Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Apr 23, 2009
  • Issue of
  • Apr 23-29, 2009
  • Vol. 19, No. 16

News

  • There Will Be Crud
  • There Will Be Crud

    Natural-gas drillers promise big dollars to Pennsylvania ... but environmentalists worry about the price to be paid.
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  • Learning Curve
  • Learning Curve

    A school for troubled students is making progress, but officials say it may still need improvement.
  • No Comment

    Public investigation into 911 center closed off by gag order
  • Still Fighting

    Pa. LGBT anti-discrimination bill is alive, but facing more opposition

Food+Drink

  • Red Oak Cafe
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Red Oak Cafe

    Food-as-politics matters here but this spot for quick fare trades mainly in food-as-healthy-fuel

Music

Film

  • State of Play
  • State of Play

    This over-stuffed thriller just needs to take a breath
  • Katyn
  • Katyn

    The fate of Polish WWII military officers is at the heart of this drama
  • Gooby
  • Gooby

    A huge teddy bear is a worthy protector in this family film
  • The Informers
  • The Informers

    In this 80s rewind, sex and drugs may not be answer
  • Serbis
  • Serbis

    This day at the movies isn't what you'd expect
  • 17 Again
  • 17 Again

    An unhappy family guy is magically transformed into a perfect teen

Arts+Entertainment

Views

  • Pittsburgh n'@

    Dispatches from the local blogosphere: Pens fans pucked over by NBC.

Stage

  • Godspell
  • Theater
  • Godspell

    Nearly 40 years later, Godspell is just as bizarre and hokey as ever -- and it's still unavoidably fun.
  • Theater
  • A Bite of Brecht

    It was kind of difficult to know exactly when and where we were ... although I don't think such quotidian specificity was important to deviser/director Robyn Archer.
  • Theater
  • Carbomb

    Alas, the play is better at evoking the Three Stooges than at re-creating a palpable sense of horror.

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Spotlight Events

  • 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.
  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

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