Arts & Entertainment

 Cast of the Mary Tyler Moore Show:  From left top, Valerie Harper, Ed Asner, Cloris Leachman (bottom) Gavin MacLeod, Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Knight.

PBS celebrates Mary Tyler Moore

A one-hour biography offers an uncritical, warm, upbeat look at the career of the sitcom legend.

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PEOPLE: Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Khloe Kardashian and more!

Donald Trump has choice words for President Barack Obama after the president’s “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday.

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 Fareed Zakaria, 51, was born and raised in India and currently lives in New York City.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Fareed Zakaria

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria will be coming to Pittsburgh Oct. 20 for the American Middle East Institute’s 2015 conference.

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 Donna Lynne Champlin as Paula and Steele Stebbins as Tommy  in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

TV preview: CMU/CLO alum Donna Lynne Champlin gets ‘Crazy’ in new comedy

Donna Lynne Champlin is among the stars of The CW’s well-reviewed musical comedy series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”

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 Philadanco danced its first performance in Pittsburgh in more than five years last week at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.

Dance review: Philadanco delivers powerful performance at August Wilson Center

The Philadelphia-based company danced a program that not only dazzled the eye, but also enriched the soul and challenged the mind.

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Music review: Burleigh concludes Mendelssohn Choir tenure with deft Durufle

Betsy Burleigh, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh’s outgoing music director, led an all-Durufle program for her final concert.

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Music review: Pittsburgh Opera opens season with Verdi's 'Nabucco'

“Nabucco” is not one of Verdi’s best operas, but it’s short, tuneful and entertaining.

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 Bill Cosby, 78, faces numerous accusations of sexual misconduct.

Pitt to consider rescinding honorary degree bestowed on Cosby

Bill Cosby received an honorary degree from Pitt during Pitt-Johnstown's 2002 graduation, where he was commencement speaker.

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 Teacher and entertainer Jim D’Ville is giving two workshops on Playing Ukulele by Ear on Saturday, October 17. The workshops, open to the public, are sponsored by Steel City Ukuleles.

Steel City Ukeleles goes paperless for all-day 'play by ear' workshop

Learn how to play ukuleles by learning to “hear” the music rather than rely on song sheets at a workshop in Pittsburgh next weekend.

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 Anita Diamant.

Lecture preview: Novelist explores ties among Jewish women in Boston during the early 20th century

Anita Diamant researched the history of Boston’s North End neighborhood for her latest novel, “The Boston Girl.”

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 Author Kate DiCamillo.

Schools, libraries and children rally around “Stories Connect Us” program

Pittsburgh celebrates Youth Literature Day with “Stories Connect Us” art projects in advance of author Kate DiCamillo’s visit.

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 Ted Danson and Patrick Wilson star in season two of "Fargo."

TV review: No sophomore slump for smart, engaging ‘Fargo’

FX’s limited series returns with a new time period but the same geographic setting and more terrific performances to boot.

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 Jill Kargman stars as Jill in "Odd Mom Out."

TV Q&A: What happened to ‘Zoo’? Why is a character on children’s TV French?

Questions answered about Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out,” the fate of CBS’s “Zoo” and Grandpere on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

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 Ted Danson as Hank Larsson in "Fargo."

‘Fargo’ returns primed with CMU connections

Three generations of Carnegie Mellon University alumni are among the stars in season two of the FX drama series.

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2 Do this week, Oct. 11-17: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Concert Society hosts recital; Richard Jacob discusses mushrooms and comedian Jessimae Peluso hits town.

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 "Kissinger: The Idealist, 1923-1968" by Niall Ferguson.

'Kissinger: The Idealist, 1923-1968': Biographer Niall Ferguson challenges the 'Realpolitik' reputation

Mr. Ferguson draws on diaries, letters and papers made available to him by Mr. Kissinger to make a spirited, but unpersuasive, case.

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 Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of "Between the World and Me."

