Vol. 22, No. 47
Want to privatize schools? You might want to buy up an election cycle or two first.
"If people follow the money trail, they'd learn a lot about what's really going on."
By Chris Potter
Fifty years later, what have we really learned from Rachel Carson's master work?
By Bill O'Driscoll
At this comfy-cozy neighborhood spot, the modern menu proves a bit uneven
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Phipps walks the walk, switching out soda at its café for a healthier fruit sprizter
The Phipps Splash is fresh fruit juice and local, sodium-free seltzer water from the Pittsburgh Seltzer Co.
By Charlie Deitch
Veteran bartender Marie Perriello can teach you to craft your own cocktail
"Anything you can put into a dish, you can also put into a cocktail."
By Hal B. Klein
Cut backs in state funding mean leaner times for area food banks and pantries
Budget cuts affecting food banks at peak time
By AmyJo Brown
White Cube, Green Maze explores how architecture can open up to nature.
Reclaimed brownfields are among the global sites documented.
By Charles Rosenblum
Deborah Kass wrestles with Warhol's legacy ... at The Warhol.
This exhibition takes a bold step in placing Kass' Warhol-inspired pieces side by side with Warhol's own work.
By Nadine Wasserman
Braddock Avenue Books joins the indie-publishing fray.
"Writing is serious business."
By Bethany Hensel
Heavy-metal band Lamb of God soldiers on despite running into trouble in the Czech Republic
"You're told in the same breath that someone's dead and you're responsible. Those are some pretty heavy things to process."
By Margaret Welsh
Carousel takes a new EP for a spin
"I always just really wanted to be in a good rock 'n roll band. And this is the first time it's ever happened."
By Andy Mulkerin
Black Yoga brings Om and om together
"Not everyone wants to listen to birds and waterfalls."
New releases from The Homeless Gospel Choir, Ray Dawn, and Don Strange
Critics' Picks: November 21 - 27
Local shows by Dance Gavin Dance and Sum 41, plus a book release by Robby Lester and a Beatles tribute at Club Café
City Theatre's South Side Stories
The one-woman show is just a big, fat, evening of bliss.
By Ted Hoover
Pittsburgh Public Theater's Good People
David Lindsay-Abaire's lastest ably explores class divides in Boston.
By Robert Isenberg
Point Park Conservatory's Seven Guitars
Even if the story is hackneyed, the dialogue in Seven Guitars is as sumptuous as the blues music that inspired it.
Silver Linings Playbook
David O. Russell's film is poignant and incisive drama about mental illness
By Harry Kloman
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part Two
The final chapter fails to bring any satisfying closure to this endless vampire melodrama
By Al Hoff
Keep the Lights On
A drama looks at a rocky relationship that tries to survive addiction
In this not-very-good remake of the Cold War "classic," America is taken hostage by North Koreans
Rise of the Guardians
Jack Frost joins Santa, Easter Bunny and others to save kids' hopes in this animated adventure comedy
A woman struggles to save her marriage after getting newly sober
Life of Pi
Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martel's novel is a moving, absorbing, thoughtful cinematic adventure
"If you're going to use river water as your drinking water, you shouldn't discharge bromide."
Salts of the Earth
What we've got here is a rich guy who has manipulated his kids' former babysitter into doing sex work.
Lynn Cullen Live 11/21/12
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 11/26/12
Lynn Cullen Live 11/27/12
Local Vocals - Episode 8 - CP TV
Pittsburgh Lights Up
Short List: November 21 - 27
Klezmer: lively Jewish soul, cabaret & dance music
Sun., Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Know the score: legendary composer John Williams (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter) coming to Pittsburgh
By Hannah Lynn
The displacement of Anthony Hardison from his Lawrenceville apartment is a microcosm of a neighborhood epidemic
By Ryan Deto
A dearth of flavor and underwhelming menu leaves little to recommend from newest Big Burrito concept
By Maggie Weaver
More than 200 take to Pittsburgh streets for fourth annual Women's March
By Ollie Gratzinger