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The exhausting steps of the internet’s celebrity death reaction cycle

The exhausting steps of the internet’s celebrity death reaction cycle

There has always been a collective grieving process for the death of beloved celebrities, but Twitter created a sped-up, frenzied way of announcing and reacting to death

News+Features

Lawrenceville is one of nation’s fastest growing millennial neighborhoods

Census data show Lawrenceville and Stanton Heights saw a 52 percent increase in millennial residents from 2011 to 2016.

The exhausting steps of the internet’s celebrity death reaction cycle

There has always been a collective grieving process for the death of beloved celebrities, but Twitter created a sped-up, frenzied way of announcing and reacting to death

Remembering Malcolm McCormick

Those who knew Mac Miller share memories of the musician in the wake of his death.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer tweeted about Ben Roethlisberger. Why?

Michael Avenatti is a sleazy media genius, who might be gaming the Steelers fan base.

Ross Township passes LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance

The North Hills township becomes just the fourth Southwestern Pa. municipality to offer civil rights protections to LGBTQ residents.

Music

What not to miss at Thrival

Thrival is more than a music festival

“It’s like going to a 10-course meal and just showing up for dessert”

Mayor Bill Peduto remembers the late Mac Miller

“It didn’t matter where you came from or what you did, he just treated everybody the same way — and it was always with kindness.”


Arts

Pittsburgh Downtown Gallery Crawl openings includes spotlight on Black women artists

See a group show by Women of Visions Inc., plus sculpture, light installations, machines, and more

Stage

Gab Bonesso chats with personal trainer/comedian Mindy McHale

"Having an exercise routine can negate some of the physical side effects of [the comedy lifestyle]"

Performances solid in Beth Corning’s the waiting room

Also, Pittsburghers can catch Kyle Abraham’s latest in Akron, Ohio

Kinetic Theater's The Father submerges its audience in the exasperating, heartbreaking reality of living with Alzheimer's

The events on stage are as confounding and illogical to the suffering character as they are to those in the audience


Food+Drink

On the Rocks: The Drink Consultation

“Orders of something random or a drink we’ve never heard of helps us keep bartenders on our toes.”

Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival returns to Kennywood

From pierogi tacos to pierogi burgers, there's something for everyone (at least everyone who likes pierogis)

North Side’s Siempre Algo lives up to name

“This is a restaurant that understands balance. The dishes’ flavors were seamless; no component overpowered its companions.”

Screen

What’s coming to the Silk Screen?

Documentary on man’s coming out and a revenge thriller highlight this Asian-American film festival

Sports

Le'Veon Bell is not public enemy No. 1

What could he have hoped to gain from playing in the preseason? Praise from the coaching staff? A pat on the back from his peers?

Blogs

Concert photos: Paul Simon at PPG Paints Arena

He just slipped out the back, Jack; Made a new retirement plan, Stan; the concert was a hit, Kit; Then he got himself free

#MusicMonday Wrap-up: Sept. 17

A new live music collection at Carnegie Library, In Bed By Ten, plus updates on various beefs

Pylon Pics: Kansas City Chiefs 42, Pittsburgh Steelers 37

The story of a Steelers' loss in their home opener through the eyes of Jared Wickerham.


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Lynn Cullen Live - 9/20/18

Audio & Video Archive

The Problem With “Diversity”

Columnist Tereneh Idia on a noun used in an attempt to create equity, but is instead dehumanizing.

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