Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Oct 2, 2008
  • Issue of
  • Oct 2-8, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 40

News

  • Public Art Critics
  • Public Art Critics

    Muralist at odds with community groups over Beechview painting
  • Outside Agitators
  • Outside Agitators

    Kicking your kids out of the house might be the best thing for them, Richard Louv says

Food+Drink

  • The Flame BBQ
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • The Flame BBQ

    Barbecue can be difficult to judge. The best of it is extraordinary, but there's a vast middle ground of competently cooked meat, unremarkable sauce, and sides of varying quality. The Flame rose above this with its least typical offerings.

Music

Film

  • Choke
  • Choke

    A dark comedy about self, sex ... and fake choking
  • Miracle at St. Anna
  • Miracle at St. Anna

    Spike Lee strives to add color to the canon of World War II films
  • Chris & Don: A Love Story

    A new doc on writer Christopher Isherwood and his longtime partner, Don Bachardy
  • Eagle Eye
  • Eagle Eye

    A new thriller puts a couple of ordinary folk on the run
  • Flash of Genius
  • Flash of Genius

    Windshield wipers ruin one man's life in this drama inspired by real events
  • Religulous
  • Religulous

    World religions get poked and laughed at in this film essay

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • Pittsburgh n'@

    Dispatches from the blogosphere: A sinking feeling about the Pirates.

Stage

  • Theater
  • The Apple Tree

    Director Elizabeth Matthews keeps the production fresh, modest and well paced, concentrating on getting good performers who more than just fill the bill.
  • Theater
  • The Sea Horse

    Randolph and Shahen do a terrific job of making us understand the hunger for human contact and love consuming their characters from the inside.
  • The Kitchen Witches
  • Theater
  • The Kitchen Witches

    Both characters are drama queens, and the actresses jump in with both feet, not to mention hand slaps and hair pulls when the slapstick starts.

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Spotlight Events

  • 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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