Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Oct 19, 2006
  • Issue of
  • Oct 19-25, 2006
  • Vol. 16, No. 43

News

  • Machine Nation
  • Machine Nation

    Will our electronic voting machines in November perform better or worse than they did in May? And how can we know?
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Food+Drink

  • Fuel & Fuddle
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Fuel & Fuddle

    Fuel & Fuddle serves up good food and good times in an atmosphere that is clever without being condescending, themed without being imagineered.

Music

  • DJ Spaed
  • DJ Spaed

    "Come face to face with underground hip-hop and electronic music and realize yinz been wrong all along!"
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  • Petra Haden
  • Petra Haden

    In Haden's music there's a tension between the humble interpreter of others' music, and the quirky creator of her own unorthodox sound.
  • Blindsider
  • Blindsider

    With the dual male/female vocals in place, the band's high-energy, riff-heavy sound has taken shape.
  • The Melvins
  • The Melvins

    "There's a lot of people who think we're nothing more than a two-mile-an-hour Black Sabbath train to nowhere."

Film

  • All Grown Up
  • All Grown Up

    Previewing the Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • Lunacy
  • Lunacy

    Lunacy is a depiction, the filmmaker tells us, of the extremes of complete freedom and utter repression.
  • Flags of Our Fathers
  • Flags of Our Fathers

    What constitutes a hero? Is it a specific action, or simply surviving? Is living a "heroic" lie for the greater good an admirable sacrifice?

Arts+Entertainment

  • Novel Tease
  • Features
  • Novel Tease

    This year's design-awards program from the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Institute of Architects presents an intriguing blend.
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Views

Stage

  • The Good Body
  • Theater
  • The Good Body

    According to Eve Ensler, from the moment of birth women are taught that something is "bad" about them. And in developed countries, at least, that judgment manifests itself in body image.
  • Pagliacci
  • Theater
  • Pagliacci

    I shudder to think of the truckloads of cash the opera must have shelled out. But whatever it cost, it was worth it

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Spotlight Events

  • Steel City Slam @ Capri Pizza and Bar

    • Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m.
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  • Pittsburgh Banjo Club @ Allegheny Elks Lodge #339

    • Wednesdays, 8 p.m.
  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

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