Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Jun 12, 2008
  • Issue of
  • Jun 12-18, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 24


  • Building a Movement
  • Building a Movement

    Parkour is growing by leaps and bounds, but the sport's toughest obstacle might be defining itself.
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  • LGBT Issues: Expanded Pride Week kicks off

    While a romp and parade in the streets might be the most obvious parts of Pride Week's celebrations, it's certainly not the only aspect of next week's ramped-up festivities. The festival of pride and visibility for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender folks, in past years a one-day march with a gathering at the end, has been extended to 10 days (officially a week, with pre- and post-week events) of programming.




  • Before the Rains
  • Before the Rains

    A doomed love affair in colonial India fails to generate much interest
  • The Witnesses
  • The Witnesses

    French drama looks at impact of AIDS on a group of friends and lovers



  • Pittsburgh n'@

    Dispatched from the local blogosphere. This week: Who needs a librarian?


  • Theater
  • Take Me Out

    Take Me Out is a rendezvous of pro sports and live theater -- a tryst rarely seen -- and the results are majestic.
  • The Color Purple
  • Theater
  • The Color Purple

    Celie's journey from darkness into so much light can only, I think, be done justice with music.
  • Theater
  • How to Write a Play

    It's rather like playing a warped 45 at 33 rpm: It hits many notes, but misses a few and throws off the rhythm.

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  • Pandemic : Global Dancehall, Cumbia, Bhangra, Balkan Bass @ Brillobox

    • First Friday of every month, 9:30 p.m. and Third Saturday of every month, 9:30 p.m.
  • 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.

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