Arts & Entertainment

 From left, Amanda Seyfried, Jake Lacy, Olivia Wilde, Maxwell Simkins, Blake Baumgartner, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Alan Arkin, Diane Keaton and Alex Borstein (back to camera) in "Love the Coopers."

Pittsburgh sets holiday scene for 'Love the Coopers' movie

The movie once called “Let It Snow,” and now “Love the Coopers,” needed a city with a white Christmas vibe and found it in Pittsburgh.

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 Billy Porter.

TV Preview: Billy Porter bares Broadway soul in PBS special

Pittsburgh native Billy Porter stars in a one-man show Friday night on “Live From Lincoln Center” on WQED-TV

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 "Still Life, Basket of Apples," by Vincent van Gogh will be among the works used to discuss color theory during Slow Art Day at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Van Gogh's color use explored on Slow Art Day

An exploration of “Visiting Van Gogh” is among the staff-led and self-guided activities for Slow Art Day April 11 at Carnegie Museum of Art.

about 10 hours ago

 Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens,  returned in 2014 to Sainte-Anne Prison in Avignon, France, for a short film by Frederique Berthet called “Marceline Loridan-Ivens Tells the Story of Her Time in the Sainte-Anne Prison Before Her Deportation to Auschwitz.”

Film shows Holocaust survivor revisiting French prison

At age 86, a Jewish woman looks back at her time in a French prison and Nazi concentration camp in a documentary screening today.

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Media notes: Fred Rogers Company gets 13 Emmy nominations

The Pittsburgh-based production company scored Daytime Emmy nods for “Peg + Cat,” ”Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” and “Odd Squad.”

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PEOPLE: Trevor Noah, Barbara Walters, Johnny Depp and more!

Comedy Central is defending new “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, who is being criticized for past tweets targeting women and Jews.

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 Ryan Everett Wood as Beast and Jillian Butterfield as Belle in the colorful production of "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast" at Heinz Hall through April 5.

Stage Review: 'Beauty and the Beast' returns to cast its timeless spell

The talented touring company rides a wave of enduring appeal into Heinz Hall.

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 Artist Elana Schlenker of Polish Hill stands in her pop-up shop in Garfield that will showcase the work of 40 female artists from around the region and the country.

Artist’s shop in Garfield to draw attention to pay inequality with discount for women

Women will have to pay less than men on items in the store as a way to represent how women make less in the workforce.

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 The Rolling Stones this morning announced they will play Heinz Field in June as part of its 14-date tour. Above, Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood headline a festival in Denmark in July.

Rolling Stones stadium tour headed to Pittsburgh

It will be the first Stones concert here since September 2005, when the band played PNC Park on The Bigger Bang Tour.

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Richard Thompson, Neko Case, Railroad Earth among Three Rivers Arts Fest headliners

Concerts at the Arts Festival, which runs June 5-14 in Point State Park, will include some new faces, such as Alvvays and Benjamin Booker.

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 The cast of "Weird Loners" (left to right): Becki Newton as Caryn, Zachary Knighton as Stosh, Meera Khumbhani as Zara and Nate Torrence as Eric.

TV reviews: ‘Younger,’ ‘Weird Loners’ comedies debut

The funny “Weird Loners” debuts on Fox, and the cute but unessential “Younger” premieres on TV Land.

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 Julia Warner, left, is a teen introduced to religion by her film-obsessed classmate played by Christopher Larkin in City Theatre's "Oblivion."

Stage Review: City Theatre's 'Oblivion' puts hipsters' liberal values to the test

A daughter’s religious awakening triggers family crises in Carly Mensch’s funny, polished script.

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 Laurie Klatscher, left, and Cary Anne Spear portray twin sisters and former rich party girls in The Rep's production of "Endless Lawns."

Stage Reviews: 'Endless Lawns,' 'Dinah' take advantage of intimate settings

The Rep explores the exile of the rich while Pittsburgh Playwrights presents the last years of blues singer Dinah Washington.

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People: 'The Wiz' on NBC, Angelina Jolie, Justin Timberlake, 'The Walking Dead,' Maisie Williams

NBC will go live with Cirque du Soleil in December; it’s time for Kids Choice and iHeartRadio awards.

