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A new documentary explores the day-to-day life of Weird Paul

A new documentary explores the day-to-day life of Weird Paul

"[Paul] can come across as weird or goofy, but there’s a really deep person in there"

News+Features

Libraries take a hit from Amazon not collecting extra sales tax

CP analysis shows Allegheny County libraries likely out $1.49 million a year because of Amazon

Music

Eighth Annual Pittsburgh Jazz International Festival hits downtown June 15-17

With some programming changes and varied voices, the Jazz Festival keeps it fresh

Japanese Breakfast breaching expectations on indie scene

“I hate it when songs all sound the same,” says Michelle Zauner


Arts

Q&A: Jeremy Raymer, artist behind new Roberto Clemente mural

Likeness of late Pirates legend adorns wall of Verdetto’s Bar & Restaurant

Artist Mary Tremonte to kickstart new art education program focused on immigrants

The range of countries Literacy Pittsburgh students originate from includes Bhutan, Syria, Morocco, Russia, China and more.

Stage

Reduced Shakespeare Company latest a strained effort

Long Lost First Play (Abridged) starts strong, but drags due to repetition


Food+Drink

Azorean native Elsa Santos opens a restaurant focused on island cuisine

“There is no such thing there as processed food.”

Looking for a culinary World Cup experience this summer? Eat at Kavsar.

Evgeni Malkin’s adopted hometown lacks dearth of Russian restaurants

Screen

A new documentary explores the day-to-day life of Weird Paul

"[Paul] can come across as weird or goofy, but there’s a really deep person in there"

Incredibles 2 is fun and refreshing, but sequel mania is still exhausting

It's not better than The Incredibles, but it's not worse either, which is probably the best we can hope for in life

Sports

Kickback Cafe hosts Pittsburgh City Pinball Championships a year after re-opening

BTW, have you done an image search of ‘pinball prohibition’ on the web?

For foreign soccer fans, the World Cup remains as important as ever

No United States in the World Cup, no problem

Blogs

MP3 Monday: Bagger

This week's freebie is an ambient, lo-fi number that espouses a cool exhaustion from Bagger.

Where Southwestern Pa.’s delegation stand on Trump’s family-separation immigration policy

Trump administration is separating migrant parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border, drawing criticism from some area representatives.

Bike advocates call for extending Penn Avenue bike lane through the Strip District

Eric Boerer of Bike Pittsburgh says without more bike lanes, Strip District traffic will likely worsen due booming development.


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Books

Veteran Mat Bocian to talk Iraq War, PTSD, and recovery at Soldiers and Sailors

“The only people who will do this is us. Even if you are cook, someone is going to want to know about that experience.”

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