Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Pittsburgh Bicycle Film Festival is the inaugural event.
Local bikers will pedal into Regent Square this week to attend the Pittsburgh Bicycle Film Festival. The festival will be held at the Regent Square Theater on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. Featured films will be: Tickets for the festival are available at pghbikeff.eventbrite.com. The cost is $16 in advance and $20 at the door. Bike Pittsburgh will receive 25 percent of all tickets sales. There also will be free soft drinks and beer samples from the the East End Brewing Company. Those who attend are encouraged to bring their own cups or water bottles to enjoy beverages. Regent Square Theater is located at 1035 South Braddock Ave. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Local hip-hop artist Palermo Stone, a Woodland Hills grad, is releasing an album next week.
Hip-hop recording artist Palermo Stone will release his third national album, R.A.R.E. [Deluxe], next week—and he's making his music as accessible to fans as possible. Stone, a Woodland Hills High School grad whose album drops on March 24, will be selling R.A.R.E for $1. In addition to a full-length album, R.A.R.E., which stands for “Revitalizing Art; Reinventing Emotion,” will come with an electronic book that depicts original artwork from around the nation and tells the story of the album’s creation. “These days, fans aren’t connected to the music and they need to be. I want to change the way they receive the music,” Stone commented about his decision to release his album in such a manner. “I want to take their involvement to the next…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Jonathan Gribbin, a Woodland Hills High School alum, will be shooting a short film in Pittsburgh this spring—now, he and his team need your help to make it happen.
Five years ago, Jonathan Gribbin, Robert Louis Love III and Zachary Lyons were studying at The Los Angeles Film School and working on projects late into the night. These days, they're back in that same routine as they work on their latest short film, a psychological thriller entitled "Exposures." The movie tells the story of Harper, a former award-winning photojournalist, who has been reduced to blackmailing his neighbors. The lines between fantasy and reality begin to blur when Harper goes too far with his extortion, causing the ghosts of past subjects to come back to haunt him. The crew has been working on the film's script since October, and now they're ready to get into the production stages. Gribbin, 23, a Churchill resident and …
Here's a look at what is playing at the local movie theater.
Documentary "56 Up" will be playing at the Regent Square Theater Wednesday and Thursday. The movie will be shown at 7 both evenings. The movie is part of director Michael Apted's Up Series, in which he revisits the same group of British-born people every seven years. In 1964, he began by interviewing a group of 7-year-old children for "Seven Up." They've been filmed every seven years since, and in this movie, they are 56 years old. The theater is located at 1035 South Braddock Ave. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The musical will be staged this Thursday and Friday.
Propel Braddock Hills High School is performing the musical "13," a grown-up story about growing up, at 7 p.m. this Thursday and Friday at the school in the Braddock Hills Shopping Center on Yost Boulevard. Mallory Mousseau is executive director. For more details about the show and tickets, click here. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Host Larry Berger was a 16-year-old student at the former Churchill Area High School, now Woodland Hills, when he launched his first SLB show.
Larry Berger was just a 16-year-old from Churchill when he first broadcast his long-running weekend radio show, "The Saturday Light Brigade" on WYEP-FM in 1978. He was soon joined by his classmate, the late Bill Lucker of Wilkins Township, who served as his sidekick and producer until 2003. The two friends from the former Churchill Area High School, now Woodland Hills High School, continued the broadcast through college and after entering the workforce, faithfully getting up each Saturday morning to volunteer their time for a show that was a labor of love. Berger's wife, Rikki, has been an important part of the operation, too, for a number of years. The show from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 16, will celebrate "Saturday Light Brigade'…
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The April 12 event benefits the Gene Kelly Awards, in which the Woodland Hills High School musical participates, and other CLO programs.
The third annual Pittsburgh CLO Academy Taste for Talent fundraiser showcasing talented students and local restaurants serving their mouth-watering specialties will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 12. In addition to delectable food and entertainment, the evening will include live performances, magic shows, games, the opportunity to learn a Broadway musical number and more. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets can be obtained by calling the CLO Academy at 412-281-3973, ext. 234. Student performances will feature selections from Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season. Proceeds from the Taste for Talent benefit a variety of Pittsburgh CLO education and scholarship programs that reach more than 50,000 local students each …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Deen’s appearance at the Pine Township and Bethel Park Giant Eagle Market District stores is free to the public; however, tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Bobby Deen, the host of the Cooking Channel’s Not My Mama’s Meals, will make a special appearance and conduct cooking demonstrations at the Pine Township Market District at 3 p.m.on March 23. Deen’s appearance is free to the public; however, tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance ticket registration is available online at marketdistrict.com. Deen also will appear at 11:30 a.m. on the same day at the Bethel Park Market District. Bobby Deen remakes recipes from his famous mother, Paula Deen, eliminating calories but adding flavor. Bobby went to work for his mother when he was 18 as the delivery man and an integral part of the now-legendary home business in Savannah, GA, that launched Paula Deen on the …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Vote now to have 'Jimmy and Monty' appear in Swissvale.
Swissvale Volunteer Fire Department could be the site of the next special broadcast of the "Jimmy and Monty In The Morning" show on Y108. The fire department is up against seven other Pittsburgh-area nonprofits this week in Jimmy and Monty's hometown fish fry contest. The place with the most votes by Friday—VOTE HERE—will earn a special visit from the radio morning show hosts that night with parts of their appearance recorded for broadcast. As of 9:30 Tuesday night, the Etna Volunteer Fire Department has a sizeable lead, but should the top two places finish with vote totals less than 1 percent from one another, Jimmy and Monty may broadcast from both locations. As of Tuesday night, Swissvale VFD was in third place with 18 percent of the …
Friday, March 1, 2013
A jazz concert fundraiser at August Wilson Center will feature Tony Mowod, as well as Pittsburgh jazz performers, and will benefit Familylinks.
Anyone for a little jazz to clear away the end-of-winter blues? Pittsburgh performers are in the lineup for the Just Jazz concert at the August Wilson Center on March 6, hosted by Familylinks, with Honorary Chair Chuck Sanders. Tickets are available now for this fundraising event, which benefits Familylinks. “I think this is such a worthwhile organization,” said Brookline resident Claudia Benack, a member of the music faculty at Carnegie Mellon University, who helped organize the event. “This is the first event like this and we’re hoping to do it annually.” Vocalist Lisa Yvonne Ferraro, a native Pittsburgher who now lives in the state of California, will bring back the swing of the Big Band era to the stage, performing with Mike Tomaro and…