Vol. 22, No. 35
A pinhole-photography show leans toward the woods.
Pinhole exploits the medium's capacity for the dreamy.
By Bill O'Driscoll
The Warhol's Factory Direct bridges the gap between art and industry.
The projects wander into underexplored territory and variously achieve wide-ranging relevance.
By Robert Raczka
Gender Politics: GOP's Ryan, Akin bring women's health issues front and center in 2012 election
"I find it hard to believe that any woman would look at that and not see that women are being targeted"
By AmyJo Brown
Academic Warnings: PPS parents upset about notification process involving teacher accused of child porn
Parent of autistic student calls Pittsburgh Public School District's actions a "systemic failure"
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Under the Bus?
Plan to shore up Port Authority may be mixed blessing for arts groups
By Chris Potter
With new head Rob Hirst, local bartender guild hopes to continue momentum
"We're not any less talented than bartenders in New York, San Francisco or Vancouver."
By Hal B. Klein
One of the region's best Indian restaurants is tucked away in Cranberry
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
After a serious car accident, owner finds new career with Downtown soul-food location
"I know how to make ribs and greens and things like that. So that's what I decided to go with."
By Charlie Deitch
New scholarship program encourages local cheesemakers
Western Pennsylvania's artisanal cheesemaking market "reminds me of where beer was [in Pittsburgh] 10 years ago."
Colter Harper goes solo
Steady touring with Rusted Root helps spark his creativity during the down time.
By Mike Shanley
Twin Propellers in Turbulence
The Harlan Twins' two-person core pushes the band through a slew of lineup changes, and a stellar record results
By Andy Mulkerin
Identity X rocks to remember a friend
Michael Haines, killed in February's armored-truck robbery, helped name the band in 2003
New albums by TheFive6, Weird Paul and Cold Weather
Critics' Picks: August 29 - September 4
Local shows by Okkervil River, Winterpills, Das Racist, and Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine — plus, Bear Cub returns to town to release a new album
The Well Digger's Daughter
It's not a very absorbing film, merely an ably entertaining one
By Harry Kloman
This "true" story of feuding moonshiners is quickly paced hokum
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
A documentary about the contemporary Chinese artist and his political works
By Al Hoff
Celeste & Jesse Forever
This Rashida Jones/Andy Samberg doesn't deviate much from the rom-com formula
By Margaret Welsh
Robot & Frank
Frank Langella makes the most of his new robot companion in this dramedy about aging
Another year, another lawsuit against Pittsburgh Police
"It's a subtle, conscious signal to assure you that you're not dealing with a lascivious zombie."
Lynn Cullen Live 08/29/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 08/30/12
Lynn Cullen Live 08/31/12
Lynn Cullen Live 09/04/12
Local Vocals - Episode 2 - CP TV
Short List: August 29 - September 4
By Mars Johnson
In Growing Up Yinzer, famous natives from Joe Namath to Billy Porter reflect on the city and its impact
By Rachel Wilkinson
A forgotten 1909 incident shows how Pittsburgh has — and hasn't — moved on from racialized violence
By David S. Rotenstein
Near-total isolation of juvenile girls at the ACJ raises concerns of illegal solitary confinement
By James Paul
Pittsburgh native Loren Allred is the greatest showwoman you’re about to see a lot more of
By Kate Oczypok