Vol. 22, No. 16
The Bearden mural in the new T station is only the latest of Pittsburgh's recently restored public art works.
Projects in Mellon Park and at the convention center have also been revived or refurbished.
By Nadine Wasserman
A mortuary job inspires an artist.
Skulls are the big motif in Mike Egan's The Day That Death Stayed Home.
By Nick Keppler
The PCA's 10 Solo Exhibitions are an impressive array
Approximately half of the PCA exhibitions make you want to personally own them
By Robert Isenberg
By focusing on packaging rather than what's packaged, we miss the bigger waste.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Military struggles with rise in sexual-assault complaints
"I'm not convinced it's happening more, I think it's reported more."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
On the Home Front: Vets of Iraq and Afghanistan take on political battles at home
By Chris Potter
Pieces of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week celebrates city's increasing sophistication
"Pittsburgh has gone though a renaissance of taste in the last few years."
By Hal B. Klein
A storefront venue in Beechview combines the tropical, sometimes spicy flavors of Caribbean and Mexican cuisines
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
A new bakery in Squirrel Hill offers sweets for both American and Korean palates
Triggers persevere through label troubles to release second full-length
"There were a lot of arguments about album artwork and restructuring contracts."
By Andy Mulkerin
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Record Store Day is like Music-Nerd Christmas (or Music-Nerd Black Friday).
On the Record with Jill Barber
"It's pompous of me to think this, but every time I write a song, I try to write a song that carries on the tradition of the great standards."
Obvious makes bass-heavy music plain to hear
"We all wanted to educate on what music these kids could be listening to."
By Kate Magoc
Critics' Picks: April 19 - 21
Local appearances by Good Old War, Quilt and Lambchop, plus Celtic harpists at PCA and Passion Pit headlining CMU's Carnival
By Nicole Chynoweth and Andy Mulkerin
Dark of the Moon
There's a pounding, bombastic light-and-sound show of such ferocious intensity that this slender script is obliterated.
By Ted Hoover
Playwright Inge says so many timeless things so well that seeing this anew could be a revelation.
By Gordon Spencer
A new bio-doc zeroes in on legendary reggae performer Bob Marley
By Al Hoff
This drama recounts the true story of a man who hides a group of Jews in the sewers beneath an occupied Polish town
By Harry Kloman
The much-culted 2000 Japanese film about a juvenile killing contest opens here
The Forgiveness of Blood
A drama about a blood feud, set in modern Albania
The Lucky One
A sun-dappled, highly improbable romance adapted from the Nicholas Sparks novel
The Raid: Redemption
It's cops vs. killers in this Indonesian martial-arts actioner
Think Like a Man
Steve Harvey's relationship guide hits the big screen
Lynn Cullen Live 04/18/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 04/19/12
Born To Be Wild: IMAX Trailer - CP TV
Short List: April 20 - 25
By Mars Johnson
Boomers own a disproportionate share of Pittsburgh-area houses. Is that their fault?
By Matt Petras
Station closes, Grist House expands, Lent arrives, and more Pittsburgh food news
By Rachel Wilkinson
Baddies, bread service, and baked Alaska: Why Lilith is devilishly different
By Sarah Hamm
A sweet move for Sarris Candies, a new Korean bakery, and more Pittsburgh food news