Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 1:46 pm by Sharon Eberson
the-curious-incident-of-theater-with-a-side-of-shopping-in-new-york-city  I spent four days in New York last week seeing four shows during arguable one of the biggest weeks in Pittsburgh theater, so I have a ton of catching up to do, including "Smart Blonde" at City Theatre tonight, with the Public's "L'Hotel" and barebones' "Streetcar" still to come. My colleague Maria Sciullo and my son Josh Axelrod spread out ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 1:15 pm by Barbara Vancheri
new-star-wars-teaser-trailer-hereIt's still a year away but the big Star Wars news today is the release of the teaser trailer for the next movie, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 1:14 pm by Natalie Bencivenga
settingtheseen-our-favorite-things-showI hope everyone enjoyed the holiday with family and friends. But now, it's time to shop 'til you drop for the upcoming holidays! Check out this week's special "Black Friday" edition of Setting the SEEN: Our Favorite Things Show! Sara and I have some great ideas for items to check off of your wish list! Follow @NatalieBenci on Instagram and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 9:00 am by Doug Oster
beautiful-kale-persists-through-the-winter'Redbor' kale provides much needed color in the winter. Photos by Doug Oster Winter sunrise reveals the beauty of the winter garden.The soft orange glow of a winter sunrise illuminates what's left in the garden. These are the mornings I'm so glad flowering kale got planted at the end of the season. My favorite is 'Redbor.' Originally bred as a food ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 8:50 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-11-28-14Penguins -Jim Rutherford (above, with his successor, Ron Francis) will face the Hurricanes tonight for the first time since leaving Carolina this past summer to join the Penguins. -"The times when we've been tested defensively, we've done a good job of buying in and being good with structure." - Sidney Crosby. -Blake Comeau became the fifth player ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014 8:42 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
working-overtime-11-27-14 Blake Comeau joined a fairly exclusive group last night. By scoring a goal in overtime during a 4-3 win at home against the Maple Leafs, Comeau became the fifth different player in franchise history to complete a hat trick with an overtime goal. Overall, it was the sixth different time the feat was accomplished: Player, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:42 pm by Sam Werner
post-route-podcast-episode-11 POST ROUTE PODCAST: WEEK 11 Hello and welcome back to another week of the Post Route Podcast, hosted by Post-Gazette college writers Sam Werner (Pitt) and Stephen J. Nesbitt (WVU). West Virginia’s second-half comeback fell short Thursday night, as the Mountaineers dropped a 26-20 decision to No. 12 Kansas State. Pitt kept its ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014 2:28 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-11-27-14Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “I didn’t know who got it at first, to be honest. [Sidney Crosby] just skated toward me. He said he didn’t get it. So, I’ll take it.” - Blake Comeau on scoring his third goal in overtime. -The National Post's recap. “We’ve got to be better. We have to work harder. We have to execute at a ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:22 pm by Stephen J. Nesbitt
post-route-podcast-episode-11 POST ROUTE PODCAST: WEEK 11 Hello and welcome back to another week of the Post Route Podcast, hosted by Post-Gazette college writers Sam Werner (Pitt) and Stephen J. Nesbitt (WVU). West Virginia’s second-half comeback fell short Thursday night, as the Mountaineers dropped a 26-20 decision to No. 12 Kansas State. Pitt kept its ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 7:54 pm by Mike White
complete-piaa-quarterfinal-playoff-scheduleThe PIAA football quarterfinals are this weekend. Here is the complete schedule:   PIAA CLASS AAAA PLAYOFFS Western Region Saturday — Quarterfinals: State College (6-6) vs. Pine-Richland (13-0) at Mansion Park Stadium, Altoona 1 p.m.; District 3 Championship: West Lawn Wilson (13-0) vs. Central Dauphin (11-2) at Hershey Park ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
riot-controlIt's time to call in the police with the armored humvees, riot gear, tear gas and batons. It's time to call in the National Guard. That's right, it's Black Friday!  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
looting-justiceI am sure this cartoon will upset those who believe there aren't two tiers of justice, one for whites and one for blacks. But history and cases like Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown keep proving that there are.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 5:39 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
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mac-and-cheese-are-off-the-holiday-menuReuters photoMac and Cheese won’t be on anyone’s menu this Thanksgiving.We’re talking, of course, about the poultry siblings Barack Obama pardoned this afternoon at an annual White House tradition that the president said is enjoyable but also puzzling for a chief executive whose time is more usually spent on substantive issues.“With all the tough ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 2:54 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-maple-leafs-11-26-14A preview of the Maple Leafs. When and where: 7:30 p.m., EST, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports, SportsNet, TVA. Record: 11-8-2, 24 points. The Maple Leafs are in fifth place in the Atlantic Division. Leading Scorer: Right winger Phil Kessel, 23 points (11 goals, 12 assists). Last Game: 4-1 home win against the Red Wings, Saturday. Center ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 9:53 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-11-26-14Penguins -“I’m happy it’s done now. I’m happy. I’m proud of it. But it’s not so much a big deal. The two points were bigger.” - Marc-Andre Fleury on recording his 300th career win. -Beau Bennett missed practice due to a right knee injury. -The Penguins seemed to be largely indifferent over the death of the dry scrape. -Mike Johnston ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-thankful-pittsburghPittsburgh has a lot of things to be thankful for this holiday season. Here are a few ...  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:33 pm by Sam Werner
vinopal-on-defending-kaayaOne of the biggest question marks for Miami heading into this season was how freshman Brad Kaaya would handle being the starter in just his first year on campus. It's rare for a true freshman to start at quarterback for a team that has ACC Championship aspirations, and even rarer for it to be a true freshman that did not enroll early. But Kaaya won ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 3:10 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-indifferent-on-demise-of-the-dry-scrape-11-25-14 The Penguins' 3-2 overtime win in Boston last night was notable primarily because goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 300th career win. Of much lesser significance was the absence of a dry scrape from a Zamboni ice resurfacing machine prior to the overtime period. For the first month and a half of the season, the NHL had the ice touched up ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 2:20 pm by Stephen J. Nesbitt
dana-holgorsen-presser-wvu-hopes-to-end-cold-snap-with-trip-to-iowa-state MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen joined the media corps Tuesday for his weekly news conference. The Mountaineers (6-5, 4-4 Big 12) close out the regular season this week by traveling to Ames, Iowa, to play Iowa State (2-8, 0-7). • OPENING STATEMENT | "Thanksgiving week for me, personally, is probably my favorite ... Read More and Comment