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Holiday Giving Projects makes the season bright for local LGBTQ people

Holiday Giving Projects makes the season bright for local LGBTQ people

The program welcomes donations of gift cards, coats, and other items.

News+Features

Post-Gazette editorial says misgendering is free speech, but ignores that it increases suicidal thoughts among transgender people

After news broke that Trump wanted to define trans people out of federal policies, calls to a trans suicide hotline increased 400 percent.

Holiday Giving Projects makes the season bright for local LGBTQ people

The program welcomes donations of gift cards, coats, and other items.

Pittsburgh group uplifts sex workers for International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

User-submitted stories will be told by actors at Persad Center, 7 p.m. on Mon., Dec. 17

Uber whistleblower says autonomous vehicles “routinely” involved in crashes

Uber autonomous vehicles allegedly crash every 15,000 miles; the average U.S. driver crashes every 165,000 miles

What to know about the holiday buses

“It's the time of the year where it's cold, the days are shorter, and if this very little thing brings about some joy to someone's day, it's just that much better.”

Skip the summer crowds and experience Chautauqua Lake, N.Y. during the winter months

The bars are filled with year-round locals and you never have a problem finding parking.

Music

Now Streaming: #NewMusicFriday Dec. 14

So much music, so little time.

Local hip-hop artist reminds listeners to Smile, You’re Alive!

Smile, You’re Alive isn’t just a collection of songs. The album tells Benji.’s story.

Danny Rectenwald of Bastard Bearded Irishmen releases his first solo album

With the release of Samadhi, and by being a part of Bastard Bearded Irishmen, Rectenwald is able to show multiple sides of himself as an artist.


Arts

The Westmoreland Museum hits the target with Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts

A new exhibition shows the artistic potential of quilting.

What’s Rashaad Newsome wearing?

“Comfort is always, always at the fore.”

Stage

Die Hard N’at is for die-hard Pittsburghers

The latest Midnight Radio show at Bricolage adds a distinctly Pittsburgh flavor to a blockbuster action movie.

Kelly Strayhorn Theater hosts this year's National Performance Network conference

The conference features workshops, as well as Pittsburgh: Live & Onstage, highlighting Afro Yaqui Music Collective, Anqwenique Wingfield, Blak Rapp M.A.D.U.S.A., slowdanger


Food+Drink

Know Your Bartender: Jade Wilson of Butterjoint

“I had a lovely couple come in for dinner one night and was told that it was going to be a surprise proposal.”

Smoking out the mystery of Applewood Smoke

The fast-casual joint is hidden in plain sight, housed in back of the Park Place Pub in Highland Park.

Film

Holiday Movie Advent Calendar Day 17: A Twist of Christmas

Oreo has a larger role in this Lifetime movie than Jesus does in most Hallmark holiday specials.

Holiday Movie Advent Calendar Day 16: A Cinderella Christmas

What sinister dealings were going on in this movie’s props department?

Holiday Movie Advent Calendar Day 15: A Christmas Prince

With her good looks and his royal lineage, there's no minuscule problem they can't overcome.

Blogs

#MusicMonday Wrap-up: Dec. 17

New music, Meek Mill talks about his time in prison, and Paul McCartney and Emma Stone collaborate on an anti-bullying message.

For $25, the Concert for the Tree of Life offers an evening of music from multiple acts

Much of the event is happening thanks to donations, allowing for 100 percent of the proceeds to go to the Victims of Terror Fund.

Pylon Pics: Pittsburgh Steelers win in their reintroduction to the Patriots

Boswell misses another field goal but Steelers overcome Brady, 17-10.


Views

Lynn Cullen Live - 12/17/18

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Lynn Cullen Live - 12/14/18

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Books

For Amanda Fenner, candles are "lit"

“Book people and candle people, there's an overlap there.”

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