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Sheryl St. Germain Muses on her Son’s Overdose in “The Small …

by Fred Shaw

According to the National Institute of Health, more than 115 people in the United States die every day from opioid overdoses, adding up to well over 40,000 deaths a year. And …

Between the Issues

How to React to a Hillbilly

by Greg Curtis

Last week we tried to imagine how Professor Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize-​winning author of “Thinking, Fast and Slow,” would react if he saw a couple of hillbillies coming into his store. …

Between the Issues

Maecenas XXXIV Brings Contortionists to the Opera

by PQ Staff

Pittsburgh’s best-​dressed celebrated at Pittsburgh Opera’s 34th annual Maecenas Gala on May 12th in a crowd of 250. Local performing arts patrons Pat and Michele Atkins were presented with Pittsburgh Opera’s …

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Money

Three Questions on the Market

by PQ Staff

Each year in our Summer issue, we ask a group of the region’s leading financial experts to help our readers by responding to a question. This year, we’ve asked three. Part ...



Health

New Age Nuances

by Barbara Eichenlaub

Spring. A time for renewal and rejuvenation, especially if you’re feeling tense. A great place to start your revival is with your body. The best defense against burnout is a peaceful, relaxed offense. There …

Birds

The Roseate Spoonbill

by David Liebmann

Roseate Spoonbills are birds worth traveling for. Sometimes they even travel to us. Typically found on the Gulf Coast, the first time I spotted one was on a marathon birding adventure I took to south …

Region

What Do We Need to Make Western Pa. the Best Place …

by PQ Staff

We asked a cross-​section of regional leaders to respond, in 75 words or less, to this question: What do we need to do to make Western Pennsylvania the best place to live in the world?

Region

It Wears You Down

by Jeffery Fraser

Caring for her father fell to Patrice Cottrell about nine years ago. It involved a few errands, at first. Doctor visits, marshaling his medications, coordinating health care and financial matters and scouting out and …

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Between the Issues

The Stubbornness of Culture

by Greg Curtis

In 2013 J. D. Vance graduated from Yale Law School, an accomplishment he shared that year with the following fraction of his fellow Americans: 0.00000063.

Between the Issues

Steelers Add Key Players Who Should See Playing Time

by Matthew John Milligan

The 2018 NFL draft is in the books. The league again elected to feature a number of former NFL players to make team selections, perhaps to quell the booing of Commissioner …

Between the Issues

Don’t Even Think About Crossing a Hillbilly

by Greg Curtis

We’ve talked about several obstacles to success in middle class Ohio for migrants from southeastern Kentucky: they had horrible accents and they tended to dress funny. But the biggest obstacle was …

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Recalling Poet Muriel Rukeyser and her Work on the Hawk’s Nest …

by Jody DiPerna

When she was just 23, poet Muriel Rukeyser drove from her home in New York City to the hollers of West Virginia, fueled by a desire to investigate and document the …

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Behind-​the-​Scenes of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Season Finale

by PQ Staff

This spring, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) joins in international centennial celebrations for choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard Bernstein with an all-​Robbins program featuring three company premieres. “UPMC Presents West Side …

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Family House Gifting Gala Raises $145,000

by PQ Staff

The Family House Gifting Gala was held Saturday, April 14 at J. Verno Studios. The speakeasy-​themed event was presented by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan and celebrated 35 years of Family …

Between the Issues

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Celebrates 150 Years with Speaker Dr. Jill Biden …

by PQ Staff

Over 450 guests packed the Wyndham Grand in Downtown Pittsburgh on Friday, April 13 to celebrate 150 years of the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh with featured speaker Dr. Jill Biden, former Second …

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