Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Aug 12, 2010
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  • Aug 12-18, 2010
  • Vol. 20, No. 32

News

  • Pay Daze
  • Pay Daze

    Despite not working, cops in Miles case seeing extra cash 
  • Commercial Use
  • Commercial Use

    Are the county controller's new ads an election tool or a public service?
  • Pedaling North

    Community group wants to bring bicyclists into the North Side

Food+Drink

Music

Film

  • The Other Guys
  • The Other Guys

    Ferrell and Wahlberg cop a few laughs in an uneven spoof.
  • Trash Humpers
  • Trash Humpers

    Harmony Korine's new film is repulsive, baffling -- and entirely worth the trouble.
  • Ajami
  • Ajami

    The jigsaw structure of this otherwise neo-realistic film requires attention, but the patient viewer will be rewarded.
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

    Director Edgar Wright has created an alterna-rom-com for a frenzied, intertextual, pop-culture world.
  • Stonewall Uprising
  • Stonewall Uprising

    If younger people, gay or straight, don't know this history, Uprising offers an eye-opening, if perfunctory, lesson.
  • Winnebago Man
  • Winnebago Man

    Texas filmmaker Ben Steinbauer struggles to make this film anything more than a shaggy, not very illuminating look at one angry man.

Arts+Entertainment

Views

Stage

  • <i>The Dumb Waiter</i> & <i>Betrayal</i>
  • Theater
  • The Dumb Waiter & Betrayal

    Pinter doesn't show us a heart breaking; he supplies us with the knowledge that it is, while forcing his characters to act as though it were not.
  • Theater
  • Cash on Delivery!

    Such farces are hard to pull off, but as long as the jokes get told, that's what matters.

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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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