Vol. 21, No. 46
Risk Assessment: Science has a hard time gauging the danger posed by carcinogens
"Genetics loads the gun, environment pulls the trigger"
By Bill O'Driscoll
The Suite Life: Free tickets among perks for sports authority board members
"It really wasn't a delegation from China in there. It was board members and their wives."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Duck Hollow is a nearly forgotten neighborhood -- and might prefer to stay that way
By Abby Mendelson
You've Gotta Believe: Duquesne refuses formation of student atheist group
"Duquesne is first and foremost a university, not a religious institution,"
By Jacob Flannick
Power to the People
Ted and Kathy Carns are as self-sufficient as it's possible to be
Cats and Dogs Coffeehouse
A new hang-out at Penn and Main welcomes all comers
By Al Hoff
A new Thai restaurant that fits the vibrant Highland Avenue dining corridor
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Cupcakes Runneth Over
The re-opened Dozen Bakeshop expands its selection of cocktail cupcakes
By Hal B. Klein
Group photography show HomeFrontLine expands our sense of war's toll.
Soldiers, civilians and even empty rooms are among the photographers' subjects.
By Robert Raczka
Novelist -- and newly minted book retailer -- Ann Patchett talks with CP
"All of the sudden I found myself living in a city with no bookstores."
By Jessica Server
New film looks at women's role in DIY punk communities
"I wanted to explain that there's more to female involvement than Riot Grrl"
By Andy Mulkerin
New releases from Venus in Furs, Lenny Smith, The Hawkeyes and Safe from Exposure
By Andy Mulkerin and Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: November 17 - 23
Local shows from Shonen Knife, Tinariwen and Sondre Lerche, plus a tribute to Genesis, and a benefit for the family of a slain police officer.
Jeff Boller enlists homemade marimbas and 3-D animation to help with The Simple Carnival
He wants his movie to be "like Disney's Fantasia in 3-D, but with yacht rock."
By Nick Keppler
Buzz band Real Estate keeps it understated
Days reaches the point of un-self-conscious meditation: pop music enlightenment.
Director Scott Wise has pulled together the visual elements and drawn heightened, achingly stylized performances from his cast.
By Ted Hoover
A Shayna Maidel
It's a delicate drama, which Jena Oberg directs with a light touch and well-chosen cast.
By Michelle Pilecki
Point Park's Contemporary Choreographers is a strong program
New York choreographer Sidra Bell's "Lily" left many powerful impressions.
By Steve Sucato
Acclaimed, Pittsburgh-native choreographer and dancer Kyle Abraham world-premieres his latest work.
"Trying to be someone else to not be noticed is really kind of messed up."
A bio-pic with polished storytelling, elegant visuals and a recreation of some compelling 20th-century American history
By Harry Kloman
This actioner is a violent and largely made-up remix of Greek myth
By Chris Potter
Three Rivers Film Festival
The 30th annual event continues through Sunday
Short List: November 17 - 21
Blues Society CD Release Party
Sun., Oct. 20, 2-6 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Finding the freedom to 'f*ck like an animal'
By Jessie Sage
Roll the dice on Mana Boardgame Tavern in the North Side
By Amanda Waltz
Solving the mystery of the swarming birds of ALCOSAN
By Ryan Deto
Bike Pittsburgh counted 123 vehicles parked in city bike lanes yesterday