Vol. 22, No. 2
Differing Opinions: Experts paint different pictures about what happened the night teen was beaten
"This case will turn on the credibility of the witnesses."
By Chris Young
Card Games: Fake holiday donation mailer lampoons UPMC
"I think they sent it out because they hate UPMC, like all good Pittsburghers."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Occupy the Reassessment!
These days, the real anarchists are wearing suits
By Chris Potter
Bargains for dispirited Steelers fans
Brew on Broadway
A new coffee shop in Beechview doubles as a community meeting space
A friendly Vietnamese restaurant offers some winning dishes — and some that need tweaking
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
At Brix, the wine menu rewards exploration
"If you're stuck with something you just don't care for, it's no big deal."
By Hal B. Klein
Out of Rubble
An art exhibit asks what about what comes after war?
By Christopher L. McGinnis
Emerging Artist of the Year John Peña documented every day for two years with pictures and words.
His autobiographical writings are as unguarded as any private diary.
By Robert Isenberg
A new history of the Carnegie museums and library is more broad than deep.
Often, Palace feels less like the 106-year history of a cultural institution ... and more like reading 106 annual reports.
The Brooklyn band releases an unintentionally twee debut full-length
By Margaret Welsh
Jeffrey Foucault makes his first trip to Pittsburgh
He's often toured partially to have a tax-deductible reason to go fishing in places like Montana and Alaska.
By Nick Keppler
New releases from Miracle Worker, Michael Yolch and Chalk Dinosaur
By Andy Mulkerin
Tom Moran of The Five returns with oud in hand
"I sat in with a local band and all of a sudden there were belly dancers there, and I thought, ‘I get it now!'"
By Mike Shanley
Critics' Picks: January 13 - 18
Local shows by Jandek, Keller Williams and Madi Diaz, plus the Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards
Hot playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis gets his first Pittsburgh production.
Barebones productions stages the prison drama Jesus Hopped the A Train.
By Bill O'Driscoll
A silent film about silent film proves more dull than illuminating
By Harry Kloman
A musical comedy-melodrama that fails to engage on all points
By Al Hoff
The Iron Lady
The public and private lives of Margaret Thatcher
Battle for Brookyln
Documentary looks at recent David-vs.-Goliath property-rights fight in NYC
When adults can't play nice together
The Devil Inside
The faithful are advised to reject this poorly executed exorcism thriller
The Mill and the Cross
Take a cinematic journey inside a well-known 16th-century painting
Lynn Cullen Live 01/11/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 01/12/12
Lynn Cullen Live 01/13/12
Lynn Cullen Live 01/16/12
Lynn Cullen Live 01/17/12
Short List: January 13 - 19
By Charlie Deitch
Performance on Screen: Ralph Lemon
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
Wed., Nov. 20, 8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Pre-natal Down syndrome abortion bill, mandated fetal burial law clear Pa. legislature
By Hannah Lynn
Sister Epic brings colorful cowhides and other luxurious leather goods to Pittsburgh fashion scene
By Amanda Waltz
The complicated questions that come with cancer don't get any easier the second time around
By Jessie Sage
The Empty Space Project melds live music with construction sites
By Jordan Snowden