Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Apr 19, 2007
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  • Apr 19-25, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 16

News

  • Code Red Tape
  • Code Red Tape

    "I don't choose to be here illegally. To be alive I have to be here."

Food+Drink

Music

Film

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    Loach writes his heroes in small letters, and typically places them in complex social contexts, where nothing's black or white.
  • Fracture
  • Fracture

    It's a bit of a slum for the highly capable lead actors, but that's a bonus for us.
  • Air Guitar Nation
  • Air Guitar Nation

    Alexandra Lipsitz steps up to present the half-silly, half-serious milieu of competitive air guitar. (Capsule review.)
  • China Blue
  • China Blue

    It's easy to pay lip service to the ills of globalization, but Micah X. Peled's documentary quietly and effectively places us directly in it. (Capsule review.)
  • In the Land of Women
  • In the Land of Women

    It's not Garden State, that downbeat indie fave from a couple years back -- but Jonathan Kasdan's dramedy is a fair big-studio approximation. (Capsule review.)
  • Perfect Stranger
  • Perfect Stranger

    Sadly, the story is a mess -- who needs logic when there's Berry's lush form for the camera to leer at? And don't look for action. (Capsule review.)

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • This Just In
  • This Just In

    Highlights from local TV news.

Stage

  • Theater
  • Julius Caesar

    As Cassius, Richard McMillan is bug-eyed and shrieky, so maddened by envy that he probably practices assassination by stabbing his own servants.

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Spotlight Events

  • 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.
  • Steel City Slam @ Capri Pizza and Bar

    • Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m.
    • 1 going/interested

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