Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Feb 21, 2008
  • Issue of
  • Feb 21-27, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 8

News

  • A Flood of Controversy
  • A Flood of Controversy

    The rescue of a woman from freezing waters has become a lesson in gender sensitivity and understanding
  • Green Light
  • Green Light

    The first in an occasional series on environmental issues
  • Law: Equal Justice

    Pitt law professor uses anecdotes and his own experiences to examine Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians in new book.
  • Film: Toilet Training

    Documentary studies the problem of gender-segregated bathrooms for people transitioning between genders.

Food+Drink

  • Abaté Italian & Seafood Restaurant
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Abaté Italian & Seafood Restaurant

    Abaté relocated from its original location at the Waterworks. It left behind its distinctive red-neon fish sign, but brought with it a menu with a strong emphasis on fresh pasta and seafood in a variety of styles.

Music

  • St. Vincent visits the Warhol
  • St. Vincent visits the Warhol

    A seamless blend of Astrud Gilberto's loungy sophistication, Deerhoof's quirkiness and Woody Allen's satirical wit.

Film

  • Taxi to the Dark Side
  • Taxi to the Dark Side

    Alex Gibney's film is a devastating investigation into how the war on terror has corrupted our nation's values
  • Be Kind Rewind
  • Be Kind Rewind

    Michel Gondry's video-centric comedy remakes the hits.
  • Charlie Bartlett
  • Charlie Bartlett

    Jon Poll's comedy is a cute-teen romp, but with a bit of an edge.
  • Definitely, Maybe
  • Definitely, Maybe

    Ryan Reynolds can't match his female co-stars in this romantic piffle
  • Grace Is Gone
  • Grace Is Gone

    A contemplative family drama about life and loss on the homefront
  • In Bruges
  • In Bruges

    Guns, hitmen, drugs and trouble come together in a mostly fun fashion in a pretty Belgian town

Arts+Entertainment

  • Slaves to History
  • Literary Arts
  • Slaves to History

    A local author and historian asks why we're not marking the bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade.

Views

Stage

  • The Vertical Hour
  • Theater
  • The Vertical Hour

    And all too soon (or maybe "all too late"), Vertical Hour becomes a mess of dysfunctional familial revelations.
  • Theater
  • Blithe Spirit

    So credibly thuggish in dramatic roles, Rocco here blissfully morphs into the urbanely bored author dealing with an expected bout of bigamy, raising his eyebrow instead of his voice.

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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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