Vol. 28, No. 16
Natural-gas proponents and renewable-energy advocates disagree on fracking’s potential to grow jobs in Pittsburgh
“How are we going to bring [Amazon] into Western PA, where the trajectory is defined by natural gas? That is where there is a disconnect.”
By Ryan Deto
A Pittsburgh chapter of the Sex Workers Outreach Project opens amid new legislation
“When these platforms shut down, traffickers aren’t going to stop, they’re going to make the girls work on the streets.”
By Celine Roberts
Danish government taps Pittsburgh for renewable-energy partnership
“Pittsburgh has a name for itself in the innovation realm, which Denmark also has a reputation for”
By Sabrina Bodon
Pittsburgh’s first food truck park opens for weekend service
“We were really happy with the turnout.”
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week kicks off its seventh year
“It’s collaboration and solidarity.”
Eat Me: Swedish Fish Oreos
By Alex Gordon
Martini glass shape: elegant or outdated?
“There’s a bit of a backlash brewing against the triangle-shaped drinking vessel.”
By Craig Mrusek
Pittsburgh Earth Day kicks off with Fourth Annual Ecolution Fashion Show
There can be sustainability in art and fashion.”
By Rebecca Addison
Carnegie Museum of Art releases artist list for Carnegie International
“The International is sort of about checking in on the mediums of contemporary art.”
Recommended: virtual reality escape-the-room game I Expect You To Die
In the first mission, you’re trapped in a car that's trapped inside an airplane.
Top 5: Things Al Hoff Won’t Miss About Reviewing Movies
By Al Hoff
Review: The Serotonin Cradle by
In this debut work, the Rust Belt native takes on sobering topics ranging from opioid addiction to World War II.
Dinosoul releases new record Eleven at Mettā on Sat., April 21
“We want to bring people together.”
By Meg Fair
City Paper explores the complex nature of Record Store Day
Who is Record Store Day for?
By Meg Fair and Mike Shanley
Come Holy Spirit releases Asters And Disasters
Come Holy Spirit isn’t afraid to think outside the sonic box.
7 Days of Concerts
The White Chip portrays one man’s struggle with alcoholism
The production is handsomely constructed, making terrific use of myriad sound effects and musical riffs, all impeccably timed.
By Harry Kloman
Conservatory Dance Company’s Spring Dance Concert runs April 19 – 22
“Life ceases to be so oppressive: we are free to give our own lives meaning and purpose, free to redeem our suffering by making something of it.”
By Steve Sucato
Nailed It! on Netflix is the absurd reality-TV cooking show you need
Three amateur bakers enter; everyone fails
Lynn Cullen Live - 4/18/18
Audio & Video Archive
By Lynn Cullen
Lynn Cullen Live - 4/19/18
Lynn Cullen Live - 4/20/18
Lynn Cullen Live - 4/23/18
Lynn Cullen Live - 4/24/18
Biogas needs real consideration as a truly clean alternative to natural gas
The only byproducts here are clean water and fertilizer.
By John Stolz
You could go with a grand, romantic, and slightly demented gesture.
By Dan Savage
Free Will Astrology
By Rob Brezsny
A Big Band Christmas
Ingomar United Methodist Church
Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Audio & Video Archive
More Lynn Cullen Live
Pa. Treasurer Joe Torsella renews calls for Mark Zuckerberg’s ouster as Facebook board chair
By Ryan Deto
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers
Where do Allegheny County’s elected officials stand on the fight over fracking and cracker plants?
Pittsburgh Holiday Market Spotlight: Dawn Wallhausen of Dawn Glassworks
By Amanda Waltz