Dan Kamin will be live on stage at The Strand Theater, Zelienople PA February 21st and 23rd with FUNNY BONES: THE COMEDY OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN. Kamin, who has delighted audiences around the globe, is widely considered tho be the world’s leading expert on Chaplin. He trained Robert Downey Jr. for his Oscar-nominated role in the… Read more »
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by ‘Burgh Vivant Michael Buzzelli Local jazz legend and educator Roger Humphries was honored at the Savoy Restaurant on Thursday, February 06, 2014. Humphries is the subject of a new documentary, “Roger Humphries: Pass it on,” directed by Billy Jackson. The Savoy was hopping with local luminaries such as WQED’s Chris Moore, KDKA’s Lynn Hayes… Read more »
PITTSBURGH, PA—January 28, 2014— NOMMO Productions announces the Red Carpet screening of Roger Humphries Pass It On, a film documentary directed by Billy Jackson. Honorary Co-Chairmen Mayor-Elect Bill Peduto and Bill Strickland will head this black tie event. The fundraiser will benefit four Pittsburgh non-profits who educate musically gifted youths: The Afro-American Music Institute, The… Read more »
Internationally known performer Dan Kamin wears many hats: magician, pantomime artist, and author, to mention a few. He’s also the world’s leading expert on Charlie Chaplin. Here on ‘Burgh Vivant he recounts coaching Robert Downey Jr. for his Oscar-nominated role as the silent movie star, and “creating magic” for the film “Benny and Joon” with… Read more »
Pittsburgh’s got talent – and no one likes to showcase it more than Nancy Mosser! ‘Burgh Vivant gets the dish on insider information from the casting industry, and of course, the Pittsburgh filming of the BATMAN movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.”