Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Mar 13, 2008
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  • Mar 13-19, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 11

News

  • Rally CAP
  • Rally CAP

    Governor, advocates looking for support to get healthcare plan into the hands of the uninsured.
  • Signs of trouble ahead

    "The question of the legality of the permit cannot be resolved by the legislative branch, and it cannot be resolved by the executive branch. It can only be resolved by the judicial branch," Dowd said.
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  • Politics: District 21 state house race loses half its field

    When state Rep. Lisa Bennington decided to step down after only one year, the field to replace her was huge. However, after the Democratic Party nomination went to former Pittsburgh City Councilor Len Bodack the field got a whole lot thinner.

Food+Drink

  • Bangkok Balcony
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Bangkok Balcony

    The menu offers a familiar array of Thai dishes, as well as the chef's own sophisticated specialties.

Music

Film

  • Funny Games
  • Funny Games

    For the longest time, Michael Haneke's film about a home invasion is unremittingly disturbing.
  • 10,000 B.C.
  • 10,000 B.C.

    Men and mammoths fight for justice in this silly adventure yarn, set in way-back past
  • The Bank Job
  • The Bank Job

    Amiable ensemble crime caper ... with groovy clothes.
  • Caramel
  • Caramel

    The lives and loves of five Lebanese women make up this sweet chick-flick.
  • The Price of Sugar
  • The Price of Sugar

    Documentary exposes appalling labor conditions behind the sugar we buy

Arts+Entertainment

Views

Web Only

  • Gays rule Pittsburgh, Oklahoma legislator charges

    Diane Gramley, president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Family Association, praised Kern's remarks. "It doesn't concern her that homosexuals may be voted in," says Gramley. "She's concerned about them using their position as a bully pulpit for the normalization of homosexuality."

Stage

  • Plateau
  • Theater
  • Plateau

    Plateau feels like a throwback to theater from the '60s and '70s -- specifically, all those urgent little dramas about the anesthetized ethos of suburbia, as well as stories about the dehumanization of "working for the man."

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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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