Vol. 25, No. 19
2015 Primary Election Guide
"What's at stake is the independence of the office."
The selection of city and county watchdogs is all about control
By Alex Zimmerman
Artist Adrienne Rozzi's first gallery show finds inspiration in magic, witchcraft
"I think magic in this world can be anything that is a very strong coincidence or a universal consciousness."
By Ian Thomas
At this Gibsonia gastropub, a seasoned chef plays with the all-time favorites of casual American cuisine
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
On the North Side, Arnold's Tea offers off-beat beverages and a comfortable environment
"It's not just grab-and-go ... but a place where people can feel at home."
By Margaret Welsh
Red Star Kombucha opens Buch Bar
"The kegs allow me to do a lot more interesting experiments."
By Celine Roberts
Irma Freeman Center show explores the miniature
Some works make the viewer feel like a careful Godzilla treading through Tokyo
By Lissa Brennan
Lisa Phillips' Unrequited looks at women and romantic obsession
The author normalizes the intense heartbreak that underlies some inappropriate behavior
By Akirah Robinson
Signing the Divorce Papers, March 10, 2015
By Brandon Fury
Anders Rhedin's darkwave project Dinner is a natural fit for #NOWSEETHIS
"My whole coming of age, artistically speaking, I was surrounded by great artists"
Bethel Park native Steve Moakler returns to his musical roots
"Writing songs has always been the most important thing to me."
By Charlie Deitch
Rapper Norman Dean advances his career from behind the soundboard
"I'm starting to get more serious with pushing the studio as a brand and a business."
By Trevor Leard
Critics' Picks, May 7-13
Concerts by Hakim Rasheed, Toro y Moi, Carlene Carter and The Body
Reviews of albums by The Legendary Hucklebucks and Don Strange
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at PICT Classic
This production gets every song absolutely right.
By Ted Hoover
In its second year, Pittsburgh Fringe relocates to the North Side
Two dozen acts include local and nationally touring talent
By Bill O'Driscoll
newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival returns for a sixth year
This year's three-day festival has a distinctly local flavor
By Steve Sucato
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Joss Whedon gives the people what they want in this big, noisy and occasionally thoughtful comic-book movie
By Al Hoff
Darkly comic local Web series Dog Bytes gets a theatrical screening at Film Kitchen
Also on the slate: two potent shorts by Bob Buncher
Russian Film Symposium
The theme for this year's look at new Russian films is "Red Empire Reloaded"
The D Train
When trying to snare a Hollywood star for the high school reunion, things go comically awry
Welcome to Me
A woman buys her own talk-show in this offbeat comedy
Exercising cruel superiority over dogs – or people – has consequences in this Hungarian film
Revenge is a dish best served carefully in this darkly comic Argentine anthology
Lynn Cullen Live 5/6/15
Audio & Video Archive
Lynn Cullen Live 5/7/15
Lynn Cullen Live 5/8/15
Lynn Cullen Live 5/11/15
Lynn Cullen Live 5/12/15
"The realization that this teacher might have had a crush on you back when you had one on him shouldn't hurl you into some sort of existential crisis."
By Dan Savage
Stuff We Like
CP Weekend Podcast - May 8 - 10, 2015
By Ashley Murray and Celine Roberts
Short List: May 6-13
#NOWSEETHIS brings CGI and music to the Carnegie; Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Byham; Midsummer (a play with songs) at City Theatre; The Drift's H3O on the Allegheny
Baja Bar and Grill
Fri., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Introducing Pittsburgh Record Label Roundup: The diverse and plentiful selection of the city's record labels
By Jordan Snowden
Plasmid draws inspiration from a parenting book for its latest release, Hot Dog People
Can we please talk about this ridiculous sprawling mansion in Gibsonia?
By Amanda Waltz
Aspiring film documentarian aims to become the 'Dave DiCello of film'
By Lisa Cunningham