Vol. 23, No. 21
‘Death by a Thousand Cuts': Budget cuts from federal sequester taking toll on local social programs
"I think it's a disgrace that Congress ever created this sequestration process."
By Dan Sleva
First Aid: County offers program to help residents identify signs of mental illness
"A person may be able to help if they know how to respond."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
On the Record with mayoral candidate AJ Richardson
"It's been an awesome journey for me. There were obviously one or two minor hits."
By Charlie Deitch
The Mother of All Brunches
A yearly ritual in which parental stress — and happiness — reach new heights
By Roxanne Tuinstra
Sienna Sulla Piazza
A new fine-dining addition to Market Square brings an elegantly casual, Old World vibe — and superb cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Tea-vendor Gryphon Saldin sets up shop along Butler Street in Lawrenceville
"We have a little more flexibility than a chain."
By Andy Mulkerin
For local cyclists, all roads lead to the OTB Bike Café
"It's amazing to see the level of advocacy for biking in Pittsburgh in all fronts."
By Hal B. Klein
One More Slice: Customers pay respects to late pizza-shop owner, Joe Aiello
"It's going to be different."
By AmyJo Brown
Aaronel deRoy Gruber's work gets an engaging survey at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art
The timing could hardly be better for re-recognizing her sculptural work that straddles art and industrial design
By Robert Raczka
The National Cartoonists Society comes to town.
Tie-in events include a comics festival and first-ever Reuben Awards exhibit.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Poet Scott Silsbe's new collection looks back on life.
"So much of memory is a breaking up/of beginnings and endings, major keys transposed/to minors."
By Fred Shaw
The Dandy Warhols' Zia McCabe talks about the band's success and the role of advertising in music
"Because we were able to transition into licensing so easily, it's what secured a future for us."
By Kate Magoc
The Van Allen Belt makes music as if it was a movie
"You're editing — scene by scene, frame by frame, measure by measure."
YMCA Lighthouse Project helps students become musicians
"In my opinion, we have some of the most talented people in the city here. Their songs should be able to stack up against anybody else's."
By Rory D. Webb
Critics' Picks: May 22 - 30
Local shows by Scott Ainslie, JEFF the Brotherhood, Melvins, and Marina and the Diamonds
Recent records from Nightly Standard, Ben Valasek and the Growlers, and New Vegas
South Park Theatre's Moonlight & Valentino
These are characters who talk at rather than to each other.
By Ted Hoover
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Mira Nair's adaptation of the popular novel is well-intentioned, if a bit heavy-handed
By Al Hoff
Star Trek Into Darkness
J.J. Abrams' film is a mess: too loud, too kinetic and with too much ham-handed action and "suspense."
By Harry Kloman
In this bio-doc, the elderly painter Auguste Renoir finds inspiration in a new model
Lynn Cullen Live 05/22/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 05/23/13
Lynn Cullen Live 05/24/13
What if your kinks aren't just things your second wife isn't interested in exploring, but attraction-killers?
Short List: May 22 - 29
Savoy Monday Night Jazz with Tony Campbell & Jazzsurgery feat. vocalist, Fred Pugh III
Mon., Nov. 18, 6-9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
New paper details how Pittsburgh is no longer a post-industrial city
By Ryan Deto
Aspiring film documentarian aims to become the 'Dave DiCello of film'
By Lisa Cunningham
Now Playing: Local Pittsburgh film roundup, Nov. 15-21
By Hannah Lynn