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Driftwood Oven rallies funds for a storefront

Driftwood Oven rallies funds for a storefront

“I think people were excited to be a part of helping us open.”

News+Features

From drug-addicted parents to homelessness, does James Craig’s hardscrabble life in Washington County make him the ideal state senate candidate?

“People born into wealth and privilege don’t know what it’s like to live in abject poverty.”

How could Trump’s infrastructure proposal affect cities and towns in Southwestern Pennsylvania?

“Under the president's proposal the federal match for infrastructure projects would be boiled down to next than nothing.”

Local YouTuber Lily Whispers relaxes viewers with care and crinkling

The sensation is often described as “tingles” that start at the back of the head and move down the spine

Music

Queer-centric dance night Jellyfish returns to P Town Fri., Feb. 23

“The party can get pretty gay.”

Wild Pink perform at Club Café on Sun., Feb. 25

“We are kind of outsiders.”

Betty: They Say I’m Different premieres at the Black Bottom Film Festival, Sun., Feb. 25

“She is an incredibly powerful woman and has strong opinions about current music, politics, and culture.”


Stage

David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette at the University of Pittsburgh

The director attempts to patch up some of the dramaturgical holes with an incredibly detailed production

PostSecret: The Show stops in Pittsburgh

Creator Frank Warren has amassed more than a million secrets

Holmes and Watson at New Hazlett Theater

The twists are good, but the real fun is in the detective work that leads to them


Food+Drink

Driftwood Oven rallies funds for a storefront

“I think people were excited to be a part of helping us open.”

DeShantz restaurant group opens Poulet Bleu, a French-inspired bistro in Lawrenceville

“It’s not about reinventing the wheel, but about perfecting staples.”

The Colony Café offers family recipes for light repast

The venue is also a cat café where adoptable kitties can be visited

Screen

Black Panther

Ryan Coogler’s take on Marvel’s African hero provides plenty of fun and things to think about

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Annette Bening and Jamie Bell re-enact the final days of Hollywood screen star Gloria Grahame

Black Bottom Film Festival

The second annual event is three days of film screenings, discussions and guest speakers celebrating African-American cinema

Sports

Pittsburgh city schools have churned out a lot of big-name talent in sports and other endeavors

Before it became luxury apartments, Schenley High was a superstar factory

Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting will keep putting out an inferior product for as long as we let him

It’s like running a steak house and serving meat that’s sat in the sun for three days. If people will eat it, why actually serve a quality product?

Blogs

High school students walkout in Downtown Pittsburgh in response to Parkland shooting

More than 100 students from CAPA marched through Downtown and joined high school students across the U.S. in calling for legislators to pass gun-control laws.

Get ready for spring this Saturday at the Sixth Annual Seed Swap

Grow Pittsburgh holds the Sixth Annual Seed Swap to help Pittsburgh gardeners prepare for spring.

Pittsburgh City Council candidate Erika Strassburger endorsed by statewide environmental group PennEnvironment

PennEnvironment has thrown its weight to Strassburger, who started her career as an environmental advocate


Views

Savage Love

While feelings of insecurity and jealousy can undermine a relationship, they don’t have to.

Free Will Astrology

Books

In the Darkroom author Susan Faludi comes to Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures series

“For her, identity was as much a protected space as it was an expression of inner selfhood.”

Lauren Russell’s new poetry collection What’s Hanging on the Hush

The work is ultimately playful when it adds musicality to what Russell might call the “laboratory of the page”

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