Vol. 22, No. 17
Transition makes planning for life in a post-oil world seem possible, even desirable.
Transition as a combination town hall, village square, encounter group, social network and barn-raising.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Bike trails traverse the region and its history
"The loss of jobs and industries and a way of life was devastating. But that's been replaced by a more inviting lifestyle."
By Abby Mendelson
Putting Baby in the Corner: Oakland Catholic takes aim at popular prom alternative
School officials send a warning: Attend anti-prom, and you may be risking your chance at getting into the college of your choice.
By Chris Young and Vittoria LeDonne
Charcuterie specialties are just part of the locally inspired menu at this new Lawrenceville restaurant
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
The semi-hidden Downtown Mexican eatery finds a more visible location
By Andy Mulkerin
Industry Public House concocts new drinks from industrial past
The Smokestack is just one of 10 "patented cocktails" with industrial-era names and flavor-forward mixes.
By Hal B. Klein
New festival Pyrotopia celebrates the fire arts.
Fireworks, fire-spinning, flaming robots and more come to Homestead.
By Nick Keppler
One poet explores the interpersonal, the other looks at life in West Virginia's coal fields.
New chapbooks by Kelly Scarff and Susan Shaw Sailer satisfy in different ways.
By Fred Shaw
Evan Weiss gets into it for good
"I didn't have anything else to fall back on. I didn't have any back-up plans."
By Nicole Chynoweth
Eric Hutchinson moves on up
"Regardless of whether I perform for 50 people or thousands, I put all of my energy into each show."
By Cassandra Quinn
Spanky Wilson is back in town
"My career would be over, I would be so embarrassed if they threw this toilet paper while I was singing."
By Margaret Welsh
New music from Ken Karsh, There There, Candy Apple Blue and Call to Attraction
By Andy Mulkerin and Nicole Chynoweth
Critics' Picks: April 26 - 28
Local appearances by Squeeze, Heather Bond, The Wombats and Sharon Van Etten, plus a homecoming show for Dream Job
In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play
As the sitcom writers say, hilarity ensues, not to mention masturbation on many metaphorical levels.
By Michelle Pilecki
Around the World in 80 Days
We end up rooting not just for Fogg to reach the end of his journey, but also for this company to do the same.
By Ted Hoover
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company makes a rare Pittsburgh appearance.
The work's dark nature and non-standard movement vocabulary of spinning and tumbling is a departure for Lubovitch.
By Steve Sucato
Edgar Allan Poe chases a serial killer inspired by his stories
By Al Hoff
An Israeli dramedy mines the uneasy relationship between a father and son, rival Talmudic scholars
Russian Film Symposium
This year's theme is "Camp Cinema: Russian Style"
The Deep Blue Sea
A woman faces the end of the affair in this British period drama
The Kid With a Bike
A gentle Belgian drama about a troubled kid at a crossroads
Pirates! Band of Misfits
Rollicking animated adventures on the high seas and the streets the London
Lynn Cullen Live 04/25/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 04/26/12
Lynn Cullen Live 04/27/12
Lynn Cullen Live 04/30/12
Lynn Cullen Live 05/01/12
Treat your hookups like people you might actually see again and you might actually see them again
Short List: April 26 - May 2
The Salvation Army's Allegheny Annual Dinner
Wed., Nov. 13, 5:30-7 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
Breakfast egg rolls and adobo pot pie: Lola's Eatery brings Mexican and Filipino flavors to brunch
By Maggie Weaver
Bundle up for Sliders Curling, Pittsburgh's first bar-style curling rink
AFL-CIO launches website highlighting union member candidates and elected officials
By Elise Lavallee