Vol. 21, No. 47
Puzzling Choices: Not many are surprised at Westinghouse's failure, but can it be put back together again?
"We are not surprised by this kind of confusion. ... This was a disaster waiting to happen."
By Chris Young
Lex Became a Junkie
A poem by Jimmy Cvetic
By Jimmy Cvetic
Can we solve the problem of carcinogens in the environment?
By Bill O'Driscoll
Luke & Mike's Front Porch Grill
A casual eating spot is a great fit for Aspinwall's former train station
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Beans roasted in small batches is the hallmark of this coffee purveyor.
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
The Worm Turns
New restaurant to boost tequila's popularity
By Hal B. Klein
A new design outfit looks to change the way dresses are made.
"We set out to disrupt the globalized fashion industry."
By Amy Kuhre
Politically outspoken sportswriter and author Dave Zirin talks about John Carlos ... and Tim Tebow.
Why are some commended for speaking, yet others are told, in short, to shut up and play?
By Jody DiPerna
Pittsburgh-based Creative Nonfiction launches its own publishing venture.
"The trend to publish high-quality nonfiction writing is moving in a smaller-press direction."
Critics' Picks: November 25 - 30
Anti-Flag comes home, Gangwish releases a tape, Title Town celebrates a birthday, The X celebrates the holidays
CypherStyles supplies street dance apparel to the world -- from Swissvale
"I'm not just manufacturing widgets. Wellness is a focus for me."
By Andy Mulkerin
Christiane D. releases her first solo album
"I really needed to learn how to just do my own thing."
By Kate Magoc
Dirty Charms bring old-school rock back
Music Charms the Savage Beast is tremendously tight, filled with infectious melodies
By J.E. Rosenfeld
On the Record with dead prez
"It's rebellious to be healthy. It's rebellious to take care of your children in this day and age."
By Rory D. Webb
When the collision occurs, this two-man show fiercely explodes.
By Robert Isenberg
Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir
While the show at present isn't what playwright Keith Bunin wants it to be, what it is is swell.
By Ted Hoover
A feel-good dramedy set in Hawaii and starring George Clooney
By Harry Kloman
Lars Von Trier's sci-fi psychodrama succeeds beautifully at making the complex simple
An entertaining animated holiday comedy about how Santa gets it all done
By Al Hoff
A bittersweet charmer that's a welcome respite from the usual slate of treacly rom-coms
They're back ... and back on the big screen!
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1
After the wedding, the human-vampire romance gets more complicated
Can Occupy movement succeed where steelworkers failed?
By Chris Potter
One day, your cranky LGBTQA friends might accept who you are, just as you've accepted them.
Short List: November 24 - December 1
Chatham University Shadyside Campus
Fri., Nov. 15, 7-9 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden
Plasmid draws inspiration from a parenting book for its latest release, Hot Dog People
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
Aspiring film documentarian aims to become the 'Dave DiCello of film'
By Lisa Cunningham