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 Dr. John -- Louis Armstrong came to him in a dream and told him to do things his way.
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Dr. John -- Louis Armstrong came to him in a dream and told him to do things his way.

Preview: Dr. John brings his famed catalog and spirit of Satchmo to Blues Festival

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73.


 Jason Aldean -- "One of the coolest things is to go and see your stage set up in center field of a big-league ballpark."

Preview: Jason Aldean brings his rugged country rock to center field at PNC Park

Country singer Jason Aldean says he's there for the fans and doesn't care what the detractors think.



 Laura Carmichael returns as Lady Edith for season five of "Downton Abbey."

Big changes coming in 'Downton Abbey'?

"Downton Abbey" cast talks season five; Fox remakes "Broadchurch" as "Gracepoint" for fall.



 Miranda Lambert -- She wasn't eager to sing until her mid-30s.

Miranda Lambert is the real deal on Nashville scene

Texas singer Miranda Lambert has more freedom than her male counterparts.


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    Tuned In: Rogers Company debuts third series

    The Fred Rogers Company preps “Odd Squad” for PBS; wedding bells at “Two and a Half Men;” details on “Fargo” season two.



    Tuned In: 'Simpsons' branches out in 26th season

    “The Simpsons” enters its 26th season with new adventures on broadcast and cable; FX renews “Fargo.”


     

    Books


    Book Review: Cartoonist explores a key battle in WWI with mixed results

    The first thing you notice about Joe Sacco’s “The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme” is its scope.



    Book Review: James Lee Burke turns a lyrical eye toward the Lone Star state

    “Wayfaring Stranger” continues its  author‘‍s theme of the presence of evil in the world and how good people respond to it.


     


    Breakfast With


    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Michael Chernus

    Award-winning actor Michael Chernus says acting helped him make friends growing up in Ohio and now he is influencing people with his talent.



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With...Gen. Wesley Clark

    Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark sees special forces as the future of warfare. He will host “Friday Night Spotlight: World War I” on TCM.


     

    Art & Architecture


    Superior Motors hosts sculpture workshop in Braddock

    This Saturday afternoon, July 26, Pittsburgh street artist/​sculptor Tim Kaulen will bring a Mobile Sculpture Workshop to 1215 Braddock Ave.



    Pittsburgh Biennial 2014 launches at the Carnegie with artist Corey Escoto

    “Corey Escoto: Sleight of Hand” at Carnegie Museum of Art is the first of eight exhibitions that make up the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial.


     

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