Arts & Entertainment



Groom charged during filming of TLC's 'Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding'

Police said the groom being filmed for the TLC reality series threw glass cups at the wall and tried to provoke a fight.


'Second Avenue Caper': a heartfelt graphic novel about AIDS in the early ’80s

Joyce Brabner and Mark Zingarelli offer a well-crafted social testament to how far we have come, even as the emotional content has worn off.



'Small Victories': Anne Lamott writes about grace for those who hate books about grace

Read this book twice – even if you normally avoid books on religious or spiritual growth.



 Vanessa Redgrave and "Foxcatcher" director Bennett Miller go over a scene at the Omni William Penn Hotel, Downtown.

A guide to the Pittsburgh sites seen in 'Foxcatcher'

Western Pennsylvania co-stars in the movie “Foxcatcher” with nearly all scenes shot here but one — a helicopter view of the du Pont estate.


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2Do this week, Dec. 21-27: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Today’s your last chance to catch this year’s Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s holiday pops at Heinz Hall.



Indigo Girls team up with Pittsburgh Symphony

The Indigo Girls will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in April.


 
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Will Smith film has Pittsburgh ties

File photo of former Steeler Mike Webster.
Production has started in Pittsburgh on a new film in which Oscar nominee Will Smith portrays Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first pathologist to detect a long-developing brain injury called CTE in a former football player.

That player was retired Steelers center Mike Webster, who died in 2002 at age 50. The movie, with the working title of "Concussion,' is slated to film here through mid-January.

* The story behind Mike Webster, concussions and the new film

* A life off-center: Mike Webster's battles

* David Morse to portray Mike Webster in upcoming film

* VIDEO: Casting call for upcoming film

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    Theater tour to London set for March 8-15

    The 2015 Post-Gazette's Critic's Choice theater tour in March to London features three plays.



    Comedian Kevin Hart coming to Heinz Hall in January

    Tickets are on sale now at at livenation.com and pittsburghsymphony.org.


     

    TV Q&A: 'Taxi Brooklyn' may not roll again

    Questions answered about “Playing House,” “NBC Nightly News,” “Extant,” “Boston’s Finest” and WBGN.



    No place like home for Chris Jamison of 'The Voice'

    The singer from Ross who made a splash on national TV is enjoying down time with his family before heading back to the West Coast.


     


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    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Michael Aram

    Renowned home decor and gift ware metalsmith Michael Aram is now a jeweler, too.



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Shirley Jones

    Oscar-winning actress and singer Shirley Jones loves Pittsburgh and says if she had her druthers, she’d live here.


     

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