Arts Feature

A group show at SPACE explores what brings us all together

Public Record is a strong addition to the Pittsburgh Biennial

Pittsburgh Dining

Sirena Taco Joint and Bar

An impressive menu of inventive tacos makes this McMurray venue worth stopping at

American-made Syrah pioneer Gary Eberle comes to town

Pasa Robles-based vintner is a passionate wine educator

Quince is a lesser-known fall fruit that is worth seeking out

Preserves, desserts and simple-but-exotic stews can be made with quince


A group show at SPACE explores what brings us all together

Public Record is a strong addition to the Pittsburgh Biennial

On Stage

Comedian and cancer survivor Tig Notaro returns to Pittsburgh

"My current hour of material has a nice mix of personal stories and just ridiculousness."

21 at the Conservatory Theatre Company

A hagiographic new musical works well here because Roberto Clemente is still so revered

City Theatre's Outside Mullingar

A bittersweet Irish romance is a most pleasant theatrical exercise for the audience

The Small Room at the Top of the Stairs at Off the Wall Productions

The play's deception isn't the twist of plot, but rather the transformation of its intent and purpose

Pittsburgh Ballet launches its 45th season with The Sleeping Beauty

Corps de ballet roles provide essential support in classic story ballet



By Rachella Angel


Talking Poetry With Cass McCombs

"I don't really feel comfortable being a teacher ... telling people how to think and live."

Neon Hitch leaves Warner Brothers, wants her fans to be her label

"I'm raising money to hire the fans to do what people from a label would normally do. But my fans would do it more passionately."

A reunion, a release and a departure for Pittsburgh punks

"It's like a big family reunion almost."

Critics' Picks Oct. 23-29

Local shows by PitchBlak Brass Band, Kalob Griffin Band and Chuck Ragan, plus a local Alice Cooper tribute made up of some old scene heads

New Releases

Recent music from Red Room Effect, Luke-O, The Feel-Good Revolution

On Screen

St. Vincent

Bill Murray-driven quirky buddy movie is browbeaten by obvious sentimentality


A feel-good British comedy about a 1984 alliance between striking coal miners and gay-rights activists

Dear White People

A provocative comedy about being black in today's America

Last Days in Vietnam

Fascinating account of chaotic and occasional successful evacuation as Saigon fell in 1975

Men, Women and Children

Oh social media, how we love and hate you!

Short List

Short List: October 22 - 28

Bricolage's SCarrie: The Musical; Throughline Theatre has The Last Days of Judas Iscariot; Groove Aesthetic's African rhythms; the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at the Hollywood


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Pennsylvania Governor

The Two Toms

Monster Upset? Tom Wolf has Tom Corbett and the GOP's gubernatorial legacy on the run

"Tom Corbett is making history on November 4, one way or another."

U.S. House District 12

Incumbent Advantage

State House District 20

The New North


Lynn Cullen Live 10/24/14

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Savage Love

By Dan Savage

Lynn Cullen Live 10/22/14

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