Vol. 25, No. 9
Reaching a Consensus: Indecision holding up Sheraden school sale
"these buildings could go to good use for somebody, and it needs to happen soon."
By Rebecca Nuttall
Changing Times: Activists say proposed health legislation is a step forward for trans rights, whether it passes or not
"By me and other people telling our story, it makes me a real person and not an object."
By Alex Zimmerman
On the Record with Frank Nelson of the Pittsburgh Polar Bear Club
"People ask, 'How do you prep for it?' There is no preparation."
By Ashley Murray
This warm, comfortable Allison Park restaurant is the creation of an ambitious chef unafraid of experimenting with flavor and fusion
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Smoke Barbecue Taqueria re-opens in its new Lawrenceville location
More chairs, more tacos and new machine that cranks out fresh tortillas
A new brewery comes strong out of the gate
By Celine Roberts
The Brentwood Anthology is a strong collection out of a local poetry workshop
These are writers seriously engaged in the art of poetry
By Stuart Sheppard
By Jill Khoury
Marshall Crenshaw sidesteps the traditional album making process, with the help of Kickstarter
"I found a label, and dealing with a label was a bunch of shit, as usual."
By Margaret Welsh
Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival showcases the widening landscape of the genre
"Whether that's microtonal is up for debate. That's where the ‘Beyond' comes in."
By Mike Shanley
Local rapper Hubbs gets a hand from "super producer" Git Beats
"After hearing the song, Git was like, ‘I want to do a whole project.'"
By Michael Crandle
Critic's Picks, Feb. 26-March 4
Shows by The Twilight Sad, Sleater-Kinney, Mutilation Rites, plus a showcase of local hip hop
By Shawn Cooke
Reviews of EPs by As Ladders and Cruces
For the Tree to Drop at PICT Classic
A new play moves Antigone to a plantation during slavery days
By Colette Newby
The Wiz at Carnegie Mellon Drama
The knock-out performers fling these numbers into the rafters
By Ted Hoover
The Phantom of the Opera at PNC Broadway Across America
Bigger? Not really. Better? Some might agree
By Alan W. Petrucelli
Cuban troupe Malpaso makes its Pittsburgh debut
"The idea of bringing a contemporary dance company from Cuba to Pittsburgh just seemed like an immediate yes."
By Steve Sucato
Attack Theatre co-founders Michele de la Reza and Peter Kope return to the stage
Between marks troupe's 20th season with a show staged on somebody else's set
What We Do in the Shadows
New Zealand filmmakers (and funnymen) re-invigorate the vampire comedy
By Al Hoff
The high school social order gets another comic airing in this better-than-average comedy
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Don't bother climbing into this unfunny sequel
Maps to the Stars
Hollywood is a toxic pit of self-delusion and corrosive behavior posits this pitch-dark satire
Lynn Cullen Live 2/25/15
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 2/26/15
Lynn Cullen Live 2/27/15
Lynn Cullen Live 3/2/15
Lynn Cullen Live 3/3/15
Acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown has earned his job and his uniform
This is not about a uniform; it's about the progressive ideas on policing held by the man now wearing that uniform
By Charlie Deitch
"I've recommended adultery to so many husbands and wives over the years that I've lost track."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
The making of our cover with Pittsburgh Polar Bear Club President Frank Nelson
Temperatures near the negatives didn't stop Pittsburgh Polar Bear Frank Nelson from stripping down and posing for the City Paper cover.
CP Weekend Podcast - Feb. 27 - Mar. 1, 2015
By Ashley Murray and Margaret Welsh
Short List: February 27 - March 2
Bricolage's 24-hour-play festival B.U.S. turns 10; magician Paul Gertner does TrickFlicks; Ira Glass presents Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host; author Sheri Fink speaks
Drive for Scholarships
Sun., Oct. 20, 1-4 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Finding the freedom to 'f*ck like an animal'
By Jessie Sage
Roll the dice on Mana Boardgame Tavern in the North Side
By Amanda Waltz
Gab, social media site that helped radicalize Tree of Life shooter, is on its last legs, according to AG
By Ryan Deto
Bike Pittsburgh counted 123 vehicles parked in city bike lanes yesterday