Vol. 18, No. 43
Out of the Office
Verona's mayor spends much of the year living someplace else
By Chris Young
Republicans are trying to make you stupid. Don't let them.
By Chris Potter
US Congressional District 4
Jason Altmire (D) v. Melissa Hart (R)
By Jonathan E. Kaplan
Libertarian candidate won't win the White House, but he's still fighting to be heard
By Marty Levine
Politics: Some LGBT voters not sold on Obama
By Melissa Meinzer
U.S. Congressional District 14
Green Party candidate Titus North hopes to capitalize on bailout resentment
Housing: Advocates how worry how landlord foreclosures will hurt tenants
Congressional District 18
Tim Murphy (R) vs. Stephen O'Donnell (D)
By Bill O'Driscoll
By Colleen Van Tassell
Toci's Black Diamond Grill
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Mike and Doug Starn show how too much light can unnerve.
By Robert Isenberg
In his first novel, local author Lawrence C. Connolly crossbreeds crime thriller and fantasy tale.
Novelist Russell Banks reads at Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers.
Poets Jim Daniels and Elizabeth Kirschner read at Te Café.
Detective novelist Robert Greer visits.
Literary readings abound this week.
Halloween happenings in the local-music scene
By Aaron Jentzen
Local hip-hop band Formula412 releases its long-anticipated album, The Difference
Canadian girl-group Vancougar plays Gooski's
By Mike Shanley
Vocalist extraordinaire Gene Stovall performs at Shadow Lounge, preps new album
The Clean House
The Best of the Theatre Festival in Black & White
By Michelle Pilecki
The Black Sheep Puppet Festival celebrates its 10th season.
By Lissa Brennan
With physical theater and invented language, Jo Strømgren Kompani explores bureaucracy in The Department.
Peter Reder's Guided Tour elicited giggles in the dark at the Carnegie.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre shakes things up with two Pittsburgh premieres, starting with the season-opening The Great Gatsby.
By Steve Sucato
The life of our 43rd president gets the big-screen treatment
By Harry Kloman
The Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
By CP Staff
Moody cop thriller fails to inspire
By Al Hoff
Rachel Getting Married
Good performances help juice up an padded family melodrama
The Secret Life of Bees
Uplifting film about family, women, bees
By Dan Savage
This Just In: October 23 - 30
By Frances Sansig Monahan
33rd European Ophthalmology Congress
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Fri., Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden
Plasmid draws inspiration from a parenting book for its latest release, Hot Dog People
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
Aspiring film documentarian aims to become the 'Dave DiCello of film'
By Lisa Cunningham