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Laurie Mann
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Drop by the Women in Film and Television International Summit (Westin Pittsburgh)
There are a few summit items that you can attend by paying to go to that item only: Gideon's Army Screening, Friday, 5:30, Point Park University, 414 Wood St., GRW Theater. $10 for reception, screening and Q&A. Speakers include Kalpana Biswas, Anna Ahronh...
There are a few summit items that you can attend by paying to go to that item only: Gideon's Army Screening, Friday, 5:30, Point Park University, 414 Wood St., GRW Theater. $10 for reception, screening and Q&A. Speakers incl...
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Pittsburgh-Filmed <i>Foxcatcher</i> to Compete at Cannes This Year!
The Bennett Miller flick will be among the films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in May.
Here's the report from Deadline . Only
eighteen movies are in competition at Cannes Foxcatcher was filmed in Pittsburgh during late 2012, and stars Channing...
The Bennett Miller flick will be among the films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Here's the report from Deadline. Only eighteen movies are in competition at Cannes Foxcatcher was filmed in Pittsburgh durin...
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Thinking About the Women in Film and Television International Summit and Wondering "Why Visit Pittsburgh?"
The Women in Film & Television International Summit is coming to Pittsburgh this spring.
It'll be an interesting confab of industry professionals and professionals-to-be talking
about current media trends, creative disruption, new distribution channels and ...
The Women in Film & Television International Summit is coming to Pittsburgh this spring. It'll be an interesting confab of industry professionals and professionals-to-be talking about current media trends, creative disruption...
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Obese Woman Walks 13.1 Miles and Survives!
Is that click-baity enough for you? The actual title of this should be "Walking the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon Route," but these days you need an inciteful title to get any readers. Anyway... The last few years, I've been increasing my walking. I've walked o...
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Antoine Fuqua's Southpaw (with Jake Gyllenhaal) Is Officially Shooting in Western Pennsylvania!
Back in March, I passed along a rumor that Southpaw would shoot here this summer. As you've probably seen, it's official, Southpaw will be shooting in our area. If you live near Indiana, PA, you'll have the chance to go to an open casting call this Saturda...
Back in March, I passed along a rumor that Southpaw would shoot here this summer. As you've probably seen, it's official, Southpaw will be shooting in our area. If you live near Indiana, PA, you'll have the chance to go to ...
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Women in Film & Television International Summit Arrives in Pittsburgh on May 16
This weekend, a number of movers and shakers in the media biz will be giving presentations and participating in the Women in Film & Television International Summit . Women in Film & Media - Pittsburgh is managing this occasional event, which brings together...
This weekend, a number of movers and shakers in the media biz will be giving presentations and participating in the Women in Film & Television International Summit. Women in Film & Media - Pittsburgh is managing this occasion...
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Movie Season Comes to Pittsburgh - Fathers and Daughters and a Fascinating Rumor
Since 2008 or so, movie-making season has tended to hit Pittsburgh in the spring. Last year was an exception when movie-making season (for pay) didn't start until late August. But, this year anyway, with the start of production of Fathers and Daughters , m...
Since 2008 or so, movie-making season has tended to hit Pittsburgh in the spring. Last year was an exception when movie-making season (for pay) didn't start until late August. But, this year anyway, with the start of produc...
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Looking for a Fun Oscar Party to go to? Hollywood Theater Oscar Party is On!
The Hollywood Theater in Dormont is running their great Oscar party again this year. If you were on the fence about going out tonight, the weather (at least west of Pittsburgh) is pretty good and the Hollywood still has tickets for tonight. Dress up, don'...
The Hollywood Theater in Dormont is running their great Oscar party again this year. If you were on the fence about going out tonight, the weather (at least west of Pittsburgh) is pretty good and the Hollywood still has ticke...
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Web development
Employment
  • Web development, present
  • ANSYS
  • Stratus
  • University of Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh, PA
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West Boylston, MA - Northboro, MA - Chillicothe, OH
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Born in Vermont, raised in Massachusetts, after high school in 1975 moved to Pittsburgh for college.  Met many people but, in particular Jim Mann and we got married in 1977.  Had a daughter in Ohio in 1980, moved back to Massachusetts in 1982.  Worked for Stratus Computer from 1983-1993 and moved back to Pittsburgh.  Various jobs including a three year stint at Ansys.  Returned to the University of Pittsburgh to finish my degree in 2000.  Since then, odd jobs, volunteer work, self-employment and unemployment in various degrees.
Bragging rights
Been a division director at several World Science Fiction Conventions, been creating Websites since 1994, curator of Dead People Server since 1997, enjoy doing movie extra work.
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • West Boylston Jr-Sr High
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Laurie Dickinson Trask Mann