Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Nov 22, 2007
  • Issue of
  • Nov 22-28, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 47

News

  • Home Remedy
  • Home Remedy

    Some medical experts say in-home dialysis is the wave of the future. So why aren't more people doing it?
  • A Conversation with Marjorie Cohn
  • A Conversation with Marjorie Cohn

    Writer, lawyer and activist Marjorie Cohn discusses the war, torture and what she really thinks about the President.

Food+Drink

Music

Film

  • No Country for Old Men
  • No Country for Old Men

    This is pure McCarthy, but it's adulterated Coen, for the brothers have always been half in and half out of their game of moral finger-wagging.
  • Beowulf
  • Beowulf

    Screenwriters Gaiman and Avary recast a story of mythic heroism in the face of inexplicable evil as a tale of mythic heroism in the face of blowback.
  • Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Love in the Time of Cholera

    The film's humor is more of the intellectual (and existential) variety: I thought it was funny, therefore it was.

Arts+Entertainment

  • The Warhol showcases Bruce Nauman's neon poetry.
  • Features
  • The Warhol showcases Bruce Nauman's neon poetry.

    In "Violins Violence Silence" (1981-82), those three words light up alternately; if the viewer considers the connections between them -- violins remind us of romance, and silence of death -- a particularly gruesome narrative might arise from seemingly random words.

Views

Stage

  • The Chicken Snake
  • Theater
  • The Chicken Snake

    The Chicken Snake is just weird enough, just magical enough, to raise our eyebrows.
  • Theater
  • Murderers

    Worried about laughing at the frailties of the elderly? Oh, come on. All of us lifetime members of AARP have to go some time.
  • Theater
  • The Bridge Club

    Theater needs to be action rather than words; we understand people because of what they do, not what they say.

Browse by Year

Spotlight Events

  • 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.
  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

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