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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

POST-GAZETTE.COM AND PGHEVENTS.COM ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP The two web sites are joining forces to create
western Pennsylvania’s premier online events calendar.

PITTSBURGH, PA – April 20, 2006 – The region’s most popular web site, post-gazette.com, is teaming up with PGHevents.com, the region’s most popular stand-alone web calendar, to offer the Pittsburgh region a consolidated online resource for event information. This partnership will use the reach of post-gazette.com to power PGHevents.com’s expertise in managing and organizing events online.

Beginning in May, the new and improved calendar will be located at post-gazette.com/events and will feature a fresh design, better organization and a more advanced search function. Web site visitors will be able to easily browse upcoming events by date, category, keyword and location. Also, new tools will be rolled out in the upcoming months, including RSS feeds and e-newsletters.

James A. Richards, founder of Managerie and PGHevents.com, will work with post-gazette.com to continually improve the events calendar. His more than seven years experience in creating and molding PGHevents.com gives him a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will help him build the new post-gazette.com/events into a vital entertainment resource for the region.

Managerie is a social enterprise founded by Richards that develops and executes projects benefiting Pittsburgh’s vibrant arts & entertainment community. PGHevents.com was established through Managerie in 1999.

As an established, branded extension of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.com has been an online resource for the region since 1997. The Post-Gazette has served the Pittsburgh community, its readers and advertisers as the region’s indispensable source of news, advertising and information for more than two centuries.

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