Vol. 24, No. 32
After ambitious reforms, the Hill District's "university preparation" program wrestles with lofty expectations
By Rebecca Nuttall
The Talking Cure
Opinions mixed on whether a shift in tactics will produce better results with UPMC
By Alex Zimmerman and Rebecca Nuttall
An organic, farm-to-table restaurant with a thoughtful selection of sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs and sides
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
A new food stand in Hazelwood helps residents and commuters pick up fresh fruit and vegetables
Dylamato's Market is a 16-foot-long converted hay wagon, parked in a vacant lot
By Bill O'Driscoll
Drunken Botanist author comes to town
"I'm telling the story behind the plants in what you drink."
By Hal B. Klein
An exhibit at the Warhol traces the parallels between Andy and fashion icon Halston
Halston came along when lifestyles and attitudes were changing and he brought a new American simplicity to clothing.
By Nadine Wasserman
Dammit, I Learned a Lot From That Son-of-a-Gun tells local stories of hard knocks
A fascination with history shines through even in these 12 deeply personal essays
By Dan Willis
Listeners color within the lines on Hospitality's new album
The release is a highlight of Merge's 25th year as a label
By Mike Shanley
New app brings site-specific music to North Side walkers
"The involvement of the community in these kinds of projects really stimulates the artists."
By Andy Mulkerin
SoFar Sounds brings music to local living rooms
The premise is simple: Have small, intimate shows with touring and local bands, held in people's homes
Critics' Picks: August 7 - 13
Local shows from Macy Gray, Steely Dan, Mötley Crüe and The Reptillian
New releases from Joe Matzzie, Nathan Marshall and Louis Con Carne
No Exit at bubble:PGH
The bubble hardly detracts from the terrific production of Sarte's classic happening inside
By Ted Hoover
In the new Quantum show, you follow the actors around a big building
Tamara, set in 1927 Italy, takes over Rodef Shalom Congregation
David Bernabo captures local artists at work in his new documentary Ongoing Box
The film's only real theme is the creative process.
Guardians of the Galaxy
James Gunn's action-adventure-comedy is helped immeasurably by not taking itself too seriously
By Al Hoff
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Relationships and competing cuisines find resolution in this feel-good, if predictable, comedy
Lynn Cullen Live 08/06/14
Audio & Video Archive
You may have to accept that this is how you get off, and let go of the shame.
Stuff We Like
Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest - CP TV
Short List: August 6 - 14
Bike Pittsburgh's 10th annual Bike Fest rolls; the Fort Pitt Blockhouse turns 250; the Amish Monkeys get their day; and Style Week Pittsburgh kicks off.
Didgeridoo Chakra Clearing Workshop
Yoga Factory Pittsburgh
Sun., Nov. 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Garfield restaurant Fish Nor Fowl's transition to pasta pays off
By Maggie Weaver
New paper details how Pittsburgh is no longer a post-industrial city
By Ryan Deto
What Have We Done tackles environmental concerns with art exhibit and workshop series
By Amanda Waltz
Aspiring film documentarian aims to become the 'Dave DiCello of film'
By Lisa Cunningham