Photo Gallery: Cherry Blossom Festival at North Hills Art Center
The North Hills Art Center, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Sakura Project, had a Cherry Blossom Festival on March 29.
In Japan, various festivities mark the blooming of cherry blossoms. The local festival celebrated Japanese culture and included tea ceremonies; music featuring the koto, a Japanese instrument; and calligraphy demonstrations, among other activities.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Touching Tribe boutique in Hampton sales benefit people from distant lands
- Shaler Area students join author’s chat via video conference
- Pine-Richland to take a close look at future needs of athletic facilities, fields
- Office building in Pine gets supervisors’ OK
- North Allegheny to offer game development, stage production classes in fall
- Shaler woman gets top spot with group aimed at promoting kids health in school