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Steelers Preview 2016

It's Game Time: Dust off your Terrible Towels because another Pittsburgh Steelers season is upon us.


Totopo Mexican Kitchen and Bar in Mount Lebanon offers Mexican-American favorites

The entrees consist mainly of tacos, burritos and enchiladas, plus a few regional specialties

Just what’s in fassionola?

Exploring the mysteries of a red fruit syrup

Chanterelle pasta

“There is something awe-inspiring about mushrooms.”

Dogfish Head Namaste

Retail Price: $10.99 / six-pack

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Stagioni vs. Eleven

End of Summer Sm(b)ash

Wesley’s Delicatessen, in Downtown Pittsburgh, strives for friendliness and a comfortable space

Most of the sandwiches are named for Pittsburgh neighborhoods


Cartoonist Ed Piskor is reaching new heights

Hip Hop Family Tree series catapults Munhall resident to international fame

Péle-Méle and Boîte Noire explore spatial perception

Wood Street installations challenge the senses and the mind


Floyd Collins at Front Porch Theatricals

A production of a challenging musical falls short

Beth Corning revisits — and retools — a lauded solo show

“I like this piece. I want to further invest in it.”


On its latest release, Pittsburgh’s YRS sets familiar human struggles against a far-out backdrop

“The space metaphor was a literal metaphor for isolation. I felt distant and far away from what was happening and everything in my life at the time.”

Critics’ Picks, Sept. 1-7

Performances by Mac Sabbath, Same, The Mountain Goats and Maja Ratkje, plus the 17th annual Allegheny County Music Festival

Singer-songwriter and one-time Pittsburgh resident Jeremiah Clark wants audiences to relate to him as a real person

“I don’t want there to be any sort of barrier, division or separation between me and them.”

“Trash grass” group Whiskey Shivers isn’t your grandpa’s bluegrass band

The end result is bluegrass with a rocket up its ass


The Light Between the Oceans

Derek Cianfrance’s lush adaptation should please fans of windswept romantic tear-jerkers

Don’t Breathe

In Fede Alvarez’s stripped-down siege thriller, burglars battle a blind man in a locked-down house

Hands of Stone

Edgar Ramirez tries but fails to elevate this hackneyed boxing bio-pic about Roberto Duran

My King

A new French drama examines a tumultuous relationship

Short List

Short List: August 31-September 7

The Festival of Combustion is back; Silver Eye pictures Elements of Photography; PICT Classic’s Shirley Valentine at the Union Project; a “performance tasting” at Space Upstairs


Savage Love

There is a large and growing sex workers’ rights movement.

Lynn Cullen Live 08/31/16

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Lynn Cullen Live 08/30/16

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Activists are concerned Allegheny County Port Authority Police aren’t being held accountable

“When you have a system that only involves the police investigating police, then you are going to have trust issues.”

Medical marijuana is coming to Pennsylvania

Here’s what you need to know about this burgeoning industry

The Dining Defender

All food facilities — whether a stadium, truck or fancy new joint down the street — are inspected by the county health department


Steelers Preview 2016

It's Game Time: Dust off your Terrible Towels because another Pittsburgh Steelers season is upon us.

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