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A new Pittsburgh SportsWorks exhibit explores the science of fear

A new Pittsburgh SportsWorks exhibit explores the science of fear

“We’ve had a few very nervous people.”
Pittsburgh’s Center for Women’s Behavioral Health at West Penn helps women with postpartum depression

Pittsburgh’s Center for Women’s Behavioral Health at West Penn helps women with postpartum depression

A husband used his wife’s suicide as a catalyst to help other women in distress after childbirth
Geppetto Café, in Lawrenceville, offers a tasty selection of breakfast and lunch options

Geppetto Café, in Lawrenceville, offers a tasty selection of breakfast and lunch options

The menu includes crepes, waffles, French toast and panini
<i>#Pixburgh</i> is an urban portrait in widely sourced photographs

#Pixburgh is an urban portrait in widely sourced photographs

History Center exhibit reflects moments from daguerreotypes to the iPhone era
Protesters and North Hills constituents rally outside of Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai’s office, ask for a solution to balance the state budget

Protesters and North Hills constituents rally outside of Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai’s office, ask for a solution to balance the state budget

Some are critical of Turzai's failure to come up with a budget solution and want him to support a fracking tax to fill the state's deficit.
Warped Tour 2017 Q&A: Anti-Flag

Warped Tour 2017 Q&A: Anti-Flag

Christ No. 2 discusses 11 years of Warped Tour, making yourself feel at home in the middle of a long tour, and holding it down as a political and punk staple on the tour.
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Pittsburgh’s Center for Women’s Behavioral Health at West Penn helps women with postpartum depression

A husband used his wife’s suicide as a catalyst to help other women in distress after childbirth

The future is unclear for Pennsylvania kids dependent on Medicaid

“I just wish that in 2017, I didn’t have to worry if my daughter was going to have health care or not.”

Telemedicine services in Pittsburgh say a lot about the future of health care

“This is truly a patient-centric system instead of a system-centric system.”

Chris P. Carrot

Pittsburgh Vegfest celebrates its third year on August 5 By Em DeMarco

Music

Musicians and other artists face an even harder road if ACA is repealed

“I can’t make art if I’m dead.”

Melvins’ Death is here, and Love is coming soon

“I’m a Groucho Marxist: I don’t want to belong to any club that would have me as a member.”

Hurray for the Riff Raff brings its critically acclaimed, politically-minded new album to Mr. Smalls on July 31

On The Navigator, Alydna Segarra focuses on her own experiences growing up as a queer Puerto Rican woman in New York City

Faith No More’s Chuck Mosley returns to Pittsburgh for first time in two decades

“They were coming out faster than I could learn how to play them.”

Arts

#Pixburgh is an urban portrait in widely sourced photographs

History Center exhibit reflects moments from daguerreotypes to the iPhone era

Stage

Trumbo at South Park Theatre

This bioplay about the blacklisted writer combines wit, bravery and true patriotism

A new company performs work by a dance pioneer

The Blanket debuts outdoors with Lucinda Childs: The Early Works

Spamalot at Stage 62

This musical re-work of Monty Python’s ‘Holy Grail’ is a rollicking good time

Short List

Short List: July 27 - August 3

Comedian Myq Kaplan; comics artists Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg; Miss Julie, Clarissa and John returns; Picklesburgh takes it to the (Clemente) bridge

Food+Drink

Geppetto Café, in Lawrenceville, offers a tasty selection of breakfast and lunch options

The menu includes crepes, waffles, French toast and panini

Step up your sangria this summer

It’s more than a dumping ground for leftover wine

Quinta do Portal Grande Reserva, Douro 2009

$29.99/750ml

Keep your massage skills fresh with kale

I sure know how to show a bowl of power greens a good time.

Screen

A Ghost Story

David Lowery’s meditative, elliptical film is about grief and time

Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan’s immersive film puts viewers in the hell and hope of a World War II evacuation mission

Radio Dreams

An ensemble dramedy set at a radio station in San Francisco speaks to assimilation, loss and art

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

This sci-fi actioner from Luc Besson is more spectacle than substance, but you might be OK with that

Sports

A new Pittsburgh SportsWorks exhibit explores the science of fear

“We’ve had a few very nervous people.”

The best Pittsburgh Pirates by decade, 1920-2017

Ralph Kiner was in beast mode before beast mode was even a thing

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

Blogs

Smark Attack Pro Wrestling Promo of the Day: John Zandig wants you to "Fix Him!" immediately

Smark Attack Pro Wrestling Promo of the Day: John Zandig does not not give zero fucks.

Pops & Botches: The best and worst this week from WWE TV

Pops and Botches: Good stuff from Shinsuke Nakamura, Bayley, Ember Moon and more; Bad stuff from John Cena, Bray Wyatt and Jason Jordan

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro defends immigrant Dreamers in letter to Trump

President Donald Trump and his administration have waffled on DACA, so Shapiro joins 20 AGs to urge continued support

Smark Attack Pro-Wrestling Promo of the Day: Chyna

Smark Attack Promo of the Day: Chyna changed the face of women's wrestling forever

Mannequin Pussy playing Mr. Roboto Project on Saturday

“As us, we’re representative of what our lives are like,” says Marisa Dabice. “Our lives are diverse and we’re open to a lot more things than just the standard. Diversity still means men and women together on a bill. But that’s a very limited definition of what it means to be diverse.”

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner and Flint whistle-blower call for action in Pittsburgh water crisis

In a recently released audit, the county controller's office says the Allegheny County Health Department hasn't adequately responded to the lead crisis.

Protesters and North Hills constituents rally outside of Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai’s office, ask for a solution to balance the state budget

Some are critical of Turzai's failure to come up with a budget solution and want him to support a fracking tax to fill the state's deficit.

Smark Attack Pro-Wrestling Promo of the Day: The Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior says some screwed up stuff in today's Smark Attack Promo of the Day

Views

Savage Love

“Leather restraints distribute pressure evenly, making them less likely to pinch a nerve or cut off circulation.”

Books

A review of Jenny Johnson’s debut poetry collection In Full Velvet

Johnson is deft at capturing flashes of experience and spinning them into something more sublime

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