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

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

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

Pastas, entrees, “rolled lasagna” and even an adjoining bakery
Pittsburgh band Lawn Care delves into the process of change on debut album <i>Replacement Therapy</i>

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

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.”
Predictions for the second half of the Pittsburgh Pirates season

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.
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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

In memory of "Night of the Living Dead" director George A. Romero

Pittsburgh filmmaker/writer Mike Watt offers a tribute to the "Godfather of the Zombie Movie"

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.”

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

The Liar at Kinetic Theatre

The quick-paced Liar is verbal fencing

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

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.

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"

Smark Attack Pro Wrestling Promo of the Day: Jim Cornette

Pro Wrestling Promo of the Day: Jim Cornette, Stan Lane, Bobby Eaton

Is dialog surrounding Pittsburgh’s affordable-housing trust fund stuck in one gear?

Different groups have proposed complex solutions like department changes and updating zoning, but a real-estate transfer tax is the only idea being discussed.

August Wilson Center Names New Head

Longtime Pittsburgh Cultural Trust vice president Janis Burley Wilson takes the reins at the revived Center

Phish returns to Pittsburgh with a laid-back show at Petersen Events Center

Photo highlights from Phish's summer tour stop in Pittsburgh

Warped Tour 2017 Q&A: War On Women

War On Women vocalist Shawna Potter has an explosive stage presence and spreads an anti-racist, anti-transphobic, anti-sexist message through her songs and her stage banter. It’s an electric sight to behold.

Views

Was a widely shared article on global warming go “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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