There’s always a lot do in Pittsburgh. Every week we pick five fun things for your weekend. Here’s the list for January 9 – 12
Soussside n’ nat
Tami Dixon returns to the Southside for “South Side Stories,” her one-woman show where she inhabits the lives and stories of some of the residents in Pittsburgh’s busiest, booziest section. Yinz should come dahn to the City Theater n’nat.
South Side Stories are on the South Side at the City Theatre 1300 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh through Jan. 26.
Call 412-431-2489 or visit them at www.citytheatrecompany.org
A Tell Tale Heart
Dixon isn’t the only one-person show in town. David Crawford is Edgar Allan Poe in Explore the life and “Poe’s Last Night.” Find out why the famous writer would exhale nevermore. The show continues through Jan. 18.
“Poe’s Last Night” is at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre 937 Liberty Ave, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh. More information can be found at www.pghplaywrights.com
An Unreal Reality Show
Ever wonder what would happen if a reality show went really wrong? You can find out in “Dating Can Be Murder,” an interactive murder mystery dinner theater. Solve the crime over a plate of Italian food.
Bring your magnifying glass and deerstalker cap to Gaetano’s Restaurant 1617 Banksville Rd., Pittsburgh.
For more information call 412-343-6640
Medium at Large
There’s a celebrity from an actual reality show in town. Theresa Caputo, the Long Island Medium. See Theresa Caputo Live in “Theresa Caputo Live the Experience.” Sunday, Jan 12 at 3:00 p.m. Caputo claims she can talk to your relatives on the other side. Find out if she’s a fake or the real deal at the Benedum. Theresa will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show and will also share personal stories about her life and her unique gifts.
Don’t worry. It’s not like you can drop by unexpectedly. She knows you’re coming!
You can catch the medium at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA. For more information go here: www.trustarts.org/visit/facilities/benedum
The plural for Beer is Beer
Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Monroeville Convention Center you can get your eat, drink and be merry for a good cause. It’s the first annual Pittsburgh Brew and Chew (A portion of all proceeds will go to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Give Kids The World).
The Brew and Chew promises to not be your ordinary beer fest. They are bringing together pours from dozens of America’s favorite craft beers, bites from some of our region’s favorite restaurants and food vendors, and even stations featuring everyone’s favorite beer-drinking activities!
Legendary Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster, Garrett Oliver will be there. He’s one of the foremost authorities in the world on the subject of beer, Oliver will bring more than 20 years of experience to show fest-goers how to create the perfect pair when matching food with beer.
We’ll be there, how about you?
For more information go here: http://goodtastepittsburgh.com/pittsburgh-brew-n-chew/
That’s a wrap, kiddies. See you back here next week for five more fun events around Pittsburgh.