Arts & Entertainment


 Comedian Bob Saget, producer Lori Laughlin, actor John Stamos, actress Candice Bure and Jeff Franklin pose during Stamos' induction ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in November 2009 in Hollywood.

'Full House' reunion to appear on Netflix

“Full House,” which aired on ABC from 1987 to 1995, followed Danny Tanner (Bob Saget) and his large family in the wake of his wife's death.

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 Aretha Franklin was the first female artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Music preview: Queen of Soul to get her due respect in Pittsburgh

Aretha Franklin, who performs here tonight for the first time since 2003, is one of the most decorated performers in history.

about 9 hours ago


 Pontus Lidberg Dance artists with a Japanese-style Bunraku puppet in "Snow," performed last weekend at Byham Theater as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council's 2014-15 season.

Dance review: Pontus Lidberg treats Pittsburgh to fresh twists on past works

The Swedish choreographer presented “Snow” and “Written on Water” at Byham Theater as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council’s 2014-15 season.

about 9 hours ago


Erie family featured on ESPN2 special tonight

The feature will cover a special bond between an Erie boy and Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul.

about 9 hours ago


 Luke Bryan accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

PEOPLE: Renee Fleming, Ron Todorowski, Miranda Lambert and more!

Renee Fleming debuts this week on Broadway in Kathleen Marshall’s “Living on Love.”

about 9 hours ago


 Madeleine Peyroux.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Madeleine Peyroux

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

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​Third Eye Blind, Florida Georgia Line tickets going on sale

​​Third Eye Blind will team up with emo band​ Dashboard Confessional and PHOX ​for a show at Stage AE Outdoors ​on ​June 22.

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  Breakdancer Dwayne Moyer performs at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's announcement of performers for this year's Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival on Monday

Three Rivers Arts Festival is set for June 5-14

The free annual showcase of music, art and culture is set for June 5-14 in Point State Park and throughout the Cultural District, Downtown.

about 14 hours ago


 Spouses Edgar, played by Sam Tsoutsouvas, left, and Alice, played by Helena Ruoti pull Alice's cousin Kurt into their battles in Kinetic Theatre's production of "The Dance of Death."

Stage review: ‘Dance of Death' marries tragedy, comedy in tale of warring spouses

Kinetic Theatre’s play by August Strindberg, adapted by Conor McPherson, examines an ultimate fight to the death between husband and wife.

about 16 hours ago


 Vocalist and guitarist Allen Harris will be performing as part of the Trust's annual Jazz Appreciation Month series and in recognition of the centennial celebration of pianist, composer and Westinghouse High School alumnus Billy Strayhorn.

Allen Harris to perform Tuesday in recognition of Billy Strayhorn in Theater Square

This concert is part of the Trust's annual Jazz Appreciation Month series.

about 18 hours ago


Sins of the father: 'The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice' by Zak Ebrahim

Pittsburgh native Zak Ebrahim wrestles with the legacy of terrorism: his father, an Egyptian, killed extremist Rabbi Meir Kahane in 1990.

about 17 hours ago


The real Ramones: 'Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life As A Ramone' by Marky Ramone with Rich Herschlag

The Ramones were a dysfunctional punk quartet that managed to make influential music together.

about 17 hours ago


Gaiman's throne: 'Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances' by Neil Gaiman

Our modern master of the macabre pens a new essay collection.

about 17 hours ago


 The various looks of Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings on "The Americans."

Disguises, no limit: How the Russian spies of FX's 'The Americans' change their looks

Wigs, glasses, mustaches and more are used to make the quick changes required of undercover KGB agents on the critically acclaimed TV show.

2 days ago


 The band Green Day perform during the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland.

Green Day, Joan Jett and more show their love for rock 'n' roll at induction ceremony

A night of inspiring speeches and big jams in Cleveland.

2 days ago


 YouTube star Curt Wootton in "Pittsburgh Dad."

