Vol. 23, No. 43
After more than a decade, a local family is still locked in a battle over alleged abuse. Will a lawsuit bring this case to an end?
By Charlie Deitch
The basic concept of traditional Italian-American fare, subtly updated, seems a good match for Lawrenceville
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Constellation helps guide gourmet-coffee fans
Owner Amy Weiland is banking on a philosophy that treats coffee like craft beer
By Alex Zimmerman
Local restaurant pros take Sunday-morning wine-drinking seriously
While "a lot of people that want this to be an art," it's really more like a science
By Hal B. Klein
With help from Salt, Garfield Community Farm celebrates the harvest
"The spirit ... is to celebrate the fall harvest and the ways that the community has learned to provide for itself."
By Jessica Server
An ambitious art installation both revivifies and comments on the old Carrie Furnaces site
Alloy: Pittsburgh's 13 projects range from playful to profound
By Robert Raczka
Geri Allen takes over the Pitt jazz program from Nathan Davis
"Nathan Davis is my mentor, and he has supported my academic and performance career."
By Mike Shanley
Supervoid finds its voice in singer Brian Urban
"Brian is the only singer I've worked with who is actually a musician."
By Margaret Welsh
Pittsburgh bands represent at Gainesville's The Fest
"The Fest takes some of the best punk bands from around the country and crams them into bars, coffee shops and small clubs."
By Rick Moslen
Critics' Picks: October 23 - 29
Local shows from Mount Kimbie, The Body and Lee Fields, plus The Ruckus Bros. cover Thriller, and DJ Soy Sos releases a collection of tracks he produced for local MCs
On the Record with Randy Weston
"Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington: They were not only great musicians. They told the story of African-American life."
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at City Theatre
I can't remember the last time I've seen such theater pros working so hard to land a scene.
By Ted Hoover
Drag performers of decades past reunite for one last ball.
"These folks paved the way for me to do the things I do."
By Bill O'Driscoll
God of Carnage at Little Lake Theater Co.
None of the characters is sympathetic, but all are interesting.
By Michelle Pilecki
Rage of the Stage's The Picture of Dorian Gray
This is a play about boundless hedonism, written, perhaps appropriately, with no concept of self-denial.
By Colette Newby
Oklahoma! at Point Park Conservatory
The nearly three hours fly by faster than a tumbleweed in a dust storm.
By Alan W. Petrucelli
Pittsburgh Ballet opens its season with two modern classics by Twyla Tharp
"Nine Sinatra Songs" blends ballroom and modern dance, while "In the Upper Room" famously collides modern dance and ballet
By Steve Sucato
The Fifth Estate
This is a wordy thriller loosely adapted from history, whose primary goal is to entertain, rather than inform or provoke
By Al Hoff
Despite final reel mayhem, Kimberly Peirce's re-do offers a quieter horror story about a telekinetic teen
Birth of the Living Dead
A doc looks at the making of Night of the Living Dead, and its lasting influence
Lynn Cullen Live 10/23/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 10/24/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/25/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/28/13
Lynn Cullen Live 10/29/13
What the @#$! was that supposed to be about?
By Chris Potter
You want your girlfriend to initiate sex more often? Tell her you want her to initiate sex more often.
Short List: October 23 - 31
Archaeology Lecture: “In Each Other’s Steps”: Visualizing Biblical Mount Sinai
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Thu., Nov. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
The Price of a Cocktail
By Tereneh Idia
Fact checking Gov. Tom Wolf’s KDKA radio interview on cracker plants and natural gas
By Ryan Deto
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden