Vol. 21, No. 37
Bridging the Gaps
Urban spelunker Lindsey Scherloum finds lost traces of the city's past
By Abby Mendelson
Standing on Ceremony: Same-sex couples can marry in New York, but what's in store once they return to Pennsylvania?
"For same-sex couples in Pennsylvania, marriage means legal uncertainty."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Fall Arts Guide: Visual Art
Several of fall art shows, big and small, have a Pittsburgh theme.
By Nadine Wasserman
Reel Green: Local filmmakers bring global message in documentary
"There a lot of centered, grounded, caring, thoughtful people occupying what the media calls the environmental fringe."
By Bill O'Driscoll
Fall Arts Guide: Dance
From bellydance and a black dance festival to a Peter Pan ballet and a hip-hop Pinocchio, the fall dance season has something for everyone.
By Steve Sucato
Fall Arts Guide: Music
A guide to some notable rock, pop and jazz shows this fall, from Agnostic Front to Weird Paul.
By Andy Mulkerin
Fall Arts Guide: Film
This fall, it really seems like old times at the movies.
By Al Hoff
Fall Arts Guide: Theater
A host of local and even world premieres mark area stages this season.
Fall Arts Guide: Literary
It's season's readings for everyone from big names like Jonathan Franzen to emerging local talent.
Winghart's Burger and Whiskey Bar
Market Square welcomes a new spot for big burgers, wood-fired pizza and libations
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Gym-goers in Shadyside can now enjoy an appropriate post-workout refreshments: smoothies.
By Chris Young
Famed local photographer Duane Rieder now makes wine, too
"We don't do anything the exact way any one of those California guys do it."
By Hal B. Klein
Seymour Hersh talks "war on terror," Libya and Iran.
The legendary reporter speaks here Sept. 19.
By Chris Potter
A poem by Sheila Carter-Jones
Life coach Krishna Pendyala turns personal-growth author.
"I've been dumb and smart, so I thought I'd share both."
By Robert Isenberg
New albums from Jeremy Beck and the IonSound Project, Jimmy Adler, and The Pointillists.
Something for Everyone
Indie-pop outfit Donora unveils its latest, for fans age five to 95
By Rick Moslen
Critics' Picks: Sept 15 - 20
Local shows from Tapes 'n Tapes, Why? and Mason Jennings, plus WYEP's annual Rock the Block party and a new local music-and-art event at Mexico City.
By Andy Mulkerin and Kate Magoc
Silent No More
New Castle-born rapper Ensilence refuses to dwell on gender disparity
By Patrick Bowman
Everything's Under Control
Olivia Tremor Control tours behind the re-issue of a classic album
By Mike Shanley
A Child's Guide to Heresy
This "adult fairy tale" resembles a video game rather than something about real people.
By Gordon Spencer
The production sparkles, almost covering the holes in the script.
By Michelle Pilecki
Five Course Love
Writer and composer Greg Coffin has created a big playground in which a director and actors can romp.
By Ted Hoover
MOMIX visits with BOTANICA, its spectacular interpretation of nature.
BOTANICA is an exploration of my curiosity about the backyard and the garden translated into dance-theater form."
Miranda July's second feature is heartwarming, heartbreaking and often laugh-out-loud funny.
By Harry Kloman
Ponder the what-if of an entirely plausible global pandemic.
In the Land of the Free
A new documentary examines injustice with the prison system
By Matt Stroud
Ryan Gosling stars in this unsatisfying tale that's both moody and violent
By Brendan Sullivan
A languid but sumptuous speculative bio-pic about Mozart's talented sibling
A docudrama exposes a cover-up of sex-trafficking in Bosnia
It wasn't Steelers football, but the U.S. Open wasn't half bad
By Jim Shearer
Short List: Week of September 15 - 22
JukeBox (Rocks You)
Baja Bar and Grill
Sat., Jan. 25, 9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year with authentic Chinese flavors
By Maggie Weaver
How America’s new trade deal could undermine Pittsburgh’s plastics future
By Ryan Deto
Feed a cute bird, help save Australian wildlife at the National Aviary
By Amanda Waltz