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Pittsburgh City Paper announces inaugural Pittsburgher of the Year Award; nominations taken until Dec. 6

Pittsburgh City Paper announces inaugural Pittsburgher of the Year Award; nominations taken until Dec. 6

City Paper is now accepting nominations for Pittsburgher of the Year.

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Community activists call on Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials to address police brutality

“It’s not just about rallying, it’s not just about protesting — it’s about voting, it’s about getting these people out of office who are in control.”

Magazine, podcast working to bring Pittsburgh’s African-American community into the craft-beer scene

“It’s always good to see people like yourself doing the same thing.”

Music

A conversation with David Bazan

“I’m just waiting to see if it’s possible that these assholes will be brought to justice.”

Pittsburgh Crankie Fest brings moving panoramas to the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh on Nov. 18

“Everyone has their own style. That’s what makes it fun.”

Short Fictions releases math-pop journey The Heart Is a Kaleidoscope

The band has a passion for supporting the local-music community


Arts

20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art at the Carnegie Museum of Art

A monumental exhibit really adds to the discussion about race

Stage

Annual Contemporary Choreographers program brings fresh works to Pittsburgh

Works by four notable choreographers get local premieres

You on the Moors Now at Point Park Conservatory Theatre Company

The script gives the company an opportunity to, theatrically speaking, go to town

Parade at University of Pittsburgh Stages

The production exudes energy, tight pacing, and professionalism

Short List

Short List: Nov. 16-23

PCA Artist of the Year Jo-Anne Bates; Queer Artist Showcase; East of Liberty screenings; Pittsburgh Artists for Puerto Rico


Food+Drink

The Drink Issue

Exploring Pittsburgh’s craft-beer industry

Tan Izakaya brings Japanese cuisine to Shadyside

In a cozy atmosphere, enjoy rice bowls, ramen, sake and sushi

Lazy dinner for the food-magazine obsessed

I have a running scorecard in my head of who makes the best tuna melt in the city.

Screen

Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig’s comedy is a funny and smartly observed female coming-of-age story

The Square

A Swedish dark comedy, set in the art world, that explores how fragile society’s veneers are

Human Flow

From Ai Weiwei, a documentary essay about the world’s refugees

Sports

Jonathan Eig discusses his new biography of Muhammad Ali

“He thought he was special even before becoming involved in boxing.”

This week in Pittsburgh Sports History

A look back at events that you’ve either forgotten about or never heard of in the first place

In Pittsburgh, athlete-owned restaurants are part of the culture as long as the owner is a fit

When fans enter a restaurant, they don’t want to hear Jason Kendall scream, “Welcome to Hell.”

Blogs

Study shows Pennsylvania's tax structure benefits wealthy rather than lower-income workers

Republicans have made efforts to keep the wealthy's taxes low, even as a study from tech-company Trove shows the state's wealthiest could likely afford a tax hike.

Pittsburgh City Paper announces inaugural Pittsburgher of the Year Award; nominations taken until Dec. 6

City Paper is now accepting nominations for Pittsburgher of the Year.

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