Vol. 23, No. 47
As Harrisburg dickers over transportation funding, will cooler heads prevail on prevailing wage?
A minor wage rule ends up threatening a transportation bill — and the state's economic future
By Alex Zimmerman
High Ideals: Can marijuana legalization have an effect on the race for Pa. governor?
"For a lot of people in this state, this is the top issue in their lives."
By Charlie Deitch
A new restaurant in Squirrel Hill lets diners explore the depths of Syrian cuisine, as well as a few Middle Eastern favorites
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
The over-abundance of Thanksgiving is nigh
Tips for turning a turkey from a one-day indulgence to a week of meals
By Al Hoff
Three Rivers Film Festival hosts bartending documentary
"While you might not see Pittsburgh in the movie, you'll still see what's happening in Pittsburgh."
By Hal B. Klein
Blackberry Meadows Farm offers a more humane approach to Thanksgiving
Many customers "have met their Thanksgiving dinner already."
By Jessica Server
Pittsburgh's version of the RAW showcase holds its season-one awards show
"The ability to have all these artists in one place at one time really creates a strength."
By Kate Magoc
Inspired by Michelangelo, an artist blends the representational and the abstract
Richard Claraval's drawings speak of suffering, transformation and cosmic order
By David S. Berger
Novelist explores hidden stories of Fallingwater
Kelcey Parker's Liliane's Balcony centers on Liliane Kaufmann
By Jessica Vozel
One Day in Ocean City, MD
Hunters keep it moving with self-titled LP
"I think it was rushed — but we wanted rushed."
By John Lavanga
The Blues Orphans drop a new album in their 34th year
Bob Gabig writes in the style of an observational comic; he'll pick an idea or a trend that's relatable, and go to town.
By Andy Mulkerin
Colonizing the Cosmos returns a few years on with a second full-length — and a novel
"A character, a personality, the setting of a scene — we'd start writing a song like we were writing a score to a scene."
Critics' Picks: November 20 - 26
Local shows by Matuto and Lissie, plus a record festival and an appearance by locally based touring terror Ali Spagnola
Recent music from Storm King, Triggers and Broken Fences
City Theatre's Charles Ives Take Me Home
The actors go a long way toward breathing some life into this somewhat removed and polite play.
By Ted Hoover
True West at Pittsburgh Public Theate
Most people will enjoy True West for how twisted familial relationships can be.
By Michelle Pilecki
You Can't Take It With You at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
Despite a strong production, the 1936 classic has not aged well.
A review of Point Park's Contemporary Choreographers showcase
Another strong, varied outing for the annual showcase
By Steve Sucato
The Three Rivers Film Festival continues through Sat., Nov. 23
Craft cocktails and fantasy RPGs are the focus of two festival films
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The second chapter of the dystopian trilogy plays out much like the first, but also sets the stage for big action in Part Three
Lynn Cullen Live 11/20/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 11/21/13
Lynn Cullen Live 11/22/13
Lynn Cullen Live 11/25/13
Lynn Cullen Live 11/26/13
Same-Sex, Different Day
Legal battles continue over same-sex benefits
By Chris Potter
Have sex the way the Lord intended us to, i.e., in the dark with our pitiful/regretful/hooded boyfriends.
November 20, 2013 - Rowdy Buck - CP TV
Short List: November 20 - 28
World congress on Psychiatry Psychology and Mental Health
Thu., Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Pittsburgh region’s manufacturing employment at lowest point in modern history
By Ryan Deto
Hey, Artists. This is what a gallery owner wants to see
By Lissa Brennan
Module to commence ground-breaking on mixed-income housing development in Garfield
By Amanda Waltz
Winghart's whiskey bar hit by a four-alarm fire, one firefighter injured