Arts & Entertainment

Twenty employees laid off at Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

The layoffs on Tuesday were made as the nonprofit -- the product of a 2006 merger -- nears the end of its fiscal year on June 30.

 Iggy Azalea performs at Nickelodeon's 28th annual Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum in March.

Some groups drop out of Pittsburgh Pride events in protest of Iggy Azalea

The pop star, slated to perform June 13, has made remarks some consider racist and homophobic.

 This photo taken by Annie Leibovitz exclusively for Vanity Fair shows the cover of the magazine's July 2015 issue featuring Bruce Jenner debuting as a transgender woman named Caitlyn Jenner.

Bruce Jenner makes debut as woman: ‘Call me Caitlyn’

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Olympian Bruce Jenner, will debut as a woman on the cover of Vanity Fair’s July issue.

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Concert preview: My Morning Jacket goes with lush sound on 'The Waterfall'

Kentucky band, playing Stage AE on Thursday, continues to defy genre on expansive seventh album.

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Deaf and blind Brookline man sues Cinemark

Richard McGann sues Cinemark, claiming the theater company violated his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

'Love & Mercy' left Brian Wilson feeling anxious

A new movie captures the genius of a young manic Brian Wilson, composing and recording his “pocket symphonies” for the Beach Boys.


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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Kelly Awards for High School Musical Theater to be announced Saturday night

The 2015 Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater will be held at 7:30 tonight at the Benedum Center, Downtown.

Newsmaker you should know / Salsa a passion for Whitehall man, wife

Recently, the Shireys partnered with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to host the Super Salsa Weekend.


TV review: Lifetime's 'Unreal,' about faux reality show, feels real

A new darkly comic series on Lifetime goes behind the scenes of a reality TV show, heaps scorn on the genre and mixes in soapy plots.

TV Q&A: Some stars demand shorter runs as a condition for accepting series

Questions answered about “How to Get Away With Murder,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Nashville” and “Stalker.”


Breakfast With

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Lin Shaye

Actress Lin Shaye, who plays a medium in the film “Insidious: Chapter 3,” believes in signs and things unseen.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Bill Paxton

The actor plays his distant cousin, legendary Texan Sam Houston, in the epic new mini-series “Texas Rising” on the History Channel.



PEOPLE: Terrae Davis, E L James, Brian Williams and more!

Pittsburgher Terrae Davis receives a college scholarship and $10,000 on the “Steve Harvey” show.

PEOPLE: Josh Duggar, "Serial," "Trevor Noah," and more!

Hulu has removed episodes of “19 Kids and Counting” from its offerings after reports of alleged sexual misconduct.