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Weekly Agenda

By A&E Staff

November 18, 2013


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Tuesday, Nov. 19WHIRL Magazine’s inaugural Chef’s Best Dish eventThe Circuit Center and Ballroom 5 Hot Metal St., South Side Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.Admission: $45-$7521+Come try more than 30 of Pittsburgh’s best dishes as local chefs battle for awards such as Best Dessert, Best Iconic Pittsburgh, B...

Weekly Rundown

By A&E Staff

November 11, 2013


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Tuesday, Nov. 12Johnny Marr with special guest AlamarMr. Smalls Theatre400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, Pa.8 p.m.Admission: $25He’s played with Modest Mouse, Electronic, The Cribs and a little band called The Smiths. Johnny Marr fought off the synthesizer to prove that the six-string still had a place in ’80s pop musi...

Weekly Rundown

By A&E Staff

November 4, 2013


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Tuesday, Nov. 5Matt Wertz with Elenowen Club Cafe56 S. 12th St., South Side 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. showTickets: $22This event was moved from Mr. Small’s. Matt Wertz, a charming, reflective singer-songwriter who wears his heart on his sleeve, will honor all tickets purchased for the Mr. Small’s show....

The Weekly Rundown

By A&E Staff

October 21, 2013


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Tuesday, Oct. 22Steeltown Spotlight Series: Louie AndersonCarnegie Library Main4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland4 to 6 p.m.For free tickets, email rachel@steeltown.orgEmmy-Award-winning comedian Louie Anderson and writer Matt O’Callaghan will be discussing their involvement with hit ’90s cartoon “Life With Louie” and Anderso...

Weekly Rundown features circus performances, ex-battle rappers

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

October 14, 2013


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Wednesday, Oct. 16Zimmermann & de PerrotThrough Oct. 18August Wilson Center980 Liberty Ave., Cultural DistrictShowtimes varyAdmission: $18-25 Unwaveringly original performers Zimmermann and de Perrot have created a strange, vaudevillian blend of circus performance, theater and dance that is certain to make audiences’ heads spin...

Riot grrrl gallery and foreign crime-film tops weekly rundown

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 23, 2013


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Through Feb. 16, 2014Alien SheMiller Gallery5000 Forbes Ave., OaklandTuesday through Sunday noon to 6 p.m.Admission: FreeDesigned as a retrospective on riot grrrl, the influential punk feminist movement of the early 1990s, Alien She is an examination of the way that the DIY values and collaborative organi...

“The Big Lebowski” celebration tops Weekly Rundown

“The Big Lebowski” celebration tops Weekly Rundown

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 9, 2013


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Wednesday, Sept. 11Savages with special guest Duke GarwoodMr. Small’s Funhouse400 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale8 p.m.$15The London-based post-punkers who make up Savages seem to be channeling the dark melodies of older bands such as Joy Division in their music while remaining true to a punk-rock aesthetic. After releasi...

Kings of the Mic

Kings of the Mic

By MCT Campus

September 2, 2013


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De La Soul will be making an appearance Saturday at Thrival

Weekly Rundown: ‘The Lion King’ and local food festival

Weekly Rundown: ‘The Lion King’ and local food festival

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 2, 2013


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Tuesday, Sept. 3STRFKRAltar Bar, 1620 Penn Ave., Strip District8 p.m.Admission: $15Electronica bands are commonplace in the modern music scene, so it’s difficult to give Portland, Ore.-based STRFKR their due without using the sort of buzzwords that have become virtually worthless thanks to the gen...

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