Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Feb 7, 2008
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  • Feb 7-13, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 6

News

  • Crowded House
  • Crowded House

    Six candidates scrambling to take Lisa Bennington's seat in the state legislature
  • The Metamorphosis
  • The Metamorphosis

    For over a century, the Carnegie Museum's section of Invertebrate Zoology has saved examples of millions of insects. Now, they're trying to help save the world.
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Food+Drink

  • Rose Tea Cafe
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Rose Tea Cafe

    Taiwanese cuisine has many influences, including Cantonese, which was once the byword for bland, Americanized Chinese food. But the real thing was never really assimilated here, and Rose Tea's versions are decidedly enjoyable.

Music

Film

  • Persepolis
  • Persepolis

    A beautifully realized, intelligent story that successfully marries the messy histories of contemporary Iran and a teen-age girl.
  • Manual of Love
  • Manual of Love

    Four love stories from Italy show the love from its beginning to end
  • Southland Tales
  • Southland Tales

    Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly offers a California dystopia ... and confusion

Arts+Entertainment

Stage

  • Theater
  • Thou Shalt Not

    Scene after scene oozes sensuality, especially when Laurent and Therese gyrate near-nude on a bed alive with movements of its own.
  • The 13th of Paris
  • Theater
  • The 13th of Paris

    Led by Genest and Dellapina, the cast is charming, with only occasional tugs into stereotypical Yankee gee-whiznitude and Chevalier-esque Froggery.
  • Theater
  • Amadeus

    Shaffer (author of Equus and Lettice and Lovage) is a remarkable writer and Amadeus his most astonishing play.
  • Theater
  • The Mineola Twins

    The Mineola Twins is funny and charming and droll, and you won't be disappointed at all -- unless you've seen Paula Vogel's other play, How I Learned to Drive.

Views

  • This Just In: Feb 6 - 13
  • This Just In
  • This Just In: Feb 6 - 13

    Highlights from the local TV news: Auto theft the hard way -- one part at a time ... government employees discussing Star Wars on your dime!

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