Vol. 23, No. 15
Pittsburgh prepares to launch bike-sharing program
"I see the potential of this program in making the city more accessible."
By AmyJo Brown
Law and Reorder Pittsburgh: The city's police bureau will be a top priority for Pittsburgh's next mayor
"How the new mayor deals with the issues facing the police department will be crucial."
By Chris Potter
You think Pirates fans have suffered at the hands of the Nuttings? Try working for them!
By Charlie Deitch
JG's Tarentum Station Grille
An old-school continental menu and a well-restored train station make this restaurant a destination
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week comes back for a second round
"Everybody saw the success of it last year and wanted to get involved."
Meet Pies: Planned South Side eatery trying out meat pie recipes on bar patrons
New chip shop will open in May
Ten artists tackle female bullying in Mean Girls
Make no mistake: Girls can be twisted.
By Michelle Fried
Iceage's You're Nothing creates something more than a fusion
In ignoring the conventions of song structure, Iceage signal its ambition, and the boldness to execute it
By Ian Thomas
Wu-Tang's RZA found his second chance in Steubenville
He discusses a largely undocumented era of his life — in which Pittsburgh played a role
By Rory D. Webb
Amplifiers ready a release recorded with Casey Crescenzo
"His work ethic is like no one I've ever met."
By Andy Mulkerin
Critics' Picks: April 10 - 16
Local shows by Last Good Tooth, People Get Ready, Daniel Bachman, Baby Dee and Joey Bada$$
Recent music from Jasiri X, Mark Mangini, The Pointillists
Quantum Theatre's Dream of Autumn
The drama looks at love and death in a landscape (dreamscape?) floating as freely in time as in space
By Michelle Pilecki
City Theatre's Little Gem
Little Gem is a sincere, unadorned tale.
By Ted Hoover
Pitt Rep's City of Asylum
The show about threatened writers aims at hearts, minds and all the senses.
The August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble delves into tragedy with Paving the Road of Survival.
"Emotionally there is a progression throughout in the realization that you are going to die."
By Steve Sucato
Brian Helgeland's account of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier is palatable, good-hearted entertainment
By Harry Kloman
Flashy direction can't save this thriller from collapsing under too many plot twists
By Al Hoff
Ginger & Rosa
The personal subsumes the political in this coming-of-age story set amid nuclear fears
My Brother the Devil
Two Arab brothers in London search for identity, in and out of criminal gangs
The Place Beyond the Pines
An uneven drama that starts strong, but fails to coalesce in a satisfying manner
An often obtuse but intriguing rumination on the self, from the director of Primer
Artie Lange survived himself — and he's here to joke about it.
"Hopefully I can stay clean completely but make the kind of comedy that only comes from a guy who has fucked up big."
For Tom Corbett, a diagnosis of political cowardice
"We are living in a time when the Church is realizing it has also gotten it wrong about LGBT people."
Lynn Cullen Live 04/10/13
Audio & Video Archive
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Lynn Cullen Live 04/15/13
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Short List: April 10 - 18
A.C. and The Resistors
Sat., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year with authentic Chinese flavors
By Maggie Weaver
How America’s new trade deal could undermine Pittsburgh’s plastics future
By Ryan Deto
Feed a cute bird, help save Australian wildlife at the National Aviary
By Amanda Waltz