Vol. 25, No. 14
The Pittsburgh Pirates have one goal in 2015: to win it all
"The task at hand has always been to win a World Series ring."
By Charlie Deitch
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is key piece to team's success
"This organization needed a guy like Clint Hurdle."
These five players could help the Pirates reach the next level in 2015
Covering Her Team: Ellwood City woman turns Pirates freebies into family keepsakes
"We had all these T-shirts from the Friday night T-shirt giveaways and thought, 'What are we going to do with all of these?'"
Tribune-Review's Travis Sawchik tells how the Pirates turned things around with sabermetrics
Big Data Baseball looks at the team ... of numbers-crunchers
By Jody DiPerna
A look at Pittsburgh Pirates spring training in Bradenton, Fla.
Photo Essay Slideshow
Despite conviction, prison, former Pittsburgh City Councilor Twanda Carlisle wants another shot at public service
"I believe in redemption. I want to know, do the voters believe in it too?"
By Rebecca Nuttall
Investigation into HIV-meds distribution highlights ongoing problems with health care at the Allegheny County Jail
"We're not talking about not getting your aspirin."
By Alex Zimmerman
A Guide to the World's Worst Baseball Memorabilia Auctions
For a starting bid of $12,000, you can own the houseboat that former Pirates outfielder Derek Bell called home.
This Sewickley spot excels at its self-described "fine Italian and American cuisine in a casual, relaxed atmosphere"
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Staghorn Home & Garden Café does coffee ... and potting soil
Neighborhood couple launches Greenfield coffee shop
By Bill O'Driscoll
Raw eggs in booze are traditional, safe and delicious
How about a flip, or a Pisco Sour?
By Drew Cranisky
Someday is Now is the first full-career survey of the work of singular artist and activist Corita Kent
Kent encouraged her students and others to experience the extraordinary in the ordinary.
By Nadine Wasserman
A review of Leslie Anne Mcilroy's SLAG
The poet strives to make trauma and its after-effects something meaningful
By Fred Shaw
A Conversation with Michael Meyer
Local author's new book explores little-glimpsed rural China
By Zacchiaus McKee
With Adventures, members of Code Orange explore alternate musical avenues
"We try to keep it as separate as we can, otherwise it wouldn't make sense."
By Margaret Welsh
With Jazz Appreciation Month comes a wide range of opportunities to explore the genre
What part of jazz are we appreciating — the classics that paved the way, or the current players who are still expanding the tradition?
By Mike Shanley
A permanent home is in the works for Very Tight Recordings
"Everybody wants to be the cool engineer, but nobody wants to put in the work."
By Alex Gordon
Critics' Picks for April 2-8
Shows by Earl Sweatshirt, Curren$y, Single Mothers and Protomartyr
By Shawn Cooke
Reviews of new albums by Cold Weather and Shad Ali
By Margaret Welsh and Jeremiah Davis
Endless Lawns at The REP
This was the one show in ten where I couldn't see character arcs mapped out from their introductions
By Colette Newby
Oblivion at City Theatre
It's a lovely production manufactured from a slight premise
By Ted Hoover
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
David and Nathan Zellner's drama depicts a quixotic search for the lost treasure of "Fargo"
By Al Hoff
A misfire of a comedy that trades in racial stereotypes while doubling down on rape jokes
This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the New York City Ballet
The unappreciated art of slacking and scamming is the focus of this dark comedy
Gritty drama finds a British soldier trapped in the wrong part of Belfast
"Instead of cheating, your husband scratches that variety itch with porn."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
Lynn Cullen Live 4/1/15
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 4/6/15
Lynn Cullen Live 4/2/15
Lynn Cullen Live 4/7/15
A look back at Twanda Carlisle's misuse of public money - CP TV
By Ashley Murray
CP Weekend Podcast - April 3-5, 2015
By Ashley Murray and Celine Roberts
Short List: April 1 - 8
Pop-up store dramatizes gender wage gap; Silver Eye offers A World Imagined; Curse of the Starving Class at Pitt Stages; "Modern Love" editor Daniel Jones reads.
Green Drinks: Clean Air Council
Thu., Jan. 23, 6-8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Owners of Parker’s in Brookline have traded breakfast for booze with their latest venture
By Maggie Weaver
Pa. GOP House Speaker Mike Turzai is retiring
By Ryan Deto
ProjectArt and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh invite kids and teens to free, afterschool art classes
By Amanda Waltz
After almost closing in October, the Harris Theater is coming back in a 'reel' big way
By Hannah Lynn