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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!

Purple Finches This Winter? - (posted: 10/08/2015)
caption id "attachment 100132" align "alignnone" width "400" Purple finch (photo by Brian Herman) caption Will this winter bring unusual northern birds to our feeders Yes probably purple finches. Maybe redpolls. I know this because I re... more

Through the Storm - (posted: 10/07/2015)
caption id "" align "alignnone" width "600" Whimbrel (nicknamed Upinraaq) at the MacKenzie River Canada. She winters in Brazil. caption What happens to birds who migrate over the ocean during hurricane season Do they run into major storms... 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

Two New PBS Programs Coming Soon - (posted: 03/26/2015)
We're working on A FEW GOOD PIE PLACES and SOME GREAT BAKERIES for PBS. No air dates yet but probably August or early September. more

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

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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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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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