Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | May 22, 2008
  • Issue of
  • May 22-28, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 21


  • Budget Cuts
  • Budget Cuts

    The retired workers of Allegheny Technologies -- and steelmakers across the country -- want to know what happened to the health-care benefits they were promised
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  • Love Songs
  • Love Songs

    Songs and sadness infuse an offbeat French love story.
  • Girls Rock!
  • Girls Rock!

    Teaching young gals to rock delivers more than just kick-ass tunes.
  • Let's Get Lost

    The rise and fall of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker
  • Son of Rambow
  • Son of Rambow

    Two boys remake Rambo film; learn to be friends
  • Young @ Heart
  • Young @ Heart

    In this documentary, senior moments include singing Coldplay tunes.



  • Two Trains Running
  • Theater
  • Two Trains Running

    Not to take anything away from Wilson's genius, but the Hill District native's plays do have a special resonance in his hometown, and nowhere more so than at Pittsburgh Playwrights.
  • Theater
  • An Ideal Husband

    The most arresting aspect is how this play prefigures Earnest in the character of Lord Goring.
  • Theater
  • Get Ready

    Eventually voices melodiously swell and harmonize, feet start moving in matched-up time, and five guys in the cast deliver the goods with polish, great vocalizing and lively stepping.


  • Pittsburgh n'@

    Pittsburgh gets a music festival. And it's only a few blocks from my apartment!

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Spotlight Events

  • Steel City Slam @ Capri Pizza and Bar

    • Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m.
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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.

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