Happening This Week

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American Idiot Tuesday - Sunday Heinz Hall, Cultural District An all-new musical based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album. More info/tickets:  http://culturaldistrict.org/venues/heinz-hall   Night Of The Living Dead Friday 5p Senator John Heinz History Center, Strip District This classic, locally-made 1968 horror movie is the terrifying take of a group of people trapped in a rural farmhouse who are attacked by unnamed "living dead" monsters. Ghostly … [Read more...]

Five Things To Do This Week (and One Next Week)

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Akira Tuesday 7p ToonSeum, Cultural District Based on the groundbreaking cartoon series, this 1988 animated Japanese film is set in an obsessively detailed version of a post-apocalyptic Japan. More info: http://www.toonseum.org/   Obscure Game Night Wednesday 9p Hambone's, Lawrenceville Not much on the website, but it looks as if it's a night dedicated to weird and obscure board games. Sounds ridiculously fun. More info: … [Read more...]

This Week In Pittsburgh (Jan 28 – Feb 3)

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After a week off, here's your list of things to do this week. My calendar is a little thin at the moment, but feel free to post a comment and I'll update the post!   Shift Change Wednesday 6p, Free Big Idea Bookstore, Bloomfield This 2012 documentary film tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. After the movie, there will be informal discussion about … [Read more...]

Four Things To Do This Week

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This week: Oscar season kicks off and one of the best musicals of all time visits Pittsburgh!   Steel City Poetry Slam Tuesday, ~9:30p, $5 Shadow Lounge, Shadyside The Steel City Poetry Slam is held on the third Tuesday of every month at the Shadow Lounge on Baum Blvd. Sign up sheet goes out usually between 9:15 and 9:30pm, and the slam starts shortly thereafter. More info: https://www.facebook.com/steelcityslam   Pittsburgh Job Fair Monday, 11a Holiday Inn, North … [Read more...]

Four Things To Do This Week

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Here's your first weekly preview of 2013!   Check Out The New Franktuary M-W: 11a–midnight Th–Sat: 11a–2a Sun: 12p–midnight 3810 Butler St, Lawrenceville The much anticipated upscale hotdog shop is finally opening in Lawrenceville. I, for one, am thrilled because I'm never able to be downtown during the day to enjoy their original location. Franktuary: http://franktuary.com/lawrenceville/ Check out our other coverage here: … [Read more...]