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DowntownCDC announces new live music venues

DowntownCDC announces new live music venues

Music City Downtown brings new entertainment to Downtown Pittsburgh

News+Features

New sexual harassment and assault service for PA students, low-wage workers to be announced

The “MeTooPA” helpline, which will be run by the Pittsburgh-based Women’s Law Project, will provide free legal consultation for cases concerning sexual violence

How Summer Lee’s new UNITE PAC plans to bring everyone into the political fold

The PAC’s goal is to find and support candidates who can speak genuinely on issues like poverty, immigration, criminal justice, and rights for LGBTQ and disabled people.

Candy Land: A horrifying metaphor for life’s mundanity

Life is really just flipping the top card off the deck and making the best of what you got.

Pittsburgh Women’s March to focus on progress, connections amidst national divide

Two years after grappling with its own conflict, 2019 Women’s March on Pittsburgh hopes to rebuild bridges even as the national organization breaks down.

Study: Childhood asthma worsened by emissions near Mon Valley’s Clairton Coke Works

Two Duquesne University doctors discovered several children had significantly exacerbated asthma following a recent fire at the U.S. Steel facility.

Sexist cartoons in the Post-Gazette draw ire from Pittsburghers

The P-G fired its last cartoonist because they "wanted clever and funny instead of angry and mean.”

Music

DowntownCDC announces new live music venues

Music City Downtown brings new entertainment to Downtown Pittsburgh

Album release preview: Interview with local debut artist Tied Heart

Tied Heart’s premier album drops Jan. 18

Silverkeim reminds us it’s OK to spend time alone with his debut album, The Company You Keep In The Empty Moments

“Can you be alone with yourself? And do you like the company you keep in the empty moments?”


Arts

Clothes Make ...

Q&A with artist Linda Wallen

Top 5 Local Places to Buy Art Supplies

Graphic designer Maya Puskaric shares her favorite spots

Art exhibit made from restaurants’ plastic waste focuses on sustainability

“It is just so easy to visualize how much waste is generated almost every time you order a beverage, a disposable plastic straw is plunked into your glass whether you asked for it or not.”

Stage

Backstage with Fight Director Randy Kovitz

“I want the audience to be completely repulsed by this violence.”

After five years, theater-centric online magazine Pittsburgh in the Round is growing

"The whole point is to level the playing field"


Food+Drink

Fresh fish is changing the tides of East Liberty

A menu of familiar classics also includes charming, unexpected turns

Getting tipsy at TGI Fridays

Part of an ongoing series exploring classic cocktails at chain restaurants

CP investigates The Bureau, the new East Liberty coffee shop from The Vandal

Joey Hilty and Emily Slagel, business partners behind popular Lawrenceville joint The Vandal, have branched out from dinner service to coffee.

Film

Netflix documentary Fyre recounts the chaos of Fyre Festival

What makes the unraveling of Fyre Festival so funny and fascinating is that most of the people who got hurt, either in the organizing or the attending, are very very wealthy.

Docuseries 7 Days Out explores dog shows, NASA missions, and other major events

It’s interesting to watch people who are extremely passionate about what they do, even if what they do is breed fancy dogs to look even fancier.

There are two Fyre Festival documentaries — and you should probably watch them both

The most enthralling part of Fyre Festival has always been the documentation of Fyre Festival.

Blogs

Wendy Bell wakes up in 2019, tweets

CP's own Mr. Mom reviews Wendy Bell's latest trip into Crazytown


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