Vol. 25, No. 15
PAAR, Roboto Project workshops will address sexual violence in the local music scene
"It's a very big issue and it's very difficult to try to understand how to handle it."
By Rebecca Nuttall
Carnegie Library's take-out air-quality monitors are a hit with patrons
"Indoors you can really do a lot to improve the quality of the air you breathe."
By Ashley Murray
Pittsburgher helps refugees settle in for their American dream
"They work hard to succeed. So that their children will have opportunities they never did."
By Abby Mendelson
Media invited to Pittsburgh Police contract arbitration for the first time
"Any time you go to the public with your cause, you're taking a gamble."
By Alex Zimmerman
An extensive menu lets diner explore the breadth of complex and spicy Sichuan cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
At Second Breakfast, diners can indulge in the morning meal all day long
The Pittsburgh Public market-based spot is focused on local and organic offerings
A saké primer with Soba and Umi's Erika Clark
There's a lot to know about this ancient rice beverage
By Celine Roberts
A group show takes aim at gun culture
Unloaded is a unified yet diverse visual engagement of a disquieting piece of Americana
By Michelle Fried
In Market Square, a miniature forest encourages meditation, evokes rebirth
A Winter Landscape is a novel use of ink, trees and glass
By Nadine Wasserman
Foxygen's Sam France discusses the band's uncertain future
"We never really thought of ourselves as a musical band. We were actors pretending to be a rock band."
By Nick Keppler
Primus re-imagines Willy Wonka
"We were like, ‘Wow, we put a lot of work into this and it actually sounds kind of cool, maybe we should go in and record it.'"
By Brian Conway
Dream Phone keeps things interesting by switching up instruments
"We wanted to push ourselves to try new things and fill a hole we felt in the music scene."
By Carolyne Whelan
Critics' Picks: April 9 - 15
Concerts by Colleen Green, Rob Mazurek and Black Cube SP, William Elliott Whitmore, and a showcase of local ladies
By Margaret Welsh and Shawn Cooke
On the Record with Dan Deacon
"All of the early Pittsburgh shows are kind of a blur."
By Alex Gordon
The Curse of the Starving Class at University of Pittsburgh Stages
It's a strong production of a dated work
By Ted Hoover
Quantum Theatre drafts collaborator Barbara Luderowski, of the Mattress Factory, to adapt a Nobel-winning novel
All the Names to be staged in the old North Side Carnegie Library
By Bill O'Driscoll
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre closes its season with its biggest story ballet ever
The troupe's first full-length production of La Bayadère boasts more than 100 roles
By Steve Sucato
While We're Young
Noah Baumbach delivers a funny and incisive dissection of a media- saturated cultural moment
By Harry Kloman
Woman in Gold
Helen Mirren stars in this true story about trying to reclaim artwork stolen by the Nazis
The street-racing franchises goes spy-action global, and bids farewell to its star
By Al Hoff
Queen and Country
A gentle comedy about a young soldier serving basic training in post-WWWII England<
Welcome to New York
Gerard Depardieu stars in this fictional re-work of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal
Life in Antarctica and music videos feature in this monthly series of local short films
Lynn Cullen Live 4/8/15
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 4/10/15
By Charlie Deitch
Lynn Cullen Live 4/9/15
Lynn Cullen Live 4/13/15
Lynn Cullen Live 3/14/15
Kathleen Kane is a lousy attorney general, but that doesn't mean she should resign
"She's petty, a bit vindictive and chock-full of bad decisions, but that's not grounds to force her resignation."
"Ingesting a little safe-and-nonirritating silicone lube isn't going to kill you."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
Chelsa Wagner takes aim at gender pay gap and opponent Mark Flaherty - CP TV
Fans pack the North Side for Pirates Home Opener at PNC Park - CP TV
CP Weekend Podcast - April 10 - 12, 2015
By Ashley Murray and Celine Roberts
Short List: April 8 - 14
Gia T. Presents' improvised dance; memoirist Alexandra Fuller at Monday Night Lectures; Audra McDonald sings at the Byham; The Living Room Chronicles launches with hip-hop veteran Paradise Gray
Memoir Series: Darrel McLeod
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
Mon., Dec. 9, 7-8:30 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
Steve Zappala, son of Allegheny County DA, is running for state House District 21
By Ryan Deto
Pennsylvanians really love mini bottles of Fireball whiskey
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers