Vol. 23, No. 27
After the Win: DOMA's demise is a huge victory for the LGBT community, but what does it all mean?
"DOMA is unconstitutional and that's great, but it opens up a Pandora's Box of questions."
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Stars and Stripes
For Fourth of July, a selection of flags seen around Pittsburgh
By Al Hoff
Palms Brazilian Steakhouse
A new churrascaria in Aliquippa offers tableside grilled meats and a buffet
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Vincent's Pizza Park in North Braddock re-opens to the delight of longtime customers
The pies are still huge, and still deliciously greasy
By Andy Mulkerin
Local musician Tim Gaber brings urban winery to Pittsburgh
"It's backbreaking work, but we get a lot of help."
By Hal B. Klein
Taking Root: Local communities seeing a surge in urban agriculture
"It's a really interesting way of fostering connections with your neighbors."
By AmyJo Brown
An eerie folk song is the focus of Susan Philipsz' One and the Same
A sound installation asks: Why so many versions of one song?
By Bill O'Driscoll
A review of Aubrey Hirsch's Why We Never Talk About Sugar
Hirsch's first short-story collection flaunts a variety of voices and styles, proving her extraordinary range.
By Robert Isenberg
Coronado's new EP documents a time of transition
The band is holding a series of shows at the Park House to celebrate the release
English Beat toaster Antonee First Class spent the '90s in the dance halls of Pittsburgh
"We decided to stay right there in Wilkinsburg and set up shop."
Deutschtown Music Festival highlights local music on the North Side
"It's not a complicated combination: cheap beer and free music."
By Kira Scammell
Critics' Picks: July 3 - 10
Local shows by Rocky Votolato, Robert Michaels, Lionize, and Fitz and the Tantrums
On the Record with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips
"I have a little bit of darkness every day and a little bit of light every day."
By Nick Keppler
South Park Theatre's You Haven't Changed a Bit ... And Other Lies
This unassuming little piece of work certainly shows playwright Jerry Mayer's flair for gentle, easy humor.
By Ted Hoover
Quantum Theatre stages the U.S. premiere of an acclaimed work about memory.
"The way Mnemonic is built opens your mind and senses to the way your own memory functions."
Opera Theater's Summer Fest is back, this time at Oakland's landmark Twentieth Century Club.
A new Tales of Hoffman, A Little Night Music highlight the 17-day festival.
The Lone Ranger
Gore Verbinksi's re-boot is a matinee-style Western into which a preening Johnny Depp has inserted himself
Part investigative report, part docu-drama and part meditation on the long-term costs of the clandestine U.S. military actions overseas
A politically themed evening of short indie films
At Any Price
A family drama bout troubled Iowa farmer fails to grow properly
Despicable Me 2
The animated comedy returns for a sequel – and now with more minions!
The Kings of Summer
A small-scale coming-of-age comedy set in the Ohio woods (sort of)
White House Down
Another dumb White House-invasion thriller at least has some laughs
Lynn Cullen Live 07/3/13
Audio & Video Archive
This time, treating Highmark and UPMC's cranial swelling may be tougher
By Chris Potter
Short List: July 3 - 11
A Big Band Christmas
Ingomar United Methodist Church
Sun., Dec. 8, 4 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Steve Zappala, son of Allegheny County DA, is running for state House District 21
By Ryan Deto
Pittsburgh gets its own holiday earworm with "Black and Gold Christmas"
By Lisa Cunningham
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers
A Pittsburgh holiday treat benefits Childrens Hospital for nearly 50 years
By Maggie Weaver