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Spike TV's Bar Rescue looking for participants in Pittsburgh

Spike TV's Bar Rescue is scouting Pittsburgh for candidates for its upcoming season

Study shows Pennsylvania's tax structure benefits wealthy rather than lower-income workers

Republicans have made efforts to keep the wealthy's taxes low, even as a study from tech-company Trove shows the state's wealthiest could likely afford a tax hike.

Pittsburgh City Paper announces inaugural Pittsburgher of the Year Award; nominations taken until Dec. 6

City Paper is now accepting nominations for Pittsburgher of the Year.

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MP3 Monday: Arlo Aldo

ANTIfest takes over Mr. Smalls Funhouse and the Mr. Roboto Project Nov. 24 and 25 to celebrate 20 years of A-F Records

A-F Records celebrates 20 years of existence with reunions, showcases and fundraising for PAAR and Persad Center

Listen Up! Nov. 15 Issue

Listen to the future: a playlist featuring all of the artists in the music section of tomorrow's issue. In it, we're covering new music from Short Fictions, Pale Waves, Donora, David Bazan and more.

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Smark Attack

FEST Wrestling's Effy is a weapon of Sass Destruction here to queer the world of wrestling

"Long story short, he ate some whipped cream out of my ass, and we're leading people into the assumption that we've experimented sexually and maybe I got my heart broken, maybe he doesn't want a part of it anymore."

Ring of Honor's Mandy Leon talks Women of Honor, wrestling in Japan

"To me ROH is the best wrestling in the world, and to be one of the faces of the company and WOH, to be part of something literally historic...it's really special."

Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro-Wrestling Global Wars ignites Stage AE 10/13/17

NJPW and ROH put together a night that Pittsburgh's wrestling fans won't ever forget.

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Check out all the Democrats running for endorsement for the open 18th Congressional District seat

Pennsylvania's Democratic Party will decide this weekend whom to back for the March 2018 special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy.

John Fetterman wants to unite the left to defeat the right in his run for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor

The Braddock mayor pushes progressive policies and champions for Democrats of all stripes, and feels it's necessary to stop a potential GOP takeover.

Some of Pittsburgh’s Republican suburbs are turning blue

Democrats made significant gains in the traditional Republican strongholds of Allegheny County's wealthy suburbs in the 2017 general elections.

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Program Notes

Final performances of Quantum's “The Hard Problem” this weekend

Pittsburgh-premiere production of Tom Stoppard's latest continues through Sunday

Immersive-theater show "DODO" wraps this week at the Carnegie

Sold-out production to be capped by a Nov. 30 talkback

Karl Marx biographers speak here Wednesday

Authors Mary Gabriel and Jonathan Sperber speak

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