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Inside dish on interviews, editorials, events listings, musings from the minds of BV’s contributors, viewer mail, and other bits of fabulousness — It all goes into The Shaker, ‘Burgh Vivant’s bacchanalian bulletin board. Saddle up to the bar, and get ready for another round of what’s shakin’!

‘Burgh Vivant LIVE at Arcade Comedy Theater, Friday Nov. 15th

  ‘Burgh Vivant will film live on Friday, November 15th from Arcade Comedy Theater at 10pm, as a prelude to an evening performance of the short play HOTLINE, by Cheryl Navo, produced by Thoreau, NM. Over cocktails, Brian Edward, host of ‘Burgh Vivant, will interview Thoreau, NM Artistic Director Lance Eric-Skapura before a live audience… Read more »

Carnegie Science Center to host Second Annual Great Pumpkin Smash

 Visitors Invited to Roll Jack-o-Lanterns Off Science Center Roof PITTSBURGH, Oct. 24, 2013 — Halloween is just a week away and pumpkins everywhere are being carved into spooky jack-o-lanterns, but what are people to do with them once Halloween is over? Instead of simply throwing them away, the Great Pumpkin Smash at CarnegieScienceCenter on Saturday,… Read more »

Masquerade Poker Parade haunts Mon Riverfront, trails this weekend

PITTSURGH, PA – (October 22, 2013) Join Friends of the Riverfront this Saturday, October 26, from 10am to 4pm at the Masquerade Poker Parade. This inaugural Halloween celebration will take place at South Side Riverfront Park, and on the South Side and Eliza Furnace segments of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail along the Monongahela River…. Read more »

The “Buzz” from Buzzelli – This Weekend’s Top To-Do’s, (10/24-10/27)

There are cultural events in Pittsburgh every weekend. Here are five fun things going on this week. Fake Breaking News! Dateline: October 30, 1938: The Earth is Invaded by Martians. Thanks to the talented folks at the Mercury Theater, people, who tuned in late to a broadcast of H.G. Well’s classic Sci-Fi story, believed that… Read more »