'Between the World and Me': Ta-Nehisi Coates pens an epistle to his son and America

Mr. Coates sets out to teach his son “how to live free in this black body.” It’s meant to stir him from the slumber of the American Dream.

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'City on Fire': A stunning debut novel captures New York's ennui in the mid-70s.

Garth Risk Hallberg’s work, with the scope of a classic Russian novel, is an extraordinarily ambitious, exhaustively orchestrated portrait.

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 Heading home with my NS-SB314

Don Lindich's Sound Advice: Finding better options for TV sound

TV speakers come in many forms, from simple stereo soundbars to high-end soundbase systems with built-in powered subwoofers.

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 Wiz Khalifa at First Niagara in July.

Wiz nabbed on the South Side for public urination

Rapper Wiz Khalifa, whose given name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz, was caught about 2:30 a.m. Saturday behind The Flats on Carson, at 1500 E.

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 High school and middle school students from Baldwin-Whitehall attend a screening of “He Named Me Malala” Friday at AMC Loews Waterfront in Homestead.

Malala provides inspiration

About 2,000 students see firsthand what their refugee classmates have endured in a private showing of “He Named Me Malala.”

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 Wiz Khalifa's video for "See You Again" has received more than 1 billion views on YouTube.

Wiz Khalifa video tops a billion views

“See You Again” is the most watched hip-hop YouTube video of all time.

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 Artist and sculptor James Shipman with the decorative wall he is creating for the sculpture garden of his work at the Landmarks Resource Center in Wilkinsburg, where he has his studio.

Artist brightens the scene in Wilkinsburg

James Shipman celebrates a 40-year career with the opening of an outdoor sculpture court he created on a junk-filled lot.

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Movie review: 'In My Father’s House’ doesn’t answer enough questions

Che “Rhymefest” Smith reunites with his homeless dad in a quest to reclaim his neighborhood and discover his true self as a father and son.

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 Hundred Acres Manor in Bethel Park features six frightening attractions.

Five Things We Are Loving This Week

We’re loving Carnegie Museums brackets, haunted Pittsburgh, busy Niecy Nash and a “Sherlock” special on the way.

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Music Review: Emphasis on the rhythms of dance highlights gratifying Pittsburgh Symphony performance

A debuting guest conductor, a Pittsburgh premiere, a charismatic soloist in a concerto, demonstrative audience: that’s just the first half.

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 Pittsburgh native Wiz Khalifa performs in July at First Niagara Pavillon.

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' hits one billion views on YouTube

The duet with Charlie Puth is the second-fastest video to hit the mark in YouTube history, after Psy’s “Gangnam Style" in 2012.

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 The landmark Casino Theater in Vandergrift doubled as the Banshee town hall in the 'Banshee' TV series.

Return date set for Western Pennsylvania-filmed 'Banshee'

The final season debuts Jan. 29 on Cinemax.

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 Rachel Bloom as Rebecca Bunch in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

Tuned In: Crazy for ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

The CW’s musical comedy is one of few bright spots in the new fall TV lineup; “The Walking Dead” returns and ABC Family changes its name.

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 Levi Miller stars as Peter in "Pan."  The Peter Pan origin story.

Movie review: 'Pan' spins the clock back

The film introduces Peter Pan before Neverland, Captain Hook and the boy’s magical ability to fly.

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 Malala Yousafzai at the Kisaruni Girls School in Massai Mara, Kenya.

Movie review: 'He Named Me Malala' an inspirational documentary

“He Named Me Malala” chronicles the teenage Nobel Prize winner on the world stage.

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 Ashley Judd in "Big Stone Gap."

Movie review: 'Big Stone Gap' a folksy charmer

“Big Stone Gap,” based on Adriana Trigiani’s novel and starring Ashley Judd and Patrick Wilson, explores life and love in a small town.

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 "Big Stone Gap" author and director Adriana Trigiani.

