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Norman Lear’s autobiography is short on deep dive details from the TV trenches, but full of entertaining stories from his life beyond TV.
The “Johnny Appleseed of the Ukulele” returns to Pittsburgh for a workshop and concert next weekend.
Pittsburgh jazz musician gives his tips on playing the harmonica, what he calls the “ultimate ear instrument.”
A former columnist for The New York Times, Bob Herbert has brought the lucidity, passion and accuracy to what is wrong in our country.
Kim Zupan, a native Montanan, has used the scenery of his state to immersive effect in his debut novel.
Readers looking for a return to form for Anne Rice, the author of the Vampire Chronicles, will be disappointed with “Prince Lestat.”
The lyricist and original director of the 1977 hit “Annie” goes back to the musical’s roots to take the show on the road.
A medium that can deliver screams of terror comparable to a Wes Craven movie is the video game.
David Conrad leaves behind the lights of Hollywood to work with drama students at his alma mater The Kiski School.
A new biography of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor paints an appealing picture, but fails to break new ground.
The conservative commentator and White House insider Pat Buchanan tries to make sense of his former boss’ contradictions.
After searching through our social media, the head of OK Cupid’s analytics team explains the soul of the new data.
Ms. Simpson marries her love of art forms and dancing to create a story filled with complicated (sometimes unlikeable) characters.
Robert Peace could have changed his life for the better. But the lure of the narcotics trade proved too powerful.
Things to do around town for the week of Oct. 26.
Questions answered on “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “The Real Housewives” and fewer episodes of cable shows.
Hillary Clinton’s memoir is big on female empowerment, but low on political substance
Singers Barbara Hendricks and Jessye Norman tell their stories in two recent memoirs that are a contrast in style and substance.
Love means never having to read Paulo Coelho’s “Adultery”
Michael Korda turns an uncritical eye toward Robert E. Lee, the commanding general of Confederate troops in the Civil War.
The Pittsburgh Symphony presented a Nordic landscape with works by Grieg, Nielsen and Sibelius.
Ross Township man’s journey on “The Voice” leads to a crowded house.
The sequel to Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” is missing the spark of the earlier PBS miniseries.
Bill Murray plays the title role in “St. Vincent” about a grumpy retiree whose life is changed when a single mom and boy move in next door.
They stole his 1969 Mustang and killed his dog so the retired assassin returns to the lethal life in “John Wick” starring Keanu Reeves.
There’s revelation and heartbreak in Rory Kennedy's flawless documentary “Last Days in Vietnam.”
“Ouija” turns product placement on its horror head as teens try to connect with a friend who suddenly dies in PG-13 rated movie.
“Dear White People” wades into the messy movie scrum of racial politics as it arrives with the Sundance stamp of approval.
Special effects overwhelm character in the rejiggered pilot for NBC’s comic book adaptation “Constantine.”
Locally made movie “The Other Side” is about a wife who goes missing at the start of a zombie apocalypse in a fictional Pennsylvania town.
Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is back for a fifth season. USC study monitors daily rhythms of Internet usage.
Here are a few of the live performances of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” that pop in our area around Halloween.
The Post-Gazette reviews movies from a family perspective.
Mystery is in the air for “The Thin Man Comes to Pittsburgh.”
The Johnstown native will perform Friday evening at the Downtown venue as part of Cafe 304.
In the modern concert world, the 30-minute set doesn't cut it anymore -- Warped Tour aside -- and fans often come expecting a marathon.
Island Studios is expected to open in six months, just in time for the spring filming season.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at Livenation.com. Fans will have access to a pre-sale by visiting the band’s Facebook page on Oct. 29.
CLO Cabaret comedy “Murder for Two” is based on Agatha Christie closed-drawing room mystery.
TruTV leaves its Court TV past behind and embarks on a recalibration to become a destination for comedy fans.
Appeal of Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre production is the personality of the character/ performer/author.
"The Purge: Anarchy," "Sex Tape" and "Snowpiercer,“ show up on store shelves.
"Foxcatcher," "The Overnighters," "Homemakers" turn up on Film Fest schedule.
Lighting designer Scott Warner up for award; For Those About to Rock Academy heads to Woodstock.
Classical piano concerts abound this weekend.
For me, it started in San Francisco — probably a mix of that gloriously extroverted city combined with my 23-year-old new-drinker self.
Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s “A Chorus Line,” New Horizon’s “Queens of the Blues.” Music: Boz Scaggs, Judy Collins, the Meat Puppets ...
Pittsburgh’s Bricolage earns national recognition for a form of theater that makes the audience active participants in storytelling.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History opens doors to the nightlife crowd with “Haunted Museum ... After Dark.”
Curator Thomas Sokolowski has organized an impressive exhibition of works by five AAP members for The Mine Factory, East End.