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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.
Pittsburgh-based cartoonist announces historic Marvel Comics deal for "X-Men"

Pittsburgh-based cartoonist announces historic Marvel Comics deal for "X-Men"

"Hip Hop Family Tree" author Ed Piskor to re-tell the X-Men saga in "The Grand Design"
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News+Features

Does Pittsburgh need official ‘sanctuary city’ status to fully protect its immigrant population?

“I am less concerned about the title versus the substance of those bills.”

Over a year ago, a 30-student fight thrust the school into the headlines, but what’s been going on there since?

“The narrative is changing around what University Preparatory School at Margaret Milliones was and is now.”

A local gallerist recalls one artist’s journey from Braddock to Venice

The sculptures grew like trees in the misty dank sooty interiors

Music

With Retrovirus, no-wave legend Lydia Lunch brings an overview of her musical catalog to Pittsburgh

“I play it with such incredible musicians, who bring new life to these songs which, to me, are perverse and pertinent and kind of fun.”

Spoon brings its winning new album, Hot Thoughts, to Pittsburgh’s Stage AE on July 26

How do you recreate songs this ambitious on a budgeted lineup?

Pittsburgh band Lawn Care delves into the process of change on debut album Replacement Therapy

“A lot of this album is about trying to change yourself for the better.”

JD McPherson makes music in the American rock ’n’ roll tradition

“I never really knew about the Americana thing until suddenly we were sort of part of it.”

Arts

Styles and Customs of the 2020s at the Carnegie Museum of Art

All scenes contain an undercurrent of danger.

Stage

A dancer, choreographer and former stripper explores sex work in new dance piece

“It really changed who I am as a performer and my comfort with the stage.”

The Liar at Kinetic Theatre

The quick-paced Liar is verbal fencing

Live music highlights Texture Contemporary Ballet’s seventh season-opener

Premieres of works set to songs by Dylan and Pittsburgh’s Meeting of Important People are featured

Short List

Short List: July 20-26

Historic 20/20 exhibit at the Carnegie; Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival; author Akhil Sharma; Kennywood’s Racer turns 90

Food+Drink

1905 Eatery in Stowe offers a convivial spot for Italian-American favorites

Pastas, entrees, “rolled lasagna” and even an adjoining bakery

Summer Wine for Around the Bonfire

A modern version of potus ypocras, a health-restoring medieval beverage

Chevere, in Downtown Pittsburgh, offers Venezuelan quick fare

Meats and assorted add-ins fill arepas, empanadas and tacos

Yuzu Kitchen opens Downtown

“Everything you do has meaning, from the shake to the stir.”

Bluecoat gin

$24.99-28.99/750 ml

Screen

George Romero: An Appreciation; Night of the Living Dead director dead at 77

In 1968, nobody was making zombie movies, or shooting feature films in Pittsburgh

Maudie

A low-key but sweet bio-pic about Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis

Like Crazy

It’s a shambolic road trip, marked by giddiness, petty crime and emotional meltdowns in this Italian dramedy

Sports

Cheap Seats: Upper St. Clair has the upper hand over rivals when it comes to athletic alumni

Mount Lebo has never produced a baseball player as good as Sean Casey.

Predictions for the second half of the Pittsburgh Pirates season

Starling Marte will write a Dr. Seuss-like children’s book called Green Eggs and PEDs.

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

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

Pittsburgh Indy Wrestling Roundup: International Wrestling Cartel,Threat Level Midnight

Adam Cole loses Super Indy title at IWC: Threat Level Midnight

Allegheny County Council candidate Anita Prizio thinks county’s new lead-testing rule should go farther

Prizio would like to see Allegheny County ensure that anyone who wants to be tested for lead poisoning can do so.

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.

MP3 Monday: Moon Baby

Download "Tip of my Tongue (remix)" here, for free.

Smark Attack Pro-Wrestling Promo of the Day: Kenny Omega

Today’s promo comes courtesy of Kenny Omega, a superstar known for his work with New Japan Pro Wrestling.

Warped Tour 2017 Q&A: Bad Cop/Bad Cop

Drummer Myra Galarza on experiencing unfamiliar weather, letting loose on a busy tour and seeing sexism in punk rock.

Warped Tour 2017 Q&A: Hatebreed

Hatebreed guitarist Frank Novinec discusses the band tackling its first Warped Tour in 17 years, being a legacy band and staying relevant in the industry for a long time.

Views

Was a widely shared article on global warming “too scary”?

“It’s almost like he’s trying to make readers give up.”

Savage Love

Stressing out about the situation will only make the problem worse.

Books

Bob Hartley’s North and Central

A crime novel combines sharply observed characters with a fast-paced narrative

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