The Tacony Creek Suite, being released this month, is an ode to the placid and turbulent moods of the creek, and to the oasis of tranquility it could become.
Peter Crimmins/WHYY December 18, 2020 | 11:58 AM
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” was August Wilson’s first play to hit Broadway. Now it’s his second to become a feature film.
Bill O’Driscoll/WESA December 18, 2020 | 11:39 AM
The classrooms located in Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning reflect the culture and design from different countries around the world. Dozens of videos with crafts, cooking and music are available to view online.
Katie Blackley/WESA December 14, 2020 | 12:27 PM
Courtesy of the International Puppet Festival
The festival can be viewed on Facebook or Zoom. All the performances are three to eight minutes each, and each of the three programs lasts about 90 minutes.
Bill O’Driscoll/WESA December 11, 2020 | 12:08 PM
“The Wheatfield” centers on James Jackson Purman, a lieutenant for the Union Army at the battle and a fortuitous encounter.
By John Carucci/The Associated Press
December 10, 2020 | 5:20 PM
Described as Pitch Perfect meets March Madness, the competition received performance videos from hundreds of groups. Groups can win cash prizes for charities.
By Elizabeth Blair/NPR December 9, 2020 | 2:51 PM
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, which hosts the annual event, said the show’s new home will be FDR Park and will take place June 5 to 13.
Ximena Conde/WHYY December 8, 2020 | 2:14 PM
Bob Dylan has sold his entire songwriting catalog — more than 600 songs written over nearly 60 years — to Universal Music Publishing Group, in a deal announced Monday morning by Universal.
By Anastasia Tsioulcas/NPR
December 7, 2020 | 11:54 AM
Courtesy of Bridge and Tunnel Books
Slam came to Pittsburgh in the early ’90s. It still has a home in the city, but two long-time practitioners also saw an opportunity for a look back.
Bill O’Driscoll/WESA December 1, 2020 | 10:14 AM