Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Feb 1, 2007
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  • Feb 1-7, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 5

News

  • Right on for Left
  • Right on for Left

    It's beginning to look like a bygone era for the anti-war movement -- and that's good, says an organizer

Food+Drink

  • Little Asia
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Little Asia

    At Little Asia, there is a separate page listing what appear to be the "secret" dishes the other Chinese restaurants don't want you to know about.

Music

  • Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life
  • Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life

    "We could be talking about Strayhorn's music for the next 200 years if you really want to get into it."

Film

  • Smokin' Aces
  • Smokin' Aces

    This is all pretty good stuff, if you like watching a thunderstorm of rapid gunfire ripping bodies apart now and then.
  • Venus
  • Venus

    The gratifying friendship that develops between Ian and Jessie is lovely and sad and funny, just what you want from an intimate drama that distills human experience into 90 minutes.
  • Catch and Release
  • Catch and Release

    Director-writer Susannah Grant says that her film "isn't a drama and it isn't a comedy ... but a lot of both." Allow me to add that whatever hybrid it wants to be, it just isn't very good.
  • Old Joy
  • Old Joy

    Kelly Reichardt's film walks softly, its sadness echoing like footfalls in an empty corridor. (Capsule review)
  • Two Or Three Things I Know About Her

    Jean-Luc Godard's 1967 is a mosaic of words, images, philosophical ruminations and occasional moments of studied absurdity. (Capsule review)

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • Left Field
  • Coaching Tips

    Tomlin will need patience to woo the fans over the long haul. On the bright side, it only took Bill Cowher about 14 years.

Stage

  • Theater
  • Sarafina!

    The show erupts with humor and heart, thanks in no small part to Ngema's infectious, expressive score.

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