Are you waiting for the popular memoir by Pittsburgh native Damon Young?
Only death can end their passionate love affair. Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2018-2019 season with Puccini’s masterpiece, La Bohème. The story of Rodolfo, Mimì and their bohemian artist friends is one of the … Continued
What happens when you come home from war and nothing is the same? Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2018-2019 season with Tom Cipullo’s opera Glory Denied. Based on a book by Tom Philpott, the performances mark the Pittsburgh premiere of the opera … Continued
The plot: Boy rescues Girl from a shipwreck and they begin to fall in love. A few complications – the boy, Idamante, is the son of the King of Crete and … Continued
I can recommend this book any time of the year because it is about so much more than a seasonal song. For one, in telling the story of composer and lyricist … Continued
If you’ve been in a band you’ll relate in some way to these stories, and if you haven’t, then now you’ll know.
Scary woods, a house made of candy and a witch? Sounds like the perfect recipe for a Halloween treat! Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2018-2019 season with Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. Humperdinck’s compositional style is … Continued
If you are waiting for the popular biographical documentary about Mr. Rogers, or if you have seen it already and really enjoyed it, try these recommended films and books selected by the First Floor staff at Main.
Would you sacrifice everything for love, a love that ultimately ends in betrayal? Pittsburgh Opera opens its 2018-2019 season with Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. I have to admit that I … Continued
Ohio-based poet and cultural critic Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib weaves personal memory, politics, race, class and gender together in powerful ways in this rich collection of essays.