Director returns to hometown to shoot 'Big Stone Gap'

Adriana Trigiani returned to her hometown, with Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg and others, to shoot her movie.

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 The Golden Girls twirlers perform with the Pitt band at Heinz Field.

Always golden: Pitt Golden Girls mark 40 years of bringing glamour to games

The Golden Girls perform at all Panther home football games, selected away football games, and men’s and women’s basketball games.

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Pledge Drive 2.0 -- Rethinking on-air fundraising in a new media environment

WESA-FM experiments with shorter on-air pledge drive to whopping success.

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 Andrew Garfield stars as Dennis Nash and Michael Shannon is Rick Carver in "99 Homes."

Movie review: '99 Homes' dabbles in foreclosures

“99 Homes,” starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, puts human faces to the Florida housing market meltdown and economic downturn.

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Family Film Guide: 'He Named Me Malala' and 'Pan'

The Post-Gazette reviews movies from a family perspective.

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 Jay Leno will perform his stand-up show at Heinz Hall March 5.

Jay Leno books stand-up gig at Heinz Hall in March

The former “Tonight Show” host also can be seen on his CNBC show, “Jay Leno’s Garage.”

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PEOPLE: Selena Gomez, Spencer Stone, Bill Cosby and more!

Selena Gomez is battling the immune system disorder lupus.

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 Supporters of Robinson’s iconic drive-in movie theater turned out at a public hearing to oppose the proposal by Sheetz Inc. to build a combination gas station, convenience store, car wash and drive-through eatery for the property on Steubenville Pike.

Supporters plead for Twin Hi-Way Drive-in's survival

The future of Twin Hi-Way Drive-in in Robinson is unclear as Sheetz seeks permission to build a gas station on the site.

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Heritage Day Festival in Monroeville to offer new attractions

The Monroeville Historical Society’s annual festival will include pony rides and demonstrations of outdoor cooking this year.

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 Shirley Ratner says as a kid, she wanted to be a baseball player and an actress.

Newsmaker you should know / Greensburg actress heard call of stage at early age

Shirley Ratner of Greensburg is performing in “A Life’s Work” through Sunday at the Latrobe Art Center.

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 Zachary Quinto will receive GLSEN's Champion Award Oct. 23 for his advocacy on behalf of the LBGT community.

PEOPLE: Zachary Quinto named GLSEN Champion

The actor from Green Tree joins Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel as honorees at the group’s Respect Awards.

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 Van Hansis, Gale Harold and Matthew Ludwinski in "Kiss Me, Kill Me," part of Reel Q 2015.

Movie reviews: Reel Q festival opens with pair of quality films

“Kiss Me, Kill Me” and “Tab Hunter Confidential” are among the best of the first week of Pittsburgh’s lesbian and gay film festival.

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 Janet Jackson performs during the 2010 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

Deep Purple, Janet Jackson and Yes among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

For the fourth year, fans can vote on inductees, who will be announced in December.

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 Rod Brogan.

Stage preview: 'The Night Alive' dawns at City Theatre

The acclaimed Conor McPherson play “The Night Alive” launches Tracy Brigden’s 15th season leading the South Side theater.

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 Belarusian journalist and writer Svetlana Alexievich during her awarding ceremony of the German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt in 2013.

Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, 67, chronicled the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its collapse.

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 A man dressed as John Goodman's character, Walter, in "The Big Lebowski" at last year's Pittsburgh Abides event.

The Dude still abides: 'Big Lebowski' celebration set for Friday in Lawrenceville

An expanded Pittsburgh Abides “Big Lebowski” festival moves to a larger venue with more activities.

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 Wiz Khalifa will sing at Pitt's #ZooAfterHours event on Friday.

Wiz Khalifa will perform at Pitt's #ZooAfterHours hoops party

The rap star and Pittsburgh native will be on hand for Friday’s Midnight Madness event at Petersen Events Center.

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Teen muscians sought for Reimagination compilation recording project

The selected artists will be work with professional producers and receive studio time.

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