This is the inaugural post of what will hopefully become a weekly event. Basically I watch movies based or filmed in and around the Pittsburgh area, give a quick spiel about the movie, and display all of the Pittsburgh locations shown in the movie. That way, if you so please, you can visit said locations and say, “Hey, Batman was on this sidewalk!” If that’s the kind of thing you’re into. Also for those movies filmed in Pittsburgh, but not set in Pittsburgh in the movie’s plot, I will reveal the giveaways of how the movie messed up in hiding… Read the rest
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The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park series resumes for the 2013 season this Saturday, June 8 at dusk. The free event, hosted at various local city parks, invites movie-goers to lay back, relax, and enjoy weekly movie screenings.
The series features both kid-friendly G- and PG-rated flicks, such as Finding Nemo and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, as well as popular PG-13 films like The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, and The Hunger Games.
Guests are asked not to bring alcoholic beverages, but snacks, drinks, and chairs and blankets are encouraged.
Flagstaff Hill also has… Read the rest
Summertime and warm weather bring the indoor activities outside with concerts, markets, and movies. The iconic drive-ins are opening for the Summer 2013 season. While many aren’t around anymore, Pittsburgh and the surrounding area boast several spots to watch the flicks under the stars.
A unique and affordable activity (most theaters charge under $10 a ticket), drive-ins are a creative alternative to the megaplex where you get gum stuck to your shoe, and people answer their phones in the middle of the movie. Plus, they have those fun animations before the feature films begin.
Unfortunately, many of these spots are… Read the rest
One of THE BEST ways to see Pittsburgh is from the rivers. If you have been a regular reader of IheartPGH, you know how much we love kayaking around town with Kayak Pittsburgh. Last summer, thanks to the REI and my sister who spent a summer in Hawaii, I spent most of the time on a standup paddleboard. (If you saw some crazy lady driving down Penn ave with a large surfboard on the car – that was probably me). Whether your sitting in a kayak or standing on a board – Western PA offers lots of great places to… Read the rest
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
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 attire is encouraged but not required.
More info: (412) 454-6000
Manor At Midnight Oscar Classics: Chinatown
Manor Theatre, Squirrel Hill
The Manor Theatre ends their midnight Oscar run with 1974’s… Read the rest