Vol. 21, No. 25
Want more efficient government? Then shut up, already.
By Chris Potter
Film File: FBI gives public a peek at Warhol obscenity' file
"I guess if tweeting is sex, this is sex too."
By Marty Levine
Stress Test : Budget woes testing school district's relationship with union
"We know we're going to have some difficult conversations."
By Chris Young
On the Record with Dr. Mindy Fullilove
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
A visit to Ohio sheds light on Columbus' fancy ice cream
By Al Hoff
NOLA on the Square
By extending sophisticated social dining from the Cultural District to the heart of Downtown, NOLA invites Market Square to the party.
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
The Queen of Herbs Visits Pittsburgh
Jekka McVicar chats herbs with CP
An exhibit of half-century-old news photos tantalizes with the mystery of the photographer who shot them.
No one seems to know or remember talented photojournalist Alan F. Reiland.
By Savannah Schroll Guz
A first-time local author offers a painstakingly researched account of perhaps the region's most notorious crime spree.
"Here it is, one of the most outrageous crime stories of all times in Pennsylvania, and no one's written this?"
By Bill O'Driscoll
White Wives marry the personal and political
White Wives trades on a unique combination of Roger Harvey's singer-songwriter background and Chris Barker's punk and emo roots.
By Andy Mulkerin
Critics' Picks: June 23 - 28
Sharon rockers Old Accusers feel at home in Pittsburgh
Many of the lyrics on the EP read as a "commentary on the area we grew up in," explains guitarist Phil Gioan: feeling the suffocation of the seemingly inevitable fate of a life of mediocrity in rustbelt America.
By Gregg Harrington
Mercer County native gets bass-heavy as Kastle
The entire album is ripe with love, but it can still burn the dance floor.
By Kate Magoc
Members of '90s Pittsburgh bands ride again in Le Cachot
Le Cachot is a showcase of guitar-centered rock, putting a certain pop sheen over the technical complexity one would expect from a band with such a pedigree.
On the Record With Jeremiah Clark
"There were many nights when I sat and banged on [the piano] until 2 o'clock in the morning instead of midnight."
By Mike Shanley
Jekyll & Hyde
What Jekyll & Hyde does serve up with excellence is the scenery-chomping feast of the dual title role.
By Michelle Pilecki
The Laramie Project
The story is told with integrity and simplicity.
By Ted Hoover
PICT takes on Alan Ayckbourn's uniquely interlocking farces House and Garden.
Some of the 14 cast members will spend your pleasant evening out hustling up and down the spiral concrete staircase connecting the two theaters.
The Tree of Life
An ethereal but unsatisfying enterprise from Terence Malick
By Harry Kloman
Mia and the Magoo
A charming little adventure with lessons about girl power and ecology
This spy-car comedy runs on a flat tire
By Charlie Deitch
A buff hero, freaky-headed villains and lots of green light equal silly summer entertainment
The life and influence of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent is recalled
Green House: Net-zero renovation takes green living to the next level
"It's a different way to live."
Speaking of gaping orifices: Rick Santorum told CNN he has gay friends
Short List: June 23 - 30
Erin Burkett & Virgil Walters with Eric Susoeff, Max Leake and Eric DeFade
The Blind Pig Saloon
Tue., Dec. 10, 8-11 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Cary Elwes is coming to Pittsburgh in April for The Princess Bride screening and Q&A
By Alex Gordon
Just me and my sax: a Q&A with comedian and Pittsburgh-native Jon Daly
Harris Theater continues film screenings under direction of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
By Amanda Waltz
I voted for myself and won a seat on my township's board of commissioners
By Josh Oswald