Vol. 23, No. 12
Mac Miller's New REMember Music label highlights Pittsburgh acts
"We're taking music we love, that not everybody knows about, and exposing it."
By Rory D. Webb
Music Guide 2013
We look at some ways Pittsburgh plugs into the national music scene.
By Andy Mulkerin
Altar TV brings national and local musicians to an Internet audience
The company has been making a name for itself working with artists from Imagine Dragons to Snoop Dogg.
The Pittsburgh Moment: It's happened before
"Something just happened with music and young people in Pittsburgh."
By Margaret Welsh
The path to nationwide success
Some local musicians have found song placements to be the key to making a living
By John Lavanga
On the Record with Sam Hunt of the Windish Agency
"Pittsburgh had a weird reputation for a long time as a place that was very skippable."
Political beat: Candidates for city office reflect on the shows they've seen
"I caught a half of a drum stick from Eddie Money's drummer. It could have impaled someone."
They're Off: Large field of mayoral hopefuls meet in first debate
Debate featured little controversy, but early trends are starting to emerge
By Chris Potter
Off the Charts
Tony Campbell's noteworthy career brings him back to Pittsburgh
By Abby Mendelson
A welcoming bistro that offers "contemporary comfort cuisine"
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Coffee Buddha offers a path to enlightenment — right on Perry Highway
You can nosh on treats from a private local baker or take the kids out back to the Zen garden/sandbox.
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Local firm offers drink-list app
"The idea of connoisseurs having a list of ratings and reviews they can take from restaurant to restaurant is huge."
By Hal B. Klein
Some farmers offering new twists on traditional CSA options
CSAs accepting pre-orders now
By AmyJo Brown
Group show Feminist and ... strives for diversity but succumbs to obfuscation.
Curator Hilary Robinson claims that the ellipses in the title allow "openness, inclusion, and spilling over," but her broad definition does little to tie the show's works together.
By Nadine Wasserman
Jeremy Boyle and Mark Franchino's installation is roughly the sum of its parts.
A collaborative artwork could use a little more collaboration.
Books with baseball themes are out in time for Opening Day.
Local authors offer a kids' book on Willie Mays, a pictorial history of Forbes Field, and a crime novel set in the 1950s.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Thurston Moore returns with Chelsea Light Moving
The extended tracts of guitar noise from Sonic Youth are still there, but they are delivered with more glam-rock confidence.
By Ian Thomas
The long journey of Paleface
He was just a kid living in New York City in 1989 when he had a chance encounter with Daniel Johnston.
By Nick Keppler
Rock Camp for Girls looks to do more than just teach young women to play
"We show girls they can do anything and be anything they want. It's a very loud and proud camp."
Critics' Picks: March 20 - 26
Local shows by Caspian, San Cisco, Phosphorescent and Hank & Cupcakes, plus Mason Bates joins IonSound for a performance at the Warhol
New music from Shockwave Riderz and Greg Sorce
Breath & Imagination at City Theatre
A sterling cast tells the story, with music, of pioneering African-American baritone Roland Hayes.
By Michelle Pilecki
Thurgood at Pittsburgh Public Theater
This one-man show is a Thurgood Marshall hagiography recounting his life and times.
By Ted Hoover
A meditative, character-driven thriller about one woman's life in 1980 East Germany
By Al Hoff
A less frantic, slightly more mature version of the same old rom-com, starring pros Tina Fey and Paul Rudd
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
The magic isn't there in this show-biz comedy.
By Jeff Ihaza
Just Plain Crap
A new study reminds us just how far Nine Mile Run has to go.
Lynn Cullen Live 03/20/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 03/21/13
Lynn Cullen Live 03/22/13
I feel I can write with some authority that no one has ever actually stuffed a gerbil up their butt.
Short List: March 20 - 26
Archaeology Lecture: “In Each Other’s Steps”: Visualizing Biblical Mount Sinai
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Thu., Nov. 14, 7:30-9:30 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