set to premiere on september 26th is CBS's new show 'smith.' why do you care, you might ask? well, at least the first episode of this show was filmed in pittsburgh. the trailer, which you can watch here, shows master theif ray liotta and his team busting into the mellon institute to steal a priceless work of art, then escaping by zooming along highways and the monongahela river. awesome! every little bit counts. … [Read more...]

Songs to listen to on your iPod …

while walking around in the Andy Warhol Museum. Don't ask me why, but I'm on a music kick lately! I found this fun playlist on this cute web site called "tiny mix tapes." Someone by the handle Compulis compiled this list. IheartPGH - not only do we provide you with the quirks of this city, we also provide the soundtrack! Compiled by: Cropulis Note from Cropulis: Songs about the man, by the people he worked with and reflective pieces on the life of Warhol in a sort of mood piece. 01. Lou … [Read more...]

Joe Grushecky – Rock’s best-kept secret

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Music critics place him among the best rock and rollers ever. Over the past two decades, he's raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for all kinds of causes, including headlining a sold-out (in 57 minutes!) "Flood Aid" benefit concert last December in Pittsburgh with his good buddy Bruce Springsteen. He's a musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, music arranger, recording artist -- and he leads what's been described in top music publications as "one of … [Read more...]

Big Fun Part 2!


One more last minute addition to "Git Aht" ... If you're still looking for something to do tonight, check out BIG FUN PART 2 at the Shadow Lounge tonight. What is this "Big Fun" I speak of? (CAPITAL LETTERS!!) FRIDAY AUGUST 25TH 8:30PM-2AM @ The Shadow Lounge BAUM BLVD. EAST LIBERTY, OMAR-ABDUL AND THE LEAGUE OF YOUNG VOTERS HOST: BIG FUN PT.2, "GET INVOLVED" ADMISSION: 5$ ALL AGES A NIGHT OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCES AND SOCIALIZING TO CELEBRATE YOUNG VOLUNTEERS AGES 18-35, IN THE FIELD OF … [Read more...]

Git Aht! – Things To Do This Weekend


(Things to do while figuring out how the hell we only ended up in 8th place...) Friday, August 25 Wine Tasting, 5:30 p.m., The Warhol, North Shore Side 12 bucks gets you samples of four wines, some food provided by Big Burrito and admission to the museum, 'cause there ain't nothin' more fun that gettin' toasted and hanging out in the … [Read more...]