Arts & Entertainment

 Vin Diesel stars as Kaulder in "The Last Witch Hunger."
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Vin Diesel stars as Kaulder in "The Last Witch Hunger."

Real by reel: Fall movie lineup is flush with real-life subjects — and a splash of fun

As the days grow shorter, the films turn darker, more thoughtful and awards-worthy as five dozen new titles show.

 LA band Mac Sabbath.

Music preview: Mac Sabbath runs on drive-thru metal

Manager Mike Odd talks about the LA cover band on an anti-fast food campaign, performing at Altar Bar on Tuesday.

 Stephen Colbert takes over "The Late Show" on CBS beginning Tuesday night.

TV preview: New 'Late Show' host Colbert coy about his game plan

Stephen Colbert keeps details quiet on how he’ll evolve ‘The Late Show,’ but expect more emphasis on news and politics.

 The production of "Educating Rita," opening this weekend, will continue as planned.

PICT cancels 'The Tempest' due to funding shortfall

Current play "Educating Rita" will go on, but the theater company said the remainder of the season was being reassessed by the board.



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Tuned In: British star charms in PBS series 'Arthur & George'

“Doc Martin” star Martin Clunes takes on a new role as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

TV review: Amazon’s 'Hand of God' pilot is a bit of a slog

Drama series is more good than great but it benefits from a talented cast and central mystery.


Breakfast With

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Adam Baldwin

Adam Baldwin plays a naval officer in TNT’s “The Last Ship.” In real life, he is a political conservative in a sea of Hollywood liberals.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Lea Delaria

She has a huge fan base playing Big Boo on “Orange Is the New Black,” but Lea DeLaria’s longtime supporters know she can do much more.


Art & Architecture

Art notes: Edinboro art professor in Banksy's 'Dismaland'

Two sculptures by Edinboro University art faculty member Dietrich Wegner are included in Banksy’s “Dismaland Bemusement Park” in Britain.

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh receives grants

With money from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and Chevron, the Children's Museum will start maker spaces in West Virginia.


Gaming Plus

Games: Get set for ‘Star Wars' to enter the Disney Infinity galaxy

Disney feels the pressure as the 3.0 version of the popular video game series is released to fans.

Game review: ‘Rare Replay’ a piece of gaming history

The Xbox One exclusive “Rare Replay” is an unrivaled compilation of classics from an iconic studio on the occasion of its 30th birthday.