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Want to turn Pittsburgh into a power player? Make flying to and from easier

Pittsburgh is drawing attention as a destination for food, investment, baseball, livability, charm, and retirement, despite air service to only 36 destinations from Pittsburgh International Airport. Officials maintain they're on a mission to increase air service.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: 22nd Pittsburgh JFilm Festival

Pittsburgh's JFilm Festival celebrates its 22nd year with a slate of 20 incredible films from eight different countries, all of which examine and celebrate Jewish culture. The festival takes place from April 16 - 26.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: 'Aspie Seeks Love' Pittsburgh premiere

Local filmmaker Julie Sokolow hosts the Pittsburgh premiere of her nationally renowned documentary "Aspie Seeks Love" at the Regent Square Theater.

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A gaffer finds her light in Pittsburgh

Point Breeze resident Celeste Gainey, who broke ground in the 1970s by being the first female gaffer admitted to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, reflects on her past in her first full-length poetry collection, the GAFFER. The book will be released on March 10.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: "We Built This City: How the Allegheny Conference Remade Pittsburgh"

Robert Morris University, with support from the R.K. Mellon Foundation, will screen the documentary "We Built This City: How the Allegheny Conference Remade Pittsburgh."

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Innovative architects transform abandoned sites into neighborhood icons

Through innovative sustainability and re-use practices, local design firms are preserving essential pieces of Pittsburgh history by turning neglected structures into neighborhood icons.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Pop City Presents Wilco documentary at Row House Cinema

For the second installment of Pop City Presents at Row House Cinema, we are showing the music documentary "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: a Film About Wilco." To honor the band's Windy City home, we paired the film with a handful of Chicago beers. 

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films

Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films pairs 15 newly uncovered films from the artist with live accompaniment from musicians including Dean Wareham of Galaxie 500 and Luna, Suicide’s Martin Rev, Television’s Tom Verlaine, The Fiery Furnaces’ Eleanor Friedberger, and Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox. 

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: "Valley Uprising" documents Yosemite's rock-climbing revolution

This adventure documentary chronicles three generations of rock climbers who created a culture out of death-defying, dizzying feats in Yosemite National Park. 

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: A Q&A with the Pittsburgh filmmakers behind "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin"

We spoke with Pittsburgh-based filmmaker Nicholas Mross and his brother Daniel, a Pittsburgh-based computer programmer, about their documentary "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin," which premiers at the SouthSide Works Cinema on Oct. 7.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Pop City Presents Blood Simple at Row House Cinema

Pop City is partnering with Row House Cinema, Lawrenceville's new single-screen movie theater, to bring you the first film from the Coen brothers, Blood Simple.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: The premier of David Bernabo's 'Ongoing Box'

Local art polymath David Bernabo unveils his documentary, Ongoing Box at Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melwood Screening Room Thursday. The film explores the creative process with a handful of Pittsburgh artists.

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Q&A: Dan Savage talks about the HUMP! National Tour

Nationally syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage talks about the national tour of his sex positive amateur adult film festival HUMP! which makes a stop in Pittsburgh on Fri., June 13.

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What smart cities can learn from Pittsburgh

With a culture of collaboration, a willingness to change and a focus on creating the kind of urban environment that attracts creative talent, the Steel City has moved from gritty to green and is now poised for the next wave of growth.

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Risky Business: Bringing single-screen cinema to Lawrenceville

Against the odds, Botero Development principal Brian Mendelssohn is chancing the success of opening a single screen movie theater in an old rowhouse in Lawrenceville.
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