Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Nov 1, 2007
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  • Nov 1-7, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 44

News

  • At Liberty to Speak
  • At Liberty to Speak

    After a half-century of having decisions made for them, East Liberty residents have a say in the future of the city's "second downtown"
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  • Routes Rock
  • Routes Rock

    Whether you're looking for safe passage or something a little more exciting, city bike map has got a route for you.
  • Activists trying to get a read on a library for Millvale

    Millvale is home to one of the area's best-loved French bakeries, a music venue and recording studio, and plenty of inexpensive housing. What it doesn't have, though, is a library. Brian Wolovich, with Tricia George and the nonprofit group New Sun Rising, is hoping to change that

Food+Drink

Music

Film

  • Lust, Caution
  • Lust, Caution

    Ang Lee's latest film -- an espionage melodrama like Lust, Caution, which takes place in Hong Kong and Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II -- decidedly bears his style.
  • Dan in Real Life
  • Dan in Real Life

    It's a checklist of in-the-movies-only domestic comedy -- gorgeous beach house; family talent shows; perfectly scripted squabbling; sage elderly parents; and the sort of problem that gets a middling screenwriter motivated. (Capsule review)
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • The Darjeeling Limited

    Three brothers -- Adrien Brody, Owen Wilson and Jason Schwartzman -- try to patch up their differences during a train trip to northern India. (Capsule review)
  • Martian Child
  • Martian Child

    It's a fine line between a whimsically bittersweet story rooted in some recognizable reality and the schmaltzy lesson-by-Hallmark pabulum that TV and Hollywood typically churn out. (Capsule review)
  • Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • Wristcutters: A Love Story

    Committing suicide is no solution, they say, and you'll believe it after scoping this very dry oddball comedy-romance-road movie from Goran Dukic. (Capsule review)

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • Clock Wise
  • This Just In
  • Clock Wise

    How to use that extra hour from daylight savings time? By watching more TV news, of course

Web Only

Stage

  • As You Like It
  • Theater
  • As You Like It

    The real point is non-stop nonsense, both rhetorical and physical.
  • Theater
  • Deathtrap

    She's the most well-grounded of the characters, and Stayer has a subtle way with fear that makes it more effective.
  • Theater
  • Blithe Spirit

    Among the seven-member cast, two principal players have polish, poise and the ability to project basic personalities.

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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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