Vol. 23, No. 23
The Neverending Story: It's been 13 years since the state took over the failing Duquesne school system. So why haven't things gotten better?
"I don't know that the state has ever known what to do with Duquesne."
By AmyJo Brown
John Hanger wants to be the progressives' choice for governor; unfortunately for him, he's not alone
In 2010, such a platform would have put John Hanger on the fringe. Now, he's in danger of being lost in the crowd.
By Charlie Deitch
Brookline has a new venue that that celebrates Egyptian's global crossroads cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
An outpost of Meadows Frozen Custard opens in Cranberry
Made fresh every few hours, it's a great summertime treat
With new bar, Soba keeps pace with trends it helped establish
"Old-school bars were set up in a way that weren't conducive to cocktail culture."
By Hal B. Klein
Getting Carded: Local farmers' markets again accepting food stamps
"If we want people to use their food stamps to get the best, most nutritious food for that dollar, farmers' markets are one of the best ways of doing that."
Gregory Barsamian's kinetic sculptures captivate at Wood Street.
At its best, Barsamian's work is as irrational and elusive as a Magritte painting.
By Robert Raczka
Pittsburgh group hosts a rare gathering of exiled Chinese political dissidents.
Highlights include "An Illegal Conversation: What we would like to talk about together in China — but can't."
By Bill O'Driscoll
Thunder Vest makes good old-fashioned punk rock
What else is there to do on Wednesday night but create great music and drink with your best friends?
By J.E. Rosenfeld
Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival brings more big names for free shows
Performers include Chaka Khan, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Allison Miller
By Mike Shanley
Shadyside Nursery to host Sunday-night outdoor music series
"It's kind of like a Hartwood Acres-style series, but in the city."
By Andy Mulkerin
Critics' Picks: June 5 - 11
Local shows by Bob Mould and Death Grips, plus Patrick Joseph returns to his hometown, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros open the Three Rivers Arts Festival
On the Record with Kevin Garrett of Noble Hunter
"Every once in a while in the songwriting, I'll think back to Point Breeze and try to incorporate it."
By Nicole Chynoweth
Pittsburgh Playwrights completes August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle; Unseam'd Shakespeare marks its 20th anniversary with a curious Tempest
PICT's The Kreutzer Sonata
Martin Giles shines in this monologue based on the Tolstoy novella
By Michelle Pilecki
Man of La Mancha at The Company of Pittsburgh
Darrel R. Whitney really looks and sounds like he would try to wrestle a windmill.
By Robert Isenberg
42nd Street at Pittsburgh CLO
Each number lifts you out of your seat
By Ted Hoover
Noah Baumbach's new film is enjoyable, if a little too expected
By Harry Kloman
Now You See Me
No amount of cheesy light shows and villain switcheroos can make this bedazzled mess into awe-inspiring magic
By Al Hoff
Love Is All You Need
A somewhat contrived romance about an older couple meeting cute in Europe
The Source Family
A documentary about am early 1970s Los Angeles cult that ate veggies and rocked
Lynn Cullen Live 06/5/13
Audio & Video Archive
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If he brings up other men, go to the kitchen and have some ice cream.
Muckfest MS 5K - CP TV
Short List: June 5 - 13
18th International Conference on Pathology & Cancer Epidemiology
Holiday Inn Aurelia
Tue., Oct. 22, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
What to expect from President Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh on Wednesday
By Ryan Deto
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh receives major grant to update Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
By Amanda Waltz
ScareHouse's "Scream District" won't open in time for the Halloween season
By Alex Gordon
Disrespecting the Border mural project brings visibility to Pittsburgh's Latinx community
By Hannah Lynn