Vol. 24, No. 29
Here & Now: Queer Geographies in Contemporary Photography traces the diversity of the LGBT experience
Intimate portraiture, documentary work and more in this group show
By Bill O'Driscoll
The Sandbox is a pop-up bookstore — and much more — in the Carnegie's old coatroom
Even the preexisting wooden counter creates the feeling that you've arrived somewhere that's not a gallery
By Robert Raczka
Parking Problems: Will more permits ease the South Side residents' parking woes?
"What we agree on is: People use the South Side for a parking lot."
By Rebecca Nuttall
Route Questions: Baldwin residents pushing the conversation on transit route restoration
"It makes sense to restore routes that are closest to Downtown."
By Alex Zimmerman
The Old, Old Ball Game
Amateur cricket league keeps sport alive
By Abby Mendelson
Mead lovers will be making a beeline for Carnegie's Apis Meadery
"We have a great cidery and a million breweries, and we needed a meadery."
By Hal B. Klein
This Monroeville restaurant bills itself as "Indo-Pak," with a specialty in halal meals
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Is Pittsburgh ready for another pizza feud?
This month, Pizza Boat and Bread and Salt go pie-to-pie in a "pizza dojo"
By Chris Potter
Venezuelan author living in exile in Pittsburgh publishes translated novel
"These conspiracy theories keep themselves going when there is a strongman in power."
By Nick Keppler
Something is Digging
Marissa Nadler keeps one foot in the art world while making a new record with Randall Dunn
"I think it's good to get my brain out of the indie-music world."
By Margaret Welsh
The Donkeys make timeless rock in southern California
A few years back, one of their songs was reworked and credited to the fictitious band Geronimo Jackson in Lost
By Ian Thomas
New Mind Cure 7-inch connects music to the neighborhood
"I literally grew up hanging out on the Mister Rogers set."
By Andy Mulkerin
Critics' Picks: July 16 - 22
Local shows by Band of Horses, Touché Amoré and Milk Carton Kids, plus a CD release from Nameless in August and a Woody Guthrie tribute at Club Café
Recent music from The Nied's Hotel Band, Marcus Meston and Power Pill Fist
PICT Classic's Woman and Scarecrow
Two hours of relentless regret and remorse is a lot to ask an audience to handle.
By Ted Hoover
The Fantasticks at Opera Theater
SummerFest serves up a more operatic Fantasticks
By Michelle Pilecki
The Lion in Winter at The Summer Company
Many components work quite well on their own, just not all together.
Texture returns with Life, Love, & Jazz
Program includes three new contemporary-ballet works
By Steve Sucato
Steve James' bio-doc of critic Roger Ebert covers film, life, death and the nature of legacy
By Al Hoff
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Tensions between the now-dominant apes and remaining humans grow in this sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Venus in Fur
A nesting doll of tales about man-woman sexual power dynamics
A new bio-pic looks at the life of French author Violette Leduc
Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago
A new doc follows six people as they traverse Spain's famous pilgrim walk
Life in the Fast Lane
Officials put the pedal to the metal for ridesharing
For many kinksters, bondage and kink play is sex.
Stuff We Like
Lynn Cullen Live 07/16/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 07/17/14
Lynn Cullen Live 07/18/14
Lynn Cullen Live 07/21/14
Lynn Cullen Live 07/22/14
Short List: July 17 - 23
Downtown goes (partly) car-free at the inaugural Open Streets Pittsburgh; the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial begins; No Name Players revamp Shakespeare; the Science Center gets the Blues
By Heather Schor
Big screen, little lies: Pittsburgh is being gaslit about IMAX theaters
By Rachel Wilkinson
Drink and be merry at these Pittsburgh holiday pop-up bars
By Amanda Waltz
Whimsical Christmas cocktails, a soup surprise, extra cozy coffee, and more Pittsburgh food news
By Ali Trachta
The Millvale Food + Energy Hub reopens to celebrate local nonprofits
By Matt Petras