Music Feature

Local shops offer up specials (and snacks) for Record Store Day, April 19

Deals on new and used recordings, as well as RSD releases, offered at stores all over town

Pittsburgh Dining

The new-to-the-region Indonesian cuisine finds a home in North Huntingdon

Kusuka's menu provides plenty of photographs to assist diners exploring Indonesian dishes

After Bridge Ten closes, owner Dave DeSimone tries again in Shadyside

"It's fun for me to dig out wines that you're not going to find at other places."

The Carnegie Library in Oakland now offers a seed library

Users can take seeds for vegetables, flowers and other plants, as well as donate seeds


At the Frick, a touring show of vintage paintings highlights interesting, lesser-known works by well-known artists

Paintings by Gilbert Stuart, Frank Edwin Church and Mary Cassatt are among those prompting career reassessments

On Stage

Quantum Theatre's Pantagleize

An enthralling satire pokes at revolution, right-wing despots, left-wing dreamers and the world at large

The Playboy of the Western World at the Conservatory Theatre Company

Kim Martin's propulsive direction helps land this script in the most entertaining way

Point Park's prestigious dance program marks 10 years of an annual Downtown showcase

This year's At the Byham features works by Balanchine, Graham, Dwight Rhoden and David Parsons


Lyla Foy weaves rhythmic pieces into a debut full-length

"I really like the bass as a percussion instrument"

Local shops offer up specials (and snacks) for Record Store Day, April 19

Deals on new and used recordings, as well as RSD releases, offered at stores all over town

Local artists come together to raise funds for DJ and producer Buscrates

The ex-Pittsburgher was hit by a car on his bike in February

Critics' Picks: April 16 - 22

Local shows by Turkuaz, Riff Raff and Jessica Lea Mayfield, plus Don't Give Up the Ship! Fest takes over Bloomfield and Lawrenceville

On the Record with Dominic Cipolla of The Phantom Family Halo

"On the recordings, I generally play most everything ... even some of the stuff that is improvised"

New Releases

No Bad Ju Ju's new No Covers reviewed

On Screen

The Raid 2

A sequel to the 2011 hit delivers plenty of martial-arts fighting, and some clunky plot

Dom Hemingway

A dark British comedy about a gangster trying to get his groove back

Short List

Short List: April 16 - 23

The queer femme performers of Heels on Wheels roll into town; Venture Outdoors takes you on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail; the Children's Museum continues its Love Letters Project; and the Christian McBride Trio visits JazzLive.


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Gaining Options: Several bidders show interest in August Wilson Center, but only one reveals identity, plans

"They should accept the bid that wants to keep its mission intact."

Ghost Town

New exhibit exhumes our fascination with ghost signs


Green Routes: Can we talk about our environmental woes in a way that actually leads us to fix them?

It's a long way from wanting to run me off the road to choosing to cash in your Navigator

Savage Love

It usually takes being dumped several dozen times before a guy starts to do the hard work of dismantling his assholery

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