Vol. 23, No. 11
Question of Style: District 6 council race becoming as much about how, and not what, things are done
"It's a fairly ugly race ..."
By AmyJo Brown
Dragged Down?: Promoter wants to bring drag shows to a wider audience, but many worry whether he's the guy to do it.
"Even when he tries to do something right, it cancels everything out."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
The friendly, family-restaurant vibe and its Irish-inflected pub grub is more than good enough to accompany a night of pint hoisting
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish soda bread
The traditional loaf calls for few ingredients, and is easy to make
By Al Hoff
Narcisi Winery transplants Italian tradition to Pittsburgh
"After our family settled in this area they thought we should have our winery here, too."
By Hal B. Klein
Kitchen Help: Springboard Kitchens provides hope through meals, training
"We figured if we connected all of those pieces, we can solve a lot of problems at once."
Photographer Stephen Chalmers captures the snowbirds and desert rats of the Southwest.
There is a presumably intentional weirdness to the portraits and landscapes alike.
By Robert Raczka
Chip Walter's new book asks why only one particular variety of human survived prehistory.
Last Ape Standing suggests our longer childhoods gave us the advantage.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Austin via Pittsburgh
Local acts represent at SXSW
By Andy Mulkerin
Ray Dawn goes from law school to lyricist
"Every studio I go to, I'm the only guy they've ever seen write his rhymes down."
Homeless Gospel Choir is a one-man DIY operation — and wants to show you how
"I want to make a documentary that encourages people to go out there and make art."
Critics' Picks: March 13 - 19
A more refined St. Patty's Day show, plus local appearances by Tyler, the Creator; Perpetuum Jazzile; Trust; and Kate Nash
Recent music from The Turbosonics, Smooth Tutors and The Ghostwrite
Straightening Combs at Pittsburgh Playwrights
Breaking out of her chrysalis of pain into mature happiness and self-respect is the play's climax
By Michelle Pilecki
Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Children of Eden
Stephen Schwartz's musical comes across as a mixed bag of striking performances, trite production choices and undeniably spectacular music
By Matthew Zurcher
"Talk About the Passion" and "Sustenance" at 12 Peers
"Passion" is straight-ahead theater; "Sustenance" is no-stops-unpulled outrageousness.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Unspoken
Works by Balanchine, Tudor and Morris make for a gem of a program.
By Steve Sucato
Oz the Great and Powerful
This prequel to The Wizard of Oz is a mixed bag of awesome and awful
Rust and Bone
Jacques Audiard's film is a lugubrious slice of lives about two struggling people searching for a connection
By Harry Kloman
Faces of Media is the theme for this year's Carnegie International Film Festival
Fourteen recent films examine how media is shaping our culture, and vice versa
The six former heads of Israel's national-security organization sit for illuminating interviews
Lynn Cullen Live 03/13/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 03/14/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/15/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/18/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/19/13
It would be a lot cheaper for a foot fetishist to pay two actors to bring his fantasies to life than, say, two male escorts.
Short List: March 13 - 19
August Wilson Cultural Center
Thu., Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Sister Epic brings colorful cowhides and other luxurious leather goods to Pittsburgh fashion scene
By Amanda Waltz
Hey, Artists. This is what a gallery owner wants to see
By Lissa Brennan
Pittsburgh region’s manufacturing employment at lowest point in modern history
By Ryan Deto
Module to commence ground-breaking on mixed-income housing development in Garfield