Books Feature

Venezuelan author living in exile in Pittsburgh publishes translated novel

"These conspiracy theories keep themselves going when there is a strongman in power."

Pittsburgh Dining


This Monroeville restaurant bills itself as "Indo-Pak," with a specialty in halal meals

Mead lovers will be making a beeline for Carnegie's Apis Meadery

"We have a great cidery and a million breweries, and we needed a meadery."

Is Pittsburgh ready for another pizza feud?

This month, Pizza Boat and Bread and Salt go pie-to-pie in a "pizza dojo"


Here & Now: Queer Geographies in Contemporary Photography traces the diversity of the LGBT experience

Intimate portraiture, documentary work and more in this group show

The Sandbox is a pop-up bookstore — and much more — in the Carnegie's old coatroom

Even the preexisting wooden counter creates the feeling that you've arrived somewhere that's not a gallery

On Stage

PICT Classic's Woman and Scarecrow

Two hours of relentless regret and remorse is a lot to ask an audience to handle.

The Fantasticks at Opera Theater

SummerFest serves up a more operatic Fantasticks

The Lion in Winter at The Summer Company

Many components work quite well on their own, just not all together.

Texture returns with Life, Love, & Jazz

Program includes three new contemporary-ballet works


Venezuelan author living in exile in Pittsburgh publishes translated novel

"These conspiracy theories keep themselves going when there is a strongman in power."


Marissa Nadler keeps one foot in the art world while making a new record with Randall Dunn

"I think it's good to get my brain out of the indie-music world."

The Donkeys make timeless rock in southern California

A few years back, one of their songs was reworked and credited to the fictitious band Geronimo Jackson in Lost

New Mind Cure 7-inch connects music to the neighborhood

"I literally grew up hanging out on the Mister Rogers set."

Critics' Picks: July 16 - 22

Local shows by Band of Horses, Touché Amoré and Milk Carton Kids, plus a CD release from Nameless in August and a Woody Guthrie tribute at Club Café

New Releases

Recent music from The Nied's Hotel Band, Marcus Meston and Power Pill Fist

On Screen

Life Itself

Steve James' bio-doc of critic Roger Ebert covers film, life, death and the nature of legacy

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Tensions between the now-dominant apes and remaining humans grow in this sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes


A new bio-pic looks at the life of French author Violette Leduc

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago

A new doc follows six people as they traverse Spain's famous pilgrim walk

Short List

Short List: July 17 - 23

Downtown goes (partly) car-free at the inaugural Open Streets Pittsburgh; the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial begins; No Name Players revamp Shakespeare; the Science Center gets the Blues


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Parking Problems: Will more permits ease the South Side residents' parking woes?

"What we agree on is: People use the South Side for a parking lot."

Route Questions: Baldwin residents pushing the conversation on transit route restoration

"It makes sense to restore routes that are closest to Downtown."

The Old, Old Ball Game

Amateur cricket league keeps sport alive


Lynn Cullen Live 07/21/14

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 07/18/14

Audio & Video Archive

Lynn Cullen Live 07/17/14

Audio & Video Archive

Life in the Fast Lane

Officials put the pedal to the metal for ridesharing

Savage Love

For many kinksters, bondage and kink play is sex.

Lynn Cullen Live 07/16/14

Audio & Video Archive


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