Vol. 22, No. 38
On the Record with Wanda Guthrie of the Thomas Merton Center's Committee on Environmental Justice
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Shaky Ground: Farmer fears for future as gas drilling begins near scores of abandoned well sites
"I thought Vietnam was the last war I was ever going to have to protest."
By Charlie Deitch
From a South Oakland garage, a local printer's distinctive work finds its way into the world
By Abby Mendelson
Up Modern Kitchen
A new Shadyside venue offers a sophisticated sensibility and eclectic approach to fresh, local and seasonal cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Fall means apples, beer, chili peppers and Farmer Olympics
There's still time to enjoy food event in the outdoors
By Al Hoff
Lawrenceville's Eclipse links past and present
"You can eat healthy while you're out drinking."
By Hal B. Klein
Mid-East Fete: Homemade favorites mark Lebanese food fest
"The Lebanese people are known for their hospitality."
By AmyJo Brown
Ron Copeland's scrap art folds the region's past into its present
His art is an outgrowth of his love of crawling into abandoned places and collecting discarded objects
By Nick Keppler
The PCA Artist of the Year makes the most of couple of dogs and some classic literary works
Photographer Charlee Brodsky juxtaposes her West Highland white terriers with words by Mary Shelley, Samuel Beckett and more
By Robert Raczka
A new art book imagines alien sexual practices with words, pictures and videos
"It's really hard for us to think about sexuality outside of our own bodies and our own parts."
By Andy Tybout
The Pittsburgh Zine Fair proves that hand-made publications still rate
"Zines are no longer merely 'cute' or 'edgy.'"
By Rick Moslen
The Baby Shower
Original bebop drummer Roy Haynes brings a legacy of playing with the greats
"I've been fortunate to play with a lot of people who had genius qualities."
By Mike Shanley
Big Business develops as a band — while playing with The Melvins
"We've learned: Be confident in your tastes and don't be afraid to try new things."
By Margaret Welsh
New sound rig makes it easier to get live recordings at Howlers
Sites like Bandcamp, ReverbNation and SoundCloud help bands promote themselves, but depend on a constant stream of self-uploaded audio and video files
Critics' Picks: September 19 - 25
Local shows from Nick Lowe; AG with Garrison Starr and Maia Sharp; São Paulo Underground; and Fanfare Ciocarlia — plus a Hank Williams tribute show.
On the Record with Laetitia Sadier
"What do we do in the face of that when it's becoming more apparent that our rights as citizens are being taken away from us?"
800 Words: the Transmigration of Philip K. Dick
Caravan Theatre evokes the cult-favorite author with its daring new multimedia, multi-dimensional production.
By Michelle Pilecki
This jukebox musical is dazzling, propulsive entertainment.
By Ted Hoover
Throughline attempts Molière's classic, with mixed results.
By Robert Isenberg
Red Hook Summer
If you can get over ignore its missteps, Spike Lee's film is an agreeable character-drama-cum-polemic
By Harry Kloman
Trouble With the Curve
It's a dull, sluggish movie even for Eastwood
Paul Thomas Anderson's drama questions the questioning
Without helium, the party will really be over
By Bill O'Driscoll
People have been known to make vague and insincere promises about all the things they'll get into once they "feel more comfortable."
Lynn Cullen Live 09/19/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 09/20/12
Lynn Cullen Live 09/21/12
Lynn Cullen Live 09/24/12
Lynn Cullen Live 09/25/12
Local Vocals - Episode 5 - CP TV
Short List: September 19 - 25
CASH UNCHAINED The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute
The Palace Theatre
Sat., Jan. 25, 8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
How America’s new trade deal could undermine Pittsburgh’s plastics future
By Ryan Deto
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year with authentic Chinese flavors
By Maggie Weaver
Posts from Democratic state House candidate Heather Kass reveal Trump support and opposition to Obamacare