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 Chris Jamison will head for the West Coast after the holidays in search of singing opportunities.
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Chris Jamison will head for the West Coast after the holidays in search of singing opportunities.

No place like home for 'The Voice's' Chris Jamison

There’s no place like home for Chris Jamison, even after the bright lights of “The Voice.”


 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto helps pick up trash in Wilkinsburg during his appearance on "Undercover Boss." The episode with the mayor will air at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Reality check: 'Undercover Boss' appearance gives Mayor Peduto a new perspective

“Undercover Boss” gives Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto a new perspective on how to run a city.



Indigo Girls team up with Pittsburgh Symphony

The Indigo Girls will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in April.



 FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011 file frame grab from video provided by Jessica Silas, a stage roof collapses onto fans awaiting the start of a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers for the victims and their families announced Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Silas, File)

Sugarland, others to pay $39 million for Indiana State Fair stage collapse

Sugarland, Live Nation and 16 other defendants will pay $39 million to settle claims for the deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse.


Movies »


'Foxcatcher' director energized by commitment from actors

It started with a Rupert Pupkin-style move by a stranger and ended with director Bennett Miller filming “Foxcatcher” in Pittsburgh area.



Family Film Guide: 'Annie' and 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'

Both PG-rated, “Annie” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” offer mostly family-friendly entertainment.


 

Music »


Indigo Girls to perform with PSO at Heinz Hall in April

The concert features symphonic takes on the folk-pop duo's catalog, including "Kid Fears," "Power of Two" and "Closer to Fine."



Paul McCartney leads list of best 2014 pop concerts in Pittsburgh

Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, St.Vincent top list of best concerts in 2014.


 
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Will Smith film has Pittsburgh ties

File photo of former Steeler Mike Webster.
Production has started in Pittsburgh on a new film in which Oscar nominee Will Smith portrays Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first pathologist to detect a long-developing brain injury called CTE in a former football player.

That player was retired Steelers center Mike Webster, who died in 2002 at age 50. The movie, with the working title of "Concussion,' is slated to film here through mid-January.

* The story behind Mike Webster, concussions and the new film

* A life off-center: Mike Webster's battles

* David Morse to portray Mike Webster in upcoming film

* VIDEO: Casting call for upcoming film

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    Comedian Kevin Hart coming to Heinz Hall in January

    Tickets are on sale now at at livenation.com and pittsburghsymphony.org.



    Best Play: 'Tamara'

    Quantum's ambitious play that moved throughout a building soared with top-notch, precision performances.


     

    Tuned In: Networks roll out new shows for midseason

    Broadcast networks plan for the new year, announcing new series premiere dates and series return dates, too.



    Best TV Show: 'Fargo'

    With so much good TV, it's more difficult than ever to single out the truly great shows, although the No. 1 pick was an easy choice.


     


    Breakfast With


    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Michael Aram

    Renowned home decor and gift ware metalsmith Michael Aram is now a jeweler, too.



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Shirley Jones

    Oscar-winning actress and singer Shirley Jones loves Pittsburgh and says if she had her druthers, she’d live here.


     

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