Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Apr 24, 2008
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  • Apr 24-30, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 17


  • Roll Out the Barrel

    Recycling rainwater isn't an eco-friendly trick many people practice, but its positive effect on the environment is no drop in the bucket.


  • Commodore Café
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Commodore Café

    Commodore Café embodies all that is universal in diners while being very particularly local. As for the fare, health food it's not; comfort food it is.


  • Philadelphyinz
  • Philadelphyinz

    Philadelphyinz reps the ’Burgh with brotherly love


  • 88 Minutes / Baby Mama
  • 88 Minutes / Baby Mama

    The ticking clock provides cheesy thrills and pregnancy hijinks in two new films
  • The Forbidden Kingdom
  • The Forbidden Kingdom

    An American teen helps ancient warriors played by martial-arts A-listers Jackie Chan and Jet Li
  • Blindsight
  • Blindsight

    A documentary about blind Tibetan teens climbing Everest offers more than just great scenery
  • The Visitor
  • The Visitor

    One middle-aged man's unlikely awakening forms the heart of this small gem




  • Lydie Breeze
  • Theater
  • Lydie Breeze

    Guare -- whose talent for writing miniature portraits of "small" people struggling in ruthlessly specific milieus is unsurpassed -- gets lost creating an "epic" play with "epic" characters.

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  • 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.
  • Steel City Slam @ Capri Pizza and Bar

    • Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m.
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