Bummed about the looming Trump inauguration? Check out these Pittsburgh events.

Bummed about the looming Trump inauguration? Check out these Pittsburgh events.

Here's a list of events happening in Pittsburgh this week to help you get involved and stay involved over the next four years.
USA Sumo show will raise money for Greater Pittsburgh YMCA

USA Sumo show will raise money for Greater Pittsburgh YMCA

“In this culture, I didn’t think people would like a sport where your rear isn’t covered.”
<i>City Paper’s</i> Winter Guide provides reasons to leave the house

City Paper’s Winter Guide provides reasons to leave the house

Check out plays, museums, ice sculptures, concerts and new cars
New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

“We started imagining a space where feminism could meet technology education.”
Former New England Patriots offensive lineman calls Pittsburgh Steeler James Harrison's level of play at age 38 'impressive'

Former New England Patriots offensive lineman calls Pittsburgh Steeler James Harrison's level of play at age 38 'impressive'

Former New England O-lineman Matt Light is 'impressed' that James Harrison is still playing at a high level.
Pittsburgh’s National Day of Action for Immigrant Rights draws a rally for local undocumented immigrant

Pittsburgh’s National Day of Action for Immigrant Rights draws a rally for local undocumented immigrant

Martín Esquivel-Hernandez could be deported next week, and his advocates are marching for him and immigrants everywhere.

News+Features

As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the 45th president, Ambridge isn’t waiting around for his help.

“Ambridge needs the help of the people who are living and working there.”

New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

“We started imagining a space where feminism could meet technology education.”

Music

Two Gunns: Guitarist Steve Gunn finds joy in both collaboration and solo work

“We wanted to pare down and get back to a more simple style of touring.”

Critics' Picks, Jan. 19-25

Performances by Bad Case of Big Mouth, The Uptown Woods, Mathew Tembo and more

New Releases

Reviews of records by The Silver Thread, Bill Deasy and T-Tops

Destory All, the new CD from Pittsburgh Trio Strange Monsters, is full of character

“How would you feel if Optimus Prime was your older brother?”

Arts

The Domesticity of Abandonment explores dispossessed people and objects

Group show at SPACE features local and international artists

Stage

Bodiography Contemporary Ballet marks its 15th anniversary

“Red Carpet” program includes new and repertory works

Short List

Short List: Jan 18-24

The Royale at City Theatre; Downtown’s winter Gallery Crawl; Pittsburgh Opera’s Richard the Lionheart; Confidential Musical Theater Project

Food+Drink

UUBU 6 brings an assortment of comfort-food dishes to the South Side Slopes

Portions are tremendous and inexpensively priced

Just Good Donuts, on the South Side, makes well-priced fancy donuts

“There’s no reason to pay $24 for a half-dozen donuts.”

Pittsburgh Drinks

A journalist and a veteran bartender team up for a history of imbibing in Pittsburgh

Felicia’s Enchiladas

I remember a time when he would tell me about the winding adventures of his youth.

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Tender Bar + Kitchen vs. DiAnoia’s Eatery

Rum and Branca Menta make a sweet duo

Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2015

$ 7/3-oz. pour; $11/6 oz.; $15/9 oz.

Screen

Silence

Martin Scorsese’s slow-motion epic is an exploration of faith that is of interest, but not particularly entertaining

Elle

Paul Verhoeven’s film about a woman seeking her rapist is a real showcase for Isabelle Huppert

The Founder

This origin story of McDonald’s shifts from cheery to darker

Live By Night

A rather dull foray into the gangster days of the Florida Gulf Coast during Prohibition

Paterson

Jim Jarmusch’s film is a celebration of “everyday poetry,” and those who take the time to find it

20th Century Women

A warm, wise and funny movie about the million messy ways people support each other

Sports

USA Sumo show will raise money for Greater Pittsburgh YMCA

“In this culture, I didn’t think people would like a sport where your rear isn’t covered.”

Former New England Patriot Matt Light gives Steelers fans a chance to be his guest for the AFC Championship

“I’ve got one heck of a great story about Ben Roethlisberger.”

T.J. McConnell is already repping Duquesne basketball in the NBA, and he might not be alone in a few years.

Duquesne’s lineup is a veritable gypsies, tramps and thieves of the court

Former New England Patriots offensive lineman calls Pittsburgh Steeler James Harrison's level of play at age 38 'impressive'

Former New England O-lineman Matt Light is 'impressed' that James Harrison is still playing at a high level.

Blogs

Regional ICE office ignoring supporters of Pittsburgh undocumented immigrant, advocates to take case national

Advocates for Martín Esquivel-Hernandez say this is most likely the last chance to keep him in the U.S.

Listen Up! Jan. 18

Bummed about the looming Trump inauguration? Check out these Pittsburgh events.

Here's a list of events happening in Pittsburgh this week to help you get involved and stay involved over the next four years.

A conversation with this week’s Pittsburgh City Paper cover illustrator Rachel Arnold Sager

"Illustrating a bunch of things that are usually considered “boy” interests in a more gender-neutral way was really important to me."

Pittsburgh area Congressman Mike Doyle not attending inauguration of Donald Trump

Doyle joins at least 51 other Democratic lawmakers in boycotting President-elect Trump's inauguration.

Pittsburgh’s National Day of Action for Immigrant Rights draws a rally for local undocumented immigrant

Martín Esquivel-Hernandez could be deported next week, and his advocates are marching for him and immigrants everywhere.

Pittsburgh police chief stands by officer in altercation with Steelers coach Joey Porter; DA wthdraws most charges

While the Allegheny County District Attorney's office announced they will be withdrawing assault charges against Steelers coach Joey Porter, acting Pittsburgh police chief Scott Schubert says he stand by officer Paul Abel.

Pittsburgh fans cheer on Steelers at Friday's playoff rally downtown; game time moved to 8:20 p.m. Sunday evening

Pittsburgh Steelers fans gather for Black-and-Gold pep rally downtown.

Grand opening tomorrow for Pittsburgh’s City of Asylum Books

Store specializing in world literature and works in translation to open on North Side

Views

How should environmentalists respond to Trump?

“Caring in silence is not what this moment demands.”

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Books

Poet Jennifer Jackson Berry’s The Feeder is a strong collection

She writes in a voice powerful and genuine

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