Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Feb 15, 2007
  • Issue of
  • Feb 15-21, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 7

News

  • Crisis of Faith
  • Crisis of Faith

    KDKA and Marty Griffin struck at the foundation of this Ben Avon church. Now church members are trying to put the pieces together again.
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  • City seeking displaced high-rise residents -- finally

    More than three years ago, the city's Urban Redevelopment Authority displaced nearly 300 families from the low-income high-rises in East Liberty. Today, officials are wondering where the people are.

Food+Drink

  • Olive Press
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Olive Press

    We found a surprising emphasis on seafood dishes, representing more than half the entrées, and only a couple of nods to that expense-account staple, steak. We sat up. We took note.

Music

Film

  • Oscar-Nominated Shorts
  • Oscar-Nominated Shorts

    Their status as "nominated for an Academy Award" ensures these shorts get bundled up and screened in movie theaters.
  • Music and Lyrics
  • Music and Lyrics

    It's a familiar romantic-comedy journey -- from meet-cute to foregone conclusion, but at least for a while, Lawrence makes the film fresh and enjoyable.

Arts+Entertainment

Stage

  • The Red Shoes
  • Theater
  • The Red Shoes

    Quantum is working its pomo mojo in its decidedly theatrical outing.
  • Theater
  • Cabaret

    Cabaret continually bumps up against the standard, and somewhat worn, Broadway musical conventions of the '60s.
  • Theater
  • Sisters

    There's any number of interesting ideas in this play -- and perhaps if anybody else had written it, Sisters might be worth something.

Views

  • Opinion
  • Savage Love

    While 99.9 percent of wannabe ex-gays struggle to overcome their homosexuality for decades, Ted Haggard was pronounced "completely heterosexual" after just 21 days of counseling! Don't you just love a happy ending?
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  • Pandemic : Global Dancehall, Cumbia, Bhangra, Balkan Bass @ Brillobox

    • First Friday of every month, 9:30 p.m. and Third Saturday of every month, 9:30 p.m.
  • 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.

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