Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Mar 8, 2007
  • Issue of
  • Mar 8-14, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 10

News

  • Federal bill would insure mental-health treatment

    If you break your leg, you can usually count on your health insurance to pay for the treatment. But if you have depression or another mental-health problem, you often have to foot the bills for medication and therapy yourself.

Food+Drink

  • Double Wide Grill
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Double Wide Grill

    It's one thing to meld the citified with the country-fried, but the question remained: How does the Double Wide handle roadside classics?

Music

  • Frida Hyvönen
  • Frida Hyvönen

    Her raw poetry and penchant for word games situate her as a figure more bookish than folky.

Film

  • Flannel Pajamas
  • Flannel Pajamas

    Lipsky's unadorned direction gives the sensation of intimacy and natural space, yet you can sense the contrivance in every handsomely framed shot.
  • Miss Potter
  • Miss Potter

    Don't look for any darkness to be revealed: Miss Potter remains warm and cozy. (Capsule review)
  • The Ultimate Gift
  • The Ultimate Gift

    The film presents familiar routes to being a better person but seems to take an eternity to get the obvious. (Capsule review.)
  • An Unreasonable Man
  • An Unreasonable Man

    Ralph Nader's story is the stuff of classical drama: the hero undone by his greatest strengths, tenacity and conviction. (Capsule review)

Arts+Entertainment

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Stage

  • A Little Red
  • Theater
  • A Little Red

    Four of the five writers -- James Michael Shoberg, Michael McGovern, Joseph Lyons and Alyssa Herron -- have dirty minds.

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Spotlight Events

  • 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.
  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

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