Vol. 23, No. 49
After a childhood trauma, local college student pushes for change to state anti-stalking law
"I saw an inequity and I turned all of my frustration and disillusionment into action."
By Rebecca Nuttall
George Takei's real star trek — a civil-rights crusade enhanced by social-media celebrity — shows no signs of ending
"We as human beings are all connected by the ludicrousness of life."
By Charlie Deitch
Just Say "Okey-Dokey"
A poem by Jimmy Cvetic
The Pines Tavern
A longtime commitment to seasonal and locally sourced spans the menu at the Gibsonia restaurant
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Raw beets are nutritious and make a fine juicing component
There's nothing quite like this root vegetable's dense magenta flesh and its hefty feel in your hand
By Bill O'Driscoll
Local bars celebrate a real drinking holiday: the repeal of Prohibition
"It's the day that set everything in motion for us."
By Hal B. Klein
Local organizers plan potluck to benefit typhoon victims in Philippines
"Imagine a Pittsburgh where 90 percent of our city is decimated and everyone's displaced."
By Jessica Server
New art gallery opens with potent group show On Paper
The works on display cause to appear what has been effaced.
By Philip Anselmo
Author George Saunders discusses how his writing style is evolving.
"I'm feeling more inclined to reach out to a reader more directly than maybe I was in the past."
After the end of Ween, Dean Ween carries on in longtime project Moistboyz
"We have five albums out! That's not a side project; that's more than most bands ever do."
By Allison Cosby
Diego Garcia gets the girl back and returns with a new album
"I wrote Laura when I was getting over a girl, and with Paradise, I went into the studio with her at my side."
By Margaret Welsh
Rapper and producer Tairey started young with help from a rapper dad
"My dad would always take me to the studio with him."
By Rory D. Webb
Critics' Picks: December 4 - 10
Local shows by Elan Trotman and Steve Winwood; a couple bands with Pittsburgh ties — Zombi and !!! — come home; and a "calendar comp" is released
On the Record with Pandemic Pete
"I still give it my all every month."
By Andy Mulkerin
Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge at Little Lake Theatre
Mrs. Bob is an explosion of comedy bits landing all over the stage, actors and audience.
By Ted Hoover
Pittsburgh's father of professional ballet — and of Point Park's dance program — retires
Conservatory Dance Company honors longtime teacher by staging his Romeo and Juliet
By Steve Sucato
The locally produced, award-winning documentary about one man's transformative experience caring for Indian orphans
By Al Hoff
Out of the Furnace
A downbeat drama of two struggling brothers in a faded mill town
A Perfect Man
Can this marriage be saved, asks this rom-com set in Amsterdam
Loves and lives are scrambled during the Bosnian war in this melodrama
Lynn Cullen Live 12/04/13
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 12/05/13
Lynn Cullen Live 12/06/13
Lynn Cullen Live 12/09/13
Lynn Cullen Live 12/10/13
Road to Perdition
A free-speech suit raises thorny questions for Port Authority
By Chris Potter
The "right not to know" always has to be weighed against "likelihood of finding out."
Short List: December 4 - 12
World congress on Psychiatry Psychology and Mental Health
Thu., Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Sister Epic brings colorful cowhides and other luxurious leather goods to Pittsburgh fashion scene
By Amanda Waltz
The Empty Space Project melds live music with construction sites
By Jordan Snowden
Hey, Artists. This is what a gallery owner wants to see
By Lissa Brennan
Pittsburgh region’s manufacturing employment at lowest point in modern history
By Ryan Deto