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 Cast members Caroline Worra (Eurydice) and Matthew Worth (Orphee) of the Pittsburgh Opera production of 'Orphee'.
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Cast members Caroline Worra (Eurydice) and Matthew Worth (Orphee) of the Pittsburgh Opera production of 'Orphee'.

Philip Glass' 'Orphee' has contemporary spin

The Pittsburgh Opera production of Philip Glass' "Orphee," inspired by a Jean Cocteau movie of the same name, opens Saturday.


 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at Consol Energy Center.

Springsteen returning to Pittsburgh for two dates in May

The Boss will be joining Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers for a two-night stand at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland.



 Arne Svensen, "Neighbors #15," 2012-2013. Pigment print.

Silver Eye auctioning photos in biennial fundraising event

Silver Eye Center for Photography will put pictures from 33 photographers on the block Sunday for its benefit auction & brunch.



 Wayne McGregor, artistic director of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance.

Choreographer travels 'FAR' to perform at Byham Theater

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance will close the Pittsburgh Dance Council's 2013-14 season with a piece inspired by the Age of Enlightenment.

  • Wayne McGregor | Random Dance closes Dance Council season


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    Terry Bradshaw, Smokey Robinson part of Meadows Casino concert series

    The former Steelers quarterback opens the Meadows Casino 2014 Summer Concert Series on June 14 with an evening of stories and songs.



    Music brings a smile to local patients

    The Music Smiles program brings the joy of live music to Pittsburgh area hospital patients, ranging in age from their 20s to their 80s.


     
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    Fathers and Daughters filming in Pittsburgh

    A crew films "Fathers and Daughters" on March 28 on Monterey Street in Pittsburgh's Mexican War Streets neighborhood. The street is home to actress Amanda Seyfried's character in the film.
    Hollywood stars Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Long, Russell Crowe, and many others have all made appearances in Pittsburgh during filming.

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    'Lives of the Saints' a witty satire at CMU

    The production offers up lighthearted, literate humor. It adds up to a fun night in the theater.



    2Do this week, April 20-26: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

    Take in the last day of the Spring Flower Show, go to the B-PEP Jazz "fun-raiser," listen to the Christian McBride Trio or celebrate RAW.


     

    Court to hear landmark copyright case

    In Supreme Court case, broadcasters contend video service Aereo is stealing content.



    TV Review: 'Signed, Sealed' delivers a sweet message

    Hallmark Channel's latest original scripted series merits a Return to Sender stamp.


     

    Books


    'A Fighting Chance': Sen. Elizabeth Warren goes to the mat

    The senator who has often been labeled a wild-eyed, anticapitalist radical shows that she knows how to connect with "ordinary" Americans.



    Book Review: 'Savage Harvest,' by Carl Hoffman

    How did Michael Rockefeller, the son of Nelson, die while on a trip to find primitive art in Africa? His demise seems to have been brutal.


     


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    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... George Lange

    The Pittsburgh native and celebrity photographer says his photos help him re-create the joy of his childhood in Squirrel Hill.



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Whoopi Goldberg

    A great grandmother at 58, Whoopi Goldberg talks about parenting and knowing who you are.


     

    Art & Architecture


    Artist tracks the region's changing landscape

    Artist Cynthia Cooley returned to places she captured more than 20 or 30 years ago to see how the landscape has changed.



    The Hot List of activities for the coming weekend

    See a Ghost, sing along to Talking Heads' Songs, celebrate Shakespeare or get colorful at Schenley Park. It's all happening this weekend.


     

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