Maybe you are just no that into He’s Just Not That Into You* and you are looking for another romantic-ish, funny-ish movie to see this weekend. The Oaks theater in Oakmont is showing The Royal Tennebaums this friday and Saturday night. This is a serious/hilarious film from Wes Anderson that is worth a look or a second look if you have already seen it.
The Royal Tennebaums
Friday Februray 13, 2009 and Saturday, February 14, 2009
The Oaks Theater
*The Oaks is also showing He’s Just Not That Into You at 2pm, 4:45pm and 7:30pm daily.
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This Thursday, folks from around the world will be gathering to support a great cause. The Pittsburgh Twitter community will be getting together at local bars, restaurants, bowling alleys, malls, movie theaters, parks etc… to raise money for Charity:Water.The event is being dubbed as a “Twestival“.Charity:Water is a non-profit organization that helps to bring clean, safe drinking water to those that cannot otherwise afford or obtain it. Let’s break the numbers down… 1.1 billion people don’t have clean drinking water. That is 1 in every 6 people. WOW!
The event, sponsored by BarkleyREI, an interactive agency in Pittsburgh’s Strip District,… Read the rest
Image by wallyg via FlickrA few years ago I attended an informational meeting about the Sprout Fund’s public art program to learn more about murals in cities. What I took away from that brief meeting was a new appreciation of the idea of public art – I had never thought much about the idea of bringing art to people in their neighborhoods. Museums are great and Pittsburgh has some great museums but you have to go there to see the art. The Sprout Fund’s program was based on the public art program in Philadelphia which now has over 2200 murals… Read the rest