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Pittsburgh Current is a reader-first, multimedia company that provides coverage of news, arts, music, sports, and events through an updated daily website and a twice-monthly printed newspaper. It was founded by Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe. Pittsburgh Current’s bimonthly print issue is available at just over 200 locations around the city and is now ready to scale up their number of physical locations!

Pittsburgh Current is a reader-first, multimedia company that provides coverage of news, arts, music, sports, and events through an updated daily website and a twice-monthly printed newspaper. It was founded by Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe. Pittsburgh Current’s bimonthly print issue is available at just over 200 locations around the city and is now ready to scale up their number of physical locations!
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Pittsburgh Current is a reader-first, multimedia company that provides coverage of news, arts, music, sports, and events through an updated daily website and a twice-monthly printed newspaper. It was founded by Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe. Pittsburgh Current’s bimonthly print issue is available at just over 200 locations around the city and is now ready to scale up their number of physical locations!

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Episodes

Mike Wysocki | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

5/16/2019
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Mike Wysocki discusses Pirates baseball and other sports news in Pittsburgh.

Duration:00:36:12

Nicolette Pawlowski | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

5/10/2019
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Nicolette Pawlowski joins us to talk about our upcoming Feria event with Enix Brewing and to show us some Latin dance moves Los Sabrosos Dance Co. Today's episode is sponsored by Just Pay Half Pittsburgh (https://justpayhalfpittsburgh.com)!

Duration:00:33:28

Steph Flati of Lopez | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

5/2/2019
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Steph Flati of Lopez joins us to discuss the new album "Heart Punch", the passing of Jesse Flati, pro wrestling influences, and more. Jesse Flati of Pittsburgh punk band The Lopez dies at 40 (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/jesse-flati-of-pittsburgh-punk-band-the-lopez-dies-at-40/) Release of final Lopez record, Heart Punch, is a tribute to Jesse Flati’s life, work and spirit (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/the-lopez-heart-punch/)

Duration:00:33:53

3 Rivers Comicon | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

4/24/2019
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Jon Engel of New Dimension Comics joins us to talk about what's coming up at 3 Rivers Comicon, back issues, and Avengers: Endgame!

Duration:00:41:10

Representatives Jake Wheatley & Ed Gainey | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

4/18/2019
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Pennsylvania House of Representatives Jake Wheatley & Ed Gainey join us to talk about marijuana legalization in the state, reactions to the Michael Rosfeld verdict.

Duration:00:45:21

Aryanna Berringer | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

4/11/2019
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Aryanna Berringer returns to the show to discuss diversity in the Democratic Party and her recent article about rules of engagement in relation to the Antwon Rose shooting. Rules of Engagement (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/rules-of-engagement/)

Duration:00:43:29

Olivia Benson | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

3/28/2019
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We talk with Olivia Benson about her experience and thought process, obstacles and issues when considering running for higher office. Clairton Greenhouse Project (https://www.gofundme.com/clairtongrows)

Duration:00:43:29

Day Bracey & Mike Potter | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

3/21/2019
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Day Bracey and Mike Potter join us to talk about the Fresh Fest Beer Fest, lessons from year 1, what's coming for year 2, diversity in craft brewing and we discuss the Antwon Rose trial. Fresh Fest Beer Fest (https://freshfestbeerfest.com/) Day Drinking: Keeping Tabs on Pittsburgh’s Craft Beer Scene (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/day-drinking-5/) Vote for Fresh Fest Beer Fest (USA Today)...

Duration:00:47:04

Derek Minto | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

3/14/2019
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Derek Minto joins us talking about the Burning Bridges Festival, self image, turning to comedy, Chris Farley and more. This Tastes Funny: Derek Minto goes to Everyday Noodles in Squirrel Hill (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/this-tastes-funny-derek-minto-goes-to-everyday-noodles-in-squirrel-hill/) www.derekminto.com Burning Bridges Comedy Clube/Festival (https://burningbridgescomedyclub.com/?view=calendar&month=03-2019) Raise a Glass Bar Crawl...

