Rowling with Laughter Don’t have enough time to read all of the Harry Potter books? Don’t even have enough time to see all of the movies? Do we have an evening for you! “Potted Potter, the Unauthorized Harry Experience,” sums up all of the books in one brisk show. Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner take… Read more »
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“Express Burlesque” presented by RED City Live Entertainment opens its holiday show at Off The Wall Theatre this weekend, and its the perfect opportunity for you to check and balance any preconceived notion you may have of this delightful art form. You hear the word “burlesque.” What’s the first thing that comes to mind? If… Read more »
Here are five fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, November 14 – 17. I decided to wax nostalgia as I prepped this week’s list. A Night at the Opera A handsome young prince is given a magic flute and some silver bells and no one seems to realize it’s a phallic joke in… Read more »
‘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 »
Here are five fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, November 7 – 10. Screwing It Up: Halloween might be over, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop hearing ghost stories. You have one more weekend to see “Turn of the Screw.” It’s a classic Henry James story with all the elements… Read more »
The ‘Burgh is the place to be any night of the week, and here are five fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, October 31 to November 3. Chalk It Up Peter Kope and Michele de la Reza are always doing innovative things over at Attack Theater (Dirty Ball fans give us a… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »