Vol. 22, No. 9
Uphill Climb: Perry Hilltop struggles to keep pace with changes on the North Side
"You can't just give money to a community and expect to change it."
By Jacob Flannick
Cutting Deep: Corbett budget would put social services further out of reach
"It will force county administrators to play Solomon."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
At East End Book Exchange, Lesley Rains tries to find new bookselling niche
"Books will always be with us. People want that book — and they want it in their hands."
By Abby Mendelson
Meat and Potatoes
The Downtown venue provides a refined gastropub approach to culimary staples
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
The East Liberty hot-dog joint is re-opened with a new menu and much fanfare
By Al Hoff
Hot cocktails a winter attraction at Murray Avenue Grill
It's the spiked hot-chocolate drinks that really stand out
By Hal B. Klein
A new exhibition highlights the crossroads of contemporary art and science
Intimate Science goes from mushroom bricks to genetically modified carnations
By Justin Hopper
Art book You'll Find This Offensive strives to live up to its title
The Outlaw Artisans take on sex, religion and politics
By Nick Keppler
Caravan of Thieves plays pop with a vaudeville twist
The band tries to dodge the "gypsy jazz" label
Loft parties pop up in Lawrenceville this month
"This space is completely intact, the way it was in the 1800s."
By Andy Mulkerin
Rivka mixes chill soundscapes and crunk beats
Tucked under Rebecca Dulberg's ethereal vocals are the trill beats that hit Wilkins' ear in just the right way
By Kate Magoc
Critics' Picks: March 1 - 6
Local shows by Puscifer, Black Milk, Juston Stens, Matt Pryor and The Kooks.
By Andy Mulkerin and Nicole Chynoweth
On the Record with Dion Lunadon of A Place to Bury Strangers
"We want to make music to tear your head off and make you shit your pants."
By Patrick Bowman
A new musical version of a famed play about dance marathons is messy, but has its rewards.
By Robert Isenberg
CMU does the Sondheim classic proud.
By Ted Hoover
The Elephant Man
The only thing better than Richard Keitel's staging is Sean Sears' heart-stopping performance.
Acclaimed choreographer offers a ballet based on a physics book
Karole Armitage's Three Theories interprets Brian Greene's The Elegant Universe
By Steve Sucato
Act of Valor
Even Navy SEALs can't rescue this flailing actioner
Dr. Seuss' eco-oriented kids' tale gets a big, colorful screen adaptation
Chico and Rita
This lively musical animated film tracks a romance through Cuban music
A teen-age party out of bounds is the subject of this raucous comedy
Are hippie communes still viable comic fodder in the year 2012?
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Tilda Swinton shines in this unsettling drama about a troubled mother-son relationship
Lynn Cullen Live 02/29/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 03/01/12
Lynn Cullen Live 03/02/12
Lynn Cullen Live 03/05/12
Lynn Cullen Live 03/06/12
Respecting boundaries sends a message: "I may be messing around with someone else with your OK, but your needs still come first."
21 Jump Street - CP TV
Short List: March 1 - 8
Sembène Film Festival: Eddie Jefferson documentary
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
Mon., Dec. 16, 7-8:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Ranking the things people cheered for at Pittsburgh’s presidential forum
By Ryan Deto
The Andy Warhol Museum's holiday cookies are worthy of 15 minutes of fame
By Lisa Cunningham
Pittsburgh is on some terribly stupid 'best of' lists. Let's dissect them
By Josh Oswald
Hambone's reopened after paying over $13,000 in delinquent drink taxes
By Amanda Waltz