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We are kicking off the weekend a day earlier this weekend. As we were putting this list together we came across an old article about snomageddon – and it is so great to see Pittsburgh emerging from the long, cold winter nap. Here are just a handful of events to get you out of the house this weekend.
1st Annual Pittsburgh Artichoke Festival
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 5:30-7pm @ Elisco Advertising, 3711 Butler St.
All things artichoke – appetizers, pizza from Piccolo Forno, and desserts from Dozen Bake shop
FYI – Castroville, CA is the artichoke capital… Read the rest
Cover of Groundhog Day (Special Edition)
Technically Groundhog day is February 2 – but Pittsburgh filmmakers is showing the film Groundhog Day this Sunday, January 24, 2010 – just in time to get you in the mood for the actual groundhog day next week. Groundhog Day is Part four of five in the Pittsburgh Filmmakers January Sunday Night series: American Comedies.
Here is the description from the Pittsburgh Filmmakers website:
“The miracle is that as the movie becomes more serious, it becomes funnier.” – Stanley Fish,NYTimes
Bill Murray was never more delightfully rude than in this clever film that’s still… Read the rest
Since the Harris Theater won’t be open during the G20 – they are holding a little contest to come up with a haiku to display on the marquee – entries will be accepted until September 11, 2009.… Read the rest