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Credits roll for 'supremely gifted' 'SNL' reject Buress

The secret life of comics ... Hannibal Buress ­— who you may have heard as Buddy on "The Secret Life of Pets" or seen as Officer ...

A&E updates: Pitt Orchestra marks 40 seasons

Reaching a major anniversary is always an accomplishment worth celebrating. The University of Pittsburgh Orchestra will open its 40th season on Oct. 5 in the ...

Dance Council to open 47th season with Graham showcase

Pittsburgh has produced many game-changers — and not only in sports. Visual artist Andy Warhol was one, leading the pop-art movement. Choreographer Martha Graham was ...

Renshaw Farms in Freeport makes it easy to fall for a fun-filled day

The eighth annual Renshaw Farms Pumpkin Fest in Freeport is expected to attract thousands of people during October weekends. Pumpkins, fall views, farm life, hayrides and ...

Hot picks: Styx and Steelers; Vermeer's art; symphonic debut; praying at the Playhouse

ROCK Styx and Steelers Styx may have had its heydey in the 1980s, but you'd never know it if you visited Heinz Field on a ...

Entertainment planner: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

SEPT. 29 PIttsburgh Public Theater's "The Fantasticks," Sept. 29-Oct. 30, O'Reilly Theater, Downtown. 412-316-1600 or ppt.org Tom Jones, Benedum Center, Downtown. 412-456-6666 or trustarts.org Hanibal ...

Canonsburg cook to stars auctioning off memories

For 30 years, Sharon Ringeisen cooked for the stars: Dave Matthews and Neil Young. Beyonce and Prince. Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam. Billy Joel and ...

Some national parks drop entrance fees

Visitors to three national parks in Western Pennsylvania won't have to pull out their wallets anymore, beginning Oct. 1. Fort Necessity National Battlefield in Farmington, the ...

Ventimiglia gets Pittsburgh's role in new NBC series

It was clear right away in the premiere of NBC's "This Is Us" last week that actor Milo Ventimiglia's character was a Pittsburgher, as he ...

Re:NEW Festival exhibit gets extended hours

The Drap-Art exhibit at PPG Wintergarden, Downtown, which is part of the Re:NEW Festival, will have extended hours Oct. 9 because of viewer demand. Thousands have ...

CMU grad Ming-Na Wen stands up for herself, on and off screen

Meet Pittsburgh's ruling Ming dynasty. Unlike the one that ruled China from the 14th to 17th centuries, this dynasty's dynamic ruler has tied together a regime ...

Pop culture Q&A: Skip Bayless left ESPN for Fox, 'Bridget Jones' punctuation

Q uestion: I watched the show called "First Take," and I was wondering what happened to the guy that was on. I think his name ...

A&E updates

The Rauh Jewish History Program And Archives will hold a book launch Sept. 25 for "Her Deeds Sing Her Praises: Profiles of Pittsburgh Jewish Women." The ...

Autumn arts offerings in Pittsburgh area will delight youngsters

Children will have a variety of shows to choose from throughout the season. The curtain goes up on Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's 2016-17 Citizens Bank Children's Theater ...

Sample a variety during Pittsburgh's dance season

Rehearsals are already under way for the coming dance season in Pittsburgh, which promises to be impressively wide-ranging. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Pittsburgh Dance Council, ...

Thrival brings music to up-and-coming spaces

The novelty of the big music festival hasn't worn off exactly. It's probably a bigger deal now than in the days of Woodstock, Newport and ...

Entertainment planner: Sept. 22-Oct. 5

SEPT. 22 CLO Cabaret's "Toxic Avenger," Cabaret at Theater Square, Downtown. 412-456-6666 or pittsburghclo.org SEPT. 23 Thrival Festival, Sept. 23-25, Carrie Furnace, Rankin. ...

Angelina Jolie Pitt files for divorce from Brad Pitt

NEW YORK — Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating ...

Hot picks: Wiz costumes

EXHIBIT 'burgh gets first peek The costumes that brightened the NBC television broadcast of "The Wiz Live" last year will be on display starting Sept. ...

Highlanders gather for annual Ligonier competition

Paul Thompson of Squirrel Hill makes some pretty big claims about the 2016 Ligonier Highland Games. "Everything you expect to see at a Highland Games, you'll ...