Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Mar 29, 2007
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  • Mar 29 - Apr 4, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 13

News

  • 1,000 march against war in Iraq
  • 1,000 march against war in Iraq

    "The anti-war movement unconditionally supports the troops," said Paul Abernathy of Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Food+Drink

  • Royal Caribbean
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Royal Caribbean

    Our waitress cautioned us that the jerk checken was hot, but we found it well on the tolerable side of palate pyrotechnics.

Music

Film

  • The Namesake
  • The Namesake

    More lovely than it is original or profound, it's another reflection on cross-culturalism, family ties and the nonviolent liberation of women from traditions that probably don't give way as easily in real life as they do in Nair's films.
  • The Lookout
  • The Lookout

    The Lookout reminded me for a while of Half Nelson, a better movie about a troubled loner that knew how to keep it real.
  • Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
  • Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

    The set-up is mildly clever as a fresh shout-out to often-parodied canon of 1980s teen horror films. But the sort-of clever deconstruction morphs into run-of-the-mill dismemberment. (Capsule review.)
  • Puccini For Beginners
  • Puccini For Beginners

    To commit or not? This is the popular quandary that keeps afloat Maria Maggenti's slim romantic comedy set in boho Manhattan. (Capsule review.)
  • Reign Over Me
  • Reign Over Me

    Mike Binder's relatively quiet drama is about incalculable grief and what the human spirit can ever do to quell it. (Capsule review.)

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • Vox Pop
  • No Contest

    Is the phrase "discriminating Pittsburghers" an oxymoron?

Stage

  • Theater
  • Relativity

    The question is shocking and infuriating -- even mirroring a certain strain of white-racist thinking -- and it may provide for some of the best drama Kuntu Theatre has ever staged.

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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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