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Friday, September 14, 2018

The Moth returns with a lineup of 5 storytellers by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The manager of an organic cooperative and a Chatham University professor are among five people appearing at The Moth at the Byham Theater.  

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Search is on to replace women who broke glass ceiling at three Pittsburgh-area museums by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

New president named for Chautauqua Institution by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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…

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Cultural venues ask patrons to keep eyes on the show, security by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Sharing financial services is key to success for Pittsburgh arts groups by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Preview: Next edition of Moth Mainstage goes 'Between Worlds' by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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…

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wilkinsburg parklet will host weekly Art in the Park by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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…

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Tom Becker, president of Chautauqua Institution, plans to retire at the end of this year by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tom Becker, president of Chautauqua Institution, will retire at the end of this year. 

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Chautauqua's trustees vote to demolish historic amphitheater by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leaders of Chautauqua Institution voted Wednesday to demolish its historic amphitheater and build a replica of it at the lakeside summer retreat in southwestern New York. The project will co…

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Phipps to dance with Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Sugar Plum Fairy will perform her famous solo and pre-professional dancers from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will perform vignettes from “The Nutcracker” ballet at Phipps Conservatory a…

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Preview: A duel of storytellers ready to unfold at The Moth Mainstage by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When The Moth presents five storytellers on Wednesday at Downtown’s Byham Theater, Pittsburgh’s own David Montgomery will unfold a tale in which the Spice Girls play starring roles.

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Organisak resigns from Pittsburgh Cultural Trust by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paul Organisak, vice president in charge of programming for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust since 2004, has resigned from that position, effective Sept. 30.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Schooled by Shakespeare: Introducing young children to The Bard draws out their creativity by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A few years ago, when Becka Nazario Wright suggested introducing second-graders to “Macbeth,” Wendell McConnaha feared it was too bloody.

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Friday, July 3, 2015

State give $50,000 to preserve August Wilson's childhood home by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Plans to restore the childhood home of the late playwright August Wilson received a boost this week with a $50,000 Keystone grant from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

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