piano Bar inside a century-old Presbyterian church built for Ukrainian immigrants, a pottery class at the Union ...
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17 Things About Pittsburgh You Have to Explain to Out-of-Towners

Our 2015 Convention in Pittsburgh will be any easy drive for many guests, and you'll find plenty to do when you get there. We have it on good authority that you'll find fun and food beyond the convention events, but thought you might need the straight dope from the natives. If you’re from here or have ever lived here, you have an affinity for this place. One that your friends from other cities j...
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