Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Aug 20, 2009
  • Issue of
  • Aug 20-26, 2009
  • Vol. 19, No. 33


  • Sick Days
  • Sick Days

    Yes, H1N1 is coming, and it could be trouble. But experts say we shouldn't let panic infect us, too.
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  • News Sensation
  • News Sensation

    G-20 scare stories continue to pile on as gathering approaches
  • Booking a Loss

    Libraries facing program cuts as funding shortfall looms
  • Haunting Specter
  • Haunting Specter

    Five-term senator is working hard to cut ties with his GOP past
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  • Block Party

    Community group emerges to challenge apartment complex
  • Model City
  • Model City

    Director turns trash into massive mock metropolis for video


  • Yo Rita
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Yo Rita

    This East Carson Street venue offers Mexican-inspired cuisine unlike anything else in the city



  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Inglourious Basterds

    Quentin Tarantino's World War II thriller doesn't quite argue that real life is more important than the movies.
  • Revanche
  • Revanche

    Actions – and their unforeseen consequences – are the focus of this broody thriller.
  • Il Divo
  • Il Divo

    A stylized look at an untouchable Italian politician




  • Theater
  • The Cocktail Hour

    Thanks to this very sturdy South Park Theatre production, Cocktail Hour is a very enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours.
  • Theater
  • Medea

    Consider this no simple museum visit, because timeless themes are skillfully made to emerge.


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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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