Vol. 22, No. 44
A Conversation with Medea Benjamin
The CODEPINK cofounder, and Thomas Merton Center honoree, speaks out on drone warfare
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Grain of Truth
A local food blogger reaches out ... and within
By Abby Mendelson
Thinking Outside the Box
On Monroeville's other main drag, a welcoming Italian restaurant with worthy cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Parents can benefit from tricks used to get reluctant kids to eat healthier
Try this macaroni-and-cheese secretly harboring cauliflower
By Chris Potter
Wigle offers Dutch-inspired variation of traditional gin
This blend of unaged whiskey, quirky botanicals and applied history fits neatly into Wigle's MO.
By Hal B. Klein
Highland Park's Bryant Street benefits from a food-driven resurgence
By AmyJo Brown
From "Super Mario Clouds" to cats playing Schoenberg, the singular digital art of Cory Arcangel
Artist famed for hacked video games gets a solo show at the Carnegie
By Bill O'Driscoll
John Moran's American Idols takes an irreverent look at U.S. presidents.
It is, in short, one of the most intelligent solo shows I have ever seen in Pittsburgh.
By Robert Isenberg
A.E. Paterra's second solo full-length shows he's more than just half of a Zombi
By Patrick Bowman
DJ ChaChee helps bolster Pittsburgh hip hop at WPTS
"I really feel as though we're a catapult for a lot of artists that come through here."
By Amanda Wishner
Critics' Picks: October 31 - November 6
Local shows by Pierce the Veil and Passion Pit, plus ADD Fest returns, the Duquesne University Percussion Ensemble welcomes a new director and Dean and Britta bring 13 Most Beautiful ... home to Pittsburgh
On the Record with Josh Weaver of Royal Thunder
"There definitely seems to be more women in heavier bands; it's almost one of those things where you can't explain why it's happening, but it's awesome."
By Margaret Welsh
Theatre Factory's The Glass Menagerie
It's a clear and uncluttered opportunity to experience what I consider the greatest play ever written.
By Ted Hoover
Little Lake's Time Stands Still
The intensity level stays high, transitions hit the right notes, and laughs come just when they should.
By Michelle Pilecki
Midnight Radio's Pittsburgh Ghost Stories
This most ephemeral form of theater conjures up special effects a CGI artist could only dream of.
Philadanco, August Wilson Center dance ensemble and more at the second annual Black Dance Festival.
Program features works choreographed by Rennie Harris and George Faison, as well as by emerging talents.
By Steve Sucato
Overly ambitious and not very deep mélange of interconnected lives
By Harry Kloman
Three Rivers Film Festival
More than 50 films are on the slate as the long-running local film festival kicks off
By Al Hoff
A houseguest creates quiet disorder in an arty Los Angeles home
The Other Son
Two young men in Israel – one Jewish, one Arab – discover they were switched at birth
The secret world of video-arcade characters comes to live in this animated comedy
Lynn Cullen Live 10/31/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 11/01/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/02/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/05/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/06/12
A small-town cable operator may represent the future of big-league politics
I have a problem with a guy I like and his porn habits. The problem is I used to be his porn.
Short List: October 31 - November 6
The Palace Theatre
Wed., Oct. 16, 8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
U.S. Steel exec out after company loses billions in value; still given $1.4 million payout
By Ryan Deto
Q&A with the partner of a sex worker — my husband
By Jessie Sage
Documentary The Last Scene needs your photos and videos from early 2000s emo and pop-punk shows
By Alex Gordon
Exhibit to commemorate Miles Saal's art and promote advocacy for mental health awareness in the Pittsburgh African American arts community