Vol. 22, No. 40
Boxed In: Activists say conviction question on job application unfairly closes doors
"I paid my debt. Will I ever be able to move forward?"
By AmyJo Brown
Heading to court?: CPRB mulls legal action to force council to appoint new members
"We're just worried about this board's future."
By Charlie Deitch
Despite some missteps, the relocated and revamped Vivo is worth a visit
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
The MAC diner celebrates the glories of mac-and-cheese
This Hampton eatery serves up cheesy noodles in a 1970s-themed venue
By Andy Mulkerin
Stave off fall a little longer with a tiki drink
Tiki delights are often found in surprising places
By Hal B. Klein
Safe Haven: Sanctuary will take in unwanted animals, educate about meatless dining options
"Becoming a vegetarian or a vegan is a process."
The Figment festival of interactive art makes its Pittsburgh debut
Weekend-long fest brings local artists to Allegheny Commons
By Catherine Sylvain
A conversation about the U.S. Supreme Court with acclaimed author and journalist Jeffrey Toobin.
"The political ideology of the justices is always the most important factor in any decision."
By Chris Potter
Touch, Post Slavery
Faun Fables give new meaning to the term "family road trip"
The storytelling folk duo is raising two daughters on tour
By Nicole Chynoweth
Audio-visual festival returns for year three, with a challenging but rewarding lineup
VIA's goal has always been to engage as many kinds of people as possible, but it can seem as if the repertoire was chosen with only the investigative nerds in mind.
By Kate Magoc
Steeline brings drum-line entertainment to Steelers games
Steeline has an in-house composer who works out original pieces and all-drum versions of popular pump-up tunes ("Get Ready for This," "Black and Yellow").
Critics' Picks: October 3 - 9
Local shows by Mutematch, Blondie, Propagandhi, Neil Young and Arc in Round
On the Record with Conan Neutron of Victory and Associates
"I've often said it's one of the few other cities I would consider living in if I weren't in the Bay Area."
The amount of posing and posturing — not to mention the profusion of BBC British accents — is jaw-dropping.
By Ted Hoover
Dixie's Tupperware Party
It's a goofy little salad of standup, drag show, improv exercise and sales pitch.
By Robert Isenberg
The 39 Steps
The theatrical gimmicks are transparently — nay, determinedly and even victoriously — phony. And funny.
By Michelle Pilecki
Chicken with Plums
This tale of a moody violinist is a depressive film but not so much a depressing one
By Harry Kloman
Rian Johnson delivers an entertaining sci-fi actioner about time travel, and choices
By Al Hoff
An illuminating and alarming doc about sport-related concussion injuries
Won't Back Down
A cliché-ridden "inspirational" drama about school choice is a poor lesson
Margaret Cho brings her new show to town.
The comedian discusses her new show, Mother, and more.
By Isaac Kozell
Lynn Cullen Live 10/4/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 10/05/12
Lynn Cullen Live 10/08/12
Lynn Cullen Live 10/09/12
The soap opera continues ... and it ain't General Hospital
Local Vocals - Episode 6 - CP TV
Short List: October 3 - 9
IWC Presents the 2nd Annual Pittsburgh Pro Wrestling Classic
Court Time Sports Center
Sat., Dec. 7, 6-10 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