Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Aug 18, 2011
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  • Aug 18-24, 2011
  • Vol. 21, No. 33
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  • Smoke Barbecue Taqueria
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Smoke Barbecue Taqueria

    A Homestead venue brilliantly combines fantastically smoked meats on freshly made tortillas, dressed with updated traditional toppings


  • A Taper's Life

    Steve Toney likes recording concerts for posterity, but he's not hiding microphones down his pants.
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  • Project Nim
  • Project Nim

    A documentary looks at the tragicomic life of a chimp raised to be human
  • Another Earth
  • Another Earth

    A contemplative indie drama about altering one's life
  • Fright Night
  • Fright Night

    A re-boot of the 1985 vampire flick proves fresh and entertaining
  • The Help
  • The Help

    More entertaining soap opera than meaningful drama of civil-rights era
  • One Day
  • One Day

    A rom-com that takes place over two decades fails to engage




  • George M!
  • Theater
  • George M!

    Spirited performances of toe-tapping tunes can't overcome a clumsy script.


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  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

    • Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
  • 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.
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