Arts & Entertainment


 Nordstrom’s Summer 2014 catalog includes an image of Angela Rockwood in a wheelchair. She is the creator, producer and star of the Sundance Channel’s groundbreaking reality show “Push Girls.”

RealAbilities Film Festival focuses on talents of people with disabilities

RealAbilities Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Pittsburgh with special appearances by advocates in the field.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival

The schedule for the ReelAbilities Film Festival.

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PEOPLE: The Duchess of Cambridge, Bethenny Frankel, Rabbi Avi Weiss and more!

The Duchess of Cambridge’s second royal baby is due in April.

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 Ron Menzel and Megan Byrne face the future together in "Outside Mullingar," the Tony-nominated comedy that opens the 2014-15 season for City Theatre.

Review: City Theatre’s 'Outside Mullingar' shines

The comedy set on adjoining Irish farms rides high on its gift of gab and strong performances.

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 A&E's "Godfather of Pittsburgh" features Vince Isoldi and his family.

'Godfather of Pittsburgh' to premiere Nov. 10 on A&E

Eight one-hour episodes will feature Vince Isoldi, his wife, Carla, sons Enzo, Adolfo and Romero and father-in-law Junior Williams.

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 Jeffrey Gorti portrays Roberto Clemente in "21,” the new musical by Alki Steriopoulos and directed by Richard Sabellico for the Conservatory Theatre Company of Point Park.

Review: New musical honors the life and times of Pirates great Roberto Clemente

The Point Park Conservatory production accentuates the positive without glossing over the ballplayer’s struggles.

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 Gen. David Petraeus.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Gen. David Petraeus

U.S. retired Army general and former CIA director David Petraeus has found civilian life a stimulating alternative to the military.

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 Hundred Acres Manor is a haunted house featuring six attractions in Bethel Park.

Video series / Haunted houses in Pittsburgh area: Which one is the scariest?

Andrew McGill and Andrew Rush from the Post-Gazette’s visuals department have been checking out haunted houses deemed the scariest.

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 An art and cultural center plans to move in to the "Big Red Barn" on McFarland Road in Mt. Lebanon.

Old Rollier's barn in Mt. Lebanon to be remade into arts center

The site on McFarland Road will be known as The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, and will allow for the relocation of Koolkat Designs.

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 Frontman Rob Halford leads the way for heavy metal band Judas Priest  Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

Review: Judas Priest, Steel Panther are metal opposites at the Petersen

Iconic British metal band braves a comic opener in Sunset Strip parody group.

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Pittsburgh Opera opens in grand fashion

Saturday’s Benedum Center concert that substituted for a full production to open Pittsburgh Opera’s season touted 3 of today’s big voices.

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 Lisa Kirchner: "Her absolute honesty presents facts from her perspective without sugar-coating."

'Hello American Lady Creature': A suddenly single woman in Qatar tells all

Lisa L. Kirchner offers funny, brilliant insights on the challenges of conducting business as a woman in a Muslim country.

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 Caitlin Moran, author of "How to Build a Girl."

'How to Build a Girl': Caitlin Moran’s first novel echoes her life — or does it?

The author of the successful memoir “How to Be a Woman“ makes her foray into fiction, with the crude and rude juxtaposed with pretty prose.

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 Lena Dunham. author of "Not That Kind of Girl."

'Not That Kind of Girl': Lena Dunham just wants to have fun

The creator of “Girls”  has “a keen interest in having it all.”  She wants her essays to be “hopeful dispatches from the front lines.”

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 Chris Evans, right, leads a band of have-nots in the dystopian thriller, "Snowpiercer" available on video on demand.

Video on demand is ramping up marketing

Coming soon to a laptop near you: the latest blockbuster movie?

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 Julia Erickson as Carabosse in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's "The Sleeping Beauty."

PBT opens 45th anniversary season with classic 'Sleeping Beauty'

The upcoming performances will mark the first time the company has staged the ballet since its 2009-10 season.

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 Dancers from the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre rehearse a scene from "Sleeping Beauty" at their Liberty Avenue studio.

At 45, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has earned an international reputation

PBT is firmly fixed in the top tier of regional companies with an international reputation, and there’s a good reason why.

