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
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
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: http://www.barsmart.com/bars/events.cfm?evnt=2A987CA4-A612-8638-C3FCEB69BDE5D8DD&id=990
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, North Side
Create keepsake items, feast on local artisan foods & specialty cocktails, more. Ages 21+.
More info: http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/makenight/Event?oid=1610569
Gojira with Devin Townsend and The Atlas… Read the rest
Here’s your weekly events for your pre-holiday fulfillment. If anybody knows of a cool end-of-the-world party going on, let me know and I’ll write about it! email@example.com
PGH Vinyl Con Happy Hour (21+)
Wednesday, Dec 19 6p-12a
Drinks on the first floor, live DJ’s on the second, and vinyl vendors on the third! What more could you want? Oh yeah, there’s no cover. I’ll be there.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/434313089960519/
It’s A Wonderful Life
Tuesday, Dec 18 thru Saturday, Dec 22
Tue-Fri 8p, Sat 5p & 8p
Regent Square Theater
Bring your family to see this Christmas classic on… Read the rest
Every Monday or Tuesday I’ll run you through a preview of what to do this week. Everything from live music and arts to brunch and more. Here’s your weekly preview.
Thursday, Dec 6 6p-9p
Children’s Museum Pittsburgh
Eat, drink, and make with us during MAKEnight, a special after-hours event for adults.
Experience the museum while making keepsake items in our MAKESHOP and STUDIO.
Feast on artisan foods provided by Bar Marco
Enjoy a speciality cocktail made by Wigle Whiskey (each guest will receive one cocktail, in addition to other beverages)
Please note that this is a 21+… Read the rest
Image by San Jose Library via Flickr
I just got this email from the WQED education email list about a Dr. Seuss birthday party at the Children’s museum this weekend. I love that there always seems to be a birthday party to celebrate in this town – did anyone go to the Toonseum or this case the Tunaseum to celebrate Charlie the Tuna‘s big 5-0 birthday last Saturday?
But this got me thinking – does anyone else remember the Dr. Seuss exhibit which was at the Carnegie Museum of art sometime in the 1980s. I have a vague memory of… Read the rest