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featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.
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Outside My Window

Outside My Window: a Bird Watcher's View of the World

with Kate St. John
WQED's computer guru Kate St. John is also an avid birder . . . and blogger!

Bee Wars! - (posted: 08/01/2014)
youtube sc url dSKQsfxKOuY rel 0 July is the time when bees have wars. I knew nothing about this until Facebook friend Chad Steele described a war at his hive on July 21. Chad wrote "During a walk yesterday there was a huge cloud of bees a... more

TBT: How Cowbirds Know They Are Cowbirds - (posted: 07/31/2014)
On Throw Back Thursday (TBT)... At this time of year most birds have stopped breeding and are starting to flock for the coming winter. Many of us have noticed grackle flocks and soon I'm sure we'll see flocks of brown headed cowbirds. The fac... more

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Rick Sebak's blog

Rick Sebak's Blog

WQED TV producer and PITTSBURGH Magazine back-page writer writes about his current work and assorted other things


Whew! BREAKFAST SPECIAL 2: REVENGE OF THE OMELETS is at PBS! - (posted: 11/05/2012)
It's November 5 2012. It's our deadline for delivery of the tape of our new program BREAKFAST SPECIAL 2 REVENGE OF THE OMELETS and I think we've made it. I spent most of the morning on the phone with two good natured and patient folks at... more

Looking for the Vale of Cashmere! - (posted: 01/15/2012)
My friend and sometimes editor Matt Conrad sent me an email today and said some folks on reddit.com were posting questions about how to find the ruins of the Vale of Cashmere that we showed in our recent IT'S PITTSBURGH program called NORTH PARK VS.... more

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Chris Chat: a blog about food and family with Chris Fennimore

Chris Chat: a blog about food and family
with Chris Fennimore


SCOTCH EGGS - (posted: 03/18/2013)
So Rick Sebak and I made these on the OVER EASY show last week and everyone wants the recipe. Well technically we showed the recipe to entice people to become members of the station and to get the DVD's and the cookbook. But since the recipe i... more

BIG NIGHT SEATS STILL AVAILABLE - (posted: 04/02/2012)
We're getting ready to cut the Timpano We has such a great response to the Big Night Dinner at D'Imperio's on Monday May 7 that we decided to add another night. There are still some seats available for the dinner on Monday April 30. It will... more

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WQED-FM PSO Tour Blog

WQED-FM
PSO Tour Blog

with Jim Cunningham

Beethovenfest Finale Pittsburgh Symphony in Bonn - (posted: 09/14/2013)
I am hearing very faintly a french horn practicing in a nearby room for tonight's final concert of the Pittsburgh Symphony's 2013 European Festivals Tour. Yesterday began with a tour of the Beethovenhaus with Pittsburgh Post Gazette Music Critic... more

Pittsburgh Symphony at Bonn's Beethoven Festival - (posted: 09/13/2013)
There are 12 museums or memorial sites to Ludwig van Beethoven in five countries. He slept more places than Queen Elizabeth and he moved more often than anyone can imagine terrorizing his housekeepers at every stop. Polite guests always the Pitt... more

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