Vol. 24, No. 22
Short Honeymoon: With the ban on same-sex marriage removed, nondiscrimination is the next battle for "full equality"
"If you go across the border, you can be fired for putting a marriage photo on your desk."
By Alex Zimmerman
Tough Subject: PPS, union differ on usefulness of teacher-quality report
"What the district can do is look for more inventive ways to get teachers into high-needs schools."
By Rebecca Nuttall
The Wooden Nickel
The newly updated Monroeville restaurant offers Continental classics and more modern fare
A Downtown location of City Oven helps make up for the loss of the outpost on Banksville Road
A $7.50 lunch combo gets you a couple slices of pizza and a side, including a soup of the day
By Chris Potter
Local charities to benefit from campaign to promote the notoriously bitter Negroni
It's long been considered as a sort of "you're one of us" drink between bartenders and boozehounds.
By Hal B. Klein
At The ToonSeum, a Little Golden Books exhibit brings back memories
Even if you've never picked up a Little Golden Book, the artwork still impresses
By Gwendolyn Kiste
A former Pittsburgher returns with a new book about life as a woman in Qatar.
Lisa L. Kirchner's Hello American Lady Creature chronicles personal growth
By Bill O'Driscoll
1,2,3 weathers the storm to return with a sophomore album
The songs on Big Weather deal in one way or another with disasters.
By Andy Mulkerin
Mark Dignam returns with a sort-of-live album
"It's where I feel best, in front of an audience."
By Margaret Welsh
Critics' Picks: May 29 - June 3
Local shows by Jen Chapin, The Head and the Heart, Eyehategod and Saintseneca
On the Record with Tom Rainey
"When it comes together and it starts feeling really compositional, that's really kind of a satisfying experience."
By Mike Shanley
Alarum Theatre's Saudade
A unique evening of "one-on-one" theater
By Ted Hoover
Little Lake's When We Are Married
When the actors were on top of the script, there was plenty of fun
Jon Favreau's food-truck film is a slight but companionable mash-up of food porn, family comedy and road trip
By Al Hoff
Cold in July
Beneath the surface crime story some big, and problematic, issues are explored, in this noirish indie
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Can time travel save the mutants from being wiped out?
Eddie Izzard is back, with more history behind him than ever
The British comic is hitting up fans for "Historical Facts"
By Lissa Brennan
A judge delivers PA from the hands of bigots
My advice is the same for all queer kids with hyperconservative parents: Don't fear their rejection — make them fear yours
Short List: May 29 - June 5
Mattress Factory explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; City Theatre's MOMENTUM picks up on new plays; the Pittsburgh Queer History Project's Lucky After Dark opens; City of Play runs its City Spree Race; and more.
By Charlie Deitch
Ru Emmons & Corrine Jasmin, Freshworks Residency Presentation
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
Fri., Dec. 6, 8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers
By Ryan Deto
Pa. Treasurer Joe Torsella renews calls for Mark Zuckerberg’s ouster as Facebook board chair
Where do Allegheny County’s elected officials stand on the fight over fracking and cracker plants?
Pittsburgh Holiday Market Spotlight: Dawn Wallhausen of Dawn Glassworks
By Amanda Waltz