Vol. 24, No. 2
Producing Change: Food banks face challenges as they move from canned to fresh food
"A lot of people are really hungry for fresh food."
By Alex Zimmerman
Sticks and Stones: Group takes a stand against verbal harassment
"Everyone deserves to feel safe"
By Rebecca Nuttall
A Southern California-style taqueria is a welcome addition to the North Side
A variety of tacos, burritos and Cal-Mex specialties make a small menu feel substantial
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Downtown's Apollo Café offers a slate of hearty soups
The chicken-noodle soup is like a homey casserole in liquid form
By Al Hoff
Grit & Grace strives to keep cocktail culture fun
"Since sharing food is part of the experience here, we wanted to do the same with drinks."
By Hal B. Klein
Eliza's Oven does star turn in Strip District
Bowman's baked goods highlight "the wonderful complex flavors" found in local products
By Jessica Server
Iranian artist Rokni Haerizadeh's work at the Carnegie International attracts as it repels
His grotesque additions to videos and printed matter never violate the logic of the original compositions.
By Philip Anselmo
A conversation with David Harris-Gershon
The local author discusses his new book What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?
By Nick Keppler
Pitt's Mathew Rosenblum works between the notes on the scale
"Was a time when you were either a strict minimalist or you were doing the anti-Phil Glass thing. Mathew was able to steer the course between the two of them."
By Andy Mulkerin
Longtime local music blogger Hugh Twyman presents new concert series at Eide's
"Over the years I've found that [Pittsburgh has] a lot talented people who are making incredible music."
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: January 8 - 14
Local shows by Hands!, This or the Apocalypse, Meklit and Brass Bed
Recent music from Fist Fight in the Parking Lot, Will Simmons & the Upholsterers, and Influx
CorningWorks' Recipes Our Mothers Gave Us Works a cooking metaphor for life
"You either follow it to a T or you improvise some of the steps."
By Steve Sucato
Spike Jonze delivers an engaging and provocative love story about a man and his operating system
August: Osage County
Tracy Letts' prize-winning stage melodrama has been mostly well-adapted for the screen
By Bill O'Driscoll
The Armstrong Lie
A documentary looks at the checkered career of cyclist Lance Armstrong
Based on real events, an account of a SEAL mission that goes wrong in Afghanistan
A hopeful era begins with a citywide celebration
By Chris Potter
The word transgender is an adjective like "blue" or "tall": It's not a noun or verb.
Lynn Cullen Live 01/14/14
Audio & Video Archive
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Short List: January 8 - 16
Transgender burlesque performances, obscure family dramas on stage, a maple-sugar festival … and MORE!
Crafthouse Stage & Grill
Fri., Jan. 24, 9 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Owners of Parker’s in Brookline have traded breakfast for booze with their latest venture
By Maggie Weaver
Pa. GOP House Speaker Mike Turzai is retiring
By Ryan Deto
ProjectArt and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh invite kids and teens to free, afterschool art classes
By Amanda Waltz
After almost closing in October, the Harris Theater is coming back in a 'reel' big way
By Hannah Lynn