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Celebrating 20 years, Shadyside art festival in 'perfect spot'

Toni Mann finds painting soothing and a welcome distraction as she continues her recovery from colon cancer treatments. "Once I am there at my desk, ...

'Mindhunter' comes to the A-K Valley

Becky Coy's Tarentum eatery, Hometown Restaurant, got a bigger lunch rush than normal on Thursday. Coy's restaurant was a central location in the filming of ...

Mysteries, locked rooms drive latest escape room craze

The doors shut, the lights dim and the clock is already ticking. For some, being locked in a room with 10 strangers and given an ...

Terminally ill comedian Quincy Jones checking off bucket list

Quincy Jones sounded a little tired the other day. Not surprising, as he was in Seattle, and the interview took place at 8 a.m. West ...

Funny-bone tickler Perkins is going places

If you know who Dewayne Perkins is, give yourself big points as a comedy hipster — you're way ahead of the game. Never heard of him? ...

Entertainment planner: Aug. 25 - Sept. 7

AUG. 25 Korn and Rob Zombie, First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown. 800-745-3000 or livenation.com "Floyd Collins," by Front Porch Theatricals, Aug 26-Sept. 4, New Hazlett ...

Hot picks: The Moth, Florida Georgia Line, Carnegie cars

SPECIAL EVENT Carnegie Museum of Natural History plans to rev up adults' nostalgia of an era of Mustangs, Beetles, Falcons and other classic cars. And they ...

Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society to mark 50 years with free picnic

The Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society will mark the 50th anniversary of its founding with a community picnic and all-day events Aug. 27 on the grounds ...

A&E Updates: Don some black: Korn, Rob Zombie in town Aug. 25

As Korn prepares for the Oct. 21 release of its 12th album, "The Serenity of Suffering," the heavy-metal band feels whole again. Guitarist Brian "Head" ...

Wigle Whiskey's WAM! project on Kickstarter

Wigle Whiskey has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring WAM!, a national whiskey museum and regional alcohol emporium, to Pittsburgh. The Whiskey of America Museum will ...

Historical re-enacting expenses can add up

Historical re-enacting is a walk back in time that often requires a step into the clothes closet. Steven and Sally Nuckles of Mt. Lebanon have a ...

Pop culture Q&A: 'Secrets & Lies' conclusion; status of Fox News personalities

Q uestion: Please tell me if and when they are going to conclude the "Secrets & Lies" from last year. I saw a commercial where ...

Soap Summary: Nick thinks Luca framed Travis

The Bold and the Beautiful Humiliated that someone overheard her angry conversation with Julian, Sasha thanked Thomas for coming to her defense. Steffy and other ...

Ai Weiwei exhibit extended until Sept. 11 at Warhol

The exhibit "Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei," which has been at the Andy Warhol Museum since June 4, has been extended for two weeks, until ...

Delmont comedian thrives on observational humor

Shaun Blackham does custom woodworking by day and makes people laugh at night. He has opened for a lot of big-name comedians and headlined his ...

2 matinee shows added to 'Seven Guitars' run

Because of demand, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre has added two matinee performances to its run of "Seven Guitars" by August Wilson. The play — which is being ...

Old and new favorites return for 62nd Westmoreland Fair

The 2016 Westmoreland Fair will offer all the traditional visitor favorites, such as the naming of the fair queen, the midway and animal exhibits, bull ...

Attention, lords and ladies: Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival setting up camp

Folks following "Game of Thrones" can experience the real deal or something close to it when the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival returns Aug. 20 to West ...

Offerman and Mullally, a real-life comedic couple, to share bedroom hijinks

The comedy team of Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally can range from cute to raunchy. No editorializing needed on the direction of their current comedy ...

Hot picks: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre at Hartwood; King of Surf Guitar

DANCE Ballet AT HARTWOOD The outdoor setting at Hartwood Acres in Hampton is perfectly suited to a family-oriented kickoff of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's ...