Vol. 23, No. 20
Impossible Choice: Despite onerous restrictions already in place, women's health options are coming under fire again
"The increased burdens ... have the potential to drive women out of state or underground."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Summer Guide 2013
By Al Hoff
Summer Arts and Exhibits
Summer Fairs, Festivals and Special Events
Redeveloping History: Will arena development revitalize the hill or simply extend Downtown?
"The developers, obviously, want this framing to be Downtown extended outward."
By AmyJo Brown
The fortifying menu of locally sourced, creatively prepared fine dining stands out in Moon Township
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Patrix Café is a popular offshoot of Patrick Polk's catering venture
The Hill District lunch-and-breakfast spot draws customers from near and far
By Bill O'Driscoll
Briton Rob McCaughey counsels independence for Pittsburgh drinkers
"You don't find the snobbery you'd get in other cities."
By Hal B. Klein
Lucy Nguyen runs a popular, seasonal banh mi stand in the Strip District
"This sandwich covers every taste sensation you could ever have."
At Silver Eye, a new series finds comparable but distinct work by teacher and student hanging side by side.
This is not the realm of staged art photography, but rather modestly tweaked photographic realism.
By Robert Raczka
David V. Matthews offers a strong debut short-story collection.
Matthews' style is crisp, even deceptively offhanded, yet there's plenty going on beneath the surface.
Ian Svenonius talks with dead people in his new book on rock bands
Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group isn't exactly a simple how-to for budding musicians.
By Andy Mulkerin
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper's Aly Spaltro brings her first album to Pittsburgh
The songs were written over the course of about three years in Brunswick, Maine, and then recorded over ten months in Brooklyn.
By Ian Thomas
DJ Pete Butta has come a long way since the State College Damon's
"Just being able to be versatile is what's really been dope as a DJ for me."
By Rory D. Webb
Local shows by Andrew W.K., Josh Ritter, Futurebirds and Laura Stevenson
New albums from B. White and Crystal Seth
Stage 62's Dani Girl
Dani Girl is like the Dora the Explorer of terminal oncology.
By Robert Isenberg
City Theatre's Abigail/1702
Playwright Aguirre-Sacasa reimagines The Crucible's Abigail Williams as a misunderstood waif with a horrible childhood.
By Ted Hoover
Tarzan at Pittsburgh Musical Theater
This is the best PMT production I have seen.
By Alan W. Petrucelli
Pittsburgh Ballet school offers its annual pre-professional showcase
Swan Lake excerpts, contemporary works highlight the weekend-long program
By Steve Sucato
The Great Gatsby
Baz Luhrman's adaptation is not a delirious train wreck but it's not a success, either
From Up on Poppy Hill
Goro Miyazaki's coming-of-age anime is charming and filled with exquisite visual details
Kiss of the Damned
Sexy, stylish, misbehaving vampires return to the big screen
"The key to full-spectrum sustainability is to get people talking across boundaries."
Lynn Cullen Live 05/15/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 05/16/13
Lynn Cullen Live 05/17/13
Lynn Cullen Live 05/20/13
Lynn Cullen Live 05/21/13
My brothers and I learned important life lessons shoplifting porn when we were your son's age.
Short List: May 15 - 22
Neighborhood Happy Hour
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
Thu., Nov. 21, 5-7 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
The Empty Space Project melds live music with construction sites
By Jordan Snowden
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