Vol. 25, No. 16
Garfield tattoo shop goes online to pay for costly renovations
"We had to start the process over again."
By Ashley Murray
Pennsylvania may be turning to online gambling to generate new revenue, but is it a smart bet?
"Most times, legal gambling is oversold by states and that can lead to disappointment."
By Charlie Deitch
Sawasdee Thai Kitchen
This tiny restaurant in Upper St. Clair departs from the boilerplate of local Thai menus
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
Local artisanal ice-cream maker Millie's Homemade ponders the challenges in expanding
"Getting 100 pounds of peaches that are at their peak ripeness — it's essentially impossible."
By Alex Zimmerman
Brewing partnerships highlight Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week
Enthusiasts anticipate this year's eight "collaboration beers"
By Drew Cranisky
In miniature, larger-than-life-sized and in between, three artists impress at the Society for Contemporary Craft
What's shared by the artists is a keen aptitude for creating something glorious
By Lissa Brennan
The Mountain Goats' Jon Wurster talks about Beat The Champ, the Best Show, and the moments he'll remember on his deathbed
"With John Darnielle's songwriting, I'm always forced to break out of that style and mindset to adapt to his chord structures and rhythmic patterns."
By Margaret Welsh
Lotus' Luke Miller, a.k.a. Luke The Knife, announced as surprise Pittsburgh Earth Day DJ
"People will be like, 'Whoop! Whoop!' When that hits, I know I got 'em."
By Ian Thomas
Meeting of Important People expands its catalog with a new single
"We wanted to go into a more traditional studio setting since we've never done that."
By Seth Pfannenschmidt
Critics' Picks, April 16 - 22
Shows by Linear Downfall, Stranger Convention, Shakey Graves and Kid Ink
By Shawn Cooke
Reviews of releases by Concealed Blade and Chip DiMonick
By Dan Morgan and Margaret Welsh
Quantum Theatre's All the Names
An inventive, site-specific adaptation views nostalgia and sorrow through an absurdist lens
By Tyler Plosia
Three Sisters at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
Director Pamela Berlin draws from the cast provide an experience of deeply felt humanity.
By Ted Hoover
A new adaptation of Strindberg's The Dance of Death; new productions of Othello and Streetcar Named Desire
Helena Ruoti and Sam Tsoutsouvas star for Kinetic Theatre in Strindberg's dark comedy
By Bill O'Driscoll
Sweden's Pontus Lidberg Dance makes its Pittsburgh debut
Company to perform revamped versions of recent works "Written on Water" and "Snow"
By Steve Sucato
The annual festival offers nearly two dozen films from Israel and around the world representing Jewish experiences from comic to dramatic
By Al Hoff
From Iceland, comes this affecting drama about grief, faith and heavy metal
The Longest Ride
From the pen of Nicholas Sparks, two intertwined romances ... plus bull-riding!
Salad Days: The DC Punk Revolution
A spotlight on the influential DIY hardcore and more scene of 1980-89
A young American tackles some particularly thorny relationship issues in this genre-bending film
James Franco and Jonah Hill play in straight in this crime-based docudrama about truth
Best known for his podcast, Marc Maron brings his standup to town
Podcasting has granted Marc Maron what years of standup comedy could not: the freedom to stretch out and truly be himself
Activist entertains and informs with 'Communitopia' environmental-outreach program
"We are not going to depress people into action."
"He should try to see every woman he sleeps with as fully human, regardless of their genitals."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
Lynn Cullen Live 4/15/15
Audio & Video Archive
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Artisan Tattoo on Penn Ave nearing crowdfunding deadline - CP TV
CP Weekend Podcast - April 17 - 19, 2015
By Ashley Murray and Celine Roberts
Short List: April 15 - 21
Pittsburgh Earth Day; Harlem Renaissance feted at the Byham; Wilkinsburg Dream City Art; Bukowski tribute at brillobox
Klezmer: lively Jewish soul, cabaret & dance music
Sun., Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
More than 200 take to Pittsburgh streets for fourth annual Women's March
By Ollie Gratzinger
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
The results are in: Here's who's using medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and why