YouTube celebrates 10 years

In the last decade, YouTube has changed our culture in many ways, including in Pittsburgh.

2 days ago


 Dorrance Dance will be at Byham Theater in April 2016 as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council's 2015-16 season.

Pittsburgh Dance Council has diverse lineup for 2015-16 season

Next season’s lineup is packed with cultural diversity, a nod to Andy Warhol and the first tap act the Dance Council’s featured in a decade.

2 days ago


 Alexandra Kochis in "La Bayadere."

Dance review: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre closes season with 'La Bayadere'

PBT wrapped its 45th anniversary season with a challenging, grandiose classic set in ancient India.

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 Pianist-composer Frederic Rzewski performs Saturday at Wholey's in the Strip District.

Rzewski plays Wholey's: The renowned pianist performs his signature composition in the fish emporium

The eminent composer Frederic Rzewski performed his “The People United Will Never Be Defeated” at Wholey’s, where one of his sons works.

2 days ago


 Karla Boos will speak at Wednesday's "Neighborhood Stories, Well Told" program.

Creative Nonfiction Foundation launches 'Writing Pittsburgh' project, seeking new narratives of the city

The "Writing Pittsburgh" project will open with neighborhoods and technology, publishing three books during the next five years.

2 days ago


 Paula Hawkins, author of "The Girl on the Train."

'The Girl on the Train': Paula Hawkins' instant best-seller is part mystery, part confessional

“The Girl on the Train” has earned comparisons to “Gone Girl,” but it’s also on par with Patricia Highsmith’s psychological thrillers.

2 days ago


 Toni Morrison, author of "God Help the Child."

'God Help the Child': Toni Morrison's 11th novel revisits themes of 'The Bluest Eye,' her first

Ms. Morrison explores what is learned too late about childhood trauma and how it can live on and reverberate for decades, for generations.

2 days ago


 "Under the Dome" was renewed for a third season by CBS.

TV Q&A

Questions answered about “Under the Dome,” failed pilots, “Chicago P.D.” and more.

2 days ago


2Do this week, April 19-25: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Musician Madeleine Peyroux, the PSO presents “Celebrate Wilkinsburg,” Friends of the August Wilson Center present “August Wilson’s Women”...

2 days ago


 It's artichoke season in Rome, says Elizabeeth Minchilli.  The season lasts through May.  Locals eat them deep-fried and braised, or served in lasagna and risotto.

Dine: Two new books illuminate the ways of Italians and Italian regional cuisine

“The Italians” and “Eating Rome”: Two books to better understand Italians and the art of eating like one

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 "Why Not Say What Happened," by Morris Dickstein.

'Why Not Say What Happened': Morris Dickstein's memoir of the New York intellectual life

Mr. Dickstein’s great strength is giving the reader a sense of being in the moment as the culture undergoes change.

2 days ago


 Rainer Honeck, the brother of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra music director Manfred Honeck, played Britten's Violin Concerto  during the weekend concerts.

Concert review: A Honeck flavored program

Manfred Honeck was joined by his brother, Rainer, concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic, for Friday night’s Pittsburgh Symphony concert.

3 days ago


 Morning anchor Jennifer Antkowiak tears up as meteorologist Dennis Bowman goes through his last morning telecast on KDKA-TV Friday.

That's a wrap for KDKA-TV weatherman Dennis Bowman

April showers usher out KDKA-TV retiring meteorologist Dennis Bowman.

3 days ago


 Mia Zanotti was eliminated on Tuesday's results show of "The Voice."

Reality check: Kiski student knocked off ‘Voice'

Local singer Mia Zanotti out on “The Voice,” says she has no regrets.

3 days ago


 Kevin James returns in the sequel "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2."

Movie review: Even kids won't laugh at 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2'

Kevin James tries hard in the sequel “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” but he can’t buy a giggle.

3 days ago


 Sharon Washington and Kevin R. Free in "Dot" at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Lexington, Ky.

