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The state’s ‘stand your ground’ law has failed to make waves, but activists and experts say Pennsylvanians shouldn’t forget about it

“These laws are important to keep your eye on because they often have effects that are counterintuitive to people.”

New ad campaign seeks to highlight potential air-quality concerns in Allegheny County

“It is important to have a broader conversation about where the greater Pittsburgh region is headed.”

Taking a look back at the best of Pittsburgh’s past

Don’t even get me started on Olive Garden’s 1998 victory.

Music

Pittsburgh’s Brightside looking for a fresh start, plays Roboto Oct. 25

“We’re taking this reunion very slow, which is fine.”

Sexual violence isn’t just a Hollywood problem

From major labels to shows in basements, people abuse their power

Rich Dieter hopes to open a listening room for music in Pittsburgh

“You show respect to the musicians by paying attention while they’re performing.”

Arts

SHELTER: Crafting a Safe Home at Contemporary Craft

A show about finding home hits all the marks

Amy Schissel’s New World Order: OS at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Large-scale abstractions map our journeys both physical and intellectual

Exposing underwear at the Frick

Undressed explores some three centuries of undergarment hows, whys and why nots

Stage

DODO at Bricolage Production Company

An immersive work asks existentialist questions and leaves play-goers to seek answers

The Last of the Boys at Theatre Factory

Steven Dietz’s 2004 comedy-drama is haunting and sometimes genuinely funny

Short List

Short List: Oct. 19-26

Women serial killers sing in Angelmakers; the future of work; Harry Belafonte; Resonance Works season-opener

Food+Drink

Cheese, Please

Strip District restaurant incubator Smallman Galley debuts four new concepts

Mix and match between Vietnamese, Latin American, Detroit pizza and American favorites

Stuff’d Pierogi Bar opens in Downtown Pittsburgh

Fillings range from traditional to unconventional, plus dessert pierogies

Screen

The Florida Project

Sean Baker’s film about kids living at a motel successfully mixes exhilaration and dread

Netflix’s new crime series recounts how the FBI developed psychological profiling

It’s 1977, and the country is grappling with headline-grabbing multiple murders

Sports

Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec is the most dominating football player in the Pittsburgh region and maybe the entire state

He’s so good that he’s been the target of sleazy college recruiters since he got out of middle school

This country has enough clueless white guys sounding off on racial injustice without Mike Ditka getting involved

When Iron Mike’s got something to say, he doesn’t care how completely stupid it makes him look

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

The many hobbies of Demetri Martin

"I’m trying to learn to draw women better."

Al Gore says progress on climate change is happening despite President Trump

At a conference in Pittsburgh this week, Al Gore said that although challenges remain, climate change is becoming less of a partisan issue.

Yes, that’s local U.S. Rep. candidate Tom Prigg in Netflix’s new 'Mindhunter' series

Prigg hopes his appearance as a SWAT member will lead to a more nuanced discussion on gun safety in the 12th District.

Views

Lynn Cullen Live - 10/19/17

Audio & Video Archive

PWSA ramps up its green-infrastructure program

Projects around the city will reduce sewage overflow

Books

John Stupp’s Pawley’s Island

A delightful poetry collection explores fishing, jazz and more

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