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Opera Suite à la Yardbird

Can genius overcome personal demons? Pittsburgh Opera’s April production in this most unusual year of Covid-19 programming is the Pittsburgh premiere of "Charlie Parker's Yardbird". The opera, by composer Daniel Schnyder and librettist Bridgette A. Wimberly, tells the story of Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, the jazz saxophone genius who was also plagued by drug addiction and mental health issues. The opera is told in flashbacks as…
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Preschool Booklist: The Pittsburgh Ready Project

The Pittsburgh Ready project links the Library with childcare providers to share robust early literacy resources. If you are looking for a wonderful title to share with a preschooler, check out some of the titles on this list.