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 Jodi Picoult will speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series Monday at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland.

Picoult's novel examines bonds of people, elephants

Author Jodi Picoult to speak at the Carnegie Music Hall as part of the Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lectures Series.

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 Tig Notaro will be at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater on Saturday.

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

Music on the Edge series, comedian/actress Tig Notaro comes to Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a world premiere of “Queens of the Blues” and more.

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 Jim Longworth (portrayed by Matt Passmore) was shot on his wedding day to Callie Cargill (Kiele Sanchez) on “The Glades,” which A&E canceled before resolving its cliffhanger.

TV Q&A: Who shot Jim Longworth on 'The Glades'?

Questions answered about “The Glades,” “The Sound of Music Live” and “Ripper Street.”

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 Alexandra Kochis rehearses a scene from "Sleeping Beauty "at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Liberty Avenue studio.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre timeline

PBT was founded in 1969 by Loti Falk, in affiliation with Point Park College.

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 Britta Phillips and Eleanor Friedberger performing "All Known Things" to "Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick" Friday at Carnegie Music Hall.

'Unseen' Warhol films get scored from five diverse artists

Second program of Warhol commissions premiered Friday night at Carnegie Music Hall.

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 Pleasant Hills resident Drew Talbot, shown in the "Beautiful Disaster" episode, is still is still in the running on Syfy's "Face Off."

Reality Check: Pleasant Hills resident enjoys ‘Face Off' challenge

“Face Off” showcases Pleasant Hills’ Drew Talbot, others with local ties; Ross’ Chris Jamison kills it on “The Voice.”

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NPR's 'Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me' show in Pittsburgh airs this weekend

Taped Thursday at the Benedum Center, the hour-long show featured Pittsburgh native Jeff Goldblum as the home-grown celebrity guest.

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 Stoke Hole Pottery in Indiana, Pa., is one of the several stops on the annual Potters Studio Tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Potters Studio Tour an open door to a timeless art form

The annual tour runs in Indiana County from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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 The crew in "Fury,":from left: Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Brad Pitt, Michael Pena and Jon Bernthal.

Movie review: Stellar acting, led by Brad Pitt, gives 'Fury' its power

“Fury” is the name on the tank’s gun barrel, and fine acting is the hallmark of the World War II drama starring Brad Pitt and Logan Lerman.

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 Viola Davis in "How to Get Away With Murder, " the new TV season'' biggest hit.

Tuned In: Looking at hits, misses of the new season

It’s more difficult than ever to judge prime-time winners and losers, but we look at the performance of the fall season’s newcomers.

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 July 18, 1981: Webster lifts 280 pounds during summer workouts at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

A life off-center: Mike Webster's battles

This story was originally published in 1997, long before the NFL and CTE were connected through Mike Webster’s legacy.

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 Alexandra Aks (Constance), Annette Frontz (Mrs. Partlett) and Zachary Lucette (the vicar) in the Pittsburgh Savoyards' "The Sorcerer" at the Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in Carnegie.

Review: 'The Sorcerer' continues Pittsburgh Savoyards' love affair with Gilbert & Sullivan

In its 77th year, the company devoted to G&S operettas is going strong.

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 Rosemarie DeWitt and Adam Sandler portray dissatisfied spouses in "Men, Women & Children."

Movie reviews: 'Men, Women & Children' and 'Book of Life' provoke thought while 'Best of Me' follows formula

Jason Reitman tackles social media and social issues, “Book of Life” embraces the dead, and “Best of Me” is a Nicholas Sparks adaptation.

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 Kaitlyn Dever, left, plays Brandy Beltmeyer and Jennifer Garner plays her mother Patricia in "Men, Women & Children."

Jennifer Garner is treading warily around social media

Jennifer Garner and Jason Reitman talk about their newest collaboration, “Men, Women & Children,” face to face instead of via Facebook.

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 (Logan Lerman In "Fury" portrays a clerk-typist sent to Germany in 1945 to serve as the assistant driver of a tank.

Actor nabs another role with Pittsburgh connection

Logan Lerman, star of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” tackles another Pittsburgher in intense World War II drama, ”Fury.”

