Month: September 2017

What’s That Sound? The Pepa

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator It’s not easy to find a pepa horn in India these days, and it’s even harder to find a young person to play it. The pepa is a hornpipe with roots in the Assam region

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Look for the Helpers

  By Christy Gualtieri The hurricane had been raging for hours.  We couldn’t see very much outside on account of the plywood boards my parents had put up to stop the windows from blowing in; but from what I could

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Camp Delicious! Leads Teen to a Sweet New Opportunity

By Pilar Brown, LUMOS! Editor, and Luminari team member For many teenagers just entering their freshman year of high school, deciding on a career path may seem like a distant four- to eight years away. Not so for Megan Miele,

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Hello Neighbor: Q&A with Clea Angell

Our Game Changer this time is Clea Angell, a Ben Avon resident who is reaching across cultural lines to make a friendly connection with a Syrian family who came to Pittsburgh as refugees. She met the Alali  family through a

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