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 fireWALL dancers, from left, Cammi Nevarez, Jenna Rae Smith, Glenna Clark, Sara Cohen, Elisa-Marie Alaio.
Grace Cohen
fireWALL dancers, from left, Cammi Nevarez, Jenna Rae Smith, Glenna Clark, Sara Cohen, Elisa-Marie Alaio.

Young Pittsburgh dance companies striving to succeed

Meet a few of the fledgling companies that are carving out their place in Pittsburgh’s growing dance scene.


 "Something Rotten!" stars Brian d'Arcy James, center, and Christian Borle.

Broadway reviews: 'Something Rotten!' and 'Gigi' boast plenty of highlights

A Broadway original and a Tony nominee are reviewed by our critics.



 "One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway" by Asne Seierstad.

'One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik': The unthinkable act of political savagery in Norway

Award-winning journalist Asne Seierstad tells the tale of the murder of 77 Norwegians by a troubled loner in 2011.



 "Early Warning" by Jane Smiley

'Early Warning': The sequel to 'Some Luck' strikes a different tone

Jane Smiley’s chronicle of the Langdon family of Denby, Iowa, has undergone an astonishingly rapid evolution.


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2Do this week, May 24-30: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

PSO presents the final Fiddlesticks family concert of the season, comedian Gary Owen plays the Pittsburgh Improv ...



Jazz Orchestra seeking students for training programs

Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and City Music Center of Duquesne University are registering students for two new training programs.


 
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Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

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    TV Q&A

    Questions answered about online streaming vs. cable, how reality show stars cash in and “The Flash.”



    Carrie Furnace is steely backdrop for 'American Ninja Warrior' filming

    In Pittsburgh, the bright lights of filming the action reality show “American Ninja Warrior” compete with the echoes of history.


     


    Breakfast With


    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... April Ryan

    The White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks says it’s her job to ask about race.



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... James Marsden

    James Marsden stars with Jack Black in the black comedy “The D Train.” It’s a ride you won’t soon forget.


     

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