1 day ago

 Ira Glass.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Ira Glass

The host of public radio’s “This American Life,” Ira Glass talks a bit about his own life and career.

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Jane's Addiction, Rascal Flatts tickets going on sale

Tickets are $45 advanced/$47 day of show and go on sale Friday.

1 day ago

 Filmmaker Ken Burns

Ken Burns’ cancer film highlights Pittsburgh research

Pittsburgh breakthroughs are highlighted in “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which will air today through Wednesday on WQED-TV.

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 Jay Z, the rap star and entertainment mogul, unveiled his plans in Manhattan for Tidal, a subscription streaming service he recently bought for $56 million.

Jay Z reveals plans for Tidal, a streaming music service

Tidal will be fashioned as a home for high-fidelity audio and exclusive content.

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 Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian,.

Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as 'Daily Show' host

Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” grew up in South Africa, and his globe-trotting spirit sets him apart in comedy.

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 "The Dovekeepers," a four-hour limited event series from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, starring Cote de Pablo, will air Tuesday and Wednesday on CBS.

TV: Three Bible-based programs premiere during Holy Week

Three new Bible-inspired TV programs air over the next week: “Killing Jesus,” “The Dovekeepers” and “A.D.: The Bible Continues.”

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 Members of Union Tanguera perform "Nuit Blanche."

Dance review: Union Tanguera heats up Byham Theater with fancy footwoork

The Argentinian-French tango company brought its show “Nuit Blanche” here as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council’s 2014-15 season.

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 "Beatitudes Wall," created for the Vatican Exhibit at the 1964 World's Fair in New York, in the exhibition "Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent" at The Warhol.

'Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent' dazzles at The Warhol

A shining mix of spiritual and secular from a Catholic nun who embodied the 1960s, this retrospective sings with her convictions.

3 days ago

 Steve Berry, author of "The Patriot Threat."

'The Patriot Threat': Andrew Mellon puts a plot into motion that could destroy America

The 10th book in the Cotton Malone series by Steve Berry is a fast-paced and entertaining traditional thriller, with Pittsburgh action.

3 days ago

 "Cold War Modernists" by Greg Barnhisel.

'Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, & American Cultural Diplomacy': the arsenal of ideas

Duquesne Univ. English professor Greg Barnhisel skillfully shows how modernist art and literature was used to influence the Cold War game.

3 days ago

 Chuck Kinder, author of "Imagination Motel."

'Imagination Motel': Fiction writer Chuck Kinder goes rogue with poetry

The legendary Pitt teacher’s “Pomes with Many Bags of Buttered Popcorn and Big Pepsis” is a large, dense book, a prose writer’s poetry.

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 William Klein changed fashion photography by posing models in unusual ways and venues. This gelatin silver print is called "Antonia and Mirrors," Paris, 1963.

Christie’s auction will show William T. Hillman’s passion for photography, and proceeds will buy more images for Carnegie Museum of Art.

3 days ago

 Tyler Scherer.

Stage preview: 'Beauty and Beast' tour brings home Point Park grad

“Beauty and the Beast” comes to Heinz Hall on its national tour with a Pittsburgh native in tow.

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Questions answered about local stations’ digital subchannels, “Under the Dome” and Bible-based TV shows.

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2Do this week, March 29 to April 4: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Arsenal Duo performs Cesar Franck; architect Lorcan O’Herlihy lectures; Hillman Photography Initiative curator Tina Kukielski speaks ...

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 A billboard suggests an announcement will come Tuesday for the Rolling Stones North American tour.

Billboards suggest Rolling Stones tour announcement will come Tuesday

Tuesday is also the announce date for the Three Rivers Arts Festival, while a concert announcement is coming Wednesday from the Warhol.

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Concert review: PSO horn players give concert some needed oomph

The Pittsburgh Symphony concert featured four horns on Schumann’s “Konzertstuck” and the local debut of conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada.

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 Kyle Chandler is the brother who tries to save the Rayburn family on the new Netflix series, "Bloodline."

5 Things We Love Right Now

Get ready for the weekend with these things to check out.

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Dance review: Glue Factory's 'House' delves into the human psyche

This weekend’s “at Once There was a House” at the New Hazlett marks the fifth anniversary season of Corningworks.

