The Fence at CMU

There's a fence on the Carnegie Mellon University campus that is painted over by students nearly every day of the semester. OnQ explores how the tradition began, and talks with students who explain why the fence has been a place for them to advertise and express themselves for nearly nine decades.


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She is a shining star when it comes to volunteering but that's not the only thing that makes her unique. OnQ's Tonia Caruso introduces us to 95 year old Ginny Kortz. Find out why she's one of our Pittsburgh People Changing Lives.

Original airdate: Oct 22, 2008


Pittsburgh is hosting international performance and visual artists in this groundbreaking festival - and it gets better: these exhibits are "firsts" - North American premieres! OnQ contributor Beth Dolinar spotlights the artists and the local curators who brought them to town.

Original airdate: Oct 16, 2008


Housed in what used to be part of the Glenshaw Glass Factory is the new 6,500 square foot home of Boyd & Blair Vodka . The 2 men behind Boyd & Blair, Barry Young and Prentiss Orr are the entire staff and do everything from make the vodka to wax dip and hand-sign each bottle.

Original airdate: Oct 09, 2008


The Black Sheep Puppet Festival now in its tenth year, it is the longest running annual avant garde puppet festival in the country and world.

Original airdate: Oct 09, 2008


In honor of Pittsburgh's 250th Anniversary, Pittsburgh Glass Center celebrates the city's industrial roots with an exhibit featuring glass and steel. "Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry" features works ranging from jewelry to sculpture created by artists from Western Pennsylvania.

Original airdate: Jun 11, 2008


OnQ begins a new series focusing on everyone's goal of living longer and living better. While seniors face the increased likelihood of illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes, the population of people 65 is expected to grown in numbers by the year 2020.  OnQ takes a look at this growing population and talked with a local geriatrician and an orthopaedic surgeon about what older people can do to stay physically fit as they age.

Original airdate: Jun 08, 2008


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