Vol. 22, No. 26
Process Questions: Battle to unionize at UPMC heating up
"If the union comes, it comes. But please, let's just play fairly."
By Charlie Deitch
Delays in Store: Despite setbacks and funding gap, officials say Hill grocery store will open — eventually
"I think we made some mistakes."
By AmyJo Brown
Let Us Now Praise Famous Jagoffs
The latest chapter for a misunderstood word
By Chris Potter
A vegan-friendly restaurant with dishes inspired by the raw-food movement
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Tipping the Scales with Marinated Fish
Bar Symon's new airport location may have you hoping for a flight delay
"We try to provide a level of comfort, but a level of adventure as well."
By Hal B. Klein
The Pittsburgh Public Market is slated to move up the street
Market organizers are hopeful about the potential new space
Silver Eye's Fellowship 12 showcases two strong but decidedly divergent approaches to photography.
Akihiko Miyoshi's playful near-abstractions stand alongside Isa Leshko's sensitive animal portraiture.
By Robert Raczka
A local English professor looks at portrayals of medicine in Victorian lit — and how they inform thought today.
"A lot of people want to claim there's a contrast between professionalism and quackery."
By Andy Tybout
Suddenly I want your leftovers
Jonathan Toubin Brings the Soul Clap Back
Last December, the DJ was nearly killed when a cab ran him over while he was sleeping.
By Andy Mulkerin
Dev79 brings bass-heavy reworkings of hip hop to LazerCrunk
"I think when people hear the phrase ‘Street Bass,' they can kind of get a good idea of what they're in for without really even knowing exactly what it is."
By Kate Magoc
The Mount Oliver DIY space hosts its annual Acoustic Fest
By Rick Moslen
New releases from Silencio, Icarus Witch and Ralph Peterson
Critics' Picks: June 28 - July 3
Local shows by Poison Dartz, Turning Violet Violet, Mickey Avalon, Sofia Talvik and Roger Waters
Opera Theater of Pittsburgh reinvents itself as a 17-day summer festival
The Magic Flute and a flamenco Carmen flank new comic mini-operas, late-night cabaret and picnics on the lawn
By Bill O'Driscoll
Next to Normal
I was in no way prepared for the first-rate, impeccably professional production this young company put together
By Ted Hoover
Lettice and Lovage
Theater-craft, not straight story-telling, is the point of Peter Shaffer's comedy
By Michelle Pilecki
The Last Romance
It's not easy, in our filmic, televised era, to write a crowd-pleasing stage comedy, yet Joe DiPietro has done it
By Robert Isenberg
Wes Anderson delivers another eccentric film, one that resonates with an awkward humanity
By Harry Kloman
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
If only 19th-century American history had been taught like this — in action-packed 3-D, with lots of slow-motion ax attacks.
By Al Hoff
This girl-hero adventure is a pretty good Disney movie, but a rather disappointing Pixar one
Let the Bullets Fly
This hybridized Chinese film features action, gunplay and lots of rapid-fire dialogue
This rom-com recounts the familiar travails of the recently dumped
Where Do We Go Now?
In this gentle comedy, the women of a Lebanese village keep the peace
Lynn Cullen Live 06/27/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 06/28/12
Lynn Cullen Live 06/29/12
Lynn Cullen Live 07/02/12
Lynn Cullen Live 07/03/12
Gospel of Wealth
When Catholic schools run afoul of Catholic teaching
Short List: June 27 - July 3
Jazz at Emmanuel
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Sun., Dec. 8, 5-6:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Steve Zappala, son of Allegheny County DA, is running for state House District 21
By Ryan Deto
Pittsburgh gets its own holiday earworm with "Black and Gold Christmas"
By Lisa Cunningham
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers
A Pittsburgh holiday treat benefits Childrens Hospital for nearly 50 years
By Maggie Weaver