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Here is the list of things we talked about on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend list most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.
Mmm Bop in the Burgh
Hanson @ Carnegie Music Hall
Friday, August 20, 2010 – 7:30pm
Flock of Cycles
Monthly bike ride around the burgh
Meet at Dippy the Dinosaur in front of the museum in Oakland
Everyone is welcome – easy flat ride for those that are new to cycling in the city
Ribs on the River with Donnie Iris
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Rib Fest and Live… Read the rest
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Another fun Pittsburgh trivia fact is that Gene Kelly – the iconic American actor, dancer and singer in the rain – was born in the Highland Park neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty is named after Gene Kelly and Billy Strayhorn (another Pittsburgher who is best known for collaborating with Duke Ellington).
The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater opened in East Liberty in 1914 as the Regent Theater and has had many different roles through out the years. 11 years ago the theater was reopened with the new name of the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater. You can read more… Read the rest