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Published on Saturday, 19 April 2014 07:11 PM by
  In the Post-Gazette's Keep or Cancel? poll, you, the viewer, get to play programmer and vote for the shows you would renew and those your would send to the ever-expanding TV show graveyard. Voting continues through Sunday and one vote per computer will be accepted. The link to cast… Read more...
Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 02:34 PM by
Howard Barker's "Slowly" makes its Pittsburgh debut courtesy of Alarum Theatre, which sets up shop on Schenley Park's Flagstaff Hill (Schenley Drive and W. Circuit Road) at 7 p.m. tonight, plus next Thursday and Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday (April 24-26). The 45-minute play, about four women waiting in their…
Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 09:35 AM by
  Click here for a link to headlines of recent TV news and views posts. TV Q&A with Rob Owen Submit a question to TV Q&A by clicking here. This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “Hannibal,” “Rake” and a Mike Clark look-alike. As… Read more...
Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 06:00 AM by
In 2013, 246 people were murdered in Philadelphia but the police only received 82 tips about those homicides. Officials say those numbers are indicative of the “no snitching” culture in Philadelphia. Philadelphia officials are actively trying to recruit informants to help solve murders through innovative social media efforts and good…
Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 02:22 PM by
  Check out some of the Pittsburgh ties in this press release about the judges for the sixth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition on Monday, May 5, at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre, home of the "Jersey Boys." Representing Pittsburgh after winning the local contest will be ShaQjuan Tyler, Lawrence White and…
Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 01:15 PM by
Sundance TV's "The Writers' Room" (9 p.m. Friday), hosted by Jim Rash ("Community"), returns for a six-episode second season this week and begins with a look at the ABC series "Scandal." "The Writers' Room" has ditched its first-season set -- designed to look like an actual writers room with guests… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:00 AM by
The LAN party is alive and well in Pittsburgh. Carnegie Mellon University eSports and Online Game Society (OGS) are teaming up to put together Steel City LAN, a one-day event that will celebrate local competitive gaming.   Being held Friday, April 18 at the Rangos Ballroom in CMU’s University Center,… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:07 AM by
  Another cable network rushes into the original scripted programming fray this weekend with WGN America’s debut of “Salem” (10 p.m. Sunday), a loopy but-not-loopy-enough witch show. Set in 17th-century Massachusetts, the “Salem” pilot is long on set-up and doesn’t get crazy until about 30 minutes in when a witch… Read more...
Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:37 PM by
Today's "Believe Your Ears" PG music podcast features my review of Ronnie Milsap's new album Summer Number Seventeen, an album of newly recorded versions of R&B, country and pop oldies, not unlike Martina McBride's new R&B cover album Everlasting.  The singer appears at the Palace Theater in Greensburg on May… Read more...
Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:37 PM by
Today's "Believe Your Ears" PG music podcast features my review of Ronnie Milsap's new album Summer Number Seventeen, an album of newly recorded versions of R&B, country and pop oldies, not unlike Martina McBride's new R&B cover album Everlasting.  The singer appears at the Palace Theater in Greensburg on May… Read more...