Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Oct 11, 2007
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  • Oct 11-17, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 41

News

  • A Tough Row to Hoe
  • A Tough Row to Hoe

    Four beginning organic farmers plow through, plant and harvest their first season in Natrona Heights.
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Food+Drink

  • Muriel's
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Muriel's

    This charming Art Deco-ish venue offers lively updates of local favorites, including crab cakes, steak and ravioli, with the addition of southwestern American and Asian flavors. Among the appetizers the addition of barbecued pulled pork, with a delicately spicy, agreeably sweet sauce, made the nachos a signature dish. Muriel's offers eclectic cuisine prepared by a thoughtful kitchen and delivered with gracious service.

Music

Film

  • David and Layla
  • David and Layla

    It takes a mature humorist to make sophomoric jokes about sex, and that's not Jay Jonroy, who wrote, directed and produced David & Layla, one of the most witless cross-cultural romantic comedies I've ever seen -- and it's based on a true story.
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • The Heartbreak Kid

    Peter and Bobby Farrelly's new yuk-fest -- a slog through a postcard-pretty honeymoon-from-hell -- is mean-spirited, and worse, not funny.

Arts+Entertainment

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Stage

  • Theater
  • In Service

    In a way, In Service feels like Dr. Strangelove with the War Room scenes edited out.
  • Top Girls
  • Theater
  • Top Girls

    The host is a woman named Marlene, about whom virtually nothing is revealed for a long time, even though she turns out to be a central character. Not a strong way to engage an audience.
  • Theater
  • Oh Dad, Poor Dad ...

    The "theater of the absurd" is always challenging, but Duquesne's Red Masquers have more than succeeded.
  • Theater
  • Three Sisters

    If you simply must see Chekhov, Carnegie Mellon's Three Sisters is your best bet:

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Spotlight Events

  • 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.
    • 1 going/interested
  • Pittsburgh Banjo Club @ Allegheny Elks Lodge #339

    • Wednesdays, 8 p.m.

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