Jarran Muse as Marvin Gaye in "Motown the Musical."

Stage preview: 'Motown the Musical' gives the stories behind the music

Actor Jarran Muse read up on the history of the record label before taking on the role of Marvin Gaye.

about 17 hours ago

2Do this week, Dec. 28-Jan. 4: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

“Unbuntu Holiday” and “Christmas Star” at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company; the Lights! Camera! Pittsburgh! Movie Tour; and more ...

about 17 hours ago

 Walt Harper at home in 2003.

First Person: Christmas with my dad, jazz musician Walt Harper

With the Christmas holidays all around us, I find myself thinking about my beloved dad and the treasure trove of Christmas memories I love.

1 day ago

 Girl Talk will play a sold out New Year's Eve show at Stage AE.

An early look at New Year's Eve

Swon Brothers, Girl Talk, Harlan Twins all party on New Year’s Eve.

4 days ago

 Bruce Springsteen, at the time he was making "Darkness on the Edge of Town."

New boxed sets could be a good way to spend holiday cash

Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong, Leonard Bernstein, David Bowie and Joni Mitchell are boxed this season.

4 days ago

 Flight Time, left, and Hi-Lite of the Harlem Globetrotters.

Hot list of events for the coming weekend

A list of things to do after the Christmas presents are opened.

4 days ago

 British rocker Joe Cocker, at the Paris Music Festival in 1992, died Dec. 22 at age 70.

Appreciation: Joe Cocker was a scorching rock stylist and a wild card on stage

The Woodstock standout who died Monday at age 70 was known for his bluesy growl and hit recordings.

6 days ago

  In this July 20, 2002 file photo, British singer Joe Cocker performs during the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland.

Grammy-winning singer Joe Cocker dies at 70

The singer was known for his cover of the Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends” and his memorable Woodstock performance.

6 days ago

2Do this week, Dec. 21-27: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Today’s your last chance to catch this year’s Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s holiday pops at Heinz Hall.

1 week ago

Music Reviews

Pittsburgh Symphony shows some pop with its holiday concert

PSO Holiday Pops concert was built on a series of great arrangements and brought to life by the sophistication of conductor Todd Ellison.



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