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 In "Batman: Arkham Knight, the Batmobile plays an integral role in helping Batman subdue Arkham Knight's specially trained militia.
In "Batman: Arkham Knight, the Batmobile plays an integral role in helping Batman subdue Arkham Knight's specially trained militia.

Game review: 'Arkham Knight' a superb adventure for Batman

The latest “Arkham” video game is a perfect sendoff for a groundbreaking series.


 Mt. Lebanon's Danny Johnson solves the riddle of Snake Crossing on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" during the broadcasdt from the Carrie Furnace.

Reality check: Locals forge ahead on ‘Ninja's' Pittsburgh course

Pittsburgh athletes conquer the “American Ninja Warrior” course on the first night of the competition at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale.



 Maritza Mosquera with her "Body of Water" inject print at Assemble in Garfield on Friday. "Aqui," the exhibit Ms. Mosquera curated, runs through July at 5125 Penn Ave.

Garfield exhibit showcases 'diverse array' of Latino art

Maritza Mosquera presents “Aqui” with work from 13 Latino artists at Assemble in Bloomfield-Garfield for Cafe Con Leche.



 D-Box seats shake and move in sync with picture.

All shook up: D-Box seats vibrate in sync with a movie's action sequences

Theatergoers get immersed in the action with D-Box MFX Cinema Systems.


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Asian film festival picks a new season

Pittsburgh’s Silk Screen Film Festival will open with “Theeb,“ close with “Miss India America” and showcase 30 Asian features July 10-19.



The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The Big Butler Fair, Kennywood fireworks, comedy and the Symphony are all on the slate for the coming holiday weekend.


 
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Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

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Tuned In: The sharks are back on Discovery Channel

Shark-themed programs compete for viewer attention on two cable networks beginning Sunday; “Ellen” moves to WTAE this fall.



Cable's Reelz picks up Miss USA pageant after NBC pulls out

NBC dropped out last week, citing pageant co-owner Donald Trump's derogatory comments about immigrants.


 


Breakfast With


Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Kate Mulgrew

Actress Kate Mulgrew found her character “Red” on the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” emerged nearly fully formed.



Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Jesse Andrews

Pittsburgh native and Harvard grad, Jesse Andrews, worked menial jobs while writing the book that became “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.”


 

Celebrities


PEOPLE: Wiz Khalifa, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, Lest Holt and more!

Wiz Khalifa’s new docuseries “Day Today” documents his life on the Boys of Zummer tour and debuts on REVOLT TV.



PEOPLE: Anthony Geary, EL James and the BET Awards

Anthony Geary who has played Luke Spencer on “General Hospital” for nearly three decades, will appear in his final episode next month.


 

Gaming Plus


Game review: 'Arkham Knight' a superb adventure for Batman

The latest “Arkham” video game is a perfect sendoff for a groundbreaking series.



Cybertainment: YouTube to stream Grateful Dead concerts

Grateful Dead’s final concerts will stream on YouTube; e-books from No Starch Press keep kids’ minds busy; Crackle rolls out new offerings.