• Issue Archive for
  • Oct 25-31, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 43

News+Features

  • Horns of a Dilemma
  • Horns of a Dilemma

    Progressives face a tough choice this November -- the devil you know, or the one without a snowball's chance in Hell?
  • Whiskey Rebellion II
  • Whiskey Rebellion II

    County wants to fund Port Authority with drink tax, but tavern owners aren't bellying up to the bar without a fight

Pittsburgh Dining

  • Lo Bello's Fifth Avenue Spaghetti House
  • Lo Bello's Fifth Avenue Spaghetti House

    Those who are blessed enough to have Italian grandmothers have assured us that the clichés about always having a tray of lasagna at the ready and pinching young cheeks to a rosy sheen are all true. For the rest of us, there's Rose Lo Bello.
  • Brunton's Dairy Farm

    Using a straw for this chocolate milk may damage your embouchure and dash any hopes for a tuba-playing career.

Music

On Screen

  • Into the Wild
  • Into the Wild

    This is Sean Penn's adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best-selling account of McCandless' curious odyssey -- from dropping out of suburban life to his eventual death, alone in the woods of Alaska.

Arts

Views

Books

On Stage

  • The America Play
  • The America Play

    Maslow imaginatively stages parts of this as almost vaudevillian, or a minstrel show, with actor Garbie Dukes displaying amazing virtuosity as the narrator and Lincoln impersonator.
  • Aristocratic Folk
  • Aristocratic Folk

    As is traditional with this region's dances, the women maintain an air of aloofness while the men do all the showing off, from acrobatic flips and bravura leaps to deep-knee-bend kicks and dancing on their tip-toes.

© 2014 Pittsburgh City Paper

Website powered by Foundation

National Advertising by VMG Advertising