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Bernie Sanders: How a Vermont socialist improbably won key elections — and a national stage

“Bernie doesn’t fight the cultural wars. He was never a hippie.”

Pittsburgh Dining


In the West End, diners can find a café serving classic light French fare

Downtown’s lone grocery, four months in

Market Street Grocery also works the lunch crowd

It doesn’t take much to have a great home bar

Two experienced bartenders tell what you need to get started


At Wood Street, multimedia installations alternately intrigue and disappoint

Pattern and Noise showcases the British artist collective D-Fuse

A unique artistic collaboration pays off at the Glass Center

Carnegie Museum artifacts inspire new works

On Stage

CorningWorks does Beckett

“Act Without Words,” “Rockaby” join dance-theater and existential exploration


In The Pittsburgh Anthology, local talents paint a multifaceted portrait of the city

Editor Eric Boyd and his contributors don’t ignore Pittsburgh’s underside

CP catches up with newly arrived novelist Ryan Blacketter

“It took me five years to learn how to write and then five years to write the book.”


On its new record, To Your Death, Christian Mistress ups the heavy-metal ante

“This record feels like driving through the city under neon lights.”

With a new guitarist and an even newer record, Carousel stays true to its Pittsburgh roots

“It’s fun to be both a musical lifer and someone who’s stayed in Pittsburgh.”

Point Park film students raise money for a documentary about music around the globe

“If we show that everybody has a particular style of music, we can break through walls.”

Multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Baron releases a new record as The Garment District

“One of the things I love about Pittsburgh is that it’s a place where you can create something from concept to fruition.”

Critics’ Picks, Sept. 3-9

Concerts by Swervedriver, Moon Hooch, Albert Hammond Jr. and an all-DIVAS dance night

On Screen

Mistress America

The latest comedy-of-millennial-manners from Noah Baumbach is entertaining, if a bit obvious

Jimmy’s Hall

Ken Loach’s new drama is prettily filmed, but just mildly interesting, provocative and entertaining

No Escape

A by-the-book thriller about imperiled Americans abroad

We Are Your Friends

This dramedy about EDM DJs is big, loud and dumb, but kinda fun

Z for Zachariah

Three survivors navigate an uncertain present and future in a quiet corner of the post-apocalyptic world

Short List

Short List: September 3-10

Unblurred gallery crawl; Pittsburgh New Works Festival; OPEK plays Strayhorn at the Frick; National Beat Poetry Festival


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Steelers Preview 2015

Dust off your Terrible Towels and vintage Frenchy Fuqua jerseys, because another Pittsburgh Steelers season is upon us.

Bernie Sanders: How a Vermont socialist improbably won key elections — and a national stage

“Bernie doesn’t fight the cultural wars. He was never a hippie.”

How will Bernie Sanders play in Pennsylvania?

“I think Pennsylvania has a working-class backbone and Bernie Sanders touches that in a way other candidates don’t.”

Can a young Steelers defense keep pace with its big-play offense?

“We expect our guys to play good, dominant defense, regardless of who they are.”

Mike Wysocki’s predictions for the 2015 Steelers season

“The Browns are Cheers and the Steelers are Gary’s Olde Towne Tavern.”

Five storylines for the upcoming Steelers season

With a prolific offense and young defense, 2015 should be interesting

Quarterback Controversy: Adding context to the Michael Vick signing

“Here’s my issue with the Michael Vick bashing: an incontrovertible belief in second chances.”


Lynn Cullen Live 9/04/15

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Lynn Cullen Live 9/03/15

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Robert Morris football looks to rebound after a dismal 2014

“The Colonials are predicted to come in seventh this season, which wouldn’t sound bad if it weren’t a seven-team league.”

Savage Love

“You’re going to have to enter kinky places to meet kinky guys.”

Lynn Cullen Live 9/02/15

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Lynn Cullen Live 09/01/15

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