Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-André Fleury deserves a chance to start somewhere else

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-André Fleury deserves a chance to start somewhere else

I’d rather remember the guy who won the Stanley Cup in 2009 than the guy who won a Cup as a team’s backup goalie
Addiction treatment can save lives, but getting patients in the door is still an issue

Addiction treatment can save lives, but getting patients in the door is still an issue

“Recovery is possible and we’re proof of that.”
Artists rallying to resist Trump

Artists rallying to resist Trump

“It’s like doing a show, really.”
Scott Smith, of East End Brewing Company, lets his baby bird fly with can distribution

Scott Smith, of East End Brewing Company, lets his baby bird fly with can distribution

“We’ve been threatening to can for years.”
Hardcore band Power Trip plans on staying political even as it gains more notoriety among metal fans

Hardcore band Power Trip plans on staying political even as it gains more notoriety among metal fans

“I feel more obligated to speak out. And if it makes some redneck cringe, I don’t really care.”
<i>Get Out</i>

Get Out

Jordan Peele’s thriller is an assured, smart and provocative debut

News+Features

Addiction treatment can save lives, but getting patients in the door is still an issue

“Recovery is possible and we’re proof of that.”

Pitt’s conservative student-run publication brings a new slant to campus news

“The reason we have such a conservative slant at The Pitt Maverick is because that viewpoint was not [represented] anywhere on campus.”

For this UPMC surgeon, music is an important prescription for a successful procedure

“Music influences us in the operating room just as much as it influences the mood inside of a restaurant.”

Music

Hardcore band Power Trip plans on staying political even as it gains more notoriety among metal fans

“I feel more obligated to speak out. And if it makes some redneck cringe, I don’t really care.”

The Necks and Battle Trance offer two different takes on experimental music

With either group, it’s best to check your inhibitions at the door and keep your ears open

Critics' Picks, March 2-8

Check out performances this week from We The Kings, Foxing, GZA and more

J. Trafford, of Suavity’s Mouthpiece, stages a concert benefiting the Trans Women of Color Collective

The joyfully weird Pittsburgh band previously donated all online sales to the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit

Arts

Artists rallying to resist Trump

“It’s like doing a show, really.”

Arts groups mobilize to save federal funding

“There seems to be a disregard for free speech.”

Stage

Ragtime at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama

Something full of Americana becomes a harrowingly relevant story

Korean contemporary dance company Bereishit makes its Pittsburgh debut

Works combine dance and traditional Korean music

Big Love at Point Park Conservatory

It’s fun. It’s entertaining. But it’s not profound.

Short List

Short List: Mar. 2-8

Prime Stage’s 1984 — and George Orwell’s son; The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Aaron Draplin at the Hollywood; Brain Candy Live!

Food+Drink

Jabo’s Smoque House and Saloon, Bloomfield, makes a play for BBQ fans

The venue did well by smoke and some meats, but fell short in other places

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Morcilla vs. Union Standard

A reverential nod to vespers

Scott Smith, of East End Brewing Company, lets his baby bird fly with can distribution

“We’ve been threatening to can for years.”

The Colombian Spot opens a storefront eatery on the South Side

It offers an extensive Colombian menu, including arepas, soups and fruit drinks

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

“I was so young I had to stand on a stool to reach the pan.”

Dancing With the Green Fairy: Part One

Cecil Usher guides us through the history and mystery of dancing with the green fairy

Screen

Logan

James Mangold’s film explores what happens to superheroes when they are past their prime

Get Out

Jordan Peele’s thriller is an assured, smart and provocative debut

A United Kingdom

An old-fashioned, golden-toned melodrama set in Britain and southern African in the late 1940s

XX

This new horror anthology offers four short films directed by women.

Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-André Fleury deserves a chance to start somewhere else

I’d rather remember the guy who won the Stanley Cup in 2009 than the guy who won a Cup as a team’s backup goalie

NHL hockey is fun outdoors, but hockey over a shark tank kicks it up a notch

There are plenty of other games that are perfect for alternate locations

Wysocki: In Pittsburgh’s college-basketball scene, women hold all the power

They have broken down the barriers and escaped from their binders

Blogs

Constituents voice opposition to state Sen. Guy Reschenthaler’s legislation at open house

The young state senator has a record of far-right stances, and a large group of his constituents are upset about it.

MP3 Monday: wwoman

This week's track is sexy synth R&B from wwoman.

Scenes from Friday's 'RISE UP for Trans Equality!' protest and rally in Downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburghers protest Donald Trump's recent action against the protection of trans rights

Pittsburghers call on PWSA to improve water quality and service

At today's PWSA board meeting new coalition Our Water Campaign called for better water quality.

Review: Gregory Porter at August Wilson Center

A review of Gregory Porter's performance at August Wilson Center this week.

Listen Up! Feb. 22

Pittsburgh police release security camera video but not officer body-camera footage in arrest of Steelers coach Joey Porter

After releasing security camera footage from a January incident involving Steelers coach Joey Porter, police say they won't release body camera footage taken at the scene.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh hosts “A Celebration of Seeds” on Saturday

Library's annual Seed and Plant Swap features seed stories, conversations with gardening experts, hands-on activities for children and teens, and a selection of free seeds and plants

Dance for a good cause tomorrow night at Pittsburgh's In Bed By Ten

Early-evening dance party benefits Western Pennsylvania Fund for Choice

Views

Savage Love

I’m not ready to go pro at this stage in my career.

Books

A Conversation with Roxane Gay

“People think they know me, but they only know what I choose for them to know.”

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