Vol. 28, No. 21
Rising costs of dying has led Americans to turn to crowdfunding campaigns for funerals. How is that affecting Pittsburghers?
“Most families don’t shop around … that’s a mistake. Every time we do surveys of price, we find a huge variation for the same service, all within the same city.”
By Sabrina Bodon
Can Community Land Trusts slow gentrification in Pittsburgh?
A new study from Texas A&M University shows CLTs significantly decrease the likelihood of gentrification in neighborhoods.
By Ryan Deto
Sara Innamorato and Summer Lee say their victories can open doors for non-traditional and minority candidates in Pittsburgh
“It's not true that a black candidate can only win in a majority black district.”
Finally, it’s farmers market season in Pittsburgh
A number of new farmers market programs are trying to make healthier food more and accessible accessible for low-income people
By Celine Roberts
Drink Me: Red
Learn Your Bourbon Terms
After decades languishing in the shadow of vodka, bourbon is cool again.
By Drew Cranisky
Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs, at Mattress Factory, explores the common spirituality, oppression and strength of people of color in South Africa and the United States
The exhibit includes Pittsburgh-based artists Alisha B. Wormsley, Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson and Chris Ivey
By Carrie Mannino
Top 5 Things about 3 Rivers Comicon
We stopped by this year's 3 Rivers Comicon, hosted by New Dimension Comics at Century III Mall on May 19-20
By Lisa Cunningham
HIRS Collective refuses to stop existing
The music is a road map for a queer future
By Meg Fair
The 46th Pittsburgh Record and CD Convention takes place at the Bridgeville VFD, Sat., May 26
Organizer Tony Medwid chats about the differences in 22 years of conventions
The Local releases Reverie
The songs hint at Brit-rock but are delivered with more of a laid-back energy
7 Days of Concerts
A New Brain at New Hazlett Theater
At some point, Front Porch Theatricals is going to stop presenting one glorious production after another … but not yet
By Ted Hoover
Blak Rapp Madusa brings her autobiographical one-person play to Alloy Studios on Fri., May 25
Memoirs of an Artivist touches on different nuances of surviving as a black woman in America
By Alex Gordon
Escape Velocity at New Hazlett Theater blends of dance, music and the art of the circus
“People coming should be prepared to be interacted with."
By Steve Sucato
A new home for microcinema in Pittsburgh
Out of the ashes of Pittsburgh Extreme Radical Video came Blockbuster Video, a hub for short DIY films.
By Alex McCann
Hello My Twenties! on Netflix
The South Korean series accomplishes the rare feat of blending extreme drama and warm comedy
By Hannah Lynn
Lynn Cullen Live - 5/23/18
Audio & Video Archive
By Lynn Cullen
Lynn Cullen Live - 5/24/18
Lynn Cullen Live - 5/29/18
“Hosting a sex party doesn’t give someone the right to insert himself into someone else’s scene.”
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
Workers at LGBTQ service center Persad vote to unionize with United Steelworkers
By Ryan Deto
Pa. Treasurer Joe Torsella renews calls for Mark Zuckerberg’s ouster as Facebook board chair
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