Vol. 23, No. 24
The new Go Ape! adventure course in North Park delivers a tree-top work-out
Test yourself on tightropes, hanging bridges and nets that swing wildly
By Al Hoff
Health Barrier: From insurance coverage to simply finding a doctor, health care presents challenges for the transgender community
Transgender patients “have to go through things that others don't for basic health care."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
A Conversation with Josh Fox
By Chris Potter
After traveling the world from Kenya to Columbus, an herbalist puts down roots in Pittsburgh
By Bill O'Driscoll
Tables on the Green
Surprise on the links: A golf-course restaurant delivers refined Cajun and Creole cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Skinny Pete's Kitchen in Avalon wants to be part of the community
Serving fresh and locally sourced food is part of the plan
New North Side bar allows you to order off someone else's menu
"Let's say we had one menu, and it had a pizza and a burger: You might get sick of it."
By Hal B. Klein
East Liberty eatery's focus will be on raw, healthy cuisine
"You shouldn't have to starve yourself or eat engineered foods just to get through your day"
By AmyJo Brown
Caldwell Linker's photos of Pittsburgh's queer scene becomes an exhibit at The Warhol.
Linker fills the gaps left by sensationalized spectatorship with domestic moments — less competitive sport, more family dynamics
By Michelle Fried
Arts Fest public works fail to fully exploit the rivers.
While the festival is showing more public art this year, the overall effect is a little too understated.
By Nadine Wasserman
Capitalist Poem #1
after Campbell McGrath
Japandroids put off quitting and produce a critically lauded full-length
"The idea of now giving it up and going back to our old jobs seemed insane."
By John Lavanga
Music therapists do a lot more than sing
“Any place a social worker might work, it may be possible to find a music therapist there."
By Andy Mulkerin
Swans' Michael Gira goes for the groove
"I don't mean that in a typical way: It's not like we're white boys trying to play funk or something."
By Margaret Welsh
LazerCrunk celebrates 5 years with guest DJ Starkey
It's organized chaos, and it makes for a bangin' party.
By Kate Magoc
Critics' Picks: June 12-18
Local shows by Mount Moriah, Sonny and the Sunsets, Low, and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound; plus, PSO does Jerry Garcia
Recent music from The Sparrows, Allies, German Shepherd and Gneticz
The Public's Other Desert Cities
Borrowing from an all-time great can't help but invite unflattering comparisons.
By Ted Hoover
Throughline's The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
Thoreau is laughably sanctimonious, more treatise than drama.
By Robert Isenberg
The Summer Company's State of the Union
The performance to watch is Jay Keenan's as the jaded Washington insider James Conover.
By F. J. Hartland
Many of the city's best dancers and dance troupes put on a PrideFest showcase
It's an eclectic mix of local professional talent, from ballet to belly dance.
By Steve Sucato
This Is the End
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's comedy is a disaster pic and riff on similar comedies
Greek scenery, a jovial meal, then a relationship in crisis
An intrigue premise is subsumed by the same old horror thriller tropes
What Maisie Knew
A low-key domestic melodrama, told from the perspective of a little girl
Lynn Cullen Live 06/12/13
Audio & Video Archive
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Stupid pot laws a chronic malady
What is it about lesbianism that renders a person incapable of taking yes for an answer?
Short List: June 12-20
Savoy Monday Night Jazz with the Roger Humphries Trio feat. vocalist, Etta Cox
Mon., Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Cary Elwes is coming to Pittsburgh in April for The Princess Bride screening and Q&A
By Alex Gordon
Steve Zappala, son of Allegheny County DA, is running for state House District 21
By Ryan Deto
Pennsylvanians really love mini bottles of Fireball whiskey
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers