Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Jan 25, 2007
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  • Jan 25-31, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 4


  • Roll Call
  • Roll Call

    Pittsburgh's new all-female roller-derby league prepares to take the floor
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  • Boulevard Bistro
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Boulevard Bistro

    This neighborhood meeting-place is also a worthy destination, whether you're craving pulled pork or something a bit more elegant.



  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Pan's Labyrinth

    Guillermo del Toro's stunning drama is a dark fairy tale for adults, a masterfully intertwined blend of psychological drama, the fantastic, and an elegy to childhood innocence, set within the shadow of the Spanish civil war.
  • Notes on a Scandal
  • Notes on a Scandal

    It's compelling -- no, thrilling -- to watch these people make mistakes and try to control one another with lies, half-truths and naïve sincerities.
  • El Topo
  • El Topo

    Though the film can be derivative, self-indulgent and pretentious -- the main sections are titled "Genesis," "Prophets" and "Apocalypse" -- there's real power in Jodorowsky's eccentric vision.
  • Hair High
  • Hair High

    Hair High feels stretched too thin, revealing more entertaining technique than cohesive comedy. (Capsule review.)


  • Literary Arts
  • Rehired

    Excerpted from "Job Hazard: March 1956," a short story by Donna D. Vitucci in the current Steel City Review.


  • Theater
  • Cats

    Cats is about cats who act the way people who say they like cats like their cats to act ... which is to say, like little children.


  • A Conversation with Rev. Tim Smith
  • Local Vocal
  • A Conversation with Rev. Tim Smith

    The K.R.U.N.K. (Kreating Realistic Urban New-school Knowledge) Movement teaches teens how to write, engineer, perform and market their hip-hop and jazz music -- with a message.

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

    • Wednesdays, 8 p.m.

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