Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Oct 25, 2007
  • Issue of
  • Oct 25-31, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 43

News+Features

  • Horns of a Dilemma
  • Features
  • Horns of a Dilemma

    Progressives face a tough choice this November -- the devil you know, or the one without a snowball's chance in Hell?
  • Whiskey Rebellion II
  • News
  • Whiskey Rebellion II

    County wants to fund Port Authority with drink tax, but tavern owners aren't bellying up to the bar without a fight

Food+Drink

  • Lo Bello's Fifth Avenue Spaghetti House
  • Dining Reviews
  • Lo Bello's Fifth Avenue Spaghetti House

    Those who are blessed enough to have Italian grandmothers have assured us that the clichés about always having a tray of lasagna at the ready and pinching young cheeks to a rosy sheen are all true. For the rest of us, there's Rose Lo Bello.
  • On The Side
  • Brunton's Dairy Farm

    Using a straw for this chocolate milk may damage your embouchure and dash any hopes for a tuba-playing career.

Music

Screen

  • Into the Wild
  • Movie Reviews + Features
  • Into the Wild

    This is Sean Penn's adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best-selling account of McCandless' curious odyssey -- from dropping out of suburban life to his eventual death, alone in the woods of Alaska.

Arts

Views

Books

Stage

  • The America Play
  • Theater Reviews + Features
  • The America Play

    Maslow imaginatively stages parts of this as almost vaudevillian, or a minstrel show, with actor Garbie Dukes displaying amazing virtuosity as the narrator and Lincoln impersonator.
  • Aristocratic Folk
  • Theater Reviews + Features
  • Aristocratic Folk

    As is traditional with this region's dances, the women maintain an air of aloofness while the men do all the showing off, from acrobatic flips and bravura leaps to deep-knee-bend kicks and dancing on their tip-toes.

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Spotlight Events

  • Abraham Lincoln Exhibit @ Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History

    • Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 31
  • The Liar @ Henry Heymann Theatre

    • Sundays, 2 p.m. and Through July 29, 8 p.m. Continues through July 30
  • Oaths and Epithets — Works by Sonya Clark @ The Society for Contemporary Craft

    • Mondays-Saturdays. Continues through Aug. 19

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