Vol. 23, No. 41
Most Port Authority pay stations functioning, with some notable exceptions
"Overall, what we're finding is that the system seems to work."
By Em DeMarco
Do Not Call
Time has not been kind to the once ubiquitous — and useful — pay phone. Those left languish in various states of disrepair, attracting more trash and graffiti than callers.
By Al Hoff
This charming North Hills venue offers sophisticated comfort food
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Two new breweries open, blocks apart, on Butler Street
Camaraderie is the name of the game between the owners of the two new breweries
By Hal B. Klein
An annual event celebrates the cuisine, and community, of Spanish immigrants
By Jessica Server
Filling an entire building, Janine Antoni's works contemplate body parts as sculpture
In one room, raku bowls with pelvis-bone feet invoke the ancient trope of body as vessel
By Robert Raczka
Ed Piskor launches The Hip Hop Family Tree.
Local cartoonist translates life-long love of hip hop into book-length comic.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Blue Sky Black Death navigates a rise to popularity as a production team
At BSBD's best, it's impossible to distinguish the triumphant from the tragic
By Ian Thomas
Freya String Quartet focuses on contemporary compositions
"We feel very passionate about working with young composers and with new music."
By Andy Mulkerin
Hallie Pritts goes Euro with Winter Wedding Party
"I remember, Jules asked me, ‘How do you feel about Italo-disco?' And I was like, ‘I have no idea what that is.'"
By Allison Cosby
Critics' Picks: October 9 - 15
Local shows by Earl Sweatshirt, St. Vitus, The Belle Game and Hugh Laurie, plus the Third Man Rolling Record Store wheels into town
On the Record with Mr. Fine Wine
"I went to school with the children of David Ruffin and Eddie Kendrick."
The Public's Our Town
The Public presents Wilder's script in all of its genuine brilliance, with the company giving great voice to the glorious poetry he creates from simplicity
By Ted Hoover
Little Lake Theater's Accomplice
It pushes the outermost boundaries of the audience's "willing suspension of disbelief."
By F. J. Hartland
The Crucible at Carnegie Mellon Drama
Director Tony McKay conducts his cast like an orchestra
By Michelle Pilecki
Dance troupe turns Carrie Furnace site into site-specific venue
"The place is epic and the dancers and musicians will be using it as an instrument ‘to play the furnace.'"
By Steve Sucato
Paul Greengrass delivers a gripping docu-drama, a high-seas thriller that draws some of its thoughtfulness from the story's economic and globalization context
Reel Q: The Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
The 28th annual event offers feature films, programs of shorts and parties
From Argentina, a rumination-dramedy about acting and relationships
Lynn Cullen Live 10/09/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 10/10/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/11/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/14/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/15/13
Running on Fumes
GOP intransigence pollutes political, natural environment
By Chris Potter
October 16, 2013 - Lava Lounge - CP TV
ABSOLUT Delicious Hibiskus
Short List: October 9 - 17
Golden Tulip Berlin – Hotel Hamburg
Thu., Nov. 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Winghart's whiskey bar hit by a four-alarm fire, one firefighter injured
By Ryan Deto
Pittsburgh region’s manufacturing employment at lowest point in modern history
Module to commence ground-breaking on mixed-income housing development in Garfield
By Amanda Waltz
A Bronx Tale isn't quite "one of the great ones," but the Pittsburgh leg of the tour is still worth your dough
By Lisa Cunningham