Vol. 24, No. 7
"This is an important step in improving the fairness and effectiveness of our justice system."
By Rebecca Nuttall
"Revenge porn" may be a larger problem than a proposed state law can solve
"If people understood how much damage this can do to someone's life, I think we'd be able to get much stronger protections."
By Charlie Deitch
Ethicists debate the moral dilemmas posed by the death of a police dog
"It's good that people in Pittsburgh are talking about animals and what's wrong with the killing of an animal."
By Alex Zimmerman
This Regent Square restaurant distinguishes itself with its appealing ambience, excellent service and superb renditions of classic Thai cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Soup Sega still providing warm comfort after 15 years
"One night, I woke up in the middle of the night and it came to me: soup!"
By Andy Mulkerin
"Special Liquor Order" system expands state-store offerings
There are a lot of choices available — if you know how to ask.
By Hal B. Klein
Local apiary offers aphrodisiacal honey for Valentine's Day
Honeys have "vintages," and even those similar in color from the same location can vary greatly in flavor.
By Jessica Server
A photographer's curious tribute to the Civic Arena.
Arena is technically accomplished, but thematically circumscribed.
By Robert Raczka
For You, in Pittsburgh
A conversation with San Fermin's Ellis Ludwig-Leone
"Studying classical music and that great repertoire opens your mind on how to write music."
By Nick Keppler
Weeknight makes it work as a duo
"There has to be time set aside to say, ‘Let's go out in the daylight now and we're not going to talk about music at all.'"
By Ian Thomas
New Steubenville venue has more than music on its mind
"Music does amazing things for people."
By Seth Pfannenschmidt
Critics' Picks: February 12 - 18
Local shows by Cults, Nick Waterhouse, Those Darlins and Diarrhea Planet, plus members of The Five and Carsickness play at Howlers and Roger Harvey & The Wild Life play their first show
Recent music from Rock Run Retreat, Son of Bitch, and Tastes Like Chicken
Underneath the Lintel at 12 Peers Theater
There's not a second of this 80-minute play that you're not swept up in the journey.
By Ted Hoover
Red Masquers' Awakening
A troupe revives a key play from theatrical history.
By Michelle Pilecki
Shrek at Pittsburgh Musical Theater
Too much bland material, too little goofy charm.
By Alan W. Petrucelli
Pittsburgh Ballet soloists sound off on Swan Lake.
The ballet's famous dual role requires technical ability, stamina and nuanced acting skills.
By Steve Sucato
Asghar Farhadi's new domestic drama explores how the past informs the present
By Al Hoff
A middle-aged woman seeks love in this low-key drama from Chile
The Lego Movie
All those tiny bricks add up to fun film for kids and adults alike
By Lisa Cunningham
A conversation with comedian Eugene Mirman.
"I went there and created the major of comedy."
By Margaret Welsh
Maybe a Steeler can make the case for rational drug policy
By Chris Potter
Lynn Cullen Live 02/12/14
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Short List: February 12 - 20
The Clint Hoover Jazz Trio at Elwood's Pub
Sun., Jan. 26, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
How America’s new trade deal could undermine Pittsburgh’s plastics future
By Ryan Deto
Cirque du Soleil OVO alternates between amazing and absurd
By Jordan Snowden
Posts from Democratic state House candidate Heather Kass reveal Trump support and opposition to Obamacare