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The battle over electricity between George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison featured skullduggery, electrocuting an elephant and titanic egos.
Marc Fleischer, who joined the arts group in 2014, will succeed Mr. Kaplan and have the title of executive producer
Traveling Broadway production of “The Band’s Visit” returns to Pittsburgh in October; a lineup of seven shows will play here through 2022.
An annual block party to celebrate August Wilson’s birthday will showcase his influence in artists’ contributions to his childhood home.
The Fine Foundation funds educational grants for teaching artists in 13 Western Pennsylvania counties
CMU and 10 Pittsburgh arts organizations share a total of $240,000 in grantsfor this year from the National Endowment for the Arts
Record funding by Heinz Endowments and Pittsburgh Foundation includes cash grants of $500 each to 79 artists during the pandemic.
Pittsburgh arts groups learn about audiences’ attitudes about when they will feel safe to return to live events
A dancer, a drag diva, a musician, a multimedia artist, a sculptor and a vocalist entertain backyard audiences in the Bloomfield Garden Club.
Due to COVID-19, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has canceled more than 4,000 events and cut its full-time staff to 50 employees.
Independent curator Tina Dillman organizes a series of outdoor performances by artists in Bloomfield during August, September and October.
In Western Pennsylvania, 68 arts groups will each receive $1,930 in federal funds to help them during the COVID-19 pandemic
The funds will seed projects highlighting issues like race, climate justice, heritage, homelessness and Black queer identity
Grant will cover the cost of authors’ visits to public and private schools for discussion of their books with students of all ages.
For local artists, emergency funding of $500 helps pay bills, buy books and keeps them afloat while they hustle for new gigs.
U.S. artists who are facing financial hardship due to COVID-19 pandemic can apply for unrestricted $5,000 relief grants from a new fund.
The Tamburitzans are selling their Uptown building and seeking a new home for thousands of costumes, musical instruments and recordings.
New York tap dancer and vocalist join Boilermaker Jazz Band for “Carnegie SWINGS!” benefit at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
Procter & Gamble marketer left Cincinnati and corporate America and moved to L.A. where he started life anew as a stand-up comedian.
He has led the creative side of the Pittsburgh Ballet for 22 years and will leave after celebrating the company’s 50th season.
Author, actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. encourages college graduates to make sure their actions are in sync with their honest intentions.
Maryland history professor Richard Bell outlines the contradictions in Alexander Hamilton’s character and analyzes the Broadway musical.
The manager of an organic cooperative and a Chatham University professor are among five people appearing at The Moth at the Byham Theater.
In a single week last month, a trio of veteran arts executives announced their departures, launching the search for a new executive leader at Fallingwater and at two major art museums in Wes…
Michael E. Hill, a nonprofit management executive, has been named president of Chautauqua Institution and will start his new job on Jan. 1, 2017. Mr. Hill succeeds outgoing president Tom Bec…
If you notice something suspicious at a play, musical or concert Downtown, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust wants you to alert an usher or call 911.
Hard times can make it harder for small nonprofits to stay afloat, but five small arts groups in Pittsburgh have found a creative way to collaborate by sharing the services of a certified pu…
Catherine Palmer had never attended a Moth story slam until a friend invited her to the Rex Theater on the South Side. As a university professor, she is quite comfortable talking to a room f…
Art in the Park, a weekly summer event held at the Penn Avenue Parklet in Wilkinsburg, starts Thursday with painters, poets and singers gathering at 743 Penn Ave. The parklet is across the s…