Vol. 21, No. 32
Fighting Perception: Group wants you to forget what you think you know about Allentown
"This whole neighborhood is about taking a chance."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
How I tried to save the Post-Gazette despite itself
By Chris Young
Past-Due Bill: Activists worry delays could hamper police-accountability measure
"If we're going to continue to want full consensus with the FOP and the law department, we'll be delaying this bill forever."
Barcelona at Rivers Edge
A fantastic location and Mediterranean flavors make this venue a worthy stop along Allegheny River Boulevard
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
A new Libyan storefront cafe offers new spins on familiar ingredients
By Al Hoff
NOLA in the Square picks up where Embury leaves off
Embury's influence will endure, along with some of the vintage cocktails it revived.
By Brian Tierney
What's the story at Cyberpunk Apocalypse, Lawrenceville's "house-plus" art collective?
"There's this momentum that comes out of spaces where people are coming in and out and everybody cares about the same thing."
By Brendan Sullivan
Drawn in A Day holds up even if you missed the "day."
A dozen local artists take directly to the walls of Space Gallery
By Bill O'Driscoll
A book-signing at a venerable Squirrel Hill watering hole and a poet's book-launch.
Novelist Lee Skirboll returns to sign Cage Days; poet John Thomas Menesini offers endo
Identity Festival brings big names in electronic music to First Niagara Pavilion
"Electronic music has been pushing more mainstream; tours like Identity are proving this."
By Kate Magoc
New releases from Danila Gaji and Nancy McKeen Bluz Machine
By Andy Mulkerin and Kate Magoc
Critics' Picks: Aug 12 - 18
Local shows by Amon Amarth, Mr. Big and Justin Townes Earle, plus a Title Town soul night in Oakland, and Skull Fest
By Andy Mulkerin
Local record producer tells of working with Rollins, Kevorkian
"After [Kevorkian] would leave for the day, someone working at the hotel would come in and make sure that everyone who was checking in was also checking out."
By Margaret Welsh
Identity Festival Lineup in Short
Some of the acts worth checking out at the festival
The Importance of Being Earnest
It's difficult to know whether Conall Morrison, as director, merely allowed this production to happen or actually caused it.
By Ted Hoover
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus comes off as a whiny spaz, and Judas spends his stage-time screaming into a microphone.
By Robert Isenberg
Page One: Inside the New York Times
A documentary looks at the future of news in a world of new media
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
An interesting if somewhat jumbled account of the influential hip-hop group
Rise of Planet of the Apes
This re-boot needs less talk and more ape-action
A musical journey through the Italian city of Naples
Mike Doyle sees ugly prospects ahead
By Chris Potter
Short List: Week of August 10 - 16
The Salvation Army's Allegheny County Annual Dinner
Heinz Field East Club Lounge
Wed., Nov. 13, 5:30-7 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
Bundle up for Sliders Curling, Pittsburgh's first bar-style curling rink
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
AFL-CIO launches website highlighting union member candidates and elected officials
By Elise Lavallee