Vol. 23, No. 31
I Caught Christ
By Jimmy Cvetic
Beyond Limits: Campaign-finance reform was supposed to level the playing field in local elections, but $2.5 million raised in mayor's race shows it was the same old ballgame
"There are always going to be undue influences in these situations"
By AmyJo Brown
On the Record
A Conversation with Natalia Rudiak
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
A no-frills South Side eatery offers exceptional tacos and burritos with traditional Mexican preparations
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Coffee and pinball prove a felicitous combination at the Kickback Pinball Café
The café floor is painted like a huge pinball machine
By Andy Mulkerin
Pittsburgh bartenders go global
"I've taken away a big sense of humility of my very small role in a larger community."
By Hal B. Klein
A Good Start
After one year, Lola quietly making its mark on local food scene
Local artist uses a jitney service as a vehicle for performance art.
"I wanted to force myself into people's houses."
By Olivia Lammel
The planning commission approves a sketchily detailed project by Point Park University.
Plans show that Point Park would replace a pedestrian-scaled streetscape with a large blank wall, which would not be acceptable.
By Charles Rosenblum
Adam Welch offers a solo show that looks like a group exhibition.
It's a gallery-filling spectacle of impressive scale and scope.
By Robert Raczka
A review of Judith Robinson's orange fire
These poems divine the artistic and emotional importance of their characters.
By Fred Shaw
In One Hour I Can Love So Much
The SpacePimps play an international brand of pop punk
"We had the highs and lows of our career in China."
Meet Sneaky Mike — part yogi, part party
"Before I found yoga, music was my connection to higher realms."
J Bird Studio gets into video
Early entries have come from Broken Fences, Nevada Color and Household Stories
By Nick Keppler
On the Record with Paul Hoffman of Greensky Bluegrass
"To get out there and play for a bunch of skeptics, it forced us to have fun in a different way."
Italian American Reconciliation, at Little Lake
The cast tries to be likable, but they don't get much help from the script, which paints them as whiners.
By F. J. Hartland
The To-Do List
For once, a coming-of-age sex comedy about a girl
By Al Hoff
A pair of good veteran actors are wasted in this sentimental piffle
Stories We Tell
This docu-essay from Sarah Polleys looks at the secrets her family kept
The Cost of Ignorance
Supreme Court ups the ante for bigotry
By Chris Potter
A Google search for "toaster fetish" pulls up 260,000 results.
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Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
Owners of Parker’s in Brookline have traded breakfast for booze with their latest venture
By Maggie Weaver
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Pa. GOP House Speaker Mike Turzai is retiring
By Ryan Deto