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Today's Cool Picks:

Blues Great Buddy Guy Plays the Palace; Pittsburgh Opera’s ‘Elixir of Love’ at Benedum (Tues., 4/24/18)

1) Buddy Guy is ranked 30th in Rolling Stone‘s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Guy has influenced other great guitarists on that list, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He is one of the most successful artists in the Chicago Blues style and was a member of the legendary Muddy Waters’s band. Guy frequently teamed up with noted late harmonica player Junior Wells. Two of Guy’s top songs are “Stone Crazy” and “Cut You Loose.” Guy

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Tomorrow's Cool Picks:

‘Van Gogh, Monet, Degas’ Exhibit at The Frick; CMU Staging ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’ (Wed., 4/25/18)


Pittsburgh Jewish Film Festival Opens; Pirates Take-on Tigers (Thurs., 4/26/18)

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Caulfield’s Hot Meatloaf Sandwich.

Juror #4: Lunchtime Adventures While on Jury Duty

Mitchell's Tavern, Chinatown Inn, and the Apollo Cafe were visited.
X Ambassadors. Photo: Abby Gillardi and Wikipedia.

April Concert Guide 2018: Pink, Buddy Guy, Margo Price, and X Ambassadors

A wide variety of quality shows this month in several different musical genres.


Wild Trip from an Alcoholic’s Jungle to AA: ‘The White Chip’ at City Theatre

A new seriocomic play about alcoholism and recovery highlights the Pittsburgh theater scene.

The Pittsburgh Police Emerald Society Pipes and Drums unit in action.

March Nightlife Guide: St. Patrick’s Day, NCAA March Madness, Comedians Owen and Shoemaker

As winter starts to recede the Pittsburgh nightlife scene heats up a little

Land of Visions: French Art in ‘Van Gogh, Monet, Degas’ at The Frick

The Frick Pittsburgh hosts an art show highlighting big themes and little-known gems from a time of great artistic ferment.

Hamm and Pike Excel in Fast-paced ‘Beirut’

The screenwriter of the 'Bourne' trilogy films has created some new movie excitement.

Countdown to March Madness: Stories Behind the NCAA Tournament Games in Pittsburgh

We've come a looong way from James Naismith and his peach basket to the high-flying hoops of today's NCAA tournament.

Paint the Square Green: Earth Day Festivities in Downtown Pittsburgh

Mother Earth supplied some fantastic weather for Pittsburgh Earth Day Celebrations.