Vol. 21, No. 41
Pre-Occupied Pittsburgh: A fledgling movement gets off to an uncertain start
"The point is to practice democracy. And this is democracy right here -- as messy as it is."
By Chris Potter
Corbett Steps on the Gas
A look at proposals to tax natural-gas drilling
On the Record with PCTV Executive Director John Patterson
"I really think people are afraid of free speech in this country, which is ironic."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
This Greek estiatorio offers hearty, homestyle fare in a casual, yet refined, setting
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Sand Presso Coffee and Sandwich Bar
A new venue promises a Korean twist on breakfast and lunch
By Charlie Deitch
The Blue Dust bar offers its own liquor infusions
"When it's a couple of co-workers, a couple of regulars, we'll just play around."
By Hal B. Klein
Acclaimed poet Toi Derricotte closes the book on her harrowing childhood with The Undertaker's Daughter.
The Pitt professor and Cave Canem co-founder releases her fifth collection.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Novelist Jonathan Franzen lectures; TNY Presents continues under new management; activist Vince Eirene releases a book.
Franzen's latest novel, Freedom, was nine years in the making.
By Amy Kuhre and Bill O'Driscoll
Man Man's Honus Honus talks the Life Fantastic
"I feel like it still embodies the balance of chaos and beautiful orchestration."
By Andy Mulkerin
Critics' Picks: October 15 - 19
Local shows by Screaming Females, Crown the Lost, Arctic Monkeys and Little Dragon
By Andy Mulkerin and Kate Magoc
DJ James Gyre and DJ Cucitroa bring a new global dance night to Shadow Lounge
"We're casting a wider net for global musical interaction"
By Kate Magoc
Allies return after three years with Wire Walk
The youthful optimism of Pikadori is tempered in Allies by the wisdom that comes with being in one's 30s.
On the Record with Ben Opie
The local jazz musician and educator releases another recording from a weekend of Pittsburgh performances with Anthony Braxton
Outside of theatrical academics, I'm not sure there's an audience for such a static, emotionally one-note play.
By Ted Hoover
Shaken & Stirred
Alcoholism is the theme in a tale of quirky, strong women.
By Michelle Pilecki
The Good Person of Setzuan
Director Kleinert's array of surface inventiveness looks like a way to distract us from a none-too-compelling interior.
By Gordon Spencer
Dance work GIMP asks "What are you lookin' at?"
Heidi Latsky Dance performs this Pittsburgh premiere about disability.
By Steve Sucato
The Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
The 26th annual event offers feature-length films, programs of shorts and parties.
By Al Hoff
Vera Farmiga's film about faith takes place on its own peripheries.
By Harry Kloman
Teen-agers fight for the right to dance in this head-scratching remake
Machine Gun Preacher
This feel-bad, feel-good film about an American in Sudan could use more depth
Nicolas Cage chews the walls while holding back criminals in this predictable home-invasion thriller
Alchemy N' Ale
Coors Light Fatured Fare
The Blind Pig
Coors Light Featured Fare
Short List: October 13 - 20
Duquesne University Women's Guild "Gallery of Gifts Vendor and Craft Show"
Duquesne University Union
Thu., Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 15, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
The Price of a Cocktail
By Tereneh Idia
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden