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Welcome to the ‘Burgh Vivant archives. Here you can scroll through years of features and commentary on Pittsburgh arts & culture. Or search by keyword for segments on a particular company, organization, artist, restaurant, event, or performance.

The “Buzz” from Buzzelli – Top 5 To-Do’s THIS WEEKEND (12/12 – 12/15)

Here are five fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, December 12 – 15. Ebony and Ivory The 10th Annual Theatre Festival in Black & White: Holiday Edition is underway. Catch plays written by black playwrights directed by white directors, while black directors directed white playwrights, ten one-acts in all at the event.  You… Read more »

Award-winning Café Phipps Welcomes New Executive Chef

Amy Tyner selected to fulfill sustainable mission of public garden’s Green Restaurant Certified® eatery. Pittsburgh, Pa.—Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is pleased to welcome Amy Tyner as Café Phipps’ new executive chef. Nestled inside the public garden’s LEED® Silver Welcome Center, this Green Restaurant Certified® and Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability award-winning establishment is committed to serving… Read more »

The “Buzz” from Buzzelli – This Weekend’s Top Five To-Do’s (12/5 – 12/8)

  Here are five fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, December 5 -8 Curly-Toed Toe Tag Looking for a darker holiday experience? How about a murder-mystery with a Christmas theme? That’s “Elf’ed!” Christmas is underway at the North Pole, but when a newly hired toymaker is murdered everyone at Santa’s workshop is a… Read more »

AMANDA IWANIEC – Education Coordinator of Demo Theaters and Buhl Planetarium, CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER


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The Carnegie Science Center has been making learning fun for decades, and this week on ‘Burgh vivant, host Brian Edward learns that it also hosts 21+ parties once a month!  Education Coordinator Amanda Iwaniec sits down and covers everything from submarines to Laser Floyd.  Also, find out about the new addition to the famous Miniature… Read more »

‘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 »