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Our top 10 photos from the Steelers' 26-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings
Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Upcoming art, film, stage, dance, music and more

Specials & Guides

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Upcoming art, film, stage, dance, music and more

Museums and galleries ramp up for fall

The season brings LaToya Ruby Frazier’s first hometown show; a 40th-anniversary exhibit at the Mattress Factory; and underwear to the Frick

New plays and other Pittsburgh premieres dominate fall stages

Highlights include a new Bricolage immersive, Tony-winner The Humans and new work by Tom Stoppard and PigPen Theatre Co.

Fall dance, from ballet and bellydance to Bollywood

Highlights include an Attack Theatre premiere, Pittsburgh Ballet’s Dracula, and the return of Kyle Abraham

From standup to improv, fall’s got comedy covered

Highlights include Arcade’s big move, D.L. Hughley, and John Cleese

Fall’s literary offerings, from international poets to local zines

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, novelist Sherman Alexie and the new Lebo Comics Festival are among the highlights

Fall Film Preview

This season brings more serious fare at the theaters

As the air chills, the fall concert schedule kicks up the heat

From indie pop and punk to weepy pianos and guitar-shredding, there’s a show for you to catch

News+Features

No One Left Behind gets combat interpreters out of harm’s way in the Middle East

“I worked with interpreters in Iraq when I was there and have seen the sacrifices they make.”

Sen. Pat Toomey’s reluctance to address his protesters appears to be fueling a progressive wave

“Even if it seems useless to be having these rallies, there are things going on behind the scenes.”

#ColorPoll2017 examines the way we see color

The process of naming colors inevitably reflects deeper ideas about culture and race

Music

Jazz Poetry Month comes to Alphabet City on the North Side

Its goal is making these art forms accessible to the whole community

René Marie performs at New Hazlett Theater on Sept. 16

“I like touching people to the point of moving them to action, or to tears, or to laughter.”

Bat Zuppel’s latest record, Dylar, is high-energy, fuzzed-out garage rock

It’s no surprise that Bat Zuppel is a loud live band

Arts

Pittsburgh sees an uptick in young artists relocating here

Affordability and arts funding are among the draws

Homecoming: Artists and Adaptation at the Brew House Association

A group exhibit marks the return of a gallery to the Brew House

Scavengers: New Paintings by Seth Storck at The Gallery 4

Much of it is seething with an energy that defies containment

Stage

The Scottsboro Boys at the Playhouse REP

It’s a minstrel show dipped in acid and dripping with the blood of innocent men

Trans-Q Live! at The Warhol

Movement and video by local artists mark this showcase for queer performance

Short List

Short List: Sept. 14-21

The Battle of Homestead takes the stage; The Moth in Pittsburgh; new public art in Homewood; novelist Nicole Krauss

Food+Drink

Onion Maiden, in Allentown, offers inventive vegan fare

The eatery makes its mark with inventive cuisine and heavy-metal puns

Tazza D’Oro opens a long-awaited coffee shop in the center of Millvale

“We are hoping to pull in all cyclists from the nearby trail, too.”

Sweet Green Beans

I loved their snap and distinct flavor

Pittsburgh City Paper Booze Battles: Yuzu Kitchen Ramen & Robata Grill vs. Evangeline

On order: Blackberry Bramble cocktails

Seaside Attraction

or, the Whale and Evangeline cast anchor Downtown

Screen

Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

A slate of more than two dozen recent Asian and Middle Eastern films

It

The creepy-clown film is a mash-up of comedy and horror that isn’t very scary

Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

Scott D. Rosenbaum’s new documentary shines the light on some deeply influential blue musicians

Vengeance: A Love Story

A small town, a terrible crime, a moody cop: it’s all been done before

Sports

Many are intimidated by CrossFit, but Pittsburgh’s Arsenal Strength is trying to change that

“This is six weeks of people not having to think about their health and fitness.”

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

The University of Pittsburgh Panthers have left a lasting impression on the NFL

When it comes to creating great NFL players, the University of Pittsburgh is toward the top of the heap

Blogs

Pittsburgh Steelers win home opener at Heinz Field

Our top 10 photos from the Steelers' 26-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings

Allegheny County is increasing its bus riders and cyclists, but six area state reps voted to reduce transit and bike funds

Pittsburgh is outperforming national trends in public transit and biking, but Republicans from Allegheny County want to cut funding for those things.

Pittsburgh White Supremacist Hardy Lloyd arrested in connection to incident detailed in Pittsburgh City Paper story

Lloyd has a history of violence and hateful activities in the Pittsburgh area, but his latest white supremacist activities led to his arrest.

Oakland Carnegie Museums offer free admission, expand hours

Free admission continues on third Sundays through November

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Savage Love

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