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Peters native Dan DeLuca comes home for Thanksgiving as the lead in the national tour of the Disney hit musical.
The Fred Rogers Co. is involved in its first live-action series since “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” with PBS’s “Odd Squad.”
The debate over how to modernize while respecting historic integrity shows how an influential institution is roiled by modernization.
Lincoln’s fascination with newspapers led to both a charm offensive and an iron fist in shaping public opinion.
Mary Elise Sarotte charts the sudden end of the Cold War in “The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall.”
Lev Golinkin’s book is a sober reminder of what it took for Soviet emigres to get to America.
The Frick Collection in New York City plans ambitious expansion; family's private rooms will become exhibition space.
Landing the role of Stephen Hawking in ”Theory of Everything” brought actor Eddie Redmayne euphoria followed by a ”sledgehammer of fear.“
It’s hard not to wonder what Fred Rogers would think of the frantic “Odd Squad,” but taken on its own, this new kids show is a lot of fun.
The Rembacher Chamber Music Competition at Carnegie Mellon University encouraged innovation in musical performance.
Stephan Eirik Clark’s novel is about the side effects of artificial sweeteners and living inauthentic lives.
Darrin McMahon’s engaging history of genius as a cultural ideal and social construct.
Tim Finch’s novel upends liberal pieties about the morality of political exiles and refugees.
J.F. Powers’ daughter Katherine A.Powers assembles her late father’s letters into something resembling an autobiography.
The world’s most stylish and sought-after forensic pathologist is back in her 22nd novel.
Greg Nichols’ narrative about the 1959 United Steel Workers strike and the Braddock football team misses half the drama.
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty will celebrate the 99th birthday of Billy Strayhorn with a birthday bash Saturday.
Questions answered about “Orange Is the New Black,” “The Young & The Restless,” “The Big Bang Theory” and ratings.
Prison inmates donate their original artwork to the Carnegie Library of Braddock’s art lending program.
Workers are in the midst of a $60 million effort to fix 1,300 cracks in the 150-year-old cast iron as well as scour and repaint its surface.
Ross native Chris Jamison advances on NBC’s “The Voice”; Fox Chapel native Paloma DeNardis shares emotional day on TLC.
TBS cancels a Pittsburgh bar-set sitcom starring Hampton grad Steve Byrne after three seasons.
James Cagney’s Oscar statue for his performance in “Yankee Doodle Dandy” failed to draw any bids at auction.
It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday movie season, with family fare, musical extravaganzas and dramas on the road to Oscar night.
The homes are part of an extensive plan to revitalize the neighborhood and attract more residents.
“The Hunger Games” nears its final chapter as it splits the “Mockingjay” novel into two movies, one now and one due in November 2015.
Audubon prints will be on exhibition at the University of Pittsburgh’s Hillman Library.
December’s reruns have been replaced with a boatload of pricey premieres to satisfy advertiser demand this holiday season.
This super game for Wii U makes the latest “Smash Bros.” a worthy successor in the popular Nintendo series.
The PG-13-rated “Mockingjay — Part 1” is suitable for mature tweens, teens and up, especially those familiar with Suzanne Collins’ novels.
Comedian Bill Cosby refuses to answer questions about allegations of sexual assault against him in an Associated Press video interview.
The 73-year-old Dylan has shed most traces of nostalgia and embraced his own here and now, showing he’s still fully engaged in his craft.
As of Friday more than 27,000 dolls had been ordered, Nickolay Lamm said.
Bob Dylan will play the Cultural District tonight for the first time since 1980.
Mike Nichols was a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as “The Graduate.”
Patrick Jordan takes his theater company where he's always wanted to go — for a ride on Tennessee Williams' "Streetcar."
The Pittsburgh R&B legend, who performs Friday at Light Up Night, likes “Merry Christmas Baby,” “Happy Kwanzaa" by Teddy Pendergrass ...
New York electro-pop band isn't sure what Light Up Night is but is ready for the challenge.
Live accompaniment enhances the Three Rivers Film Festival screening of the silent film "The Son of the Sheik" with Rudolph Valentino.
Amazon Prime Instant Video debuts its first live-action kids show, the leisurely paced "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street."
Three Rivers Film Festival enters last weekend, when it will end on a musical, family-friendly note with silent classics and Alloy
"22 Jump Street," "If I Stay," "And So It Goes," and "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" hit store shelves.
Jazz vocalist Jane Monheit brings her trio to the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild on Saturday.
News on Wiz Khalifa, Modey Lemon, Broughton's Rules and The Delaneys.
Katherine Howe’s young adult novel juxtaposes two real-life stories — one modern, the other centuries old — in one compelling tale.
Here are highlights from the long film career of Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday at age 83:
Gianna Paniagua recently celebrated the 22-year anniversary of a heart transplant she received when she was 14 months old.
The PSO performs, Craig Ferguson hits town and Pittsburgh Ballet performs Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes at Phipps.
When he was in elementary school, he started writing short stories that were so good they caught the attention of one of his teachers.
NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show.”