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...]

Four Things To Do This Week

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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! eric@iheartpgh.com PGH Vinyl Con Happy Hour (21+) Wednesday, Dec 19 6p-12a Brillobox, Lawrenceville 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 … [Read more...]

Four Things To Do This Week

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.   MAKEnight (21+) 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 … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Theodor Seuss Geisel

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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 more...]