Duration:00:42:16

Marc Masterson of City Theatre | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

3/7/2019
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Marc Masterson of the City Theatre joins us to talk about “The Roomate” and upcoming “The Burdens”, his time away from Pittsburgh working for a theater company in California, spending time in an AirStream Trailer fly fishing, Texas, Louisville, and ending his career here in Pittsburgh. The Burdens at City Theatre (http://www.citytheatrecompany.org/play/the-burdens/) The Roomate at City Theatre (http://www.citytheatrecompany.org/play/the-roommate/)

Duration:00:28:12

Patrick Jordan of Barebones Productions | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

2/28/2019
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Patrick Jordan of Barebones Productions discusses his newest show, The Legend of Georgia McBride, the evolution of their production company, their space in Braddock and more! Review: Barebones’ ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’ powered by a cast that embraces the show’s camp and glamour (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/georgia-mcbride/)

Duration:00:45:19

Bethany Hallam | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

2/21/2019
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Bethany Hallam is the a Demacratic Candidate for Allegheny County Council, At Large, and sits down with us this week to discuss her history with opioid addiction, jail reform, the state of city council, fracking and the environment. Today the Pittsburgh Current Podcast is sponsored by A&R Solutions LLC For an appointment call 1-800-817-4053 (repeat if needed) or visit our website at www.aandrsolutions.com Look for the link in the description

Duration:00:43:26

Black Bottom Music Festival | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

2/14/2019
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Cydney Nunn and Joseph Lewis of the August Wilson Cultural Center discuss Black Bottom Music Festival in associate with Row House Cinema. Black Bottom Film Festival Information (https://aacc-awc.org/program/black-bottom-film/)

Duration:00:36:00

Adult Film Star Michele James | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

2/7/2019
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Adult Film Star Michele James joins Pittsburgh Current Podcast to talk about getting started with ManyVids, what her career does for her sex life, meeting fans, and leaving the porn industry a better place. Taking Off: Michele James works in the adult film industry, societal stigmas be damned (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/michele-james-pittsburgh-porn/) 2019 Pittsburgh Current Sex Issue (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/2019-pittsburgh-current-sex-issue/)

Duration:00:44:59

Pittsburgh Musical Theater's "In the Heights" | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

1/31/2019
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Colleen Doyno, Executive Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Musical Theater and Brady Patsy, currently appearing in PMT's production of "In the Heights". Pittsburgh Musical Theater (https://pittsburghmusicals.com/shows/westend/ith/) ‘In The Heights’ at Pittsburgh Musical Theater driven by ‘amazing’ vocals (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/in-the-heights-pittsburgh/)

Duration:00:32:37

Chelsa Wagner - Allegheny County Controller | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

1/24/2019
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Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner discusses the UPMC and Highmark “divorce” and what can still be done, her candidacy for a third term, and more. Learn more and how you can contact your lawmaker and circulate the petition at healthcarepgh.com (http://healthcarepgh.com).

Duration:00:32:52

U.S. Representative Mike Doyle | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

1/10/2019
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US Representative Mike Doyle joins us for a discussion about the 2019 Government Shutdown, the facts behind the wall and border security, and his work with net neutrality and online privacy in the coming session. Get the latest edition of Pittsburgh Current on the stands or the digital version here (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/digital-archive/). How Yinz Banging? Take the survey! (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeQGBWLY5FDmCvg8ed5hJr313spjvXb4ODUhxjmIbaGphBlwQ/viewform)

Duration:00:28:59

Year in Review | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

12/20/2018
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Charlie Deitch and Bethany Ruhe are ending the year with a year in review and a look at the first few months of Pittsburgh Current. Looking at 2018 from the Pages of ‘Pittsburgh Current’ https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/2018-pittsburgh-current/

Duration:00:41:27

F. Dok Harris | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

12/13/2018
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We talk with F. Dok Harris about Christmas on Mexican War Streets and the LGBTQ Giving Guide. LGBTQ Giving Guide (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/lgbtq-giving-guide/)

Duration:00:20:05

Sue Kerr | Pittsburgh Current Podcast

12/6/2018
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Pittsburgh Current Podcast welcomes LGBTQ columnist Sue Kerr to the show to discuss her LGBTQ Gift Guide, as well as follow up with the latest breaking story from the Pittsburgh Steelers game where a Chargers fan was photographed being choked by another fan. Pittsburgh Current Gift Guide: Make the Yuletide Gay (https://www.pittsburghcurrent.com/pittsburgh-current-gift-guide-make-the-yuletide-gay/) Man and pregnant wife assaulted at Steelers game seeking criminal charges...

Duration:00:44:14