Vol. 24, No. 11
Living in the shadow of a longtime polluter
By Chris Potter
Brew House artists are renovating their South Side home, but not changing their mission
"If we tried to avoid it or push against the need for renovations, that would be the end of the building."
By Charles Rosenblum
More than 15 years after its creation, Pittsburgh's police review board may finally get some respect
"You've got people leading those agencies who understand what the review board is really about."
By Alex Zimmerman
A Mexican restaurant makes a successful leap from a market stall to East Carson Street
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
The newly opened Pizza Cono in Squirrel Hill offers pizza-in-a-cone
Cones are filled with standard pizza "toppings," specialty savory items and even Nutella
By Bill O'Driscoll
Bartender conference gives city a chance to show off
"We showed them the best time we could show them."
By Hal B. Klein
Local CSA programs are open for sign-ups — and registering early is a good idea
Programs help people eat better, while keeping farms profitable
By Jessica Server
A Robert Qualters retrospective is a summation, and a valediction, for a local icon.
Qualters' paintings are amazingly big-hearted; poignant; and, at times, weirder than most things out there.
The city's painted "ghost signs" are featured
New Filmmakers Galleries exhibit captures last breath of fading ads
By Angela Suico
An interactive exhibit dazzles
It's not sensory deprivation, or sensory overload, but sensory absorption
By Lissa Brennan
A poem by Jennifer Jackson Berry
Irish-rock band Ceann re-forms after the tragic loss of its singer
"He had a lot more facets as a songwriter."
By Andy Mulkerin
Timmy Bankz gets another shot at success with "Love You for the Night"
"I was opening for all the big acts that came to town; I did shows with Wiz. All that was happening, then I get locked up."
Two new groups hope to promote public-space performance
Busker Street Union and BuskPGH both have roots in the Busk-Pittsburgh campaign
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: March 12 - 18
Local shows by Jesse Dee, Punch Brothers and Bend Sinister, plus a benefit to remember aspiring rapper Aaron Wellons, and a CD-release for Girls Rock! Pittsburgh
Recent music from John McDonald, Charm & Chain and Matt King
The Importance of Being Earnest, at Prime Stage
I especially enjoyed the sense of childish playfulness brought to the evening by Tom Driscoll and Andrew Swackhammer, as Jack and Algy
By Ted Hoover
Pittsburgh Savoyards' Utopia Limited
A Gilbert & Sullivan work gets a fine, if long-delayed, Pittsburgh premiere
By F. J. Hartland
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's 3 x 3
A sparkling program includes a world premiere, a Pittsburgh premiere and old favorite "Smoke 'n Roses"
By Steve Sucato
A documentary from Penn and Teller looks at one man's attempt to figure out how Vermeer painted
By Al Hoff
Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil le Clercq
A documentary looks at the 1950s star ballerina, struck down in her prime by polio
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
The 1960s TV-cartoon time-travel adventurers take a trip to the big screen
300: Rise of an Empire
Bonus content for the event of 2006's 300 proves unnecessary and tiresome
In a Jam
UPMC controversy is a defining issue for Peduto, and Pittsburgh
A guy who knows that you're hiding him from your husband is a guy with too much power over you.
Lynn Cullen Live 03/12/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 03/13/14
Lynn Cullen Live 03/14/14
Lynn Cullen Live 03/17/14
Lynn Cullen Live 03/18/14
Short List: March 12 - 19
1st Annual Beaver Falls Pro Bowl Chili Walk-Off
Downtown Beaver Falls
Sat., Jan. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Bill Nye wants residents of Mars, Pa. to get a free SodaStream
By Ollie Gratzinger
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year with authentic Chinese flavors
By Maggie Weaver
Music meets the sexy and the strange for new Pittsburgh-only variety show Yinzer-lesque
By Amanda Waltz
Dan Koshute’s Music For The Film I’m a Stranger Here Myself is a masterclass in tone
By Josh Oswald