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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’!

Quantum Theatre to open the regional premiere of Parlour Song

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Quantum Theatre, known for its deep experimentation, produces the regional premiere of British playwright Jez Butterworth’s 2008 play Parlour Song, which originated on Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Co. and London’s Almeida Theatre. Acclaimed (and Olivier Award-winning), its Broadway cast included Emily Mortimer. Critic Ben Brantley said, “Now this is adult entertainment…… Read more »

CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER TO PARTICIPATE IN “FOLDING FOR GOOD”

Visitors Invited to Have Fun With Origami While Commemorating Sandy Hook Victims   PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2013 — Starting Oct. 3, Carnegie Science Center will invite visitors to participate in Folding for Good, Operation Sandy Hook: Peace, a global initiative to honor those who were affected by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Led… Read more »

Jazz on Third – 3rd Street Gallery, Carnegie, Sept 15th

‘Burgh Vivant breezed by 3rd Street Gallery this afternoon, home of this week’s guest, artist Phil Savato, for Jazz on Third, featuring The St. John Affair (with Samantha St. John), Don Aliquo Quartet, Michele Bensen and Friends, Suzi’s Deli, Oasis Pasta, and A. Ward’s Cheesecakes.  Also on hand and looking fabulous were previous ‘Burgh Vivant feature,… Read more »