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

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

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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.”

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers fights to protect and empower its workers

Locally-submitted stories from sex workers will be performed by actors at Persad Center on Dec. 17

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.

Learning to negotiate consent and communicate well is central to poly relationships.

A local group, Poly in Pittsburgh, is working to create a community that supports poly folks, and to normalize polyamory as a practice.

Music

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.

The Affordable Floors return with first new album in 23 years

Popular Pittsburgh ‘90s band releases Every Broken Heart Will Mend

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 Day 13: Christmas Harmony

When dramatic and heart-felt scenes culminated in terribly bland songs with nonsense lyrics, every sense of joy I had melted into mocking laughter and confusion.

Holiday Movie Advent Day 12: The Mistle-Tones

“She is peppermint-barking up the wrong tree.”

Folklore and documentary merge in Aaron and Amanda Kopp's Liyana

It follows children in an orphanage as they write their own fairytale.

Blogs

On Thursday, Pennsylvania offers free overdose-reversing drug naloxone

"Every Pennsylvanian has a role to play as a potential first responder."

Magicians find a home in Downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced Liberty Magic: Elevating the Art of Magic, an immersive arts experience held at 811 Liberty Ave., Downtown opening in February.

#MusicMonday Wrap-up: Dec. 10

Concerts, contests, and ... video games?


Views

Lynn Cullen Live - 12/13/18

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Lynn Cullen Live - 12/12/18

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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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