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 Jeremy Kushnier as Iago and Teagle F. Bougere as Othello in Pittsburgh Public Theater's "Othello."
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Jeremy Kushnier as Iago and Teagle F. Bougere as Othello in Pittsburgh Public Theater's "Othello."

Stage review: "Othello" is moored in a gripping staging

Pittsburgh Public Theater’s “Othello” brings the Bard’s classic tragedy to life.


 Daina Michelle Griffith and Jonathan Visser in a scene from "Jacques Brel."

Stage preview: PICT extends 'Jacques Brel' run before opening show

Director Alan Stanford approaches the circa-1960s musical revue with the idea that each song is a miniplay performed by singer-storytellers.



 Betty White accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening

“The Young and the Restless” shared the best drama series award with “Days of Our Lives” on Sunday night.



PEOPLE: Billy Porter, Stephen Schwartz, Mitchell Edwards and more!

Pittsburgh’s Billy Porter returns to his Tony-winning role in Broadway’s “Kinky Boots” after a monthslong hiatus.


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Film Notes: Jimmy Stewart Museum to honor Caviezel; 'Bayou Maharajah' to screen Sunday

Also: “Aspie Seeks Love” returns, “Crocodile Gennadiy” inks deal, and a one-time showing of doc “Bayou Maharajah” at Hollywood Theater.



Russia bans 'Child 44' movie

Russia has banned the showing of the new movie “Child 44,” which is set in Stalinist Russia.


 

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Concert preview: Brentano String Quartet avoids autopilot

Presented by Chamber Music Pittsburgh, the Brentano String Quartet and Todd Palmer will perform works by Charpentier, MacMillan and Brahms.



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

Trio Novis Mundi, organist Eric Plutz and Ronny Love and the Sensational Sounds of the Drifters perform here this week.


 
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    The investigation, led by NBC News senior executive producer Richard Esposito, may be a factor in network’s decision to rehire Mr. Williams.


     


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    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Domhnall Gleeson

    The Dublin-born actor is joining a legion of others from the Emerald Isle who have won over American audiences.



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    Jazz, soul, blues singer Madeleine Peyroux began her music career on the streets of Paris busking for euros.


     

    Art & Architecture


    Let's talk about art: Student showcase

    On Friday, Pittsburgh Filmmakers will present the projects of 13 students enrolled in a full-time program known as “The Intensives.”



    Dormont after-school program blends art, movement

    The innovative ARTS in Motion program is being offered at Dormont Elementary School in the Keystone Oaks School District.


     

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