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Ricki Wertz - May 16, 2007

Ricki Wertz, host of the classic Pittsburgh children's television program Ricki & Copper and husband Tom Borden (her director at WTAE) talk about their foray into painting, their shared connections to the Hindenburg disaster, his passion for aviation and, of course, Ricki's four-legged TV co-star, Copper.

Antony Walker discusses Billy Budd - May 11, 2007

Pittsburgh Opera Music Director Antony Walker talks about Benjamin Britten's opera Billy Budd, which is based on a novella by Herman Melville.

Diana Jannetta reviews "Paris on the Seine" - Apr 10, 2007

Art Critic Diana Jannetta reviews "Paris on the Seine," photographer Bruno Réquillart's exhibition on view at the Silver Eye on the South Side through May 26th.

Video: Diana Jannetta reviews "Paris on the Seine" - Apr 10, 2007

Art Critic Diana Jannetta reviews "Paris on the Seine," photographer Bruno Réquillart's exhibition on view at the Silver Eye on the South Side through May 26th. QuickTime video.

Cherry Jones discusses "Doubt" - Mar 8, 2007

Cherry Jones discusses her Tony-winning role as Sister Aloysius in the national tour of John Patrick Shanley's 2005 Pulitzer-winning play, "Doubt."

Guitarist Manuel Barrueco - Jan 16, 2007

Guitarist Manuel Barrueco joined CMU's Cuarteto Latinoamericano in January, 2007, to make a CD including pieces by Astor Piazzolla and contemporary American composer Michael Daugherty. The Cuban-born Barrueco comments on Daugherty's provocatively-titled Bay of Pigs.

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