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Interview: Edda Fields-Black, Requiem for Rice

April 2, 2016 – 9:05 am
Requiem-for-Rice From 04/02/2016: Edda Fields-Black describes Requiem for Rice, an orchestral-dance tribute to the slaves in the Antebellum Period lowcountry rice plantations of S.C. and Ga. opening in 2017. Events leading up to the release include a discussion by producer and filmmaker, Julie Dash, at CMU 4/4 and the Homewood Library 4/5 as well as music by Virtuosi of the Colour of Music at CMU 4/28 and ELPC 4/29.

Interview: Erik Kaiel, Tetris Plus

January 16, 2016 – 9:00 am
Tetris Plus - Arch8 From 01/16/16: Erik Kaiel of Arch8 talks about Tetris Plus, a production included in the EQT Bridge Theater Series, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

Interview: Western Pa. Model Railroad Museum

December 5, 2015 – 12:45 pm
WPMRM_Press-photo-1 From: 12/05/15: Bill Humphrey of the Western Pa. Model Railroad Museum with a preview of their holiday show running through January 17th.

Interview: Singin’ with Santa

November 28, 2015 – 12:45 pm
SinginWithSanta_press_photo From: 11/28/2015: Susan Medley, Music Director of the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale, calls in to talk about Singin' with Santa, Dec. 12 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, and other Pittsburgh Concert Chorale events.

Interview: Mark Rogalsky, Allegheny Quits for Life

November 14, 2015 – 12:00 pm
LWA-quits-for-life From 11/14/2015: An interview with Mark Rogalsky on Allegheny Quits for Life, a week-long event to promote smoking cessation in Allegheny County Nov. 15-21.

Interview: EQT Bridge Theater Series, Alice in Wonderland

October 31, 2015 – 9:00 am
PCT-logo-white_vertical From 10/31/2015: Pam Komar of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust discusses the inaugural season of EQT Bridge Theater Series and the production, Alice in Wonderland. Also highlighted is the India in Focus selection of art and culture from the Republic of India.

Interview: Jorma Kaukonen

October 17, 2015 – 10:22 am
jorma_press-kit_photo From: 10/17/2015: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and songwriter, Jorma Kaukonen talks about his new project at the Fur Peace Ranch and his Calliope performance with Ernie Hawkins at Carnegie Lecture Hall, Oct. 25.

Building Bridges to the World

November 9, 2013 – 5:27 pm
logo From 11/9/13: Bibhuti Aryal of the Rukmini Foundation with a preview of Building Bridges to the World, a collaborative event focused on international issues of education, 11/21, UPMC Center for Connected Medicine

Preview: Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater Presents “Peter Pan”

October 19, 2013 – 3:10 pm
peterpan_thumb From 10/19/13: David Schechter of Theatreworks USA with a preview of Peter Pan, presented by Pittsburgh International Children's Theater at the Byham Theater and regional locations, 10/20 to 10/27

WORD PLAY! by The Fred Rogers Company

August 3, 2013 – 3:26 pm
wordplay-sign_thumb From 8/3/13: Margy Whitmer of The Fred Rogers Company discussing WORD PLAY!, a new interactive family word game now in place at bus shelters throughout the city.