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Peters resident has spot on TBS reality show ‘King of the Nerds’

By Michael Machosky
Becoming “King of the Nerds” doesn’t sound that hard. It’s not like you’re going to get beat up if you get your “Green Lantern” comics ...

Soap Summary: Bill puts loved ones in power at Spencer Publications

By George Dickie
The Bold and the Beautiful Bill makes two major management changes at Spencer Publications that place his loved ones in power. Nicole visits Maya and ...

Espionage hits home in NBC’s ‘Allegiance’

By The Los Angeles Times
When the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, happened, Scott Cohen recalls, the actor’s son Liam was just 5 years old and had a particularly traumatizing view of the day’s events. “He was sitting in his first-grade classroom in downtown Manhattan, watching ...

Public art will bring spring to Market Square

By Rachel Weaver
A public art project will remind Pittsburghers that, despite the doldrums of winter, spring is on its way. Artist Jennifer Wen Ma, who has been awarded a $75,000 commission to produce the second art installation for the Market Square Public ...

Western Pennsylvania focus of Jan. 25 Animal Planet ‘Bigfoot’ episode

By Tribune-Review
Ever wondered if you can spot Bigfoot in Western Pennsylvania? Animal Planet is here to help answer that question. The cable network was in Fayette County in August to film footage for its show “Finding Bigfoot.” The episode will premiere at ...

Ligonier Ice Fest is a hot entertainment ticket

By Cynthia Bombach Helzel
Ligonier will be abuzz with outdoor and indoor activities Jan. 24 and 25 when the Ice Fest comes to town. The festival features more than ...

‘Street Outlaws’ stars among guests at Pittsburgh’s World of Wheels

By Candy Williams
Jeff “AZN” Bonnett and Shawn “Farmtruck” Whitley from Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws” say the Pittsburgh police don’t have to worry: They won’t be bringing their 1970 ...

Tri-County Trout Club Sport Show turns 30

By Ed Phillipps
It was about 30 years ago when Greg Levish and his then-9-year-old son, Jason, set out on a simple mission to catch a turtle. All ...

Hot Ticket: Tommy Davidson at Pittsburgh Improv

By Tribune-Review
With leading-man good looks, dead-on impressions and a calm swagger, Tommy Davidson is a great reprieve from the mainstream monologues of the stand-up world. His ...

Hot picks: Petrucelli CD-release party set for Savoy

By Tribune-Review
John Petrucelli will blend the old and the new at his CD-release party Jan. 22 at the Savoy in the Strip District. He and bassist Will ...

Kids briefs: Allegheny Parks debuts winter SnowFest at Boyce Park

By Kellie B. Gormly
Get the family together for three days of winter fun — most of it free — at SnowFest from Jan. 23 to 25 at Boyce ...

A&E notebook: Panel at history center will discuss Fred Rogers

By Tribune-Review
A panel discussion Jan. 23 at the Senator John Heinz History Center, Strip District, will focus on the work of Fred Rogers in childhood education. “The Life and Legend of Mister Rogers, the Early Years” will look at the public-television legend’s ...

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ not out yet for Season 2

By Rich Heldenfels
Q uestion: I loved the show “Halt and Catch Fire.” The cast was wonderful, the characters quirky and interesting, the music great, and the story of the development of personal computers was fascinating and exciting. Will the series come ...

Closure coming for the final season of ‘Justified’

By Zap2it.com
An autumnal haze seems to hang over Harlan, Ky., as the critically acclaimed drama “Justified” returns for its sixth and final season Jan. 20 on ...

New production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ set for Feb. debut in Pittsburgh

By Alice T. Carter
Elements for a big, new production of “Beauty and the Beast” are coming together in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Strip District construction shop. Ten golden candelabras ...

Hot picks: ‘Voice’ runner-up making homecoming; Bloom-Fest rocks against racism

By Tribune-Review
POP ‘VOICE’ RUNNER-UP BACK HOME FOR SHOW Ross native Chris Jamison, who finished in third place on NBC’s “The Voice” last month, will perform for ...

Pyrofest moving to bigger Butler County location

By Rex Rutkoski
The big bang just got bigger. Pyrofest, previously staged in Allegheny County’s Hartwood Acres, Hampton, is moving to Butler County and expanding to two days over ...

A&E notebook: Carnegie Science Center plans Conservation Day, offers free admission

By Tribune-Review
The Carnegie Science Center is teaming up with Duquesne Light on Jan. 19 to promote wise, environmentally friendly energy practices with a special event: Conservation ...

We ♥ Kevin - the ‘little’ comic is big stuff these days

By Susan Jones
It’s a busy week for the biggest little man in comedy these days — Kevin Hart. His latest movie, “The Wedding Ringer,” debuts Jan. 16; he’ll ...

Hot Ticket: Amernet String Quartet at Andy Warhol Museum

By Tribune-Review
Critically praised and musically awarded, the Amernet String Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Andy Warhol Museum on the North Side. ...