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Aerosmith founding member Joe Perry talks about his memoir, bandmate and friend Steven Tyler and rockin’ on.
Former beauty queen Amanda Lewis, receptionist for Mayor Bill Peduto, is working toward a career as an opera singer.
Born in Philadelphia, he rose from the remains of the swing era to forge prominence as the instrument’s pre-eminent interpreter of bebop.
Boris Johnson explores Winston Churchill’s understanding of the importance of leadership branding.
A fun graphic novel that is part Hispanic ’American Graffiti’ and part funny animal story (with cars).
Author Peter Bebergal traces rock ’n’ roll’s fascination with hidden knowledge.
The novel’s fascinating premise about the connection between China’s Cultural Revolution and an alien invasion ends up missing the mark.
A heavy-handed novel about life in Equatorial Guinea that is also deceptively beautiful.
A listing of upcoming events for the week of Dec. 29, 2014.
Actor Jarran Muse read up on the history of the record label before taking on the role of Marvin Gaye.
In the second volume of her memoirs, we see that she has had a privileged life for sure, but with pain enough to make a mother weep.
USA runs marathon of much-delayed reality show “It Takes a Choir,” including an episode filmed at Pittsburgh Brashear High School in
Mark Greengrass writes an informed and engaging account of the disintegration of Christendom’s universalism.
Mr. Thiel, rich from PayPal and Facebook, explains how his theories can be applied for success as an entrepreneur.
The overall box office will be up over last year's Christmas period. How much is unclear until final numbers are tallied.
Questions answered about the WPXI meteorologist shuffle, a mailing address for Ellen DeGeneres and the future of “Dallas.”
The hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for disrupting the PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live Christmas Day.
North Korea accuses U.S. of shutting down its Internet, uses racist slurs against President Obama.
“Unbuntu Holiday” and “Christmas Star” at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company; the Lights! Camera! Pittsburgh! Movie Tour; and more ...
Movies, swimming, ice skating and more to keep everyone busy between the holidays
A Sisters of Charity chapel in Greensburg has an altar that is the work of famed Japanese-American woodworker George Nakashima.
Pittsburgh was a movie magnet in 2014 as Russell Crowe, Jake Gyllenhaal, Vin Diesel, Will Smith and many others came for productions.
With the Christmas holidays all around us, I find myself thinking about my beloved dad and the treasure trove of Christmas memories I love.
The documentary maker who exudes love for the city is ubiquitous. And his stories are reminders that in strangeness, there is possibility.
“Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “Foxcatcher” top the list of the best movies of 2014, which also includes the crowd-pleasing “The Lego Movie.”
Rob Marshall, the director who grew up in Pittsburgh, guides a starry cast through a musical film with themes for all ages.
The movie about the assassination of North Korea’s leader has netted tepid reviews but strong response after attempts to shut it down.
More scripted series than ever premiere in January and on several cable networks that are new to scripted shows.
Frederick Wiseman, the dean of documentarians, takes an unadorned and revealing look at a portrait gallery like no other.
The film opened in more than 300 independent movie theaters Christmas Day, drawing many sell-out audiences.
“Unbroken” and “Into the Woods” are the top movies to debut on Christmas Day; Justin Bieber gets a jet; Dustin Diamond arrested.
“The Gambler” slots Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson into an update of roles played four decades ago by James Caan and Lauren Hutton.
After initially calling off its release, Sony officials made the film available on a variety of digital platforms Wednesday afternoon.
The painting shows a Downtown street as it was a century ago, before construction of the current City Hall and Oliver Building.
Rob Marshall gets it right in bringing the Sondheim/Lapine classic “Into the Woods” to the big screen.
“Unbroken,” Angelina Jolie’s second directorial effort, is a didactic but powerfully performed true story of WWII heroism.
A program also has begun to help minority organizations compete for grants, build audiences and grab exhibition opportunities.
In the Pittsburgh area, the SouthSide Works Cinema and the Dependable Drive-In in Moon will show the film.
Seth Rogen and James Franco’s “The Interview” is silly — if controversial — fun.
Longtime Warhol exhibition director Jesse Kowalski will become curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum in March.
“Gambler” remake allows Brie Larson to blow her own horn, thanks to the souvenir she kept from the movie starring Mark Wahlberg.
Benedict Cumberbatch spins the clock back to WWII and celebrates a brilliant mathematician who changed history and yet met a tragic end.
Margaret Keane painted the big-eyed waifs, husband Walter Keane took the credit and director Tim Burton chronicles the deceptive dynamic.
Restored animated classic “The King and the Mockingbird” opens Friday at the Regent Square Theater in subtitled and dubbed versions.
Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong, Leonard Bernstein, David Bowie and Joni Mitchell are boxed this season.
“Pride,” “The Trip to Italy” and “The Good Lie” hit store shelves.
Swon Brothers, Girl Talk, Harlan Twins all party on New Year’s Eve.
A new “Doctor Who” Christmas special airs on BBC America Christmas night.
The “Beetlejuice”’ director and Oscar nominee confirm their split; “Today” pulls interview; Justin Lin is in as director of “Star Trek 3.”
The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council is slated to receive a $35,000 NEA grant to make the arts more accessible to people with disabilities.