Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Dec 4, 2008
  • Issue of
  • Dec 4-10, 2008
  • Vol. 18, No. 49


  • Emotion Activated
  • Emotion Activated

    Is contempt for California gay-marriage ban sparking a new generation of LGBT activists?




  • Film Kitchen
  • Film Kitchen

    On its 40th anniversary, a rescued 16 mm relic offers a curious portrait of a vanished Braddock.
  • JCVD
  • JCVD

    Catching up with faded action star Jean-Claude Van Damme ... sort of



Specials & Guides

  • Present-Minded
  • Holiday Guide
  • Present-Minded

    Avoid the crush of foot traffic at the malls: Have a local craftsperson create a one-of-a-kind gift for you instead.
  • Holiday Guide
  • Eat and Be Merry

    The best part of the holidays is eating, whether it's an elaborate special-occasion meal, an unexpected side dish or all those sugary treats that put diets off until Jan. 1. We persuaded three local chefs to share their favorite holiday recipes, and, in the spirit of giving, even tossed in one of our own.


  • Wonder of the World
  • Theater
  • Wonder of the World

    On John E. Lane Jr.'s wonderful set, DiGiulio directs a thrillingly able cast who play the comedy nearly flawlessly.

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Spotlight Events

  • 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.
    • 1 going/interested
  • Pittsburgh Banjo Club @ Allegheny Elks Lodge #339

    • Wednesdays, 8 p.m.

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