Best Of Pittsburgh Feature
The results of our annual Readers' Poll
Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits and the Return of Artisanal Foods looks at the four foods' histories and the resurgence of small-time production
This Squirrel Hill restaurant merges the traditional flavors and preparations of Thailand with modern European-bistro aspirations
An honor for Butcher and the Rye and local bartenders take a field trip
The pieces are linked by a sense of whimsy mixed with melancholy
A theater's 40
th-anniversary production lets us once again hear Tennesee Williams' glorious song of sorrow
David Whalen, as the eponymous king, is a sight to behold
"There are other things men of color do that can be viewed as self-hate."
The 109 pages are imbued with the ghost of a restless Kerouac
New program has Tom Verlaine, Eleanor Friedberger and others writing songs for unreleased Warhol films
"It feels like I'm being reintroduced to the game in a whole new manner."
"It's rare to see a guitarist who doesn't use pedals these days."
Local shows by tUnE-yArDs and The Stray Birds; a pair of emo heavy hitters; and Nick Ziegler returns from L.A. with The Forty Nineteens
"For us to be able to play after Against Me! is insane to me. It almost feels disrespectful."
David Dobkin's over-stuffed film willfully careens between mystery, soap opera and comedy
This drama about a WWII tank crew is competently acted, but predictable and hamfisted
A double-shot of romantic melodrama from the pen of Nicholas Sparks
Wildly colorful exploration of Mexican folklore is undercut by cheap jokes
Horror-comedy from New Zealand offers plenty of twisty fun
City of Asylum's 10
th-anniversary Exiled Voices reading; Risk! Live comes to town; Clemente musical 21 world-premieres; John Hodgman is back.
"The important thing is to be organized and to stay with it."
Rothfus faces Democratic challenger Erin McClelland in November
"I hope it sends a message to pregnant women that they have rights in the workplace."
"Selling the solution can lead to inspiration and hope."
Your partner may regard his best friend as fun to have around, but not an equal partner.