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 Westmoreland County's Mia Z sings her way through to the live rounds of NBC's "The Voice."

Reality check: Mia Z continues her roll on 'The Voice'

Kiski Area High School sophomore Mia Zanotti is still knocking ’em out on NBC’s singing competition.

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 Alan Stanford and the Gate Theatre company rehearse the PICT leader's adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice."

Theater notes: PICT's Alan Stanford takes his 'Pride and Prejudice' to Hong Kong

Pittsburgh Playwrights’ “Dinah” is singing the blues through Easter.

2 days ago

 Oh (Jim Parsons) and Tip (Rihanna) aloft. The animated “Home” is brightly colored, with aliens who look like soft plastic toys come to life.

Movie review: Colorful 'Home' is a pleasant adventure

The title is bland but “Home” delivers colorful aliens and vivid voices based on Adam Rex’s kids’ novel, “The True Meaning of Smekday.”

5 days ago

 Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell in "Get Hard."

Movie review: Odd couple leads buoy 'Get Hard'

In “Get Hard,” Will Ferrell’s entitled millionaire reflexively and wrongly turns to Kevin Hart for advice on how to toughen up for prison.

5 days ago

 Barry Manilow sings "Could It Be Magic" on Thursday night at Consol Energy Center.

Review: Barry Manilow takes a stroll down memory lane

Opening the night with “It’s a Miracle,” the hits came one after another as the consummate showman showed that at 71, he’s still got it.

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Dance preview: Faith the focus of latest Reed Dance performance

The mixed repertoire program will include collaborations with Pittsburgh CAPA students at Reflections Theater Co-op of New York City.

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 Trumpet player Jon Faddis will play tonight and Saturday night at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild.

Jazz preview: Jon Faddis' group to play Ellington opus and give a history lesson

Trumpeter Jon Faddis and his band look for Ellington’s “Black, Brown and Beige” in the red, white and blue.

5 days ago

 John Edgar Wideman.

John Edgar Wideman working on Emmett Till book

He will give a public reading at Hill House’s Kaufmann Center today.

5 days ago

 Erica Rivas as Romina and Diego Gentile as Ariel in the "Till Death Do Us Part" segment of the movie "Wild Tales."

Movie review: 'Wild Tales' just that plus a cathartic jolt

“Wild Tales,” an anthology of six tales from director Damián Szifrón, is wildly well-done and opening today at the Manor Theater.

5 days ago

 Daniel Zovatto, Maika Monroe, and Lili Sepe in "It Follows."

Movie review: 'It Follows' a stylish horror flick devoid of gore

“It Follows” is the rare horror thriller that prefers to traffic in suspense and dread than in titillating gore.

5 days ago

Movie review: 'Human Capital' grapples with wealth and status

“Human Capital” is a time-fractured, Italian-language examination of wealth, status, desire and the cost of a life cut short.

5 days ago

 Keep or Cancel.

Tuned In: It's time for readers to vote on TV shows

The Post-Gazette’s annual Keep or Cancel? poll kicks off, giving viewers the chance to pick which shows they would renew or put to bed.

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 Robert Vogel conducts the Mt. Lebanon High School chamber orchestra during a February performance at Heinz Hall.

Mt. Lebanon student musicians, singers to play Carnegie Hall

This is the third time that a group of students from Mt. Lebanon High School will perform at the famed music hall.

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Wallace church in Green Tree to hold art show

A juried exhibition of Bible-based art will be displayed at Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church on Greentree Road from April 24 to May 3.

5 days ago

 Lynda West.

Washington County artist raises, processes her own fiber

Lynda West is owns The Fiber Mill & Studio at Ten Mile Village in Washington County.

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 The Decemberists, from Portland, Ore., come off a four-year hiatus with “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.”

The Decemberists to perform at the Benedum

The Decemberists come off a four-year hiatus with “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.”

6 days ago

 Ramon Riley works on paintings for his debut exhibit "BRADDOCK Coming Home" at Unsmoke Systems Artspace.

Preview: Ramon Riley, who painted his way out of Braddock, returns with an exhibition

Abstract painter Ramon Riley teaches art in the Pine-Richland School District.

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