Vol. 23, No. 6
Domestic Spying: Tracking your loved one's cell may give you peace of mind, but what are you giving up in the process?
"We should all be concerned that we are losing our privacy."
By Dan Sleva
Run Out on a Rail: PAT CEO's ouster shows who's in charge of county's authorities
"For people to think that these authorities should be independent, that's not the case."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
In mayor's race, following the money back home
By Chris Potter
In Bloomfield, a neo-traditional Japanese restaurant excels at re-invention
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Custom-made pies are the specialty of Pittsburgh Pie Guy
Sweet or savory, fruit or meat — there's a pie for you
Spoon's newly arrived sommelier, John Wabeck, has big ambitions
"Everyone is on the same team, even though they work for different restaurants."
By Hal B. Klein
Cooking School: Classes allow the city's food community to share its knowledge
"It's really about waking people up to eating good food."
By AmyJo Brown
With temporal-spatial sleight-of-hand, he manages to be both a realist and a surrealist.
Cooper's drawings distort and dramatize as they convey essences, not unlike theater.
By Robert Raczka
Poet Aaron Smith whets his Appetite
Smith tends to focus on the erotic nature of pop culture while using a speaker who's still coming to terms with his own sexuality
By Fred Shaw
Coheed and Cambria sets a soundtrack to comic mythology
"The one thing I could do was create a fiction or front to hide behind."
By Aaron Jentzen
Caleb Pogyor's Terra EP gets help from a local comic artist
Artist Nate McDonough self-publishes a comic called Grixly
Local musicians pull together ¡Three Amigos! rock adaptation
They don't just want to be famous; they want to be infamous.
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: February 6 - 12
Local shows by Frontier Ruckus and Matisyahu, plus an anniversary show for The Show, and the third annual Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards
On the Record with Reid Paley
"There's always a crowd for a genre band; I'm not a genre guy."
By Andy Mulkerin
The Public's 1776
The musical about the American Revolution is highly regarded by theater cognoscenti but rarely performed.
By Ted Hoover
Quantum Theatre's John Gabriel Borkman
Martin Giles boldly directs a perfect cast in this Ibsen drama.
By Michelle Pilecki
Becky's New Car, at The REP
A potent comedy is performed with charm and confidence
By Matthew Zurcher
Attack Theatre surprises with a poignant Soap Opera
The imaginative work ranks as one of Attack's best in years.
By Steve Sucato
Oscar-Nominated Short Documentary Films
The 2013 films are uplifting and tear-jerking
By Al Hoff
An entertaining melodrama-thriller about pretty people with ugly insides, and a popcorn-friendly loop-de-loop plot
The House I Live In
A documentary looks at the social and economic costs of the "war on drugs"
The Waiting Room
A day spent in emergency room of a urban public hospital proves illuminating in this doc
Hitting the Bottle
Corbett finally finds a target even less popular than he is: state stores
Lynn Cullen Live 02/06/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 02/07/13
Lynn Cullen Live 02/08/13
Lynn Cullen Live 02/11/13
Lynn Cullen Live 02/12/13
Short List: February 7-14
5th Annual Ice Gala
Energy Innovation Center
Sat., Jan. 25, 6-10:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
How America’s new trade deal could undermine Pittsburgh’s plastics future
By Ryan Deto
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year with authentic Chinese flavors
By Maggie Weaver
Posts from Democratic state House candidate Heather Kass reveal Trump support and opposition to Obamacare