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 Dominic West's "Stayin' Alive" routine breaks the tension between gays and miners in "Pride."

Movie review: 'Pride' champions a moral victory

Welsh coal miners and London gays unite in “Pride.”

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Filming to close Downtown Pittsburgh streets

The streets include William Penn Place, Oliver and Fifth avenues and Sixth Avenue.

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 Joan Rivers: Died from brain damage due to lack of oxygen.

PEOPLE: Joan Rivers, John Grisham, Elaine Stritch, Elizabeth Pena and more!

Medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure.

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 From his maniacal workouts to his storied play with the Steelers in the 1970s and '80s, Mike Webster was known for toughness on the field. After his career and life ended, however, he was known as something else — a reason to study brain damage in NFL players.

The story behind Mike Webster, concussions, and Will Smith's movie set in Pittsburgh

Will Smith’s newest project focuses on NFL players and concussions, and the discovery in Pittsburgh of their lasting effects.

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 From left, Erin Whitcomb, Cassidy Adkins and Lily Davis portray the three weird sisters opposite David Whalen's Macbeth (back center) in the 2014 PICT Classic Theatre production.

Review: Imagery and clarity elevate PICT staging of 'Macbeth'

David Whalen earns our sympathy while having a really bad day as the title character in Shakespeare’s revenge classic.

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 Boaz.

Preview: Larimer product Boaz is the next man up at Rostrum Records

Boaz goes hard on his Rostrum debut "Intuition."

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 Judas Priest, led by singer Rob Halford (center).

Preview: Judas Priest puts farewell aside

Judas Priest brings "Redeemers of the Soul" tour to the Petersen Events Center on Saturday.

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 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will bring the Ride Out Tour to Consol Energy Center on Jan. 22.

Bob Seger coming to Consol Energy Center in January

Ticket go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at Ticketmaster.com and www.LiveNation.com.

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 Reel Q will screen "Out in the Night" at the Harris Theater.

Fact-based events inspire standout films in Reel Q festival

"The Circle" and "Out in the Night" are standouts in the second and final weekend of Reel Q film festival at the Harris Theater, Downtown.

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 Jeff Kashiwa.

Preview: Saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa champions music education

Jeff Kashiwa, best known as the saxophonist with the band the Rippingtons, comes to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

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 John Carroll Lynch attends the premiere screening of FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

John Carroll Lynch lands juicy role in 'Freak Show'

Getting to know Twisty the Clown from FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

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 Angela Meade.

Preview: Met soprano makes Pittsburgh debut at gala

Pittsburgh Opera's Grand and Glorious gala concert will feature headliners Marianne Cornetti, Carl Tanner and Angela Meade.

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  Keaton Jadwin plays manager Danny Murtaugh, and Jeffrey Gorti portrays Roberto Clemente in the Point Park Conservatory production "21."

Preview: Point Park's '21' dramatizes the life of Clemente

The season opener for the Point Park Conservatory is a world premiere based on the life of the Pirates' Hall of Famer.

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 Wiz Khalifa.

Rostrum Records is ready to grow

Pittsburgh label, which made its name with Wiz and Mac, is expanding its roster.

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 Peabody (Ty Burrell) tries to retrieve his time-traveling son Sherman (Max Charles) from the Trojan War in "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."

New to DVD this week

Sentinels chase "X-Men," and Mr. Peabody and Sherman get starring roles in new DVD releases.

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 A Time Warner Cable office is pictured in San Diego on Wednesday. Time Warner Inc.'s HBO will launch a standalone online streaming service next year to make hit shows such as "Game of Thrones" available to people who do not subscribe to cable television.

HBO Go will stand on its own as Internet TV rises

So, is this the end of pay-TV as we know it? As many as 10 million U.S. households are now broadband-only.

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 "First Period" plays at 9:30 tonight followed by a party at Ultra Lounge.

Seven films finish Reel Q festival

Pittsburgh's LBGT film festival heads into its final weekend.

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 Sheena Easton.

PSO Pops goes big screen with Easton

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays host to Sheena Easton and Fiddlesticks Friday through Sunday at Heinz Hall.

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