Members of Pittsburgh legal community call for resistance against Trump administration

Members of Pittsburgh legal community call for resistance against Trump administration

Pittsburgh's legal community says they will fight the ideology, agenda, and actions of Trump's administration.
Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Controller Michael Lamb says PWSA's issues are "a perfect storm of mistake and incompetence."
<i>As One</i> brings the story of a transgender person to opera

As One brings the story of a transgender person to opera

“It quickly moves from just retelling autobiographical experiences to something more universal.”
Wylie Holdings has cashed in on Lawrenceville’s revitalization, but is it being a good neighbor?

Wylie Holdings has cashed in on Lawrenceville’s revitalization, but is it being a good neighbor?

“Real-estate speculation can be a very amoral enterprise.”
Pittsburgh Tattoo shop celebrates civil-rights activists

Pittsburgh Tattoo shop celebrates civil-rights activists

“What excites me most about this project is finding out what civil-rights activists other people are into.”

News+Features

Wylie Holdings has cashed in on Lawrenceville’s revitalization, but is it being a good neighbor?

“Real-estate speculation can be a very amoral enterprise.”

Pittsburgh Tattoo shop celebrates civil-rights activists

“What excites me most about this project is finding out what civil-rights activists other people are into.”

Picturing Regent Square

City Paper teams up with Instagram collective @SteelCityGrammers for a photo essay from Regent Square

Music

Despite Biblical influences, Pittsburgh’s Slaves BC are making noise in the blackened hardcore scene

“We’ve been playing with nihilistic, atheistic, satanic bands since the beginning.”

Mostly Other People Do the Killing combines improvisation with jazz standards

“There’s a very obvious element of goofiness and zaniness in there.”

Sinkane’s funk, pop and jazz influences are an optimistic and soothing oasis in turbulent times

“You can’t be a leader and not be positive.”

Critics' Picks, Feb. 16-22

Performances by George Clinton, Rotten Sound, Gregory Porter and more

The Long Hunt channel nature for its moody, minimalist debut, Wilderness Tales

Think of a sound somewhere between Slint and Sleep

Stage

Alice in Wonderland at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

The second act, at the Queen’s court, was the Alice audiences crave

JH: Mechanics of a Legend at The Hiawatha Project

A folk tale becomes a window on American history

Twelfth Night at Pittsburgh Public Theater

One of Shakespeare’s more antic works, with an undertow of melancholy

As One brings the story of a transgender person to opera

“It quickly moves from just retelling autobiographical experiences to something more universal.”

Short List

Short List: Feb. 15-23

At the Movies with Herb Boyd; Firelei Báez at The Warhol; Sarah Miller’s tattoo expo; Duane Michals shows his movies

Food+Drink

Food, Mood and Attitude

Two caterers bring African foods and a heavy dose of positivity to their communities

Social House 7 brings fusion Asian fare and sushi to Downtown Pittsburgh

The spot offers flamboyant atmosphere, a broad, well-executed menu and superb service

NYC’s Casellula Opens on the North Side

“What is cheese without a similarly diverse wine menu?”

Vegan Chocolate Pudding

A recipe with few ingredients tends to have a crisp and clean flavor profile.

The fast-casual Italian-inspired eatery Piada opens in Oakland.

The unique menu item is the piada that’s like an Italian burrito

SeaQuench Ale

$35.99/case

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Girasole vs. Bites & Brews

Two bars return to a ’90s classic, the Cosmopolitan

Screen

Fifty Shades Darker

This adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel is bad enough to enjoy as a trainwreck

John Wick: Chapter 2

There’s a high body count, and some mesmerizing fight choreography in this actioner sequel

I Am Not Your Negro

A new documentary essay from Raoul Peck reinvigorates James Baldwin’s 1960s writing on race relations in America

A Cure for Wellness

This gothic thriller, with a nutty plot and set in a sanitarium, is handsomely produced but far too long

Sports

Pittsburgh fitness retailer supports youth sports teams

“We’ve had kind of a down year, so it was great for the girls to have something to lift their spirits.”

Proper fantasy-baseball management requires a real-life commitment

Fantasy baseball isn’t like a job — it is a job.

Blogs

Solidarity rally and march tomorrow in Pittsburgh's Schenley Plaza

Pitt College Democrats host multi-issue event

Members of Pittsburgh legal community call for resistance against Trump administration

Pittsburgh's legal community says they will fight the ideology, agenda, and actions of Trump's administration.

Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey holds telephone town hall

After weeks of continents protesting, calling and demanding to speak to Sen. Toomey, he finally holds a 40-minute telephone town hall

Pittsburgh immigrants walk out of work, school to march in Beechview

Hundreds of Pittsburgh immigrants walkout of school and work in Day Without Immigrant campaign.

Essay film 'Robopaths' to screen tomorrow at Glitter Box

Essay film by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE explores the dangers of people acting robotically

Audit by City Controller Michael Lamb finds mismanagement at Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Controller Michael Lamb says PWSA's issues are "a perfect storm of mistake and incompetence."

Listen Up! Feb. 15

Why a small item in Gov. Wolf’s budget proposal is a big deal for Pennsylvania public transit

For years, public transit has competed with state police for funding; the governor wants to end that.

Views

Lynn Cullen Live 02/17/17

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Pittsburgh Left: It’s a sad day when the U.S. becomes a country that people have to flee

The new American dream is one of lily-white isolationism wrapped up in catchy phrases like “America First”

Climate conundrum: Is carbon capture and storage a good idea or not?

“There are limited resources; we should be focusing our attention elsewhere.”

Savage Love

Asexuals are just 1 percent of the population

Lynn Cullen Live 02/15/17

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 02/14/17

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 02/13/17

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Books

Maggie Nelson, Across Categories

We check in with the poet, critic and memoirist

Listings

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