Vol. 24, No. 49
Did a security firm hired by the city go too far to gather info on Jordan Miles?
"My initial instinct is it sounds not kosher."
By Alex Zimmerman
More than thirty years after The Fonz, Henry Winkler is still cruising along
"I decided long ago that I wasn't going to wait for people to call me"
By Charlie Deitch
This North Hills bistro offers a fresh take on familiar fare, in a white-tablecloth-casual setting
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Harris Grill and East End Brewing celebrate 10 years, with a joint fundraising dinner
"Expect some music, food, beer and silliness."
By Ashley Murray
It's Beaujolais Nouveau time again
Savoring the pleasures of a wine's annual return
By Celine Roberts
Close to Home gets intimate
Silver Eye offers a provocative exhibit on the problematic concept of home
By Michelle Fried
A review of Craig Bernier's story collection Your Life Idyllic
These straightforward stories about ordinary people still move and surprise us
By Bill O'Driscoll
Novelist Richard Ford, foreign-policy expert Robert Kaplan and mystery writer Jeffrey Siger visit
Ford visits the Monday Night Lectures with his new novel, Let Me Be Frank With You
By Bill O'Driscoll and Danielle Fox
Don Wentworth's new collection of brief poems explores the transitoriness of life
In the less-is-more philosophy, concise form makes for unique reading
By Fred Shaw
— for John Naglick II
Hugh Twyman wraps up his yearlong concert series with a big lineup
"The whole thing was having bands share a stage who never play together."
By Brian Conway
For musicians, age can be an obstacle
Bands like The Nox Boys have to fight to establish themselves in a world where being under 21 is a liability
By Shawn Cooke
Critics' Picks, Dec. 4-10
Local shows by Demos Papadimas, GWAR and Netsky, plus a final show for The Mon River Ramblers
Recent music from Donora, Jason Davis
By Margaret Welsh and Andy Mulkerin
For Edward Snowden completists, Laura Poitras' doc puts the viewer in the Hong Kong hotel room for the big reveal
By Al Hoff
A new indie horror film from Australia taps a troubled mother-son relationship for some unsettling truths
Jingle Bell Rocks
A new doc finds the gooey center behind the obsessive collecting of Christmas music
Short local film selections include a cop-movie spoof, and experimental films about fishing
Ferguson Perspective: 'Darren Wilson isn't an anomaly; neither is the killing of Michael Brown'
"Why should we be peaceful when our killers never are?"
By Jasiri X
"Some sexual interests and/or limits are too complicated to be expressed with a simple term."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
Lynn Cullen Live 12/09/14
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 12/03/14
Lynn Cullen Live 12/04/14
Lynn Cullen Live 12/05/14
Lynn Cullen Live 12/08/14
Protesters take to Pittsburgh streets in wake of police violence - CP TV
Short List: December 3 - 9
Holiday stage offerings commence; Romeo and Juliet ballet returns to the Playhouse; Handmade Arcade at the Convention Center; new storytelling series
Rich Zabinski Jazz
Backstage Bar at Theatre Square
Fri., Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
A dearth of flavor and underwhelming menu leaves little to recommend from newest Big Burrito concept
By Maggie Weaver
The displacement of Anthony Hardison from his Lawrenceville apartment is a microcosm of a neighborhood epidemic
By Ryan Deto
Know the score: legendary composer John Williams (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter) coming to Pittsburgh
By Hannah Lynn
The results are in: Here's who's using medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and why