Vol. 24, No. 37
Will Pittsburgh's new police chief be able to restore trust in the department?
"He most certainly must restore the trust with the community"
By Alex Zimmerman and Jeffrey Benzing
Fall Arts Preview 2014
Upcoming art, film, stage, dance, music and more
The Pittsburgh Biennial dominates the season's visual-art offerings
An infamous Warhol show revisited, Duane Michals retrospective among the other shows
By Bill O'Driscoll
A look at the fall dance season
Several prominent local companies mark big anniversaries
By Steve Sucato
From classics to juggalos, plenty of live music to be had this fall
Local release shows round out a healthy concert agenda
By Andy Mulkerin
Fall Stage Preview
Classics dominate, but there's new work to be found
Fall Film Preview
Autumn brings festivals, Oscar bait and animated penguins
By Al Hoff
Elizabeth Gilbert, David Sedaris among the fall's literary headliners
Line-up ranges from internationally known novelists to local poetry
Pa. Governor's Race: Corbett ads making little dent in Wolf's lead
"If something is going to happen, he needs it to happen soon."
By Charlie Deitch
The popular lunchtime French bistro has expanded successfully into serious dinner fare
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Alfred's Deli and Market in Polish Hill revamps for the neighborhood's changing demographics
Vegetarian and gluten-free items now share the shelf with old-school Polish specialties
In second annual event, Pittsburgh Cocktail Week shuns pretension
"We were surprised by how enthusiastic the general consumer was."
By Hal B. Klein
An interview with novelist Sarah Shotland
Debut novel Junkette depicts addiction in New Orleans
Rachel Mennies' debut poetry collection finds strength in devotion
We're often receptacles for wisdom gained from the storied trials of ancestors
By Fred Shaw
What He Saw in the Desert
White Denim gets a little help from Tweedy
"It's just what you do when you're in a studio making a rock 'n' roll album: If you can, you should play most of it live."
By Brian Conway
Thrival Festival is back with more music than last year
Moby, Portugal. The Man and Talib Kweli headline a lineup heavy with Pittsburgh acts
One Sweet Burgh celebrates 20 years of "Under the Table"
"If you can play a Dave Matthews riff and sing over top of it, you can pretty much play and sing anything."
Critics' Picks: September 10 - 16
Local shows by Spoon and Sean Rowe, plus an album release from Lungs Face Feet and the return of Randy Baumann's Thunderbird Ramble
By CP Staff
On the Record with Pat DiCesare
PICT Classic's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme
There isn't a second you're not giving the production the attention demanded.
By Ted Hoover
Doubt at Little Lake
A strong cast and deft direction serve a devastating story well.
By Gwendolyn Kiste
Of Mice and Men at The REP
The production should satisfy fans of literature and theater alike.
Legendary dancer Carmen De Lavallade visits with her one-woman show
"On prime-time television you couldn't dance with people of other races."
The Trip to Italy
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reprise their roles as traveling companions
The One I Love
Charlie McDowell's relationship dramedy veers into the surreal
Dolphin Tale 2
A marine-rescue facility looks for a friend for the tail-less dolphin Winter
God Help the Girl
A low-key charmer of a musical dramedy that's like a Belle and Sebastian song come to life
Lynn Cullen Live 09/09/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 09/10/14
Lynn Cullen Live 09/11/14
Lynn Cullen Live 09/12/14
Supreme Court gives abortion opponents something to complain about
By Chris Potter
There is an app for people who want to cheat on their partners. It's called "The Internet."
Stuff We Like
Short List: September 10 - 16
Christopher Titus at the Improv; Everyman at Throughline Theater; Alia-Musica goes biblical; Artists in Residence at the Mattress Factory.
Erin Burkett & Virgil Walters with Eric Susoeff, Max Leake and Eric DeFade
The Blind Pig Saloon
Tue., Dec. 10, 8-11 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Cary Elwes is coming to Pittsburgh in April for The Princess Bride screening and Q&A
By Alex Gordon
Just me and my sax: a Q&A with comedian and Pittsburgh-native Jon Daly
Harris Theater continues film screenings under direction of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
By Amanda Waltz
I voted for myself and won a seat on my township's board of commissioners
By Josh Oswald