Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Nov 23, 2006
  • Issue of
  • Nov 23-29, 2006
  • Vol. 16, No. 48

News

  • Taking Congressional Fight to Extremes

    Campaign staff of U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy may have spent part of the 2006 election season doing opposition research on people who wrote letters to the Post-Gazette.

Food+Drink

Music

  • Damien Voxx
  • Damien Voxx

    Whether it's the wide-open music or Voxx's oft-professed faith in Christ, there's a light shining through the gritty landscape.
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  • Punk rock legend Cheetah Chrome
  • Punk rock legend Cheetah Chrome

    Gene O'Connor leads a double life: He's also Cheetah Chrome, the punk-rock legend with a legacy built on stints in Rocket From the Tombs and The Dead Boys.

  • Skinks
  • Skinks

    These are solid roots-pop songs for indie rockers, but also nothing so unusual that WYEP listeners can't sink their teeth into 'em.
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Film

  • Bobby
  • Bobby

    It doesn't take an expert to see that Emilio Estevez's hagiography-cum-gimmicked drama is an inadequate venture, however well intentioned and larded with respectable actors.

  • For Your Consideration
  • For Your Consideration

    Christopher Guest confuses plaintive with pathetic, and asks us to laugh at his banal cinematic vaudeville.

  • Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
  • Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

    Steven Shainberg's new film is a serious effort to interpret Arbus' emerging fascination with real life, as opposed to the mendacious sophistication of fashion photography.
  • American Hardcore

    Catch up with members of such influential acts as the Bad Brains, Black Flag, Flipper and Minor Threat. (capsule review)
  • Déjà Vu

    Though fueled more by egg-headed pseudo-science than bullets, Déjà Vu is fast-paced and surprisingly engaging. (capsule review)
  • Tenacious D: The Pick Of Destiny

    f there had been never been a Spinal Tap, this musical comedy and fake-band bio might have seemed fresh and funny. (Capsule review.)
  • Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles

    This gentle drama is spared from becoming maudlin by Zhang Yimou's understated direction and by actors who play their emotions close.(capsule review)

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • Detours
  • Minister's Case Puts All Marriages on Trial

    The hearing for a Presbyterian minister, charged with performing a same-sex marriage, was packed with people who felt a similarly close connection to the decision, however removed they were from its official reach.

Stage

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Spotlight Events

  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
  • Steel City Slam @ Capri Pizza and Bar

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

    • Wednesdays, 8 p.m.

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