Vol. 23, No. 25
Despite its wide array of style and subjects — or maybe because of them — the AAP's 102nd annual show has plenty of rewards.
Participating artists offer everything from minimalist watercolors to architectural deconstructions.
By Nadine Wasserman
Scott Hove's luscious cake sculptures have teeth — and jaws
As the sham delicacies grow more ornate, Hove's intentions become more complex
By Lissa Brennan
"We're not just an energy company that's racing to the bottom with the cheapest dirty energy."
By Bill O'Driscoll
In the midst of redevelopment, East Liberty loses two more eclectic venues
"I don't know where we fit in."
By AmyJo Brown
Bridge Toll: Business owners taking a hit during intrusive, but necessary, South Highland Bridge project
"All you can do is hope September comes quick."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Pride of Place
John Colombo captures the scene at weekend Pride events
Sharp Edge festival brings Old World beer back to Pittsburgh
"The European beers are the ones that got this started hundreds of years ago."
By Hal B. Klein
Noodles made fresh in full view of customers is just the start of a satisfying Chinese meal
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Welcome to Food City
New North Side community garden ‘works with nature' to become self sustaining
Mandy's Pizza owner Steve Negri takes his gluten- and allergen-free recipes seriously
"I know how important it is that people suffering from allergies get to eat food that tastes good."
By Charlie Deitch
Two new biographies run different basepaths to Willie Stargell
Richard Peterson and Frank Garland explore the life and legacy of the Pirates' beloved "Pops."
Eleanor Friedberger goes for a new record
"You form relationships over music; that's a way to get close to someone."
By Mike Shanley
Cheap Time's Jeffrey Novak on his recorded output and his relationship with Jay Reatard
"I don't want to put out a lot of records, but I do work on music all the time."
By Ian Thomas
Champion DJ JayCeeOh remembers his Pittsburgh roots
"I used to sneak down to CMU's radio station and Selecta was letting me in the studio to just chill."
By Rory D. Webb
Critics' Picks: June 19-25
The Wailers come to South Park, Why?, Yeasayer and Two Gallants play local shows, and The Wheals release their second album.
On the Record with Billy Price
"For a singer and a performer the way I am, there's always been something a little antiseptic about a studio."
By Andy Mulkerin
Pittsburgh Playwrights' Radio Golf
It's a solid exposition of Wilson's first and only portrait of the black middle class.
By Michelle Pilecki
Sylvia at Little Lake Theatre
Kate Neubert-Lechner gives a dimensional performance of a character who just happens to be a dog.
By Ted Hoover
Unseam'd Shakespeare's The Tempest, or The Enchanted Isle
This Tempest is quick-moving if not so quick-witted.
Man of Steel
Zack Snyder's tedious slice of noisy chaos barely rates any popcorn
By Al Hoff
Much Ado About Nothing
Joss Whedon's deft direction makes thoughtful use of gesture and physical comedy in this Shakespeare re-do
By Harry Kloman
The Bling Ring
This true life story of teens robbing celebrities should be more fun
Boo! See how the Pixar scary monsters met and honed their skills
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks
Alex Gibney crafts a fascinating and provocative tale out of the WikiLeaks saga
"The consumption of pornography may actually reduce the desire to rape by offering a safe, private outlet for deviant sexual desires."
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Short List: June 19-25
Best of PGH 2023 Readers' Poll
By Ali Trachta
Pittsburgh Silent Film Festival highlights underseen works from early Hollywood
By Owen Gabbey
Enough stomping. How else can we kill these godforsaken spotted lanternflies?
By Rachel Wilkinson
Pittsburgh zine project aims to reduce stigma around opioid use disorder treatment
By Jordana Rosenfeld