Vol. 23, No. 45
Court battle looming in expansion of War Streets historic district
"It is my understanding that city council followed the code."
By Rebecca Nuttall
Debating Hate: Recent assault ignites discussion of state hate-crime protection for LGBT community
"The law is not just to punish crime, but also to affirm who is valued in this country."
By Alex Zimmerman
Moving Out: Feds shipping local Immigration Services office out of town
"There was much discussion of, 'How can we stop this?'"
By Chris Potter
Keeping His Head Above Water
Tea Party Rep finds government spending he likes — just in time!
This North Hills restaurant offers a full range of Japanese cuisine beyond sushi
A new cart on Pitt's campus offers made-to-order "pour-over" coffee
Cart-owner Jeremy Raymer trained in the technique in New York and San Francisco
By Andy Mulkerin
With "all-star" bartenders, Butcher and the Rye stakes a claim on Downtown drinking scene
"It's been a labor of love over the last few months to see how much whiskey we can acquire."
By Hal B. Klein
Monthly Burgh Bees event spreads the buzz about urban beekeeping
Burgh Bees suggests several ways to support the cause: by planting bee-friendly flowers, installing hives or donating to the mission
By Jessica Server
Patricia Bellan-Gillen offers fable and abstraction side by side at James Gallery.
Is Bellan-Gillen's inquisitive little girl delivering the stories TV tells, or evicting them?
By Bill O'Driscoll
Nicole Eisenman's good "bad painting" and witty sculpture are a highlight at the Carnegie International
Eisenman's got as fertile an imagination as anyone I can think of and a real nice way with pigment
By Robert Raczka
A Bothersome Thing, Myself
Margot B. talks about Boardwalk Empire, singing and what Pittsburgh taught her
"It's been a hustle ever since I first moved there, and just because I got Boardwalk doesn't mean that changed, necessarily."
Judith Avers works with John Burt to bring the tales of Civil War women to life
"For every woman we wrote about, pages of other women inspired us."
By Seth Pfannenschmidt
Jeff Betten takes over Wild Kindness Records, releases new Host Skull album
"I've got the time; I love the label; I don't want it to end."
By Allison Cosby
Critics' Picks: November 6 - 12
Local shows by Absu, Pure Bathing Culture, Drowning Clowns and Mako Sica
Recent music from Charles Wallace, Anthony Rankin and The Lampshades
Blue/Orange at The Phoenix
A new theater company opens with a bang
By Ted Hoover
Quantum Theatre's Parlour Song
You may grow genuinely unnerved by several of the play's more creepier moments.
By Colette Newby
Wit at the Theare Factory
Mary Schafer Masterman gives a tour-de-force portrayal of Vivian Bearing.
By F. J. Hartland
Turn of the Screw at Prime Stage
A Henry James adaptation might have pared too much.
By Michelle Pilecki
Attack Theatre's The Chalk Line
Attack's performers, their dancing, and the characters they portrayed were fabulous.
By Steve Sucato
Corpsing is a contemporary, Pittsburgh-shot retelling of Frankenstein
Gore notwithstanding, the film is a love story
The 32nd annual Three Rivers Film Festival opens Fri., Nov. 8.
New this year: a North Hills venue and a microcinema component
By Al Hoff
Lessons about family relationships via time travel in this not-quite-a-rom-com
All Is Lost
Robert Redford and a sailboat are the only stars of this lost-at-sea drama
This sci-fi drama posits that child soldiers are our best defense against giant space bugs
Lynn Cullen Live 11/6/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 11/07/13
Lynn Cullen Live 11/08/13
Lynn Cullen Live 11/11/13
Lynn Cullen Live 11/12/13
It's absolutely possible for your vanilla lady to shift into kinky sex, especially since she's in love with you
Short List: November 6 - 14
Kenia: The Sultry Sounds of Brazil
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
Wed., Dec. 11, 7-8:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Cary Elwes is coming to Pittsburgh in April for The Princess Bride screening and Q&A
By Alex Gordon
I voted for myself and won a seat on my township's board of commissioners
By Josh Oswald
Hazelwood and Greenfield need flood protection and pedestrian infrastructure, not a multi-million dollar driverless shuttle, say residents and advocates
By Ryan Deto
Cinnamon Coke? What about cinnamon Coke with Fireball?
By Hannah Lynn