Stage reviews: Humana Festival plays reflect news headlines

Humana Festival of New American Plays explores Midwestern housewives gone wild, coping with aging parents and gay subplots galore.

3 days ago


 Cast of "Return to the Forbidden Planet," Keystone Oaks High School.

Kelly Critic Review: 'Return to the Forbidden Planet,' Keystone Oaks

“Return to the Forbidden Planet” ran March 25-27.

3 days ago


 The cast of "Mary Poppins," the 2015 spring musical at Northgate High School.

Kelly Critic Review: 'Mary Poppins,' Northgate High School

“Mary Poppins” ran March 21-28.

3 days ago


Russia bans 'Child 44' movie

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

3 days ago


Kelly Critic Review: 'Chicago,' West Allegheny High School

“Chicago” runs April 10 through April 18.

3 days ago


‘Suge’ Knight to stand trial

Marion “Suge” Knight has been ordered to stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges.

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 Gennadiy Mokhnenko is subject of movie "Crococile Gennadiy."

Pittsburgh filmmakers dodge death in making documentary in Ukraine

“Crocodile Gennadiy,“ a vivid portrait of a Ukrainian pastor from the director and producer of ”Blood Brother,“ premieres at Tribeca.

4 days ago


 Jonah Hill as "Mike Finkel" and James Franco as "Christian Longo" in "True Story."

Movie review: 'True Story' produces chilling real life tale of murder

“True Story,” starring Jonah Hill and James Franco, was inspired by a disgraced reporter and a man accused of killing his wife and children.

4 days ago


 Even with the change, Verizon's bundle option won't disappear completely.

Want a custom cable package? Verizon will have you covered

Starting Sunday, FiOS Custom TV will allow customers to choose the channels they want and eliminate others.

3 days ago


 Pine-Richland High School's production of "Pippin."

Kelly Critic Review: 'Pippin,' Pine Richland High School

“Pippin” ran March 12-21.

3 days ago


 Frederic Rzewski.

Music notes: Noted pianist Frederic Rzewski to play at Wholey's on Saturday

The renowned composer and pianist will give a free recital at Wholey’s Fish Market, where one of his sons works, at 2 p.m. Saturday.

4 days ago


Kelly Critic Review: 'Footloose,' North Hills High School

“Footloose” ran March 19-28.

3 days ago


Kelly Critic Review: 'Cinderella,' Pittsburgh Brashear High School

“Cinderella” ran March 19-22

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Concert preview: Duo night at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild

Jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell headlines concert this weekend, with father-son act John and Gerald Clayton.

4 days ago


 Shelley Hennig stars as Blaire in "Unfriended."

Movie review: 'Unfriended' quickly transforms into typical teen horror flick

Living and dying by — and on — the Internet have grave, ghostly consequences for a half-dozen teens in the horror flick “Unfriended.”

4 days ago


 Neil deGrasse Tyson on the set of his new talk show series “StarTalk.”

Tuned In: 'StarTalk' not so far out of this world

National Geographic Channel enters the late-night talk show game with Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “StarTalk.”

4 days ago


Cybertainment: Website pays homage to Billie Holiday

New website celebrates a century of Billie Holiday. “What Lives Inside” explores a father-son relationship, loss and healing.

4 days ago


 Monkeys on Castle Rock in the Disneynature film "Monkey Kingdom."

Movie review: 'Monkey Kingdom' reveals a revolution in cuteness

Hey, hey, they’re the monkeys and they could not be cuter if they tried in the new Disney nature documentary timed for Earth Day.

4 days ago


 Roxy MtJoy and Bob Rak are new directors of the Little Lake Theatre.

Venerable Little Lake Theatre in North Strabane gets new leadership

Sunny Disney Fitchett and husband Rob Fitchett are leaving; Roxy MtJoy and Bob Rak will take their place.

4 days ago


PEOPLE: Suge Knight, Gene Kelly, Britt McHenry and more!

Rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is ordered to stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges.

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