Arts & Entertainment



Canonizations among events coming to theater near you

From aces to arias, event cinema delivers new experiences on the big screen.


Two former Pittsburghers, two directors' visions

Rob Ashford and Don Roy King have been involved in shaping alternate content, but from different angles.



 Eryna Honchar, 24, demonstrates how she paints intricate Ukrainian Easter eggs during a sale at St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Carnegie.

Art of an Easter tradition: Ukrainian orphan learned customs of her homeland when she came to Carnegie

For Eryna Honchar, learning the ancient Ukrainian tradition of pysanky was about more than coloring Easter eggs.

  • 'Pysanky' turns Easter eggs into works of art



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    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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    2Do: Cultural events for week of April 20

    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.



    Record Store Day brings rush of fans to independent stores

    Nearly all of the area's 17 independent stores participating this year signed the pledge to "act in the spirit" of the day.


     
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    Pittsburgh Public stages Shaw's 'Candida'

    "Candida," opening today at Pittsburgh Public Theater, gives Ted Pappas his first crack at directing a George Bernard Shaw play.



    City Theatre cancels weekend performances of 'Grounded'

    Actress Kelly McAndrew is forced to leave the solo play because of a family emergency.


     

    Books


    Book Review: 'In Paradise,' by Peter Matthiessen

    “In Paradise” takes readers on a trip to a Nazi death camp, but in failing to develop characters turns out to be an unpolished novel.



    Book Review: 'The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa,' by Dayo Olopade

    Africa is no longer the “dark continent,” according to Dayo Olopade.


     


    Breakfast With


    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Whoopi Goldberg

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



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Zachary Quinto

    Pittsburgh native Zach Quinto is enjoying an acting career he was ready to give up before his big break.


     

    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.



    Exhibition at the Westmoreland focuses on Earth's natural wonders

    "Earth Nest" by artist Duncan MacDiarmid at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art complements April's Earth Day themes.


     

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