Vol. 17, No. 51
The Wecht Files
The controversial coroner goes on trial next month
who will try the system that judges him?
By Charlie Deitch
Going Through the Motions: Dec. 18, 2007
"Pittsburgh Promise" turns sour for UPMC and council
Hill District community groups say arena construction without CBA will be 1950s all over again.
By Chris Young
Fulton Test Scores Steam Ahead
By Colleen Van Tassell
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Youve seen the art, now read the blogs for Digging Pitts The Blogger Show.
By Lissa Brennan
Mark Gualtieri and T.K. Mundok show what theyve been painting at Gallery on 43rd.
Where We Stand
A new book touting good news about the environment is calamitously misguided.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Persephones Dream releases prog opus Pyre of Dreams
The band could also provide the background tunes to your next Dungeons & Dragons tournament.
By Manny Theiner
Festivus III features Youngstowns Leonard Cohen Ensemble One
Who has to wrestle Manny?
By Aaron Jentzen
Rock the holidays with local musicians Black Tie Revue, Eviction Notice and more
Berklee grad Cameron Lister drops debut
If the albums strength lies in its adherence to very professional pop production standards, its weakness is perhaps related.
By Andy Mulkerin
Piano man Ryan Skyy is looking for BETA testers
Perhaps this would-be Captain Fantastic could use his own Brown Dirt Cowboy.
A Musical Christmas Carol
By Alan W. Petrucelli
The Kite Runner
In this drama, told over three decades, an Afghan émigré and novelist examines with his past.
By Harry Kloman
Margot at the Wedding
The characters in Noah Baumbachs Margot at the Wedding are a second-generation Freudian train wreck, with the third generation racing close behind.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tim Burton keeps his faithful filming of the superlative Stephen Sondheim musical as stage-bound as possible without merely filming a play
Charlie Wilsons War
This satire about U.S. involvement in the 1980s Soviet-Afghanistan war is an entertaining outing.
By Al Hoff
This high-minded period melodrama should enrapture the Merchant-Ivory crowd.
I Am Legend
A slightly deranged Will Smith is the last man left on earth.
I Want Somebody To Eat Cheese With
Jeff Garlin, of TVs Curb Your Enthusiasm, checks in with this thin, mildly entertaining dramedy about a struggling actor in Chicago.
This wry comedy about a pregnant hipster teen has plenty of snappy lines, and even a sweet scene or two.
P.S. I Love You
A typical laugh-and-cry chick flick, about a love from beyond the grave.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
This broad, hit-and-miss comedy gleefully sticks pins in such reverential but formulaic entertainment bio-pics as Ray and Walk the Line.
The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
In Jay Russells family-oriented film, a water horse is part misty Celtic legend and part perfectly rendered, anthropomorphic CGI-born creature.
Taking Back a Promise
Thanks for nothing, UPMC!
By Chris Potter
Letters to the Editor: Dec 19 - 26
By Dan Savage
A Fistful of Dollars
If the Penguins want to play, someone has to pay
By Dr. Goddess
Maybe now baseball will do something about drugs
By Jody DiPerna
This Just In: Dec 19 - 26
By Frances Sansig Monahan
New doTERRA product Make and Take class
Aspect Life Coaching & Serenity Center
Thu., Nov. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Pittsburgh region’s manufacturing employment at lowest point in modern history
By Ryan Deto
Hey, Artists. This is what a gallery owner wants to see
By Lissa Brennan
Module to commence ground-breaking on mixed-income housing development in Garfield
By Amanda Waltz
Winghart's whiskey bar hit by a four-alarm fire, one firefighter injured