Vol. 23, No. 9
On a Roll
Local skateboard firm rides a growing reputation
By Abby Mendelson
Target Practice: Mayor says he's not a target in a federal investigation. Does that mean he's out of the woods?
"Just because someone is not a target today does not mean that they won't be one tomorrow."
By Charlie Deitch
"You wonder what could be said that wouldn't be in the public's interest to hear."
By AmyJo Brown
The revamped menu offers some disappointing fare
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
After a long prep, the PGH Taco Truck is open for business
On the menu: barbecue steak taco with kimchi, and butternut-squash taco with chipotle cream
By Andy Mulkerin
Local bartenders travel long distances to hone their skills
"You need to find out what other people are doing elsewhere."
By Hal B. Klein
Raw Story: Documentary looks at healing potential of raw food diet
"We're hoping that people realize that there is a better way to live."
Intimate moments dominate an exhibit of classic photographic images at the Carnegie.
The 79 black-and-white photographs are consistently terrific, precious works on paper that pull you in close
By Robert Raczka
Steve Kimock leads a life on the periphery of rock
"I seem to have made a career out of being an outlier on some level."
By Nicole Chynoweth
On the Record with Jessica Numsuwankijkul of Heliotropes
"But there's also something very sinister about Cracker Barrel, something very unsettling."
By Rory D. Webb
Point Park band Nevada Color goes indie rock, gets some attention
"We wanted to be able to move around a little more on stage and get a little more rock with it."
WFMU DJ broadcasts from Squirrel Hill — and saves the stream during Sandy
"If you lose CNN, you go to another news stream. If you lose this, there's no way to replace it."
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: February 27 - March 5
Local shows by Shiny Toy Guns and Hoodie Allen, plus Arnold Dreyblatt's first Pittsburgh performance, and the launch of the One-Hit Wonder Spaktacular at Howlers
New music from Good Jeans, Wil Kondrich and Seconds Before Landing
Chess at Point Park Conservatory
You'll be reminded why, as a child, you always found Chutes and Ladders more fun to play than chess
By Ted Hoover
Carnegie Mellon's Spring Awakening
Spring takes considerable time not only to develop its story, but also to compose its gloomy poetry
By Robert Isenberg
New Horizon Theater's Black Pearl Sings
The dynamics between the two protagonists are a microcosm for all of American history
New Zealand dance troupe Black Grace blends traditional and modern forms
By Steve Sucato
Jack the Giant Slayer
An entertaining re-do of the classic "Jack and the Beanstalk" fairy tale
By Al Hoff
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Werner Herzog takes his camera to a remote village in Siberia
By Harry Kloman
John Dies at the End
A quirky, mind-bending romp pitting slackers against mutated beings
A dull excursion into the mechanics of becoming a vigilante narc
Local comic Alex Stypula offends to please.
"The best feeling is when people that I know don't want to laugh, laugh."
By Isaac Kozell
Where the Gas Goes
If natural gas is supposed to cure energy dependence, why is so much of it being exported?
By Bill O'Driscoll
Lynn Cullen Live 02/27/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 02/28/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/01/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/04/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/05/13
My advice: Stop cock-in-frock-blocking your friend and let him know you accept him for who he is.
Short List: February 27 - March 5
12th International Conference on Orthopedics, Osteoporosis & Trauma
Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel
Thu., Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
The Price of a Cocktail
By Tereneh Idia
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden