Podcasts

Quantum Theater: 36 Views - Aug 5, 2009

Artistic Director Karla Boos talks about staging Naomi Iizuka’s "36 Views" outdoors at Washington's Landing along the Allegheny River. The multifaceted play involves art forgery, intrigue, romance, and mystery. It starts with the discovery of an ancient Japanese pillow book whose existence could shake the field of Asian antiquities to its core -- If it's genuine.

The Pirates Reader - Jun 24, 2009

Richard Peterson has published two books on Pittsburgh baseball through the University of Pittsburgh Press: Growing Up with Clemente and The Pirates Reader. He writes about the Pirates from 1876 through the opening of PNC Park, the local sports journalists who covered the sport, and his memories at the ballpark.

Violinist Eugene Phillips - Jun 18, 2009

Retired Pittsburgh Symphony violinist Eugene Phillips previews his upcoming concert of Haydn, Schoenberg, and Schubert with violinist Roger Zahab, violist Paul Silver, and cellists Lauren and Hampton Mallory on June 20. Free admission. See the QED Cultural Calendar for details.

Marvin Hamlisch - Jun 18, 2009

Hamlisch conducts a tribute to Motown and hits of the '50s and '60s, as the PSO Pops marks Hamlisch's 65th birthday. He talks about "Every Little Step," a behind-the-scenes documentary on the revival of "A Chorus Line," and Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant," his first original film score since 1996.

Arts Festival Update - June 12 - Jun 12, 2009

The Three Rivers Arts Festival's closing weekend includes activities for children in Point State Park. We'll visit "Running Through the Sheets," an art project sponsored by the Pittsburgh Children's Museum, and look in at the WQED Family Entertainment Tent.

Arts Festival Update - June 11 - Jun 11, 2009

The Three Rivers Arts Festival features local short films and feature documentaries. Andrew Swensen, director of Pittsburgh Filmmakers, talks about the variety of films.

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