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Jazz musicians draw crowd at art gallery in Pittsburgh’s West End

By Kate Benz
The West End’s James Gallery saw no shortage of praise for a beloved genre that Joe Ravita succinctly pegged as “elegant chaos.” “It’s one of the freest forms of music and allows for the greatest expression,” he added. A full …

Quantum Theatre celebrates 25 years with gala in Pittsburgh’s Union Trust Building

By Kate Benz
A shower of airborne champagne corks rained down on a contingent of fans eager to uncork the 25th anniversary of Quantum Theatre on May 20. And that was before the reviews ...

Greater Pittsburgh YWCA gives Women Leadership Awards to diverse group

By Kate Benz
The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s 33rd annual Tribute to Women Leadership Awards initiated a bumper crop of seven forces to be reckoned with, pioneers blazing a path to a world in which justice, ...

Craig Davis Consortium wows Westmoreland Jazz Society audience in Greensburg

By Dawn Law
When Craig Davis performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York in 2010, the legendary singer Tony Bennett borrowed the microphone to tell the audience, “This is the best jazz pianist ...

Arnold Palmer presents Spirit of Hope Award to archabbot at St. Vincent College event

By Shirley McMarlin
There’s always a buzz when native son Arnold Palmer arrives for the annual Adelphoi Spirit of Hope Reception and Auction. Not only do attendees want a word and photo with the legendary ...

Road Trip! Destination: Ohio transportation sites

By Michael Machosky
They say it’s not as much the destination as it is the journey. If that’s the case, then why not make the “getting there” your destination? Just about every mode of transportation ...

Cooking Class: Monterey Bay Fish Grotto’s Salmon Honey Lime

By Sandra Fischione Donovan
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto’s executive chef Edwin Smith and general manager Jennifer Marshall just can’t leave Pittsburgh. And they say their guests are enchanted, too. “People say, ‘I had no idea how ...

Fanfare

All’s shiny at City Theatre’s 40th Birthday Bash

By Kate Benz
It took two steps into City Theatre’s 40th Birthday Bash to realize that there was no turning back from a dress code enticing 400 partiers ...

Out and About

Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify women’s business center bestows Winners’ Circle Awards

By Dawn Law
Winded valets were running out of places to park cars May 20 at Greensburg Country Club. The lots and both sides of the road were ...

Fashion

Fashion FYI: Purse Party benefit brings designer bags to Station Square

By Tribune-Review
The fifth annual WISH 99.7 Purse Party will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 28 at the Sheraton at Station Square, South Side. As ...

Food and Drink

Cooking Class: Monterey Bay Fish Grotto’s Salmon Honey Lime

By Sandra Fischione Donovan
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto’s executive chef Edwin Smith and general manager Jennifer Marshall just can’t leave Pittsburgh. And they say their guests are enchanted, ...

Travel

Road Trip! Destination: Ohio transportation sites

By Michael Machosky
They say it’s not as much the destination as it is the journey. If that’s the case, then why not make the “getting there” your ...

Home and Garden

How to extend the life of home appliances

By Angie's List
Show your workhorse appliances a little TLC, and they may stick around a bit longer. Replacing a refrigerator or oven range can take a bite out of your budget, as can buying a new washer or dryer. To make sure ...

Health and Fitness

5-minute workouts: Don’t let time crunches stop yours

By Leslie Barker
Snippets matter when it comes to working out. The “not enough time” excuse doesn’t cut it. Try a minute every hour of pushups off the countertop, or squats while your coffee reheats, and just see how that energizes you. “I want ...

History

Hopewell hall of fame, museum celebrates retro arcade games

By Michael Machosky
You might be old enough to know the feeling of quarters burning a hole in your pocket. You might know the fear that somewhere there ...

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Hax: Mom’s particular about greeting cards — the type, sender and occasion

By Carolyn Hax
Dear Carolyn: My son knows that a card says a lot. Last year, my Mother’s Day card was just basic from my son, grandkids and daughter-in-law. I didn’t say anything. This year, my grandson is 5 and he made ...

Fanfare

All’s shiny at City Theatre’s 40th Birthday Bash

It took two steps into City Theatre’s 40th Birthday Bash to realize that there was no turning back from a dress code enticing 400 partiers …

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Out & About

Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify women’s business center bestows Winners’ Circle Awards

Winded valets were running out of places to park cars May 20 at Greensburg Country Club. The lots and both sides of the road were …

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Jessica Walliser

Garden Q&A: Leafminer damage easy to identify

Q uestion: Our American holly tree has squiggly lines on some of the leaves. It looks like some kind of bug is burrowing around inside …

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Dave DeSimone

The Wine Cellar: Balance Memorial Day celebrations with fitting wines

Today, we call it Memorial Day. Some still recall it as Decoration Day. Either way, Americans now agree the last Monday in May marks the …

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Trib Tested: Kiss My Face Air Kiss 2 in 1 Light Moisturizing Lotion
The claim: Air Kiss 2 in 1 Light Moisturizing Lotion is an enriching, air-powered moisturizer that, despite the Kiss My Face name, works on the …

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