Vol. 22, No. 39
Making a Run: Candidate focusing on women's health issues in suburban senate race
"She's an excellent candidate, but it will be a tough race."
By Charlie Deitch
Dollar Signs: County, city weighing separate plans to monetize city assets
"Every city in this country has some sort of market-based revenue plan."
By AmyJo Brown
A re-opened family Italian restaurant, in Mount Lebanon, is a keeper
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
A Beaver County farm offers forty shades of garlic
By Chris Potter
After 70 years of distributing beer, the LaRusse family calls it quits
"Anything we could do to give back, we did," says Phil LaRusse Jr.
By Hal B. Klein
Wholey New Business: Luke Wholey puts seafood experience behind Wild Alaskan Grille
"My favorite pastime other than cooking is fishing."
Erika Osborne's work explores place as a concrete manifestation of nature.
The context created here suggests that "place" is where we might be moved to consider our effect on nature.
By Robert Raczka
With pointed humor, Dave Newman's new novel portrays the life of a lowly college writing instructor.
Much of Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children is a satirical send up of today's student, as well as Pittsburgh's literary scene.
By Fred Shaw
Julia Holter gets comfortable with working together
"In situations [in school] where you were supposed to be working with instrumentalists, I was really reclusive."
By Margaret Welsh
Born into a musical family, and after helping Mac Miller cut his teeth, the Pittsburgh rapper is ready for the big time.
By Rory D. Webb
Macro mixes Jesus and the X-Men
The track titles are changed to reflect the subject matter: "The Phoenix Must Die," "Magneto's Dream," "Cyclops' Denial," etc.
By Andy Mulkerin
New releases from Instead of Sleeping and The Silver Thread, plus Sean Jones plays on a new record by Brandi Disterheft
Critics' Picks: September 26 - October 2
Local shows by Danielle Ate the Sandwich, 4 Wheels, The Barr Brothers, The Afghan Whigs and Aesop Rock
Midnight Radio returns with Secret Agents & Spies
Bricolage has found an ingenious way to make a staged reading actually entertaining.
By Ted Hoover
Japan's chelfitsch Theater Company sends up office life.
It is Monty Python-esque in its absurdity, and brilliant in the nuances the movement adds to the dialogue.
By Steve Sucato
STREB: Forces is part dance, part circus, part stunt show.
Elizabeth Streb's company makes a rare Pittsburgh stop.
Beauty Is Embarrassing
A documentary portrait of artist Wayne White shows the fun, upbeat side of the biz
This Spanish zombie film can't find its footing in horror or laughs
By Al Hoff
Adam Sandler shlocks it up as an animated Dracula.
House at the End of the Street
Jennifer Lawrence can't salvage a cheap thriller
By Bill O'Driscoll
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Adaption of YA novel is a little too adolescent
By Catherine Sylvain
Lynn Cullen Live 09/27/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 09/28/12
Lynn Cullen Live 10/01/12
On Voter ID, a Democrat exposes a GOP law's weakness
Short List: September 26 - October 2
Release party for East Pittsburgh Downlow
Thu., Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
The Price of a Cocktail
By Tereneh Idia
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden