Pittsburgh workers walk off jobs and rally Downtown to protest for higher wages

Pittsburgh workers walk off jobs and rally Downtown to protest for higher wages

As part of the nation Day of Disruption, hundreds of protesters take to Pittsburgh streets in the Fight for $15.
Getting immersed in the interactive work of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica

Getting immersed in the interactive work of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica

Oiticia is not content simply to invite the viewer to experience his art; rather, he demands it.
Attack Theatre explores shifting perspectives in new dance work

Attack Theatre explores shifting perspectives in new dance work

“We’ve adopted this term of ‘slow-looking.’”
Pittsburghers trade their ice skates for flippers

Pittsburghers trade their ice skates for flippers

“No matter how good you are, you can’t hold your breath forever.”
Despite the number of Americans living with ME/CFS, little is known about the debilitating illness

Despite the number of Americans living with ME/CFS, little is known about the debilitating illness

“The good news is these patients don’t die. The bad news is these patients don’t die.”

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Despite the number of Americans living with ME/CFS, little is known about the debilitating illness

“The good news is these patients don’t die. The bad news is these patients don’t die.”

Pittsburgh indigenous-rights advocate weighs in on Standing Rock

“It’s a basic level of human decency, what is currently happening in Standing Rock.”

Music

After finding a place for himself in Pittsburgh, venerable saxophonist Richie Cole finds reinvention on a new record

“I’ve already proved myself and what I can do. Now I just say what I’ve got to say.”

Seattle’s Supersuckers make raw rock ’n’ roll with just the right amount of humor and hubris

“I heard country music every day, and I thought I hated it.”

Critics’ Picks, Dec. 1-7

Performances by the Van Allen Belt, the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, the African Children’s Choir, Psychic Twin and Red Fang

Arts

Getting immersed in the interactive work of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica

Oiticia is not content simply to invite the viewer to experience his art; rather, he demands it.

Sculptor Ed Parrish Jr. dazzles at the Irma Freeman Center

Pieces appear alien yet feel sweetly comforting

A theater group seeks help to create a new sport

The workshops involve posing questions about topics like rules, and comparing athletes to theatrical characters

Stage

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat at Quantum Theatre

Vocalists Katy Williams, Ian McEuen and Kevin Glavin are more than up to the task in this chamber opera

Attack Theatre explores shifting perspectives in new dance work

“We’ve adopted this term of ‘slow-looking.’”

Short List

Short List: Dec. 1-7

The Museum of Broken Relationships; National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis; Handmade Arcade crafts fair; comedian Jim Jefferies

Food+Drink

Part Three: The agony and the ecstasy of Pittsburgh Brewing Company, brewers of Iron City Beer

Yet another owner, Joe Piccirilli, attempts to reinvigorate Iron City, and fails

Nancetta’s Ristorante in O’Hara makes a mark with authentic, upscale Italian specialties

“The old menu was Pittsburgh Italian; this menu is Italian.”

The Vietnamese eatery Bahn Mi & Ti opens in Lawrenceville

The bright, airy spot offers sandwiches, rice bowls and bubble tea

A seasonal primer on darker beers

It all comes down to the malts

Chichicapa Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal

Price $73.99/bottle

Panzanella: Tuscan Bread Salad, Fall Edition

Why not make an extra big batch of what you are cooking and share it with other families?

Screen

Our cheat sheet to the movies opening over the Christmas holiday week

Movies are a good way to spend time with — or avoid — family members

Bad Santa 2

Added vulgarity doesn’t elevate this sequel or make it funnier

Sports

Pittsburghers trade their ice skates for flippers

“No matter how good you are, you can’t hold your breath forever.”

Pittsburgh Pirates release 2017 promo calendar featuring bobbleheads, water bottles and T-shirts on Saturdays

There will also be tickets to actual games to buy if you’re into that sort of thing.

Duquesne hasn’t always been the City Game’s perennial loser against the University of Pittsburgh

Men in suits and fedoras gave each other knuckle sandwiches

Blogs

Listen Up! Nov. 30

Pittsburgh workers walk off jobs and rally Downtown to protest for higher wages

As part of the nation Day of Disruption, hundreds of protesters take to Pittsburgh streets in the Fight for $15.

Pittsburgh City Council introduces city ban on conversion therapy

In response to President-elect Donald Trump's administration picks' stances on LGBT issues, Pittsburgh City Council proposes a ban on conversion therapy.

MP3 Monday: Wreck Loose

Views

Lynn Cullen Live 12/01/16

Audio & Video Archive

Savage Love

I would recommend outsourcing non-birthday blowjobs.

Pittsburgh Left: The answers to three burning questions

Would Deep Throat have kept quiet about Richard Nixon if he faced a $500 fine?

Lynn Cullen Live 11/30/16

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 11/29/16

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 11/28/16

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