Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Apr 29, 2010
  • Issue of
  • Apr 29 - May 5, 2010
  • Vol. 20, No. 17

News

  • Office Romance
  • Office Romance

    Borrowing from dating websites, CMU grads seek to provide an online spot for those desperately seeking employment
  • Off Center

    Merton Center board acknowledges mistakes, looks for solutions
  • Club Hopping

    New leadership for an LGBT institution
  • Language Barrier

    City police flesh out vague anti-profiling policy

Food+Drink

  • Palmieri's
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Palmieri's

    A genuinely old-school restaurant which still trades, successfully, on the dining traditions -- and dishes -- of the past. 

Music

Film

  • City Island
  • City Island

    Secrets lead to misunderstandings which leads to laughs
  • Russian Film Symposium
  • Russian Film Symposium

    This year's examination: "From Art-house to Cineplex: Russian Cinema's Search for a Mass Audience"
  • The Back-Up Plan
  • The Back-Up Plan

    Combining pregnancy and dating doesn't generate many fresh laughs
  • Furry Vengeance
  • Furry Vengeance

    Eco-message and genuine humor lost in a swarm of pratfalls and poop jokes
  • The Losers
  • The Losers

    A comic revenge actioner loaded up with lots of violence

Arts+Entertainment

Stage

  • The Task
  • Theater
  • The Task

    The exemplary Quantum cast is more than up to the task as director Harris pulls them from straight drama to absurdisms both comic and dark.
  • Time of My Life
  • Theater
  • Time of My Life

    Scrape away the gimmicks and the comedy, and Ayckbourn is writing about, with absolutely no new insight, bad marriages.
  • Speech & Debate
  • Theater
  • Speech & Debate

    Playwright Karam has written Howie especially well, making him secure about being out, even if he's still learning whom to trust.

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  • 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.
  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

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