Author: Gordon Spencer

Lost & Found

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh resurrects 'Lost in the Stars,' a rare and seldom-performed work by Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson.


Stylistically, Joy Ike has been compared at times to Norah Jones, Sarah McLachlan and Fiona Apple.

'Travel Lightly'

Mount Washington singer Kiki Young’s voice is often out-front, sometimes even sounding like the charming twang of Natrona Heights arranger and guitarist Rich Kulbacki’s mandolin.

David Sedaris

Well-known funny-man David Sedaris comes to Pittsburgh for a reading of new stories and for the chance to meet you.

Neon Swing X-perience

Bouncing, honking, thumping, jumping, Neon Swing X-perience jitters the new-found bug in six oldies-but-goodies along with four similar-sounding songs written by the band.

'Way Out West'

Given that the Western United States is famed for vast spaces, it comes as no surprise that Rollins explores wide ranges of invention at length.

'ain't so bad to swing'

Upper-Burrell trombonist Jeff Bush has performed with Homewood's Ahmad Jamal, Jon Hendricks and others. Until this, he hadn't put together his own recording session.

'Wide Open Road'

The single "I'm Comin' Home" is a heartfelt call to attention about the two-fold tender rewards of adopting pets, inspired by and dedicated to Pittsburgh's Animal Rescue League.

'Only Jesus'

'Only Jesus' captures the vitality moving live services at East Liberty's Mount Ararat Baptist Church with hymns and songs.

The Words on Gist Street

From a humble beginning in an Uptown studio space, the Gist Street Readings have grown—during the course of almost a decade—into one of the area’s premier reading series.