Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Nov 29, 2007
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  • Nov 29 - Dec 5, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 48

News

  • Anti-war groups spread their message to Black Friday crowds
  • Anti-war groups spread their message to Black Friday crowds

    Codepink was one of a handful of groups gathered under the historic Macy's clock during the afternoon on the day after Thanksgiving -- a day nicknamed "Black Friday" because it is one of biggest sales days of the year. The women gathered in freezing temperatures to hand out hot-pink dollar bills, an effort to remind shoppers that perhaps holiday-season purchases should not be their top financial concern.
  • Courts: New objections raised in obscenity case

    Attorneys representing a Donora woman on charges that her graphic written works are obscene have been defending her using the First Amendment. But now they're hoping the Fourth Amendment will get the evidence against her suppressed.

Food+Drink

  • Geno's Restaurant and Big Belly Deli
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Geno's Restaurant and Big Belly Deli

    Chef/owner Eugene "Geno" Giguere has installed a dinner menu that, at first glance, embodies a sincere notion of fine dining cast in amber several decades ago. Giguere has breathed new life into old-school classics that had seemed too tired to go on.

Music

  • A Conversation with Pittsburgh Slim
  • A Conversation with Pittsburgh Slim

    "So even if you think I'm the number-one douchebag of the world, I'm still making it easier for you to come out, being from Pittsburgh."

Film

  • Lake of Fire
  • Lake of Fire

    Seventeen years in the making, Tony Kaye's provocative essay looks at abortion in contemporary America.
  • Hitman
  • Hitman

    It's a big mistake to use a video game as an exact blueprint for a 90-minute film.

Arts+Entertainment

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Spotlight Events

  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.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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