Vol. 25, No. 3
New Dimension: Carnegie Library opens new doors with its 3-D printer
"It's exactly what libraries should do, media and resources, not just books"
By Alex Zimmerman
Left Behind: Pa. ranks low in pre-K services for low-income students
"We would like to see that all children have access to free preschool, and right now it's limited."
By Rebecca Nuttall
Tom Coleman sets musical instruments back 10,000 years ... on purpose
"I've set myself so far behind, there's thousands of years ahead."
By Marty Levine
La Tavola Italiana
This family-run restaurant in Mount Washington offers Italian favorites in a warm, welcoming atmosphre
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Jacques Torres chocolates pop up off the beaten path in Shadyside
Lissa Guttman's store is the first of its kind outside New York
By Andy Mulkerin
With the chill digging in, we toast winter warmers
Recipes range from rum to mezcal
By Celine Roberts
Artists explore their Obsessions at Space
The exhibition suggests the revelation of personal secrets
By Lissa Brennan
Reviews of poetry chapbooks The Buried Return, by Christine Stroud, and Argot, by Fred Shaw
Stroud's songs of innocence and experience, Shaw's stories of the working life
By Bill O'Driscoll
Marcus Rediker's Outlaws of the Atlantic
The Pitt historian explores the overlooked influence of sailors and pirates in the age of sail
A Description of My Mother
By Valerie Bacharach
Moon Baby on the rise after landing in Pittsburgh
"Now that I'm seeing what I want happen: Where do I go now?"
Inaugural Strip District Music Festival lands at venues throughout the neighborhood
"Now, I feel like the Strip as a neighborhood has so much more going on."
Here comes the chill
"I want to push positivity instead of negativity."
By Michael Crandle
Critics' Picks, Jan. 15-21
Local shows from Maceo Parker and The City on Film, plus Rock Against Racism in Bloomfield, and Lohio reunites at Thunderbird
On the Record with Ken Vandermark
"The landscape of improvised music thrives on listeners who are curious about music as a whole, not pre-described categories."
By Mike Shanley
Inherent Vice is mostly a bittersweetly satiric rumination on the end of a counterculture
This is a more human King, far removed from the man whose monument now stands in Washington, D.C.
Individuals in a coal-mining town hit by a tragedy struggle with grief and guilt in this well-crafted drama, set in West Virginia
By Al Hoff
French Lessons: The best way for journalists to honor those lost in Charlie Hebdo massacre: become better journalists
"Je Suis Charlie" should be more than a hashtag that will likely burn out by the end of next week
By Charlie Deitch
"It might take some time (and counseling) before you two reconnect and re-establish your sexual groove."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
Lynn Cullen Live 1/14/15
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 1/15/15
Lynn Cullen Live 1/16/15
Lynn Cullen Live 1/19/15
3D Printer at Carnegie Library - CP TV
By Ashley Murray
Shortlist: January 16 - 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, events; BoxHeart's Art Inter/national; confronting rape in Kiss Me or Cut Off My Head; and Kevin Hart plays Consol
Klezmer: lively Jewish soul, cabaret & dance music
Sun., Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Know the score: legendary composer John Williams (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter) coming to Pittsburgh
By Hannah Lynn
The displacement of Anthony Hardison from his Lawrenceville apartment is a microcosm of a neighborhood epidemic
By Ryan Deto
A dearth of flavor and underwhelming menu leaves little to recommend from newest Big Burrito concept
By Maggie Weaver
More than 200 take to Pittsburgh streets for fourth annual Women's March
By Ollie Gratzinger