As heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune, the notoriously reclusive Scaife,…
Liao Yiwu Howls Against the Chinese Government, Offers Memories of Prison…
By Tom LeGro
"On Reading," an exhibition on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, collects photos taken by Hungarian photographer Andre Kertesz over a decades' long career of people in private moments reading books, newspapers or magazines.
In Pittsburgh, a special program offers foreign writers whose lives are endangered to get a new start and write freely.
By Tom LeGro
City of Asylum/Pittsburgh is a six-year-old program that provides shelter to foreign literary writers who have encountered dangers in their homeland. Watch online exclusive videos of the writers reading their work.
By Arts Desk
Terrance Hayes is the author of three books of poems: "Muscular Music" (1999); "Hip Logic" (2002, National Poetry Series winner); and "Wind in a Box" (2006), and the recipient of many awards, including a Pushcart Prize, a Best American Poetry…
Pulitzer-prize winning author Michael Chabon sits down with Jeffrey Brown to talk about his new book, "Manhood for Amateurs."…
World leaders plan to announce Friday the Group of 20 will replace the Group of Eight as the main forum for coordinating global economic policy, a reflection of the increasing importance of fast-growing economies such as Brazil, China, and India.
By Online DA
The financial crisis barreled through industrialized and developing nations, bruising once vital economies, and thrusting unhealthy ones further into decline. With G-20 leaders in Pittsburgh this week, here is a look at where their economies stand.
By Business Desk
Editor’s note: Next month, on September 24 and 25, world leaders will convene in Pittsburgh for the annual G20 summit. Atop the agenda: how to get the world economy firmly on the path to recovery. In today’s video conversation,…
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