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2008-09-28 00:00:16

Andy Kaufman lives -- sort of. One of the more controversial characters played by the famously off-the-wall comedian, who died in 1984, was Tony Clifton, a foul- mouthed, pompadored lounge singer who dressed in appalling '70s- style outfits and treated his audiences like dirt.

2008-08-07 03:00:21

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera saved the best for last. "West Side Story," the final production of its 2008 summer season, took the company out on a soaring and emotional high.

2008-08-03 15:00:15

By Patti Conley, Beaver County Times, Pa. Aug. 3--PITTSBURGH -- Ali Ewoldt is a just-in-case kind of a girl.

2008-08-03 03:00:17

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 3--For Van Kaplan, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera executive producer, putting "West Side Story" on this season's schedule had a particular urgency.

2008-07-18 03:00:32

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 18--The 2009 winners of the Gene Kelly Awards for best actress and actor will have a chance to perform at the Palace Theatre on Broadway. Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera has partnered with Nederlander Presentations Inc.

2008-07-17 03:00:25

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 17--As Matt Ashford sees it, sharpshooter Frank Butler and "Days of Our Lives" character Jack Devereaux have a lot in common. Both are little boys at heart.

2008-07-13 15:00:19

By Patti Conley, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jul. 13--PITTSBURGH -- The neon lights will be bright at the Benedum Center on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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