Arts Feature

A review of photographer Mark Neville’s London/Pittsburgh

We’re left moved, thoughtful, intrigued, but not satisfied

Pittsburgh Dining

Pan Asian Kitchen

At this Lawrenceville venue, you’ll find appealing updates of pan-Asian favorites, plus inventive sushi

Allentown’s first coffee shop has a bit of an edge

The walls are adorned with goat-skull sculptures and snake paintings

Bloomfield’s new Station offers its own twist on cocktails

Bar manager Chris Matrozza delves into flavor trinities and riffs on classics.

Arts

A review of photographer Mark Neville’s London/Pittsburgh

We’re left moved, thoughtful, intrigued, but not satisfied

On Stage

The Light in the Piazza at Front Porch Theatricals

Director Stephen Santa has assembled a cast of absolute perfection, featuring performers who can melt with their talent

A Little Hotel on the Side at Little Lake

This classic farce holds up surprisingly well.

Pittsburgh Comedy Festival returns for its second year

Headliners include Todd Glass, improv troupe Bombardo

Books

A review of poet John Stupp’s Advice From the Bed of a Friend

“Who cannot be inspired by endless blue waves.”

A Few More Days

Music

DJ Chief Xcel of Blackalicious talks about the new record, his partnership with Gift of Gab, and record shopping in Pittsburgh

“A lot of the stuff I used on Blazing Arrow I found at Jerry’s.”

Boston-bred roots-rock band Della Mae uses music to make the world a better place

“We really try to bring people together.”

Braddock-bred R&B artist Landon Thomas gains momentum with a song in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

“They actually looked me up, found the song that they wanted, and then made me go and re-edit it so there were no cuss words.”

Critics’ Picks, Aug. 27- Sept. 2

Concerts by the Honey Island Swamp Band, Jake Shimabukuro, Taj Mahal and Hivelords

New Releases

Reviews of records by Greywalker and Blue Soul Ten

On Screen

The Look of Silence

In his companion piece to The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer revisits the victims of Indonesian genocide

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

A coming-of-age dramedy set in 1970s San Francisco recounts the sexual awakening of a 15-year-old girl

American Ultra

A quirky — and violent — comedy about a sleeper agent operating as a stoner

Hitman: Agent 47

An action flick adapted from the videogame series has trouble shaking its roots

Meru

High-altitude climbing isn’t for everyone, as this fascinating doc explains

Turbo Kid

If you loved the apocalypse as offered in 1980s cinema, this comedic actioner is for you

Short List

Short List: August 26 - September 1

Neu Kirche opening celebration; Second City at the Public; Pedal Pittsburgh; and the PSO’s Neighborhood Week

Listings

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News+Features

Extreme Pittsburgh

Looking for an adventure without leaving town? We visited six places that will bring you thrills in our own back yard.

Life can be tough for heroin addicts and their families

“People think it can’t happen to them because we’re living in suburbia.”

South Side Market House celebrates 100 years

“That kind of facility contributed in a very substantial way to the overall feel of a community

CP TV

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Views

Lynn Cullen Live 8/27/15

Audio & Video Archive

Savage Love

“Loyalty isn’t something we can demonstrate only with our genitals.”

Cheap Seats: “Watching the Pirates game from the press box is quite an adjustment.”

“It’s like watching a game in a library.”

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