Vol. 22, No. 46
Grounded in Victory: Obama grassroots infrastructure proved to be the difference-maker
"The ground game exceeded 2008. It was just quieter."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
ADDING UP THE DAMAGE
LOCAL TV WINS BIG THIS ELECTION
By Charlie Deitch
Despite obstacles, Allegheny County voters largely cleared the bar
By AmyJo Brown
In Wilkinsburg, Kathy Homrok provides care to those who struggle to find it anywhere else.
By Abby Mendelson
Silvi's Mexican Restaurant
For East Carson Street's revelers, American and Mexican favorites, plus late-night tacos
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
El Burro Comedor
A take-out joint offering tacos, burritos and other Cal-Mex fare opens on the North Side
East End Brewing makes a big expansion
"As we've grown, the Pittsburgh market has grown with us."
By Hal B. Klein
Growing Interest: Outreach program gets kids into farming
"People would be surprised at how interested kids are in growing food and knowing where it comes from."
Gilded Age paintings by Walter Gay are a rare treat at the Frick.
He had the confidence to depart from the facts in order to emphasize the harmony of these carefully decorated spaces.
By Robert Raczka
Pitt professor's new history retells the Amistad slave rebellion from the Africans' point of view.
"You don't see this as a case of white people rescuing poor benighted black people."
By Bill O'Driscoll
My YouTube Video
Stephin Merritt talks comedy and rhyme in The Magnetic Fields
"I don't think I should be like Sparks and pretend there's no humor in my lyrics."
By Mike Shanley
Motorpsychos haven't lost their edge after over a decade
"I like to be all about the makeup and the sexy clothes and then go up there and kick ass."
B. White represents McKeesport in the rap game
"I wanted to come into the game as a hip-hop head and not a gimmick."
By Rory D. Webb
New releases from The Armadillos, Preach Freedom and Chip DiMonick
By Andy Mulkerin
Critics' Picks: November 14 - 20
Local shows by Gilberto Gil, Bayside, Lights, Tom Russell and Rusted Root
Pitt Rep's The Compleat Female Stage Beauty
The student cast performs with the instincts and precision of actors far beyond their years.
By Robert Isenberg
Little Lake's Black Tie
The 2011 comedy portrays that endangered species: country-club Republicans.
By Michelle Pilecki
Stage 62's The Producers
David Cary and Chris Martin are extraordinarily entertaining as Max and Leo.
By Ted Hoover
Rising-star Point Park grad presents a U.S. premiere
"I have tendency to make a bit of a mess in my works."
By Steve Sucato
An absorbing political thriller about our 16th president
By Harry Kloman
John Hawkes shines in this real-life story about a disabled man seeking to fulfill his sexuality
Lynn Cullen Live 11/14/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 11/15/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/16/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/19/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/20/12
Don't go away mad, Republicans: Just go away.
By Chris Potter
Short List: November 14 - 20
Corrine Jasmin & Ru Emmons, My Mirror
The Alloy Studios
Tue., Dec. 10, 5-7 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Cary Elwes is coming to Pittsburgh in April for The Princess Bride screening and Q&A
By Alex Gordon
Just me and my sax: a Q&A with comedian and Pittsburgh-native Jon Daly
Harris Theater continues film screenings under direction of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
By Amanda Waltz
I voted for myself and won a seat on my township's board of commissioners
By Josh Oswald