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Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 10:53 AM by
  At the first event in a workshop series called Building Equity in the Arts, almost 20 people of mixed backgrounds spent three hours last Thursday night in open dialogue about how they experience racism in the arts. For those readers who instantly shudder at the thought, you are right—this…
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 09:24 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 local scheduling of PBS reruns, “Hot in Cleveland”… Read more...
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 06:39 AM by
The Pittsburgh area has enjoyed an exceptionally sunny year for the better part of 2014. According to some statistics I found athttp://www.bestplaces.net/climate/city/pennsylvania/pittsburghwe can count on an average of 160 sunny days per year, but not many of the sunny days come during the winter months. As the skies fill with…
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 06:13 AM by
This week's "Believe Your Ears" Music Podcast looks at a survey of the work of singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux: The Best of Madeleine Peyroux (Rounder).  Up front, I have a few comments on Pain Killer, the new release by the Nashville pop quartet Little Big Town. Read more...
Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 01:12 PM by
Season two of Destination America's "Railroad Alaska" (10 p.m. Saturday) is more produced than ever. The first episode features some painfully staged dialogue in the cab of a train as the crew -- newcomers Bill, George and Wanda -- goes to deliver equipment to help pull a bulldozer out after… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 11:49 AM by
(6:36) Now that's officially a wrap. This looks like quite the package, but it makes the 3DS version look quite watered down. Who's going to even want to play the 3DS version once the superior Wii U version is available?  (6:30) That's a wrap on a ton of information on…
Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 04:06 PM by
  SPOILER ALERT: Stop here if you haven't seen this week's episode of Sons of Anarchy, titled "Greensleeves." Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 03:14 PM by
Cheryl Capezzuti's backyard art paradise  On October 10th, artist Cheryl Capezzuti held her annual Art Car crafting event in her Brighton Heights backyard. Each year for First Night, people offer up their cars to be decorated for First Night’s Parade, and on this recent Saturday, artists and regular folks gathered…
Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 08:40 AM by
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The last vestiges of TruTV’s former identity as Court TV will be wiped away Monday with the network’s re-launch as a destination for comedy fans. “Our goal is to make truTV a fun ride for grown-ups, an upbeat alternative in the landscape where so many shows… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 08:40 AM by
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The last vestiges of TruTV’s former identity as Court TV will be wiped away Monday with the network’s re-launch as a destination for comedy fans. “Our goal is to make truTV a fun ride for grown-ups, an upbeat alternative in the landscape where so many shows… Read more...