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Roger Humphries brought New York vibe back to Pittsburgh

Roger Humphries is a drummer, teacher, recording artist, leader of the self-titled band RH Factor, and as of this February, the Northside’s Mardi Gras...

O’Ryan the O’Mazing talks career clowning and identity

O'Ryan Arrowroot makes a living as a clown. He talks with The Northside Chronicle about clowning as an ancient theater art, the parallels between...

Northsiders gather to celebrate reopening of historic fountain

A community celebration to commemorate the grand reopening of the Northeast Fountain took place on May 2 in Allegheny Commons Park. Story and photos by...

Grand opening weekend at Museum Lab proves fun for all ages

Museum Lab, a project of Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, opened to the public last weekend. Story and photos by Ashlee Green Museum Lab opened to the...

Honky-Tonk Jukebox celebrates classic country, roots music

Classic country and roots music fans, rejoice: Every month, you have a chance to celebrate at the Honky-Tonk Jukebox. By Ashlee Green Honky-Tonk Jukebox took place...

Annual Northside house tours kick off this June in Observatory Hill

The 2019 Observatory Hill House Tour is scheduled for Sunday, June 2. It's the first in a series of seasonal house tours in the...

Biannual theater performance features renowned dancers over 40

Beth Corning’s “with a shadow of…” is the latest in the GLUE FACTORY PROJECT series, which features biannual performances by renowned dancers over the...

Quantum Theatre’s annual Q Ball celebrates “the enduring power of love”

Quantum Theatre held its annual Q Ball on Saturday, March 23. The theme was "Get Your Heart On." Photos by Ashlee Green Quantum Theatre's annual Q...

Trenita Finney part of Kaffeehaus “Meet the Artist” series

Kaffeehaus' "Meet the Artist" series showcases the work of local artists like Trenita Finney, and offers a meet-and-greet space for community members to ask...

Quantum Theatre’s “The Gun Show” explores playwright’s contradictory beliefs about firearms

Quantum Theatre's "The Gun Show (Can We Talk About This?)" offers an open dialogue about hard topics in politically polarized times. By Nick Eustis Photo by...