Vol. 17, No. 39
Jessi Seams expected everyone to embrace her identity as a transwoman. She didn't expect to be banned from an all-woman variety show.
By Melissa Meinzer
Split decision in Pamela Lawton case
Faced disorderly conduct charges for a year after altercation with police officer
By Charlie Deitch
P-G breaks judicial seal in Scaife divorce case
Court office investigating leaked files
Settlement reached between city and antiwar demonstrators
But issue not resolved, both sides say
By Marty Levine
Metcalfe, immigration supporters square off in forum
Forum makes clear why illegal immigration is such a divisive issue
By Chris Young
Wood Street Commons tenants reassured on building's future
Officials insist county will protect the structure
By Violet Law
By Chris Potter
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
A Digging Pitt exhibit highlights street art as a cooperative form.
By Lissa Brennan
Photographer Diana Shearwood discusses her new show about where dinner comes from.
By Matt Siffert
George Saunders talks fiction, Vonnegut, Johnny Tremain and his new essay collection The Braindead Megaphone.
By Bill O'Driscoll
The Cynics to release Here We Are at 31st Street Pub
By Aaron Jentzen
Minus the Bear drops the punchlines with Planet of Ice
"The songwriting was definitely taking a darker, more dramatic turn, so we kinda just went with that."
Julie Sokolow performs at ModernFormations
While there's often an "other" in the picture, it's the self that's the true object of Sokolow's scrutiny.
By Andy Mulkerin
Post-punks the Mekons celebrate 30th anniversary with Natural
On Natural, there's a kind of chaotic acquiescence, as if to say, the end is nigh, isn't the sky lovely?
By Justin Hopper
Queens of the Stone Age play ... a library?
Scrapping all the trimmings, Homme streamlined his leviathan rock to make "Era Vulgaris."
By Andrew McKeon
Key to the Field
David Turkel's enormous vision and wholly original voice is bliss.
By Ted Hoover
The Music Lesson
Terra Nova Theatre Group stages auspicious inaugural-season opener
By Michelle Pilecki
Attack Theatre's latest looks for connections.
In "Someplace, Not Here," says co-director Michele de la Reza, "the characters' interactions become more about chance."
By Steve Sucato
Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films
Viewers who prefer nuance when a film riffs on geo-politics should stay away.
By Al Hoff
Feast of Love
The characters who mix and mingle in Robert Benton's Feast of Love represent what they stand for than to stand for themselves.
By Harry Kloman
In the Shadow of the Moon
The surviving Apollo astronauts recast dusty history into a vivid story of ordinary men doing extraordinary things.
Plenty of comedies rely on contrivance and exaggeration, but Park is forced and flat when it should zing.
Letters To The Editor: Sept 26 - Oct 3
Everything to Lose
One more losing baseball season, please
By Dan Savage
Over the Hill
A history lesson, for those who would rather forget it
By Dr. Goddess
A Conversation With Nigel Ash
This Just In: Sept 26 - Oct 3
By Frances Sansig Monahan
SIX x ATE: West
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Thu., Nov. 14, 6:30-9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
The Price of a Cocktail
By Tereneh Idia
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden