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  • May 17-23, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 20

News+Features

  • Vicious Cycle
  • Vicious Cycle

    Recent incidents involving bicyclists are, sadly, nothing new
  • Scathing Bonds
  • Scathing Bonds

    Former Pirate may soon be baseball's home run king, but Pittsburgh has no love for Barry
  • Community says jobs needed to curb Homewood crime

    Mayor Luke Ravenstahl offers more police to crime-plagued neighborhoods ... but residents say the key to reducing violence is more jobs. "It looks like every other meeting we've had," worries one Homewood resident.

Food+Drink

  • D's Six Pax & Dogz
  • D's Six Pax & Dogz

    D's big, beefy hot dogs are well seasoned with noticeable garlic notes, and the sauerkraut is a cut above.

Music

  • The Old Haunts
  • The Old Haunts

    If the independent music scene in Olympia, Wash., had a family tree, there would be a whole lot of inbreeding in it.

Screen

  • Away From Her
  • Away From Her

    Polley's film is no disease-of-the-week hanky-buster; it turns over its themes of memory, devotion, guilt and sacrifice with a refreshing lack of easy sentimentality.
  • 28 Weeks Later
  • 28 Weeks Later

    Plenty of style -- a pounding score, rapidly edited attacks, gore galore and huge special effects -- goes a long way to covering up a rather silly plot.

Arts

  • Walls Flower
  • Walls Flower

    The backbone of this stunning show is a meticulous constructed environment composed entirely of salvaged scraps from abandoned lots near the gallery.

Views

  • Under the Gun

    Let's call all victims of the city's violence "casualties of war." It's a death march with an entire soundtrack.

Books

Stage

  • Stuff Happens
  • Stuff Happens

    The true brilliance of Hare's work is that he never lets us forget that at every juncture, each man involved had the opportunity to stop the rush of history he was helping to (mis)shape.

Spotlight Events

  • Hand to God @ City Theatre

    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 1, 5:30 & 9 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and Saturdays, 1 & 5:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 15
  • Sleeping Beauty @ Byham Theater

    • Wed., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
  • Hannibal Buress @ Byham Theater

    • Thu., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.

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