Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | May 24, 2007
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  • May 24-30, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 21


  • Over a Barrel

    It was just another routine crime in Pittsburgh. But the history of a single handgun shows how "straw purchasers" hold neighborhoods hostage.
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  • Emission Control?
  • Emission Control?

    Peduto says city's proposed car-share is more a whitewash than a green program
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  • Offside
  • Offside

    Panahi directs his nonprofessional cast to performances that for the most emerge as naturally as the social commentary does from the story.
  • Waitress
  • Waitress

    There's not a single original moment in Waitress, which can support neither its feeble feminism nor its quirky romanticism.
  • Shrek The Third
  • Shrek The Third

    Webteaser: The addition of cute babies is usually a sure sign of a franchise running out of steam
  • U-Carmen E Khayelitsha
  • U-Carmen E Khayelitsha

    Bizet's glorious opera is sung in Xhosa, an African language that literally makes these otherwise traditionally rendered songs pop.



  • Pill Hill
  • Theater
  • Pill Hill

    This is live theater at its finest -- urgent and nuanced and inimitable in any other medium.
  • Theater
  • Brighton Beach Memoirs

    Alec Silberblatt plays Jerome with the exact blend of far-too-smart adolescent and far-too-immature young man, and he gets a lot of laughs and dramatic tension juggling the two.
  • Theater
  • Nine Parts of Desire

    Raffo's monologues are rooted not only in such (necessary) reportage, but in human beings, themselves complex and contradictory.


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