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
Holiday Inn, North Hills
All job seekers are encouraged to network, submit resumes and connect with hiring managers from some of the area’s top local employers.… Read the rest
Say hello to our new blogger Eric! He has been writing posts about events around town – keep an eye on IheartPGH for more upcoming events and event recaps. Happy Hanukah!
After a weekend of being sick I found myself at the Beth Shalom Preschool & Synagogue’s Hanukkah day one celebration, despite only having a periphery involvement with the organization. I, for one, didn’t even know what latkes were. (they’re delicious potato pancakes) But what I found was much more than a hilarious food-based pun: it was a community celebration steeped in tradition.
Fried bramboráky, potato pancakes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)… Read the rest
Two of our favorite local businesses have teamed up and we couldn’t be more excited! Come celebrate the union of East End Brewing and Squirrel Hill’s Commonplace Coffeehouse and the release of their offspring, the Coffee Porter – a Porter with Commonplace coffee. Delicious! Awesome! Fun! Yes!
The Release Party is this Thursday (tomorrow), December 15th from 6 – 10pm at Commonplace Coffeehouse in Squirrel Hill. Tickets are $22 and get you a taster of the Porter, as well as a gift bottle to take home and a half-pound bag of Commonplace’s Sumatra coffee. Tickets can be purchased at the… Read the rest
The competition is already heating up for the annual Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt. Each year the folks from Urban Hike end the hiking season with a scavenger hunt around one of Pittsburgh's neighborhoods.
Bring your voting stub to Ben and Jerry’s between 5-8pm on Nov. 4, 2008 and get a free scoop of ice cream.
I think that the only Ben & Jerry’s in Pittsburgh is in Sq. Hill on Forbes Ave.
I guess it has been a while since I have been in Ben & Jerry’s (probably because I am often seeking the ice cream at Oh Yeah!) – I didn’t know Steven Colbert had his own flavor – Americone Dream.
h/t Progress Pittsburgh… Read the rest