Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Apr 10, 2008
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  • Apr 10-16, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 15




  • The New Pornographers, as seen on TV
  • The New Pornographers, as seen on TV

    "The Bleeding Heart Show" just happens to be one of the most brilliantly orchestrated pop songs written so far this millennium. If you don't believe me, run to your nearest music-playing device, crank the song and then we'll talk.


  • The Band's Visit
  • The Band's Visit

    Arabs and Israelis enjoy one night of peaceful misunderstanding in this quirky bittersweet film
  • Smart People
  • Smart People

    A dysfunctional family muddles through in this Pittsburgh-set dramedy
  • Leatherheads
  • Leatherheads

    The focus is all over the field in this period sports comedy-romance.
  • The Ruins
  • The Ruins

    A holiday horror story: Don't stray off the beaten path.
  • Snow Angels
  • Snow Angels

    Small-town lives touched by tragedy propel this downbeat drama
  • Street Kings
  • Street Kings

    A corrupt policeman butts heads with other corrupt cops in this gritty drama



  • Theater
  • Big Love

    What we end up with is a deconstruction of a reconstruction of deconstruction of a fragment of a 3,000-year-old script.
  • Theater
  • Romeo & Juliet

    Because people randomly attired in Spanish, Native American and Western clothing never clearly define crucial alliances, the deaths of Romeo and Juliet no longer look like causes for closure.


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  • Bar owners make Brenda Frazier public enemy #1

    While the 10 percent drink tax that Frazier supported is almost universally unpopular among bar owners, there is some ambivalence about taking on Frazier. The former county councilor has been a champion of GLBT causes, and it remains to be seen how bars that cater to GLBT patrons will respond.

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  • 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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