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 Disney On Ice presents "Princesses and Heroes" at Consol Energy Center this weekend.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The Home & Garden show opens, Disney On Ice brings princesses to town and the crazy Q Ball to benefit Quantum Theatre hits town.

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 Ann Wardrop was born Feb. 25, 1915, in Duluth, Minn.

Century Club: Arts and education supporter Ann Power Wardrop turns 100

Ann Power Wardrop also has marked more than 50 years of service to Carnegie Library, Carnegie Museum of Art and other organizations.

3 days ago


 A portrait of George Washington Williams, who was a minister, historian, journalist, lawyer, Republican Party activist and the first African-American elected to the Ohio House of Representatives. His portrait hangs in the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.

George Washington Williams told black Americans' story

A 1985 biography of George Washington Williams has helped inform a new generation of his contributions to African American history.

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Peter McKay: Send in the drones

Peter McKay is worried about drones, driverless cars and machines taking people’s jobs. But he’s OK with computers taking over his column.

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 Detailed facial expressions from "The Order: 1886," a new game for PlayStation 4.

Game review: ‘The Order: 1886’ offers stunning visuals, but little else

“The Order: 1886,” a PlayStation 4 exclusive, is high on presentation and story, low on player choices.

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 Patrick Perini, the CEO of MegaBits, a mobile game app, in its office on Baum Boulevard.

Monsters galore: Pittsburgh-based MegaBits creates a mobile game that feeds off your data

How to train your monster: The MegaBits gaming app mixes old and new gaming technology.

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 Members of the choir from left, Patricia Schenck, Shirley Fisher and Irene Hearn interpret the music during the Catholic Deaf Community Mass Jan. 25 at St. Mary of the Mount on Mount Washington.

Signing with spirit: Pittsburgh's Catholic Deaf Community gathers at St. Mary of the Mount

At a weekly Mass at St. Mary of the Mount, hearing and deaf persons worship bilingually — in English and American Sign Language.

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 Candice Buchanan, 35, of Castle Shannon holds a 1910  portrait of Emma Staggers, the daughter of her great-great-great-great grandmother. The two were hospitalized at Dixmont State Hospital in Kilbuck in the early 1900s.

Vanished mental-health archives stymie genealogists

Genealogists in Pennsylvania and beyond criticize restrictions on accessing old mental-health records to track down family members.

2 weeks ago


 Post-Gazette Game Guy blogger Max Parker shows off Nintendo's New 3DS XL Majora's Mask Edition to a gamer in Oakland.

Review: New 3DS XL provides more speed, extra control

Nintendo fixes stability problems present in the old version, allowing the handheld device to live up to its name.

2 weeks ago


Speaker to give tips on finding African-American ancestors

Church records can assist in researching family history.

3 weeks ago


 Mobile dating apps can get quite specific these days.

Technology offers modern-day romantics myriad ways to connect in Pittsburgh region

Virtual matchmaking has gone mobile, with free apps to download to smart phones and other devices.

3 weeks ago


 Backwards Bob at Monster Truck Jam.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

Monster trucks, Jackie Evancho and a zombie Valentine dinner mixer on the slate for this weekend.

3 weeks ago


Lecture, websites, archivists can help find information on African American ancestors

Many churches and synagogues preserve documents and provide information useful to genealogists and historical researchers.

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 Skiers enjoy a night-time run last month at Allegheny County’s Boyce Park.

Snow sports take on a different (and often cheaper) flavor at night

Many families ski at night at Pittsburgh-area resorts to improve their skills and have a little bit of breathing room on the slopes.

3 weeks ago


Frenemies: A love story between a cat and a dog

When a clawless cat meets a gutless dog, he’s the winner.

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Old Economy Village to exhibit furniture, artifacts

Old Economy Village in Ambridge is exhibiting furniture and artifacts that highlight the craftsmanship of the Harmony Society.

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 The cast of CLO Cabaret's "Boeing Boeing," from left: Amanda Pulcini, Tony Bingham, Kelly Trumbell, Conor McCanlus, Elizabeth Ruelas and Lisa Ann Goldsmith. At the Cabaret at Theater Square Feb. 5-April 26.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend: Feb. 5-8

Sam Hazo’s play “Tell It to the Marines”; Trumpeter Chris Botti; Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company all hit town.

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